Well, I never thought I would say this, but I’m going to have elective surgery done. Ok, let me back up a bit. I hate going to the doctor. In fact, I rarely ever go unless it is absolutely necessary. I exercise, I eat well (most of the time!) and I try to manage my emotional health, as well. When I have gone to the doctor for various reasons, I have been told that I am in very good health. This pleases me 🙂 With that said, if you read my first post, you know that I have a history of sinus infections. And, I recently got over a cough that lasted about six weeks and then tried to turn into yet another sinus infection. Six weeks of being sick (my youngest was sick, too) is just not ok with me and I was finally determined to find out if there was anything wrong with me that contributed to my prolonged recovery from a simple cough. Read the rest of this entry
Anyone who knows me at all knows that I like to eat. And, sometimes a lot. Growing up with a Vietnamese mother exposed me to a lot of Asian cuisine, of course, but I’m not shy about trying foods from just about anywhere. So, in the spirit of trying new things and also in the spirit of resolving to do better (especially after the my interview with health counselor, Davina Sanders!) I tried a few new things this past week.
Davina mentioned that many people eat too much meat. She says that processed meat, in particular, is something we should avoid. So, I decided that I would try and add more vegetarian dishes to our fare and see how my family would take to it. We subscribe (moderately) to the Peter D’Adamo Blood Type Diet. I read his book and it just made sense to me. The problem is, however, is that we live in Bulgaria. Now, don’t get me wrong. Read the rest of this entry