Tuesday, July 26, 2011

It's Chemo Week Off!

Already I have discovered my appetite is back.  I want really, really GOOD raviolis.  Which is weird, since I rarely eat raviolis.  I guess cravings don't make any sense; you just know you want something.

Hey, have I mentioned that I'm sick to death of squash?  We learned a great lesson this year on the farming front:  try not to plant too much of any one thing. ;)  Yes, the squash are still producing, but I think Sunshine Acres is going to be getting all the rest.  I can't even LOOK at squash right now...lol.

Still, we have probably 25-30 chili pepper plants of various varieties and I don't have a problem with them.  You can dry them, you can use them in every meal under the sun, you just can't get sick of chili peppers!  Oh, and the tomatoes; how amazing that we did it all right this year.  The flavors just explode in your mouth.  When you cook with them, it's stunning.  When you eat them just as is, with a little salt and pepper, heavenly. 

I just need the larger chilies to mature, like the pasillas.  I am dying for a spectacular chile relleno.  I wonder if I could manage a trip to Tia Rosa's restaraunt this week?  Despite it being my chemo week off, I'm still kinda weak from the chemo week ON. :D 

Good lords, it is time for bed and all I can think about is food.  See what happens when the chemo stops for just a bit?  But, I think this chemo is working.  And I say this because those referencing pains in my throat and shoulder are all but gone.  Yes, I had something very like a muscle spasm in my shoulder today, but it was way different than the 'normal' pain.  Still, it's early in this cycle, and while I do not want to get my hopes up, I refuse not to be optimistic.  I can be just as big a pollyanna as anyone else!

Ok, before I think up more food items to crave, I'm going to play a little more World of Warcraft, then get to bed.  I'm having fun with my undead Rogue, Ynez.  I rarely play her, but today, I got her to level 84.  Maybe it's all tied in with the weird cravings!

Love, hugs, and prayers for good health and long life to everyone!

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