Tag Archives: diet

Weighing in on Time

Weight, oh, weight – why do you come round? I try hard to lose you but you always seem found. It’s not that I’m looking to be skinny me But a thinner version I’d sure like to see Now, I … Continue reading

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Ode to the Radish

Whatever the reason, I am craving radishes. Yesterday, the little bag of pre-prepared red delights practically jumped into my hands in the grocery store. They were the first things I unpacked when Kevin and I came home.  I ripped open … Continue reading

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What if…

What if the cancer has grown rather than shrunk? I hope I have the courage to face that news! What if the cancer is not controllable? What if the doctor tells me I have another three rounds of chemo?  I … Continue reading

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The Way to a Beautiful Life…

I have never been more “aware” of myself than I am now.  If there are any gifts that cancer has given to me, perhaps it is that awareness. I am so conscious of the value and the beauty of the … Continue reading

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Every Bite I Take

A former colleague of mine, Bruce, came for a visit yesterday.  I always look forward to his visits as he is so well informed and interested in so many different things.  Bruce was my mentor when I first started teaching … Continue reading

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