So it’s been a while since I posted. Why is that, well because I’ve had a complication from my surgery which was five weeks ago. By week three post surgery I was pretty much back to normal. Then out of nowhere I was in such extreme pain I curled up in the fetal position on the floor putting the boys to bed one night.
Needless to say the pain didn’t go away as I was hoping. On the fourth day I went to the doctor. Long story short I was healing wonderfully but was suffering a diverticulitis flare up. So anyway, I went on a short liquid diet and now am on a low residue diet. This is extremely difficult for me as I am craving my usual fruits and vegetables which are now verboten. I am stumped every day as to what to eat. I can’t have what I want. I haven’t been cooking like usual lately, thus no blog posts. Continue reading →
I have been wanting to make these muffins for quite some time now. What has been stopping me, well my three sons. Every time I buy bananas they eat them so quickly I don’t have a chance to ever see them ripen enough to use for baking! I finally got smart and got a HUGE bunch of bananas. Success, they weren’t able to eat them all before I got my hands on them. Continue reading →
I hope ya’ll enjoyed Thanksgiving. It seems so long ago, life has been super crazy since we returned home Sunday afternoon. There was the usual unpacking, laundry and getting everyone organized. Then I made an Advent calendar, well boxes for each day, for the boys. Talk about a rush job, it was already the first day of Advent! We got a Christmas tree and put it up. Our dog was sick. I took her to the vet Monday and found out she has Addison’s Disease. After a couple days in the hospital I bailed her out which cost me a fortune. All that and then our usual madness this week has been crazy. Continue reading →