breast cancer, cancer, food, Mental Health

Chemo Made Me Do It

One of the side effects of chemotherapy are mouth sores. Sexy, right? My drug regiment is what they call ACT. (Adriamycin Cyclophosphamide and Taxel) My treatment starts with the administering of A and C together, and ends with T later on down the road. Some of the side effects of these drugs? Hair lossLoss of… Continue reading Chemo Made Me Do It

breast cancer, cancer, food, Health and Fitness

Living on Cancer’s Edge

I've had a craving for freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and cookie dough since Sunday. When do I ever have these cravings? Hardly ever. But it was there. With the quarantine and all though, one must ask, is it worth risking one's life? So I waited. Waited until the moment a store run needed to… Continue reading Living on Cancer’s Edge

covid19, food

COVID19 Chicken Souse

Yet another carcass for the taking. Your Ms WasteNotWantNot here...Caught this old rotisserie chicken lingering, unloved and unwanted in the fridge. I had all the ingredients for chicken souse, so? WE SOUSE! Nom nom nom. Chicken souse during this quarantine is like bringing me home. (Bahamas) Ahhhhhhh. And thankfully, unlike my younger years, without the… Continue reading COVID19 Chicken Souse

breast cancer, cancer, covid19, food

COVID-19, You SURE Know How to Take the "FUN" out of Chemotherapy

"Dear MSK Patients and Visitors, To respond to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, we have updated our visitor policy. Effective Friday, March 20, at 12:01 am, we will no longer allow patients to have visitors." Now, if you've followed my extensive cancer journey, (6 months TODAY from diagnosis. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO ME!!!) you know, THIS is… Continue reading COVID-19, You SURE Know How to Take the "FUN" out of Chemotherapy