Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Over the last few years I have tested my mental acuity with periodic IQ test.  The results have been heartening.

Even though I missed EVERY math question, I aced the rest of the test. In the end a very satisfying intelligence quotient of 135. Until today!

Wondering what my IQ is under the effects of my meds as they stand today. We have added two very strong pain meds and anti anxiety meds since last i tested.

I knew these meds effect my brain age taking me from a brain age of 24 to 95!  Yikes! However i was confident that my actual IQ would be unaffected.  Wrong!

Today's IQ before meds 135.  Two hours after taking my meds?  29.  Holy cow! Jiminy stinking cricket! Yikes!

Well that explains a lot!

Monday, July 21, 2014

I can't see!

Recently I have been loosing everything. My phone, my house keys, Trixie and most recently, my glasses.  

Yes Trixie. I forgot that Charles had taken her to the vet.  It was only while i was out shouting her name did i remember. Lol

Currently I am in search of my glasses! It would help if i could see them.  But for that i need my GLASSES!

If you have seen my wayward specks, please send them home!  I'm gonna crash the chair without them.

Gonna stay in bed until they come home!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Uber rice? Really?

I call this my Über Rice. I know it doesn't look all that über. It looks like plain white rice with ground meat. Not really!

This is supped up rice to start with:

1 cup basmati rice.
1 tablespoon chicken fat
2 cups pork broth de-fatted
1 teaspoon salt.
1/2 cup cook, drained and de-fatted hot breakfast sausage.

Cook as per rices directions.  

The resulting rice is rich and creamy.  Even without the sausage it is a wonderful base for any other dish.

I love this with Asian dishes. Kung Pao.  I love it with southern dishes. Gumbo.

Try this. Let me know if you like it!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Saturday is not starting off well!! Not at all!

I hate it when that happens.  Lets just say my tummy woke up in a bad mood. Lol

Hope the rest of the day is quiet.  

The morning is sunny and bright. The humming birds are out in force. Those little suckers are fast! I didn't get any pics today.

I thought the cardenals were hard to photograph, at least I finally got that pic.  


I guess this humming bird will eventually stand still for his close up.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Detox update

The apple cinnamon detox water we talked about earlier has become a staple in my diet.  I am impressed with the one result that I have noticed already.

I am sleeping all the way through the night.  I haven't done that in years. 

There is one other result.  I am not sure if there is any significance.  Every once in a while my skin has a light aroma.  I smell like apple pie.  Lol.  Funny but true.

More updates to follow.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tomato powder

I have told you before, dear reader, that i love new spices, herbs and flavor ehancers.  I have discovered a new one. Sun dried tomato powder.

I find the rich, sweet and tangy flavor enriches everything from bbq rub to marinara sauce. 

Today i plan to use it in a yeast bread with basil and garlic.  I hope it works well.


Pictures to come.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Storms again

Storms on their way again.  It is, of course, pain clinic day.  

My pain doctor and i should set up offices in drought areas. EVERY time I go to the clinic it rains cats and dogs!  Lol