It's time for a fractured fairy tale. So I present you with my version of Little Red Riding Hood, known here as "Little Red Running Hood." I am bringing it into the 21st century, specifically 2017 North America. Once upon a time, there was a young girl, named Marie, who liked to run. She was small but she had long legs and she was very fast. She had bright eyes, a cheerful grin, and she was very fond of her grandmother, who lived in a senior citizen apartment building. Her
My tummy is back to normal. The ulcers have healed, and I feel good again. Food tastes better than ever.
I'm still making that pear-apple sauce that I created when I was on my diet. I have found that, if I cook the pears and apples in apple cider, the taste is quite yummy and it's not necessary to add sugar or lemon juice or even cinnamon.
Being on the ulcer diet was a good experience for me. I learned to read food labels and to watch out for unnecessary,
It's been a month since I was turned loose from the hospital. I have adjusted to my diet and am no longer lusting after French cheese. Well, sometimes, maybe I lust a little bit after French cheese.
Here are a few of the things that I've discovered: I can make a pear-apple sauce that's simple in terms of ingredient list but really quite yummy. I core and slice apples and pears but I leave the peel attached because the peel is where the vitamins are. Then I boil liquid (for three quarts
No acidic, spicy foods means no vinaigrette style salad dressings for me. I quickly grew bored with plain, dry salad so I came up with this concoction:
Note: there are no measurements. It's, as an old landlady told me, "by gosh and by guess."
Collect some fresh herbs and chop them into little pieces. I used basil, sage, and parsley.
Chop up a clove of garlic
Put all of that stuff into a small jar and add enough olive oil to coat, plus
Last week, I suffered from the Night from Hell. There was this dull pain in my stomach that wouldn't go away. I writhed, whined, screamed, cried, and prayed all night. And that was a long time because the night just seemed to go on and on forever and ever.
The next day, I was taken via automobile to the hospital, where I was poked, prodded, and tested until it was determined that I had ulcers. A major contributor to the ulcers was the baby aspirin that I was taking daily to prevent a heart