I don’t know about you, but I typically don’t have time to make my own tomato sauce. I usually go with whatever organic and vegetarian option is on sale at the grocery store. Except of course when I’m on the low iodine diet to prepare for radioactive iodine treatments. Then I have to actually buy all […]
The other day I came across this amazing recipe for healthy quinoa chocolate granola from iFoodReal. I tried it once and now I’m hooked! I’ve made the granola, with some modifications, three or four times since. I made a number of modifications to Olena’s original recipe and you can make it fit into the low […]
When someone is diagnosed with thyroid cancer, the treatment plan often involves a thyroidectomy (complete removal of the person’s thyroid) along with radioactive iodine treatment (RAI) . Unlike most cancer treatments, radioactive iodine treatment is very targeted. Thyroid cells crave iodine. I had to follow the low iodine diet for two weeks before my treatment […]
The Diagnosis: Thyroid Cancer When I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in January 2014 I was ready for it. Deep down I knew it was going to happen. After the first ultrasound, when my new endocrinologist immediately told us it didn’t look good and after an extremely painful neck biopsy I knew there was something […]
Our wonderful son was born with Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome. Here is our story: What is that bump on his back? R was born (quite dramatically) on March 27, 2011. The first few days, weeks and months afterwards were difficult for me. Despite my own issues, R was my priority. Like most moms, I diligently […]
Before attending law school I had very little contact with the legal community and had no idea what I was getting into. My first year of school was extremely stressful. I was not used to 100% exams and found a lot of the material challenging to wrap my head around.