November 23, 2020

Good morning. It’s a little after 4:00 a.m. and right now I have vegetables roasting (squash and carrots) and a loaf of soda bread baking. Yesterday was the first day I felt 100% like myself. It took me 10 days to recover from the chemo and I head back in 48 hours on Wednesday. ForContinue reading “November 23, 2020”

November 9, 2020

I’m starting to plan Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. It is a calm, peaceful day spent in the kitchen making my favorite foods. I am going to make: Whipped butternut squash. I roast it year-round but am going to whip it to creamy consistency for Thanksgiving. Classic green bean casserole. I haven’t had this sinceContinue reading “November 9, 2020”

November 7, 2020

Good morning. Yesterday, I finished up a project. It was a lot of work in a short time period. I have to manage my time differently with the chemo treatments – I have to compress my work into one week on/one week off. I still work during the chemo week but it’s tough – I’mContinue reading “November 7, 2020”

October 17, 2020

Today was a good day. I took a break from work. Lifted weights (I’ve been lifting since I was 26 and have always loved it. I stopped going to the gym in 2010 and bought 15 lb dumbbells, 10 lb ankle weights and a mat for stretching. The weights have kept me strong for theContinue reading “October 17, 2020”