Sun-day Fun-day

This morning I’m all set to create some mango magic. Despite my best intentions to get creative with all those mangoes in the kitchen, they’ve been just too delicious to resist and I’ve single [Read More]

A Nice Day For a White Wedding

It’s a glorious day and as I open the blinds and look outside -  I notice that a bird has pooped on my freshly washed table! It’s a conspiracy – first the spiders, now the birds. I’m thinking that my [Read More]

Lucky Seven

I’ve reached the 7 day mark and this makes me not nearly half as hot or half as dangerous, in terms of radioactivity at least! I feel so lucky with my treatment because I’ve had no symptoms but I [Read More]

The 3 R’s

The first thing I think of when I wake up is that we should have been going to Perth today  for Steve and Stace’s wedding. But we’re not. As bitter a pill as this is to swallow, I take some comfort in [Read More]

Tabbouleh

(iodine free) Tabbouleh is a delicious and nutritionally sound Middle Eastern salad. It’s got plenty of  fibre, as well as healthy proportions of Vitamin C. And… it’s iodine [Read More]

Hard Habits To Break?

I survive another night without experiencing a word tsunami. Maybe I’m running out of things to say but whatever the reason, I’m just relieved to be slipping into a near normal sleep pattern. I [Read More]

Beefy Burgers with a Bit of a Rub!

(iodine free)  Serves 2 Ingredients 300g good quality extra lean beef mince Spanish Rub(enough  to coat two pounds of meat) 1 ½ teaspoons curry powder (if you want iodine free – check the [Read More]

Summer Haze

I’m so relieved to have gotten through the night without experiencing a word tsunami. I don’t know whether it’s because I slept all night or because I’m pumped to the max with thyroxin, or a healthy [Read More]

Separate Lives

Waking up is like being in a fairytale, namely “Sleeping Beauty.” It feels like I’ve slept for a hundred years and that I could sleep for a hundred more. But as it is, I call it quits and get up at [Read More]