I'm home alone. A few years ago, given an opportunity like this, I'd be sampling some good chocolate and indulging in a Streets of Fire, Warriors and My Bodyguard movie marathon. Today, I'm hunched over the keyboard of my laptop, desperately trying to make the most of this one precious Saturday I have free to catch up on writing and household chores. Nah. Forget the chores.
This is also day two of a fast for me. In my continual battle with diabetes, I've added intermittent
fasting to supplement keto dieting as my weapons of war. That and a lot of praying. I drop down pretty well, but bounce up somewhat during the week. Apparently, water and lettuce weigh a lot. Now I won't say I get cranky when dieting, but some things do just tick me off. Why do all the patients at my day job find my fasting days the best time to bring food to the nursing staff? Hey, it's great for everyone else, so I'm happy about it. It is however, quite frustrating for the team members to ask, "Can't you eat one little piece of pie?" No, I can't. "You can diet later," they say. No, I can't. My diabetes is here and now, in my face every day. Either I beat this thing or it kills me. There isn't any middle ground. Doing what most doctors and the American Diabetic Association recommend will only make my sugar level and weight go up even faster, so excuse me if I try different things for myself. Presently speaking, I am
192.8 pounds this morning, way down from the 250 pounds or so I weighed a few years ago. Now it's
not as low as the 189.1 pounds I hit when I manage to fast two and a half days, but I'm getting there.
By the way, YouTube, you should be ashamed to display all the quack medical advice videos you have
running. If 1000 viewers try a certain remedy and it doesn't work, it's time to pull the blankety-blank
video. Do you hear me? Some of us are running out of time and options, so how about showing a little concern for your clients? The only thing helping my diabetes is prayer, keto and fasting, so please pull all the videos with robot voices recommending garlic, onion and lemon juice to cure anything from diabetes to cancer. IT DOESN'T WORK. There's no point in giving an upset stomach to someone already suffering with a serious disease. Show some responsibility before I have to ask Donald Trump to step in and do something.
Donald, If you're reading this, it's time to look at regulating the vitamin and food supplement companies. It's a real bitch when you can't rely on the vitamin bottle label to tell the
truth about what's in the pill. If I pay for vitamin K2 then I do not want a mislabeled bottle of K1.
In the case of someone taking coumadin, the difference in the two vitamins could kill you. K2 is used
by some people in an attempt to reduce calcium deposits in blood vessels. K1 can interfere with the
desired effect of coumadin. Donald, how about governmental oversight of the vitamin and food supplement industry so that I can be sure that the label on those very expensive bottles accurately
depicts the actual ingredients? I don't want to pay big bucks for serrapeptase and wind up with
bee pollen or saw dust.
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