It’s all behind me now!

Hey, everyone! Yes, that's right, my colonoscopy and all the associated prep has passed through my system and now I can relax for another 10 years till the next one! Although I'd like to believe they'll come up with something a little more, shall we say, dignified by then? Or at least less invasive! But … Continue reading It’s all behind me now!

Doing another charity walk, yahoo!

Hey, everyone! Would you believe a SUNDAY blog post? Haven't done that in a dog's age, eh? Anyway, I'm making this a quickie to let you know that I've signed up to do the two-mile walk version of the "Miles for Migraine" 5K in Los Angeles (technically, Encino!) on Saturday, November 12, 2022! If you've … Continue reading Doing another charity walk, yahoo!

Friday is for cleanup!

Hey, everyone! Didja miss me yesterday? Well, I didn't miss you! Okay, okay, I don't mean you *personally,* just blogging in general! I know I got you all used to Thursday being the "new" blogging day, and now here I am on Friday?? https://www.youtube.com/embed/kfVsfOSbJY0 And now you've got that song stuck in your head. Sorry! … Continue reading Friday is for cleanup!

Good morning, world! Time for a cancer update!

Hey, guess what? It's been five months plus one day since my lumpectomy! So I thought I'd just let you know how I'm doing, boob-wise. My scar is still very visible but seems to be healing nicely. Actually, I have two of them, one right on the booby itself and one under the arm from … Continue reading Good morning, world! Time for a cancer update!

My new diet: eat whatever you want, any time you want!

So hey, everyone, don't know if you remember a few years ago when I was touting the "No S Diet," invented by Reinhardt Engels. He's an engineer so it MUST be good, right? The basic premise was (and still is, I'm pretty sure!) that you eat three meals a day with no snacks, sweets, or … Continue reading My new diet: eat whatever you want, any time you want!

Balancing “Body Positivity” with “Ouch, my bones!”

Well, howdy, friends, relatives, and well-wishers! As promised last week, I've got some thoughts on what to do now that my breast cancer seems to be cured. To whit, my weight! Long-time readers may recall that last November, when I transitioned the blog from "weight loss" to "all cancer, all the time" like Debbie Downer … Continue reading Balancing “Body Positivity” with “Ouch, my bones!”

Week Three — Almost Free!

That's right, y'all -- just three more days (including today) and I'm DONE with my four weeks of radiation treatments! Although that means I'll have to find some other motivation to get out of bed in the morning, especially since we just started Daylight Savings Time out here. Still, I'm gonna try to get out … Continue reading Week Three — Almost Free!

Week Two Is Through, Weight Loss Tips for Cancer Patients (really? yes!) and the 5-to-1 Rule with Bob and Brad!

Well, hello everyone! Week Two of radiation therapy is through, and by the time you read this, I'll be halfway through Week Three! It may seem counterintuitive to talk about losing weight being a positive thing when you've got cancer. However, as many fellow breast cancer patients can testify, there definitely are some people who … Continue reading Week Two Is Through, Weight Loss Tips for Cancer Patients (really? yes!) and the 5-to-1 Rule with Bob and Brad!

Now the news you’ve REALLY been waiting for — did I lose any weight this week??

Hey, I know we're all excited about the presidential election, but if you can just keep your nail-biting to a minimum for a few minutes, let me give you the REALLY important news of the day: 198.2 Well, down a pound ... not quite what I was hoping for, but better than I expected, especially … Continue reading Now the news you’ve REALLY been waiting for — did I lose any weight this week??