I am in a deep sleep. The kind where you you get some crust in your eyes. But, it’s not much because at 4:45 am I get awoken in an all too familiar way…”LISA!” I am wake and the house is silent. I thought for a second I was dreaming. Then I hear “can you … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Dad’s Steam Sticky Rice
I’ve been wanting to learn to make this with my mom and dad for awhile. It was one of those dishes that we rarely had, but was so good. It wasn’t that labour intensive to make. I had the general idea, but wasn’t sure of the execution. So, I called my dad up yesterday morning … Continue reading
Transplant – Where Do We Stand?
Another appointment after many tests and meeting. But, this time it’s with the Big Cheese. The Nephrologist that will tell us if we have a go-no go status that will give us a chance at dialysis freedom. We review some of his history: 2002 – kidney transplant 2006 – tranplant failure 2008 – stroke Hearing … Continue reading
Gender Reveal at the 20-week ultrasound
So much anticipation led up to today’s 20-week ultrasound. Besides telling myself I’d find out the baby’s gender I thought I’d met at least the minimum threshold for them to save the baby if anything was wrong. I had some spotting early on and each time I called into the doctors office they always asked if … Continue reading
Going to Find Out – Boy or Girl?
I was on the fence for a while whether I wanted to find out if we were having a boy or a girl. Franklin not as much. He wants to know this time. After going for surprises with our first two and having challenges for the past few years, I can understand why he wanted … Continue reading
Chinese Steamed Sponge Egg Cake
I miss my mom for so many reasons. But, one of them is for her cooking and baking. She was known for her generosity and food among so many other reasons. One that I was craving was a steamed sponge egg cake. I don’t have her recipe, but found this one online. The first time … Continue reading
Find Out The Sex Of The Baby?
I don’t know the sex. Hubby knows. I was thinking to find out at the 20-week ultrasound next week, but on the fence. He hasn’t told anyone because I don’t want anyone messing up and inadvertently telling me. His mom is dying to know if she’s going to finally have a granddaughter. I don’t ask Franklin … Continue reading