Treatment Update: Rest, Recover, Repeat

I was discharged from the hospital late Saturday afternoon and proceeded to melt directly into my couch. As amazing as it is to be home, your sleep schedule gets so disrupted at the hospital that you need a few days to recoup and be able to sleep a full night.  It is insane how weak […]

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Treatment update: I’m human again!! 

 This could not be more fitting. My last post was on a Wednesday saying ‘it’s been a hell of a week.’ Girl, you have 4 more days for shit to hit the fan and it did just that. I woke up 1am Thursday with a 103+ degree fever and vomiting profusely. Called the ER […]

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Treatment update… It’s been a hell of a week! 

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Cayla Mills Not going to lie.. It’s been a rough week!  Week 2 following chemo is expectedly the worst week meaning my counts are at their lowest.  When you think about how it works, chemo is unbelievable.  The […]

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Basil, Garlic, Pinenuts, Oh my! All about pesto 

Over the last few months, I’ve spent a ton of time on apps like Pinterest and Yummly scouring for the next recipe I’m going to test on my garbage disposal for a boyfriend, Will. I’ve been inclined to try a plethora of recipes I never would have given a second glance in the past.  Pesto […]

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For the love of green tea – A beginner’s guide 

All the buzz lately in the dietary world are ‘superfoods’; think acai berry, coconut water, quinoa, kale, etc.  Even though superfood is a term coined by a genius marketing team and has no legal/medical definition, it is used to describe foods that are nutrient dense with tons of vitamins and antioxidants.  Many superfoods are thought […]

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