The Fish Pie That Wasn’t

Immediately after my half-hour workout during a late November evening, I step into the kitchen to start prepping for the Golden Hour Fish Pie, my next endo meal from the endometriosis diet book I had purchased about a month before. The onions, leeks, celery and cauliflower are already diced and chopped. The carrots are boilingContinue reading “The Fish Pie That Wasn’t”

Why Didn’t I Just Ask?

I made the mistake of preparing my first endo diet meal before elevating my mood. What happened next was a progression of internalized negative thoughts and feelings that needed to be voiced. Read about it in my latest blog post “Why Didn’t I Just Ask?”

How I’m Taking Back My Health

When my medical insurance refused to cover a new medication that would dramatically help to relieve my ongoing symptoms from endometriosis, the doctor’s office filled out all the necessary paperwork needed for me to get the medication for free for an entire year. To say I was thankful and relieved didn’t come close to whatContinue reading “How I’m Taking Back My Health”

Roxie’s First Holiday

Any new thing introduced into the normalcy of life takes a certain amount of adjustment. We’ve had to adjust to Roxie’s presence just as much as she has had to adjust to her new living environment and the two humans who now feed and play with her. And oh yes, the discipline. Her playful bitesContinue reading “Roxie’s First Holiday”

A New Addition for the Holiday?

For a very long time now, Dan has consistently expressed his interest in having a dog. And for just as long, I have maintained my deepest disapproval of the idea. For those of you who followed my bachelorette blog, you will know that I was very opposed to having a dog when Dan and IContinue reading “A New Addition for the Holiday?”

4 Lessons from the First Year of Marriage

Dan and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary last month with a romantic dinner at a French restaurant in Brooklyn Heights. Just like the day of our wedding, everything was perfect. The food was exquisite, the wine was sweet like my taste buds prefer and the dessert made me forget all about my caloric budget.Continue reading “4 Lessons from the First Year of Marriage”

The Importance of Spousal Support

I’ve always been the type of person who prefers to stay home on any given occasion—a homebody. So, when this new directive to stay home was put upon us as a way to minimize the spread of COVID-19, I was quite fine with it. In fact, I believed it would not be a problem forContinue reading “The Importance of Spousal Support”

At Home

It goes without saying that we should feel at our most comfortable in our own homes. I moved from an apartment that I literally felt was my refuge to an apartment that still does not truly feel like my own.  For the last 15 years, I had been living with my sister in a condominiumContinue reading “At Home”