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What to Eat – Seasonal Treats

Seeing as we’re getting into the holiday season, I thought I’d share some seasonal treats that I’ve found that aren’t awful on the taste buds when on chemos or other drugs that alter taste. Different chemos cause different taste issues, and … Continue reading

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

September 19, 2018 I’ve worn glasses since I was in 3rd grade.  Every couple of years I need a new pair with a stronger prescription. I’m pretty much blind as a bat, my glasses have mostly been like Coke bottle … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Angel Food Cake w/Berries

Since starting chemo 9 months ago, sweets have been my biggest challenge. Not because I can’t stay away from them. Quite the contrary. Prepping for the first PET and bone scans meant that I had to eat a very limited, … Continue reading

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Cisplatin – Week 6

August 23, 2018 I had my last dose of Cisplatin today. The 6th week of this awful stuff. It was reduced by 50% this time. The side effects were really getting to be too much, but both of the oncologists wanted … Continue reading

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What to Eat – Quinoa Fried Rice

One of my good friends made this for me when she picked me up from the surgery to install my port. It’s pretty easy to make, and it’s light and delicious. I like it better, honestly than actual fried rice. … Continue reading

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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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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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