Broke the overnight fast with a grass-fed porterhouse steak and a couple of slices of the most delicious, free-range, smoked bacon...
Then it was into the Prius for a day of running errands - buying 100% cacao buds and pellets for the guinea pigs' cage (not at the same store), picking up eBay purchases, accompanying the beau to Minotaur in order to collect yet another standing order of graphic novels which will not be read in the near future, and heading to the cinema to watch The Invention Of Lying - fantastic premise, and entertaining for the most part. It certainly appealed to my atheistic nature, so I wonder how the film went over in the US... Definitely one to watch if you like Ricky Gervais & his style of humour, and enjoy spotting celeb comic cameos.
Home for a late dinner of a special primal treat - Cauliflower Pizza! Boy, it's been a long time... I've obviously broken from carnivorism properly today, but I really couldn't face a meat-only meal this evening for some reason. It'll be interesting to see how my guts react to a heft of veg and dairy after such a long time! I have been reading that a higher-carb day can help sort out leptin levels, so this evening's choice is an experiment as well as a relaxed following of my gut instinct.
Tomorrow is set to be an utterly domestic day - cleaning, wrapping presents, and making Christmas treats to take to work. Here's hoping that there are a few sunny periods so I can lap up the rays I've been missing for the past few days.
Girl Gone Readin':
Richard Nikoley, and his diabetic success-story reader Steve, combine to create a piece that you need to send to everyone you know who is diabetic and currently following the ADA (either one)'s standard advice.
Dr. A nails the missing link between results and suggested 'cure' during a discussion of a Japanese study detailing the physical damage caused by high blood sugar after meals.
Charles Washington shares an interesting albeit meandering flood of ideas concerning Sedentary Behaviour & The Gym.
One of Mark Sisson's Worker Bees shares their thoughts regarding the season of giving and the joy giving can bring. I share this one with you since I am the hugest fan of giving gifts whenever I can, no occasion necessary. Ironically, I am completely awkward when receiving gifts! I'm getting better when it comes to the end-of-year gifts from students though, although this year I was also distracted by the internal hope that the gift was NOT yet more chocolate that I would have to pass on to my least favourite colleagues :D