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Going Keto and hospital food – part 4

Rather than bore you with minutiae of the food for the remaining 3 days of my staycation in hospital it is sufficient to say “wash, rinse, repeat”. Essentially the same each day it was possible by restricting the calories to … Continue reading

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A history of false dawns

Originally posted on The Slog:
Towards the end of the Major government, various health ministers connived with civil servants to “ration” drugs being prescribed on the NHS. The vast majority of general practitioners went along with this – as did…

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Going Keto and hospital food – part 3

Yesterday I skipped breakfast as only the same cornflakes, rice krispies or porridge were on offer, along with the ubiquitous toast and marmalade. Lunch however was definitely low carb, in fact keto as having ditched the spud and carrot all … Continue reading

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Going Keto and hospital food – part 2

Soup was offered before lunch, a vegetable soup was told. I should have guessed that it would be be based on potato. It was very thick and obviously full of carbs but at least the carbs were from natural sources … Continue reading

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Going Keto and hospital food

As I am enjoying a hopefully short stay in hospital it has opened my eyes to the impossibility of sticking to a keto diet when incarcerated. I had just achieved 69.9 kilos, a weight loss from heaviest of 38kg when … Continue reading

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Dalgona Coffee

Dalgona coffee, currently being promoted by Holland & Barrett, contains 1 tablespoon of sugar! That is about 13 grams of sugar in one drink – 49 kcals – and half of that is fructose which does straight to the liver … Continue reading

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uniball eye pen

I have been trying to contact Mitsubishi Pencil Company .co.uk to tell them: “I just wanted to left you know that I have one of your pens (Uniball eye) which has been upright, i.e. with the ink gravitating away from … Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY ESSAY: if we ignore the ticking clock, the next problem will be a ticking bomb

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IT’S SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT FOR ELECTIVE DEMOCRACY IN THE WEST. AT 12.06, RESISTANCE WILL BE SHUT DOWN. THE TIME TO AVOID VIOLENT ANARCHY IS NOW ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ As the end of the week draws nigh,…

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I Know Her So Well (TTBB)

This is an adaptation of the song from Chess “I Know Him So Well” with words more suitable for male singers and arranged in 4 parts (TTBB). The tempo is set a bit on the slow side for learning purposes … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Talks About Inequality In Jacket That Cost More Than A New Car

This folks is simply obscene! I leave you to follow the link for the details: ZeroHedge “I know how important it is that we get the campaign’s resources from people just like you, who go in and chip in $5, … Continue reading

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