Monthly Archives: February 2010

Slow start to week two…

This is perhaps not a stellar beginning to week two of my Lenten journey. Physical activity is a key part of living a cancer-free life. I, however, am still doubled over in pain at times from this stomach bug. I … Continue reading

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Lenten Cancer Journey: Week Two

This is the week I have been dreading: week two of my Lenten experiment. As I believe I have mentioned, cancer is a plague on society. It is, unfortunately, I am learning, one that in far too many cases is … Continue reading

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Anti-cancer round up…

I’m still in bed… but that’s the joy of the laptop… it’s here with me. Even though I’m not eating my veggies today (I’m not eating much of anything), in giving up cancer for Lent I have learned some interesting … Continue reading

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The fear….

When you are surrounded by cancer, it is very difficult to separate yourself from the specter of the disease. I’m down for the count today. I thought it was just some indigestion but when I got home from picking up … Continue reading

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Time to put that beer down…

In my quest to give up cancer for Lent, this is the day I have been dreading. It’s one thing to talk about vegetables, which I manage fairly well, giving up a bit of red meat is not such a … Continue reading

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The Great Veggie Race…

I’m doing pretty well with getting more veggies into my diet… the fruit could use some more work. I’m keeping some hummus in the fridge alongside the cut vegetables and using that as a snack food. I intend to put … Continue reading

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Remembering Why…

I had a reminder today of why I am making this journey. It is easy to get wrapped up in the minutia of a new project and loose sight of the bigger picture. I’m examining product labels and cutting up … Continue reading

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Cancer, Lent and MSG….

The additives in seemingly healthy food are maddening. I know I should be reading the labels when I buy things… and I know I have trouble finding soups without MSG. My only excuse was that I bought this particular package … Continue reading

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Cancer Free Groceries Part One…

So… I went to the grocery store on a mission. If you disregard the fact that I left with a large container of ice cream (on sale, half price!), I did pretty well and I learned a few lessons. One … Continue reading

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The Question of Processed Foods…

I had been planning to blog about my trip to the grocery store yesterday but I’ve had a couple of comments about my reference to processed foods yesterday. I’ll stick to that. I think it can be a tricky subject. … Continue reading

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