Roasted Green Chile Soup, By Jen Sommerness : Baccarossa Wine and Food Blog

Roasted Green Chile Soup, By Jen Sommerness

by Baccarossa on 03/11/13

Roasted Green Chile Soup and a Celebration of a Milestone!

Many of you may know that September is the official Prostate Cancer Awareness month. But for my family, five years ago today was the beginning of prostate cancer awareness. March, 2008 was when we found out that my husband, a 39 year old father of 3 young boys, had prostate cancer.

Today I want to celebrate the milestone of a healthy five years after, tell our story, and share a recipe with you that saw us through many of those days.

In the doctor’s office, as we sat and listened to the information given to us by a leading doctor in the country, we realized that surgery needed to happen quickly. To prepare for surgery, the doctor explained that the goal for my husband was to “starve himself thin”. Apparently the best results would be achieved from him losing as much weight as possible in the short time we had before surgery. It was March. We had until May. Read more.

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