When I was breast-feeding I really loved Pep-O-mint lifesavers and other high salicylate food. I had mint packets in my hand bag, car, and pantry. I used to have one whenever I felt like it and I really enjoyed them. In hindsight I am sure I used them to give me a lift when I had mild symptoms. The effect might also have contributed to the lively animated baby that Noreen was! In the 1970s I considered myself a modern gourmet cook. That meant much more wine-flavoured dishes with Tabasco Sauce … [Read more...]
1970/1 pregnancy: the back to nature phase
My Food Sensitive Life 1968 Two years lecturing
My Food-sensitive Life 1967 Age 21 T.T.T.C.
After graduating as a dietitian, I returned to Melbourne to the Technical Teachers Training College in Toorak which I also loved. It wasn’t until years later that teaching was seen as an additional valuable skill for dietitians in helping patients. Teaching home economics to young girls in a low socio-economic area was rewarding. I remember one very bright likeable student, Imelda, who was unable to concentrate or sit still. She would tell me that she was less on-the-go in my class than for the … [Read more...]