I have cooked and baked since before I entered school, and have pictures to prove it! My aunt was a caterer and decorated wedding cakes for a living. I used to stay with her over the summers, then moved in with her during college. I remember begging after school one December day, "Please, let me pay you rent! I'm too tired to bake more cookies and I have to get to work by 3:30!" Her no-nonsense reply was "No. I need your help too badly."
I was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes at the age of 9, which resulted in needing two double-organ transplants (kidney and pancreas) within the past 15 years. Both are working like a charm now--lots of bathroom breaks thanks to my new kidney, and my pancreas is producing insulin like a gas pump on Labor Day weekend. No more Diabetes! Is that why I crave the sugar business? Perhaps. But I love the meticulous decorating and precise measurements of it all, too...
- Born on September 20
- Joined December 8, 2008