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The Pub

Tweet He walked belly first through the sliding glass doors, leather jacket unzipped and motorcycle helmet tucked underneath one arm. We were the only ones in the waiting room and he casually nodded in our direction. I didn’t recognize him … Continue reading

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40 Minutes

Tweet “The test will take 40 minutes today,” said the young, frum MRI technician as he pulled off the face mask and placed a pillow at the head of the machine. “You’ll be much more comfortable this time,” he continued, … Continue reading

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Home

Tweet Happy Erev Shabbat from my bed in Jerusalem! I’m home, thank g-d, after spending two days post round three of RCHOP resting at my parents apartment. It was an unexpected couple of days out of the house that was … Continue reading

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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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