Soft feet and cool toes

This morning I learned that I’ll be needing a repeat colonoscopy later this month — this sucks. So Mama and I needed to do something fun to counter this shitty news. And our toes were in desperate need of a pedicure. It had been a while. I called around and found a salon that could…

Frosting shot to the rescue

After a rather upsetting afternoon, my friend Kelley suggested something fun to brighten my day. So we went out for cupcakes and a shot of frosting! The frustrating issue may not be resolved yet, but at least my mood improved with this gloriously delicious hit of sugar! Today’s #OneGoodThing was a frosting shot with sprinkles…

New caregiver resource

Today I took Mama to a memory care class at our local hospital. We were referred by her neurologist because of her brain cancer and stroke related cognitive issues. The class provided an interesting overview of cognition and related memory issues, and then discussed supporting the caregiver! We learned about new local resources, including monthly…

Paisley cuddles

A terrible throbbing behind my eye woke me up this morning. A migraine overtook me; and the pain and nausea made my day miserable. Our sweet dog Paisley was the bright spot as she regularly checked in on me. Today’s #OneGoodThing was Paisley cuddles. Day 248 of 365. And Day 614 in a row! 1 year ago…

Mama’s bestie visits and they’re adorable

Today we were super excited for a visit from Mama’s childhood bestie, also known as More Diane. They’ve been friends since they were three years old, and she came with us on our very special trip to Venice, Italy. Since we moved to Santa Rosa three years ago, we don’t get to see her as…

Refreshing horchata

Today’s #OneGoodThing was a giant refreshing glass of horchata from our favorite local Mexican restaurant. The food was good too, but the horchata just perfectly hit the spot for us during this ongoing heat wave. If you’re interested in trying horchata yourself, here’s a Food Network recipe by Chef Aarón Sánchez. Day 246 of 365. And…