Monthly Archives: December 2017

Jewish law and cancer

Tweet When Aunt Flow knocked at my door this week, I’ll be honest I let out a gasp. “No, no,” I said. “You’re not supposed to be coming anymore. I’m sorry, but I said goodbye to you last month.” But … Continue reading

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Weebles Wobble but they don’t fall down

Tweet I’m a 70’s baby and Weebles were part of my childhood, so much so, that the slogan is still in my head. Weebles Wobble but they don’t fall down. That’s basically how I feel these days in a nutshell. … Continue reading

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Food

Tweet I spent a good part of this Shabbat thinking about all the things I want to write down, and then I spent about an hour tonight watching food videos from Tasty, Delish, Buzzfeed, Munchies, you get the picture. I … Continue reading

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Fresh Air

Tweet Please g-d, when this is all behind me, I want to go to the Beresheet Hotel and Spa for two days and just sit outside and breathe.  I don’t want to do anything else but be in an unpolluted environment with … Continue reading

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Post Treatment

Tweet Day two post first treatment and well, I guess I’m not the Super Woman I thought I was. On Tuesday, I strode into Shaare Tzedek’s hematology department all fight. You know? Like, let’s just get this started already so … Continue reading

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Treatment

Tweet T’was the day before Chemo, and all through the house… My days and weeks just seem to blur together, our sense of time no longer what it used to be. We make life changing decisions hourly these days, doing … Continue reading

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Ema Kallus

Tweet The adrenaline rush I’ve been on for the past couple of days left right around Tani’s Chanukah party this morning and I’m seriously wiped. I’m just so tired that I’m really looking forward to Shabbat starting so I can … Continue reading

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Diagnosis and treatment

Tweet My last blog post was so, so bleak. I was in such a horrible place when I wrote it, and I feel like a completely different person today. It’s 12:09 a.m. on Friday morning, I just forced myself to … Continue reading

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19 Days Later

Tweet 19 days since my cancer diagnosis and still no word. I have been refreshing my inbox every five minutes, hoping for an email from my oncologist. The volume on my ringer is up high, as I sit alone in … Continue reading

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The House with No Mezuzot

Tweet On Wednesday, I lived in a house with no Mezuzot. We had a slow start to the morning on Wednesday because of Gaby’s cousin’s wedding the night before. It took longer for me to drag myself up and out of … Continue reading

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