Wednesday, May 02, 2012
I'm not supposed to take too much phosphate in my diet because I'm on dialysis. And phosphate being the evil siamese twin of protein, indirectly means I need to cut down my protein intake.
Today, my lunch was vegetarian. And my dinner would have been vegetarian too, if I hadn't caved in and had a few small pieces of fried pork fat! Have you tried it?! Better than crackling!!!! MMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmm! MMMMMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmm!!!
Anyway, I've been having meat for the past few days, so I thought I'd go vegetarian today. I'll have a bit of meat tomorrow, then have another vegetarian day. It was hard! That saucy chicken in the tuckshop looked soooooo yummy! But I told myself : "Nope, you had lots of meat yesterday, so time to cut back today, if you keep putting it off till tomorrow, when are you going vegetarian ever? Anyway, the shop will still be there, you can have the chicken some other time!". Sigh! Like I said, it's hard!
I really, really need to bring my phosphate levels down so I don't have to take the super expensive phosphate blocker, Lanthanum salts. The doc gave me a free sample and it tastes AWWWWFUUUUULLLLL! Yuck! I hope never to take it again, plus it's super expensive, I can't afford it. Even if he did prescribe it, I will never get it! Out of the question!