For convenience, I’ll just put this as one week, even though I’m starting on a Wednesday. I’ve discovered most seasonings and spreads have sugar–soy sauce, peanut butter, chilli garlic sauce I’m looking at you. This also means my daily breakfast of whole meal bread and peanut butter should be banned (although it also comes under the “don’t ask your in-laws too many questions” rule) so … Continue reading Week 1: No sugar.
So I’m 2/3 through the audiobook A Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub and I’m somewhat tempted to try this too. Having done some preliminary research, I’ll try this out for a month, see how I feel then continue on to April if it’s okay still. Basically the idea is to see how long I can go without sneaking sugar into my diet. … Continue reading Crazy Experiment 2018: quitting sugar
So here are my new year’s resolutions since we have just a day or so to the next year. Cook more lunches. (at least every fortnight) Actually shop at proper thrift shops. Buy nothing new for yourself. Learn how to sew on a sewing machine. Make your own soap for showering and for washing your hair. Minimize the amount of stuff you’ll get for your … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolutions.
So I’ve been sick for the past month or so, first with acid reflux, which is mostly cured by now, with a mixture of diet, traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine, and now with the flu… which mostly entails sniffling and coughing a lot. Three doctor visits later, I’ve accumulated a lot of waste from all the medicines etc. So here are a few ways … Continue reading Reducing Waste When Sick
Day 2- 7 November, Tuesday Didn’t go to work on Monday because I had diarrhoea the day before and I was feeling very nauseous and bloated and like I might need to go again. Went to the doctor instead. Drew first blood today, and swerved too sharply and landed in an unglamorous heap on the pavement. Hit my elbow but thankfully nowhere else. Got helped … Continue reading Week 3 – Cycling to Work