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Cancer and Cannabis

Tweet Happy Tuesday! I was finished by Noon at Shaare Tzedek today, so I thought I would take advantage of the time and update my blog. Thank g-d, I am feeling physically good and I’m in really good spirits.  We … Continue reading

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Everest

Tweet Dostrovsky street is my Everest. It’s a very steep hill that connects Efrata street with Shalom Yehuda in my quaint little Jerusalem neighborhood, and named after award-winning scientist Israel Dostrovsky. Before we had a second car, and I used … Continue reading

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Shadows

Tweet It was Midnight the first time I came face to face with my new shadow. I had just finished working and was making my way to the light switch in the living room, when I noticed my shadow above … Continue reading

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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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