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Entry Number Thirteen: Some Random Musings

Published by Charles Robin in the blog Charles Robin's blog. Views: 385

I still have a cold. This one has been a bit of a stealth cold. It looked like it wasn't going to do anything much, but now the dreaded sore throat has reared its head. So I was really, really decadent and slept in until 9 this morning. I took some anadin, and that made the symptoms reduce by the time I had my omelette this morning. My wife had fended for herself breakfast wise and gone to work, which meant that I could make a few changes to my recipe! I like adding things to omelettes, something she doesn't enjoy much. So usually, I avoid spices and the like at breakfast. Not this morning, dear readers! I had the height of luxury. I had some... wait for it... smoked paprika! My goodness that stuff is nice. Anyone that says low carb must be a boring way to eat, go and have something with smoked paprika. Omelette, frittata, celeriac, it doesn't matter. Your day will be better for it.

Also, while we're on the subject of nice, I would like to big up another amazing food. I will be going and purchasing some of this to have with lunch once I am done with this blog entry. This really is the holy grail of nice food. Halloumi. If someone cast a spell that meant the human body could only digest halloumi, I would not have a problem with that. Squeaky cheese is the best. THE BEST. I don't care in what context either. The best cheese? Halloumi. The best at not melting in a frying pan? Halloumi. The best at saving you when you're falling from a great height, whilst being chased by killer bees and mutated land sharks?... ok maybe not. But even in that situation, having a mouth full of halloumi could only improve things!

In spite of my cold, I have been quite productive today, regarding writing. I finished inventing a currency for my novel. Also, my blood sugars have been ok. They decided to skyrocket to 9.8 after my breakfast omelette yesterday (thank you stupid cold) so I had a bit more insulin than usual throughout the rest of yesterday. Probably why I was 3.8 on waking, but meh. Managed to get a nice 5.4 two hours after breakfast today, which I'm pleased with. I'm planning to have a weird lunch today, made of left over stuff that won't keep much longer. i have three low carbohydrate homemade yorkshire puddings left. Those are made from ground almonds, coconut milk and egg. I'll add some halloumi to that (yum yum yum yum yum and so on and so forth). Maybe some bell pepper, and/or some lettuce too. I will have to go and do some nutritional sums! I'm aiming for 12g of carbohydrate, and about 40-45g of protein. Still an hour or two before I'm ready to eat, but it's good to plan.

Bit of a random blog post today, but there you have it. It was brought to you by the number eighteen and three quarters, and the colour blue. Somehow. Actually, scratch that. It was brought to you by a collaboration between my mind and my fingers.
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