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Namaste Right Here for Now

By Meryl Fury / November 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Namaste Right Here for Now

2020 has indeed been a year to remember, even if so many of us would prefer to forget it. So much has happened! However, no need to recap the gory details here. Suffice it to say that it has been a full 12 months. Now we are in the holiday celebration home stretch. The fall…

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Cinderella!??

By Meryl Fury / November 25, 2020 /

Aren’t you sick of Diabetes, Hypertension, and Coronary Artery Heart Disease? These are like the 3 wicked step-sisters to your Cinderella!! Have you noticed that they are relentless? You can be hard-working, patient, submissive, kind, and follow the rules. No matter what, somehow, they still find a way to trip you up! Amazing right? Well,…

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The One True Fight

By Meryl Fury / August 30, 2020 /

This is September…well, not really, not yet. I am writing this on August 27th, 2020. I need to mark this date. And I don’t have a lot to say about food right now. Today I am focused on the fight at hand. Just so you know, I happen to live in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kenosha, yes.…

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We Can’t Breathe

By Meryl Fury / June 2, 2020 / Comments Off on We Can’t Breathe

I am going to step away from our usual focus on the importance of nutrition in health for a moment. Fear not, We will return to our regularly scheduled programming…. Right now, our national house is on fire. Nationwide. Our house is burning. The flames of racism, white supremacy, and associated privilege have been carefully…

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Here’s to the New Me and Beating Alfa-Gal

By Meryl Fury / May 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Here’s to the New Me and Beating Alfa-Gal

Not long ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Brown through social media. Yes, Jim Brown is his real name. About two years ago, he posted something about being diagnosed with a beef allergy. The symptoms had developed quickly during the previous year and had been steadilydestroying his health. I was so intrigued that…

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Grocery Shopping in Times of Panic

By Meryl Fury / March 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Grocery Shopping in Times of Panic

In times of near-apocalyptic crisis, it is natural to go into survival mode. For example, fearing the end of the world, people will go to the store in a panic and buy as much food and other household necessities as possible. In these times of COVID19’s swell, surge and spread, people are running true to…

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Food for Thought

By Meryl Fury / February 18, 2020 /

At The Heart of The Matter February 14th, Valentine’s Day ensures that our hearts are on our minds that day and throughout that month. And why not? After all, where would we be if we were heartless? Woe to the person who doesn’t follow their heart, or who is hard-hearted, or who doesn’t have their…

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Emphasis on Lighthearted

By Meryl Fury / January 2, 2020 /

If you have been out and about in the last couple of weeks, you probably noticed that the big shopping hubs are already playing Christmas music. By the first week of November, everybody knows that, along with some turkey and some mistletoe, Christmas carols are the alarm clock, waking us up to the social demands,…

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Plant Based Traveler – This One Is All About Food

By Meryl Fury / November 3, 2019 /

I understand that when 11 people go on tour, each person has a different vacation experience. It all depends on the traveler’s focus. Consider that while one person is keenly aware of large mammals, another is watching out for birds. Someone else is attentive to the temperature, or mosquitoes, or the landscape. Another is in…

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Day 6 – Bus Massage Between Amboseli and Aberdare

By Meryl Fury / October 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Day 6 – Bus Massage Between Amboseli and Aberdare

Full disclosure: this post is not about diet. On Day 6 we left Amboseli for Aberdare and the Ark Lodge. We had another 5-6 hour long ride with “excellent massage” also known as terrible dirt roads that could rattle your teeth loose. We passed many small centers and a larger village or two. We stopped…

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