Category Archives: food

Let Me Feast on This Day

It slides down my throat.  I wait.  I anticipate some sort of feeling – a rock in my stomach, a burning in my gut, a churning of my intestines. Nothing. I feel nothing. I have the “all clear” to drink … Continue reading

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Now that – would have been tough to swallow!

“How are you feeling, Stacey”, Candy (my oncology nurse who is more like a friend at this point) asked me yesterday as she cleared me for my fifth chemo treatment today. “I feel well, Candy” I replied with enthusiasm and … Continue reading

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I eat garlic for breakfast!

Kale salad.  The first thing I spot in the fridge this morning to eat.  I drool.  I know, it’s kale but with the taste of metal on my tongue from the carboplatin chemo drugs, it is one of the more … Continue reading

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I Ragazzi: For the Boys

My first bite galvanized my choice.  Steak – steak sandwich please, with mushrooms.  I love steak.  And I am picky.  Since I have to be careful with what I eat these days, I have to be sure that when I … Continue reading

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Oh no you can’t!

I need her voice to whisper yet The secrets buried deep I did not pay attention then So the secrets she did keep To mix, to fold, to roll and pinch I have not yet got the touch They were … Continue reading

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Bon appetit!

I did it!  I got out of bed and went downstairs this morning!  Of course, I’m not sure I could have done it without Kevin and his invitation to our morning coffee. It has been a very long three days … Continue reading

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