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Jalapeños in the fridge.

I’m super annoyed right now.  I’m annoyed that they closed work and schools today, and nothing is happening – thanks Leon, you super storm, you.  I’m annoyed that my internet is slow and just deleted my recipes for jalapeño poppers

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Fitter. Happier. More productive.

Positivity is the word of the week for me. I am having a lot of trouble, both at work and in my personal life, adhering to the commitments I have tried to make, both to myself and to others.  Can

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Avocados do not a mousse make.

I watched Giada the other day, and was shocked and astounded that she would defile such a luscious fruit by adding chocolate to it and calling it a mousse. Really not okay. Then I thought to myself, wait a second.

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News. Always News.

Just when I decide to “move on” – so to speak – I have a non-normal report from my most recent MRI. In better news, I think I got the weird Natalie Dormer (aka Margaery Tyrell) crooked smile down. What

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Savory Turkey PANCAKES

What?  First of all, turkey is boring.  Secondly, pancakes are not supposed to be even remotely healthy, right? This morning, I really wanted pancakes.  I really, really, really wanted pancakes.  But I try not to completely waste an entire meal

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Day One Thousand, Three Hundred, and Sixty-Five

I am done counting days since I was diagnosed, so this is the last annoying day-count title.  I will always look back on August 28, 2009, as one of the worst days of my life, but I am moving on,

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Day Eight-Hundred and Six

Yes, it has been a while.  Again.  But I’m here.  I have something I wrote for a few events for which I recently had the privilege to speak.  That speech is below.  More another day. Being diagnosed with cancer was one of

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Day Three-Hundred and Seventy-Seven

So, it’s been over a year since I was diagnosed.  So many things have happened since then.  So many things have happened since the last time I posted on this blog.  Recently, I have decided to pick it back up, mostly

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Day Fifty-One

Is anyone reading this blog?  I have enjoyed documenting my ups and downs, my losses and celebrations, but if no one is reading this, then I may just stop writing.  I’m going to be very busy soon, with yoga lessons,

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Day Forty-Eight

It has been a whirlwind week.  That’s for sure.  I am tired thinking about this, and I want it all to be over. On Tuesday, the 13th, I went to Duke for a second opinion on my treatment options with

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