It’s dark and gloomy out. Waking up is hard, and even harder now that I don’t have my routine coffee or tea (usually may way of making sure I get at least 2 servings of dairy or alternatives in per day). My head feels just as heavy as the clouds in the sky today. Possibly… Continue reading Day 2: Crabby Patty
After carrying the lighter-than-usual bag of groceries into the door yesterday, I looked at my ingredients. Ambitious in trying to be creative and attempting to eat healthy meals, I made sure I picked out at least a few versatile protein choices, a dairy product for calcium, vegetables and some grain products. Seasoning or cooking oil? Salted… Continue reading Day 1: Hugs n’ Quiches, Hunger Unleashes
Why Join the Challenge? By day, I currently work in a diabetes center; before that, I was in acute care often covering Emerg. About 2.5 months ago, a typical day in Emerg, I had a referral to see someone for nutrition intervention. The physician’s physical assessment indicated patient X, with Type 1/2 Diabetes (latent autoimmune… Continue reading Day 0.5 – Why? and What?
A turkey sitting in each oven basking and browning under the heat, cornucopias filled with roasted colours of autumn, the aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon and a hint of nutmeg shrouds each house, the table set and sides are ready – mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and gravy. Family, friends and loved ones gather together… Continue reading A Turkey’s Leap: A philosophical entry on Thanksgiving, obesity and healthcare