Urban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette

The Urban Decay Stoned Vibes Eyeshadow Palette is the perfect palette for this holiday season. There are 4 matte shades and 8 shimmery, pearlescent shades for a total 12 shades. I purchased the palette through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This page contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase…

Japancrate August 2020

I decided to try the Japancrate subscription box service and I wasn’t disappointed! The August selection is filled with many different varieties of Japanese snacks and drinks. Japancrate includes a guide describing each snack in both English and Japanese.

☢️Radiation & Birthdays🎂

June 25th. Today is my first quarantine birthday. 2 weeks of radiation completed and 3 more to go. Each day my radiation treatment is on linear accelerator B, which looks like this: I’m very thankful for the love and support of my family and friends. I wouldn’t be able to get thru this without you.

Tomato Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Ingredients 6 eggs 2 cans low sodium chicken broth 4 tablespoons corn starch w/ water 4 cups baby tomatoes 4 packets soy sauce spring onions red onions olive oil sea salt to taste lemon juice to taste Chop baby tomatoes into 2 pieces each. Add sea salt for flavor and mix thoroughly. Put aside and…

Last Chemo Treatment

May 11, 2020 is my fourth and last chemo treatment. I had 4 sessions over the course of 12 weeks that really took a lot out of me. I was lucky in many aspects- I have a wonderful healthcare team and family to support me when times were rough. The next step after chemo is…

Celebrating 4/20 with Chemo

It’s 4/20/20. It’s my 3rd chemo treatment and it’s also the 6th week that the shelter in place was issued in the Bay Area. When I first started chemo, the world was still normal, yet there were signs that things would be changing soon. My mom was allowed to go to my first chemo treatment…

Chemo

I’m at the hospital getting my first infusion of chemotherapy. I was so nervous I had to take anti anxiety medicine. Last night I didn’t sleep because my mind was a whirlwind. My parents came with me to the appointment and I have a comfy, leather chair. It’s like the reclining chairs in movie theaters,…

New Hair

As part of my preparation for my upcoming chemotherapy I decided to cut my hair short. I was inspired by my favorite anime character, Ichimatsu Kochina from Gugure! Kokkuri San. My neighbor, Nekisa is a hair stylist and she offered to style my hair. I admit I was so nervous before she arrived that I…