Monthly Archives: September 2018

What to Eat – Pork Carnitas

Carnitas, Houston style I discovered pork carnitas during the 14 years I lived in Houston, TX. There hasn’t been a place I’ve been since that has carnitas that come anywhere close to my favorite places in Houston. Until I found … Continue reading

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Last “Regular” Radiation

August 16, 2018 Today was my last “regular” radiation treatment. Starting tomorrow, I will be starting a week of boost. This is a milestone of sorts. Not quite done yet, though. I’m happy to be 5 days out from finally … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Lemon Blueberry Muffins

The easiest way to make these is to buy a Krusteaz Lemon Poppyseed Muffin mix and add a cup or so of blueberries instead of the poppyseed packet that’s included. Making them from scratch isn’t particularly difficult or overly time … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 5

August 15, 2018 I thought this would be my last dose, but there is, of course, one more left. It is going to be the day after I’m finished with radiation. Yes, they finally gave me a date this week. … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Rhubarb Crisp

If you live in the South, this is going to be something that you might not be able to make. I can’t remember being able to find rhubarb anywhere when I lived in Houston, TX. It might be available in … Continue reading

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Radiation Treatments

August 10, 2018 I started my radiation treatments at the end of June. I had a week of treatment, then a week and change off before starting again while my oncologists and I figured out what to do about the … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Chicken Cacciatore

This is a dish I first had back in Minnesota at Mamma Vitale’s restaurant in Minneapolis when I was a teenager. In the 90s when microwaveable dinners got better and became more popular, there was a frozen version in our … Continue reading

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