Category Archives: Dietary Concerns

Old Age or Just Out of Shape?

I’ve mentioned before, I have been having health issues for about a year now. High Blood Pressure, anemia, dizzy spells, bladder issues. Are they because I have hit 50 and am over-weight? Is it just the weight issue? I don’t … Continue reading

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One Hell of a LOUSY Day

If I wasn’t in danger of suspension or losing my job, I’d have called out of work this morning, and stayed hidden. (Excessive absence? I’ve missed 6 days in 9 months) That’s the type of day it already was when … Continue reading

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My Health, My Job

I know my own body. I’ve found out the hard way in the past 40 odd years what it will and will not tolerate. So why is it there are doctors who haven’t known me that long out there who … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I am tired of nagging my daughter to take care of her things. I am tired of missing my husband. I am tire of struggling to make ends meet when I get less than 20 hours a week in a … Continue reading

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Another Day….Another Food Restriction

I guess it is now official. No matter how much I love sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cashews and pistachios…. I can no longer eat them. They do nasty things to my insides. Sooo… what to snack on now? Healthy options … Continue reading

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Adventures in Soup

Like a lot of people, my mom cooked ham for Easter dinner. A nice, spiral-cut, bone-in ham. She used to use the ham bone to make split pea soup… but these days, she is the only one who eats that. … Continue reading

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Allergic to the Modern World

diglycerides monoglycerides Polysorbate 60 Sodium Metabisulphite Sulphurdioxide Mononitrates Monosodium glutamate Disodium phosphate Disodium inoinate Disodium guanylate Looks like a shopping list for chemistry lab, doesn’t it? These are actually all food addatives… and despite being approved by the FDA, I … Continue reading

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