Thursday, May 26, 2011

Well, it's Cool



The fallout from my hair was kind of making me a little crazy today.  I had horrific bald patches, and then lots of baby chick patches, and long bits.  I kinda had a Friar Tuck thing going, and while that might be fine for a Friar, it was less than attractive on me. :D


I had my sister, Nancy, take the clippers to me, and this is the result.  And yes, it's nice and cool!


I felt good enough to make some dinner.. and guess what I made?  Slumgullion!  Or at least what one person described as "fusion slumgullion."  Of course, I just took their recipe as a 'guideline' and went from there.


I had some ground turkey, portabella mushrooms, zucchini, several chili peppers, an orange bell pepper and an onion.  I simmered them all in vegetable stock and Jane chopped up some roma tomatoes.  I let it reduce and get all tasty from the cumin and chili powder I'd added, and then we had it over our favorite rice blend.  It was great!  Oh and I need to order some more of that rice.


The squash row in our garden is doing so very well!  I'm excited about the little flat white ones on the farthest end. The first section is the Mexican Grey, then the Zucchini, the Yellow crook neck and whatever the name of the flat whites was.


The row in front of them has one section of squash, and the rest is all yummy chili peppers!


I must report that my sore throat is now a thing of the past, and the nasal congestion is still with me, but much more manageable.  So I think there should be no problem in having the next chemo.  Of course, that depends on the outcome of tomorrow's visit to the phlebotomist. ;)  I'm feeling like it's going to be fine.


Now, I'm going to go play a little World of Warcraft and dream that someday, Diablo III will be out while I'm still alive and well enough to play it.  Hear that, Blizzard?  GET A MOVE ON!!!

4 comments:

  1. Sweetie, you look so beautiful, it is a badge of courage, you have fought the fight. I met a beautiful bald woman today when I went to rehab. She was just strutting her stuff and she looked gorgeous.

    I hope you have a great memorial day weekend. We are hoping to have the pool open, but the pump that drains the water from the tarp covering the pool has given up the ghost. We have another in the garage, but what with the snow, then all the rain, the boxes in the garage have not been emptied. Sigh, hopefully this weekend with help from son it will get done.
    Have a good one Tequila
    fay in the family room

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  2. Good luck getting that pool cover off safely! AND, thank you for always being a great support to me. I appreciate it so much!

    The clipped off hair is rather fun; I'm debating keeping it this way forever. Perhaps I can get some scalp tattoos. :D

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  3. Hmmm, scalp tattoos, you could start a whole new thing. I think that would be pretty cool. I love how some women just show it all, they are not embarassed or shy about showing their bald heads, my sis was like that and she was one gorgeous chick. It lets everyone know you are a warrior. I have so much respect for people fighting cancer. I have seen what it can do to people you love and it sucks.

    Shine on girlfriend, embrace the no hair thing (but remember your sun screen), remember, bald is beautiful.
    fay in the family room

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  4. I have to agree with Fay, the lack-o-hair looks just dandy on you. *big hugs*

    Beth

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