Frozen Yoghurt

Frozen Yoghurt  makes approximately 1 litre You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe! Use your imagination and your favourite flavoured yoghurt. Low fat/diet yoghurt and skim milk work [Read More]

Going Nuclear

So today, we head out bright and early to meet the Nuclear Medicine team to get the lowdown on my radioactive iodine treatment. The consult is in the public hospital and it’s a stark contrast to the [Read More]

Emily’s Chicken, Potato and Leek Soup

Emily bought me this delicious soup when I was recovering from my Thyroidectomy. I could eat soup all day, every day and never get bored of it! Simple and scrumptious! Ingredients 2 leeks, cut, [Read More]

Cherry Friand Slice

Makes 16 Last time I made this, I forgot to add the butter, and it still tasted delicious! Ingredients 4 egg whites 90g (3 ounces) butter, melted 1 tablespoon milk ½ teaspoon vanilla [Read More]

Chocolate Coconut Slice

Cuts into 16 squares This Chocolate Coconut Slice is so nice. It's super yummy, super easy and egg-free! It's from the Queensland Flood Relief book A Generous Helping, which is one of my most loved [Read More]


Enough Is enough. Those torpedo tablets are a health hazard. It’s only a matter of time before either David chops his finger off while attempting to cut them in half or I’m going to choke myself half [Read More]

Breakfast with the Boys

It’s always good to get up with a purpose. I’m looking forward to a double dose of visitors this morning.  Jim and Anton are coming for breakfast. David and I can never agree on whose friends they [Read More]

The Verdict

I get another one of those early morning calls from the Prof. They always unnerve me. I never know quite what to expect so early in the morning. The pathology results are in. And, apparently, they’re [Read More]

The Torpedo Tablets and The Wish List

It’s my first day home alone. Kari comes to visit in the morning with the kids – it’s good that she’s coming  because it gives me a purpose to get up and out of the house bright and early. We go to [Read More]

Homeward Bound

The prof comes back – with one last look at my neck and with some after care instructions but I know what to do. I’m a Thyroid surgery veteran! He seems happy with how things are going. I’m waiting [Read More]