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Awesome day and a nice surprise

Monday, March 04, 2013

Today i spent some of the morning making foods for us to eat this week. I got out a few kitchen tools which I rarely do, and went to town! I stewed apples and nutmeg and cinnamon, they taste so delicious and I had some later for lunch with a little whipped cream that I also prepared for our deserts. I cut up a pineapple and made some into salsa, so delicious with fish and pork, the rest is ready for us to eat. I made aioli in the food processor and with the left over egg whites made an omelette for my breakfast. I made a vinaigrette for us to use on this week's salads. And I made a Greek salad. After that I used the leftover vegetables and fruit to make a jug of juice.
Then off for a stint in the garden, planting a few orphan plants, sweeping up leaves, a bit of watering, which was just as well as although it looked like raining it never did.
Then off to the warm pool for aquacise, a new instructor gave me a really good workout and showed me some stretches. What a TREAT.
I ran some errands and got home in time for a phone call from my doctor's practice nurse. She had the results of a blood test from the end of January.
And what results!

She said she couldn't remember ever seeing such great cholesterol results.

This is a real turnaround for me. I have to attribute it to the eating plan I was on. I am in the consolidation phase of the Cura Romana, but had been doing stage one for 23 days when I had the blood work done. So I was eating very low fat and carbs, and only about 500 calories a day. Hardly surprising that my bloods showed it, I suppose. Except that I haven't really put much stock in the idea that you can turn around your health so very dramatically. The blood tests don't lie, though.
We'll both be interested in seeing what the results of my next test is, in a couple of months.

Anyway, that's enough excitement for one day. Have you had any good news today?

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MZLADY77 3/7/2013 10:16AM

    Your preparation for food sounds great and very creative. way to go! You are positive and upbeat about everything you do. Keep sparking! emoticon emoticon

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RACEWELLWON 3/7/2013 10:08AM

    Wow FIFI , good for you , nice results . We are so similar in our tastes , all those foods are my favorites and what I eat at least once a week and when I first started to Spark I participated in Water Aerobics - I just love that class- you are on your way !! Hugs Karen emoticon

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DOGLADY13 3/6/2013 9:00PM

    What an upbeat blog. I want a day like that!

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RUARUGBYNUT2 3/4/2013 1:56PM

    emoticon you Rock! x

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PATTYKLAVER 3/4/2013 8:57AM

    You had a busy day. I need to do that.

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PUDLECRAZY 3/4/2013 5:50AM

    Your food preps sound so delicious! I'm on my way over to to join you. emoticon

Congratulations with your blood test results! emoticon

The results of all the great work you have done are really showing in important ways.

Way to go, Fifi!


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    That will be the true test when you start adding things back in! However, a victory is a victory!

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LWLAR7 3/4/2013 1:03AM

  Keep Going

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