As of fall 2013 our son faced multiple hospitalizations and, when we ordered broth for the clear liquid diet, we instead received this processed bouillon (pictured here). The first listed ingredient in this product is high fructose corn syrup! It’s a pro-inflammatory chemical concoction that’s not suitable for healing, that’s for sure. But this is […]Read more "A Hospital Food Revolution"
In deciding how to tell our story I revisited where we started from, the diagnosis, reading our 3 1/2 year old CaringBridge posts from the earliest days of Max’s journey in the hospital. It was all so fresh, jarring, shocking. I provided a digest of a few of the posts here below, outlining a sort […]Read more "Becoming A “Cancer Mom”"
I looked at this image on my phone the other day. I had taken it in the height of the summer. I was making a berry curd macadamia tart, a keto dessert that Max could enjoy at a friend’s BBQ. I immediately thought of how beautiful those nutrient-dense berries are. And I thought about how […]Read more "Imagine If"