I thought about calling this post “Know Thy Enemy.” But that was a little overly dramatic. And, it presupposes intentional opposition, sabotage, or malice on the part of some person, place or thing. I’m more inclined to believe that malice, sabotage and intention are giving too much credit and power to inanimate objects and completely … Continue reading
…where I am after the first month of being diabetic. I’m down almost 18lbs. I am walking 15-25 minutes every day before lunch and again before dinner. I feel really good. Lots of energy. Sleeping well. A little frustrated trying to figure out a recipe for high fiber pizza crust. But otherwise — ticking along. Continue reading
…now I’m in a steep learning curve trying to learn a new way of calculating, shopping, cooking, record-keeping, and thinking about my metabolism and food.
And so far — that complex of new information is not only a bottomless pit of numbers, facts, and calculations — but also demands that I basically forget everything I know about cooking. Continue reading
PART I — THE NEWS So it turns out I’m now officially diabetic. It’s been a long time coming — I’ve been hovering at almost diabetic for over 7 years. Lately, though — since this latest 2-month long round of serious TMJ issues with my jaw, I’ve been living on soft things and liquids and … Continue reading
The little white dog hates thunder. Hate isn’t exactly the word. He’s terrified by thunder. And fire-crackers. Thunder was a bigger deal when we lived in Tornado Alley. And you’d think, with all the rain in the Pacific Northwest, it would be a big deal here — but we live on the coast of the … Continue reading
157 calories, 4g fiber, 10g protein, 59mg of cholesterol, less than 20mg sodium, and just look at all those vitamins and minerals!!!!
AND HE LOVES IT
Of course he does — just look at what’s in it!
And instead of $4-$5 per 15 oz can, mine comes in at about $1 per 15 oz. (actually a little less)
I just bag it up in freezer-ziplocks or small freezer containers or butter tubs — and he gets fresh and good-for-him dinner that we can afford. Continue reading