Kidney Disease

In 2017 I was diagnosed with FSGS (Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis) and chronic renal disease. These posts are about living with kidney disease.

Recipe Recreation: Lemony Red Lentil Soup

Monday nights are leftover night in our house. It’s a way to clean out the fridge before trash day and to ensure that we are not wasting food. Also, it’s been so dang hot in Philly that the idea of standing in front of a stove is just ridiculous. But as I was scrolling through Instagram I came across the profile…

Winter Squash: A World of Flavors

I went into the class thinking that winter squash equaled butternut squash soup (because that one time I went to Panera) but learned that there are so many varieties and ways to experience of squash!

August 1st is National Minority Donor Awareness Day!

As part of National Minority Donor Awareness Week, National Minority Donor Awareness Day is celebrated on August 1. National Minority Donor Awareness Week was created to increase awareness of the need, especially among minorities, for more organ, eye and tissue donors.     I will keep it real…before it “happened to me” in the form of my mom and aunt,…

The New Normal

Guess what has two thumbs, locs and kidney disease…this gal here!