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Making Life Work

So it's about 4pm on a weeknight and I just finished cooking part of tonight's dinner. And, that's late for me. I'm usually done earlier than 4pm, depending on how much I am cooking.


I know, it's weird.
And I am finally OK with that.


We don't eat supper that early. Usually we eat anytime between 5-6:30pm. For me, the earlier the better, but my husband does have a regular full-time job and well, he works until 5pm, at least. So it is pretty common for me to pre-cook dinner and then just nuke it when we are ready to sit down and eat. Because the reality is, if it doesn't get cooked early, there may be no supper. Except maybe cereal. Or take-out. And well, a healthy eating plan doesn't involve much of either of those. I don't know what people with chronic illnesses did before the invention of the microwave!


This is just one of the many accommodations I have had to figure out and accept since I realized that my energy levels are going to be unpredictable.…