Entries by Elisabetta Cirillo


During the warm season it’s worth exploring Europe and forget exotic destinations. Overseas paradises are better when here is winter and you can find there a pleasant weather. When summer comes, Europe and Italy are my favorite choices. That’s why, me and my husband, have been to Amalfi Coast for our first honeymoon. Let’s start […]


First of all I will start with my CV, in other words I will explain why I can give chemo-advices. I had my first 16 chemotherapies between December 2014 and June 2015. The first four were a mix of anthracyclines and other drugs (terrible and feared red chemo) every 21 days, then taxol once a […]


I’ve always loved reading.A lot. If something as reading too much can possibly exists, then there was a time when I was probably reading too much. I was a slightly introvert child who preferred spending time with adults, preferably elderly people, rather than children my own age. Since a young age, I used to earmark […]

What do you stay alive for?

“ we don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engeneering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay […]

los angeles: Restaurants

Beside beaches, surf, hills and movies Los Angeles has a great variety of restaurants making this beautiful city a destination for all those that considers themselves as foodies. Katsuja It’s a fancy restaurant on the Hollywood boulevard, even though the place is huge ( it has three different rooms) it has an intimate feel. The […]

Thoughts, events and feelings of my 2018

I am a bit late with this post about the finishing year… You’ll have to forgive me, I have been late answering messages, buying xmas gift, even my thoughts are coming to my mind slowlier than usual. This year confirms a universal truth, maybe bitter, ma all in all extremely honest: in life you don’t […]


It’s blog time again!

I disappeared for a while, I am aware. It has been a tough couple of weeks for me, I am working on two different books, I am fighting cancer again… the regular stuff, right? Jokes aside, I have been doing a particular annoying kind of radiotherapy but I’ll be done thursday and I am not […]


About Simplicity

I recently came across two philosophyes that i knew nothing about: minimalism and the slow living revolution. The fact that i accidentally found these two movements via an hashtag might be considered  by many a coincidence, while others might call it fate, personally, i think it’s serendipity. So… what is minimalism? I did some researches […]

New York

A list of places I enjoy in New York Tavern 62 by David Burke This place is a real gem! The ambience is super cozy the food is savory, comforting and yet sophisticated Bar Italia Upper east side If you are doing some super chick shopping and you are being fabulous on Madison avenue stop […]