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

Serves 2 (low iodine) These burgers are low iodine, low fat but big on taste! They're simply burgerlicious! Now that's it's summer our barbecue is getting a thorough workout. We can't stop [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]

Mexican Corn and Bean Stew

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 medium green capsicum (bell pepper) (200g) sliced thinly 1 medium brown onion (150g) sliced thinly 1 cup (165g) fresh corn kernels 3 [Read More]