My Oncologist’s Reaction When I Stopped Tamoxifen

I’ve been wanting to write about my oncologist for a while and finally I am taking the time to tell you about her! But first I want to apologize as I know it’s been a month since my last post. I have been dealing with my next door neighbor who has been upset with me…

Bacon and Artichoke Gluten Free Pizza!

Prep time: 30 minutes Bake time: 25 minutes Serves 4-6 Last night I made a half meat and half veggie pizza for my Breast Cancer Retreat potluck! It was our second potluck since the retreat. I missed the first one since I was sick😦 So I was glad I got to see some of the…

Pineapple Carrot Juice for Chest Cold

Prep time: 15-20 minutes Juicing time: 75 minutes Makes approximately 1 gallon For the last few weeks I have been getting over a bad chest cold:( I knew it was going to be bad when I felt as if some creature was growing in my lungs and it would burst out any moment like in…

Botched Breast Surgery: A Real Nightmare

Last night after I worked with a friend on some emotional stuff, I went to sleep and had a horrible dream. A nightmare is more like it. This is my recollection of it… In my dream, my left breast was crooked and it didn’t match my right one so, I decide to go the vet…

Friendship Cookies: Flourless Ginger Almond Cookies With Raisins

 Prep time: 30 minutes; makes about a dozen cookies This recipe is one I like to make for friends especially friends who have helped me on my journey through breast cancer. It’s also incredibly simple and easy to make and you can refrigerate them. They come out chewy and moist and you won’t want to…

My Acupuncturist Feeds Me Muffins Pt 2 of 2

Prep time: 15 minutes; Bake time: 25 minutes; Makes 12 muffins In my last post, I introduced  Dr Katie, my acupuncturist and who is also a chiropractor. I also want to mention it was she who turned me onto making muffins in the first place! I actually had to go buy a muffin tin as I…

I OUT MYSELF AT A CHECKOUT LINE

I am standing in the checkout line at the Berkeley Bowl Grocery and a woman with a friendly smile in front of me notices my Mount Everest pile of vegetables. “Wow, you must be really healthy to eat all that.” “Well, these are actually for juicing,” I reply. I give myself a beat because I…

Shiitake and Corn Pizza

 Before I had cancer one of my favorite eats would be pizza from the Berkeley bowl. I would treat myself to a slice of pesto cheese pizza. I try to avoid this now because the crust is probably made from processed flour and the cheese pasteurized. So, I have been looking for a healthier alternative!…