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Seems like those super long, thick eyelashes are trendy nowadays. She fits right in. Enjoy the fruit. We can't have anything but strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and occasionally blueberries on this darn keto diet. And then when we do have strawberries and blackberries it is only 2 or 3 at a time. We have to keep the carbs under 20 grams a day. Not an easy task.

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Do you forego all of the foods your daughter cannot eat as a shoe of support?

Other fruits, like peaches, have too many carbs?

About those eyelashes… she’s making up for mine which are falling out again. 😂 They actually grew back.. very short… in between ending of first chemo regimen and sometime last week when I started shedding.

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Yes I am doing keto to help support her. I didn't get rid of all the non-keto food like the doctor told me too. I told him I moved the non-keto staples to one side of our pantry shelves to use in case we get caught in a hurricane and can't get to the store. We have a stand-by generator so no worries about power outage. Getting food could be a problem so if something happens weather wise we will have edibles. They will throw us out of ketosis but at least we won't go hungry. He said that was okay as long as we don't use them first. He wants us to stay on this forever but it is not an easy diet. And the keto food supplies are expensive. And yes other fruits have way to many carbs. Keto is a high fat, high protein, low carb diet. We are not fans of it but we will do what we can to get her weight down. Her BP is back down to a mostly normal state. She is back down to a pre-diabetic state also. At the end of January she was borderline diabetic. If we can continue losing weight she might fall further away from being pre-diabetic. That is our ultimate goal. So many foods we miss but such is life. I know so many have told me I can eat in a different room or go for a drive without her and eat in the car but that just doesn't seem right too me. It's just the two of us here and I need to lose some weight too. We are down about 30 pounds each. She needs to lose about 100 pounds more than me so we will continue with keto for now. When he was going through her chemo and radiation her hair fell out but her eyelashes didn't. Her eyebrows thinned out some. Her hair fell out mostly where they were radiating her head. She lost a little up by her widow's peak area from the chemo. Her hair never came back where they radiated her head. The hair is gone from the lower right side of her head. From the middle over to her ear has just a few whisps.

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It’s good news that your efforts and sacrifices are showing positive results!

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by 3musesmerge

The other trend that I call “caterpillar eyebrows” that seems to have come from some prehistoric time baffle me! Ones I’ve seen close up seem to all entail removal of the natural brow hairs. Followed by what seems a universal medium to dark shade of brown. Perplexingly wide. Blondes, brunettes, whichever.

We’re I younger and dating, I’d worry about getting stung by the caterpillars! 🤷🏽

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Ha! Didn’t we recently have a conversation about stinging caterpillars?

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That resembles torture to me! Three perfectly ripened strawberries? 🤔

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Jun 14, 2022Liked by 3musesmerge

MUG: “Nothing messes up your Friday like finding out it’s only Tuesday.” 😁

They make watercolor markers? My lovely wife, in her alter ego as "Aunt Debbie," will be ordering some of those for future use. (Especially after she saw how the muses came out in your latest rendering. You got a "WOW!")

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Happy Tuesday!

The wc markers are awesome. Trying different techniques draw on wet paper, put water on marker lines, how do I blend colors?

Big hug to Deb! I’m not sure how my “color palooza” works in the printing industry. I need to start reaching out and asking questions!

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When I read today’s Post’s title I immediately wondered if it was a deliberate double entendre after seeing the peach! Produce, like a produce stand, vs produce, as in making something?

When will we see the genetic engineering that produces sugarless strawberries which can then be injected with an artificial sweetener? Xylitol or one of the others?

Brave new world indeed!

To which Nia replied, “Is it necessary to think ‘either - or’ without considering the possibilities. Typist can pull rabbits out of hats blindfolded! Even we Muses. A new look, new attire almost every day!” 😁

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Jun 14, 2022·edited Jun 14, 2022Author

Haha! I was delighted by the muse’s interplay of words, picture, and message. Some days they Knick my socks off. I don’t know how they do it!

My Dad is giving me play by play updates on the strawberry patch. We’re looking forward to our father/daughter outing soon!

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