So much for my plan of posting once a week! I’ve been keeping myself oddly busy with convalescence and cleaning up some admin work I need to get out of the way before I do some real work. Continue reading
Category Archives: food
First, an update on the state of things. I am mending … slowly … but I am mending! I am on a low-residue diet and am slowly adding foods to it. Continue reading
from airplane to bed to couch to hospital
I got out of a week’s stay at the hospital last Thursday. I have colitis in 60% of my colon, likely caused by the bacterial gut infection I picked up in the UK. If you’ve been keeping up with my very few posts, you’ll know I was still having “residual inflammation” from the infection and kept going back to the doctor but they wouldn’t give me anything for it. By the time it got bad enough that they wanted to send me to a specialist we were coming back here (and it was BAD by that point). Continue reading
Virtual Häagen Dazs Japanese Classic Parfait
As promised, another ice cream adventure, The Virtual Häagen Dazs Japanese Classic Parfait! This has become my favourite ice cream here. Pricey, but well worth it, and I know I’m not going to be able to find it in Canada or Britain because it’s just too durn Japanese. Tea and beans in ice cream? O yes!
7-11 – ice cream as a cultural experience
My grrl friends out there know that I love ice cream. I’m pretty positive I inherited this trait from my mother, who has the same weakness. My favourite ice cream back in Canada was Haagen Dasz Triple Brownie Overload: chocolate ice cream with shards of dark chocolate, bitter roasted almond pieces, and chewy brownie bits. mmmmmm.