A Year Today – Cancer and Life

It has been a year today since my husband’s surgery to remove a polyp that turned into a cancer diagnosis. It has been one heck of a roller coaster ride. I spend my days alone, while he is at work, yet when he was in the hospital I was like a little child, lonely and… Continue reading A Year Today – Cancer and Life

Get Keto Quick … I Mean Get Rich Quick Schemes

I just received a message from someone on Facebook about a fantastic line of products that will get you into a state of ketosis in 3 hours.  From the little I read, you drink two of their drinks (two separate products), eat their “special treat”, then subsidize the rest of your calories with meat and… Continue reading Get Keto Quick … I Mean Get Rich Quick Schemes

Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/grilled-lemon-parsley-veal-chops-108450 Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops Veal 1/2 cup olive oil 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 6 8- to 10-ounce loin or rib veal chops, each about 1 inch thick Topping 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 tablespoon grated lemon… Continue reading Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops

Quick Update

As I’ve said before, I flew off the rails once I discovered my fish/seafood allergy was gone. Well, life (my subconscious, the gods) have a funny way of throwing me back on the rails. As I’ve noted before, my husband has had health issues that coincided with not only my type 2 diabetes diagnosis but… Continue reading Quick Update

Quick Update – Dead Scale

So, two days ago my scale died.  I don’t think it was due to shock but just before it went completely blank, it said (no, yelled) that I weighed 183 pounds.  So, according to it, since I cut back on smoking a week before, I had gained 11 more pounds!  I hope it was my… Continue reading Quick Update – Dead Scale

Cigarettes

Well, for the first time in 16 years (that was the last time I quit for an extended period of time), I am in the process of becoming an ex smoker.  I have gone from smoking 3 packs per day on Tuesday (for those who may be lucky enough not to know, there are 20… Continue reading Cigarettes

Avocado & Tomato Salad – Ensalada de Aguacate y Tomate

http://www.mycolombianrecipes.com/tomato-and-avocado-salad-ensalada-de Ingredients4-6 SERVINGS    SALAD    2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced ¼ -inch tick    ½ small red onion, thinly sliced    1 English cucumber, sliced crosswise    2 small avocados, diced    DRESSING    2 limes    3 tablespoons white vinegar    1 tablespoon olive oil    ¼ teaspoon salt    ¼ teaspoon ground pepper    2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro