Saturday, January 9

New year's resolutions time

I apologize for the previous post and its non-sensical nature. Ironically, I was pressed for time when I was writing it.

Y'all know my penchant for resolutions! It is now time for me to formally list my resolutions for this year.

But first, a year in review...

Here are the resolutions I made last year. Updates are in green, all project manager style.
  1. Raw milk. Find a source for raw milk and get some. Then pass this source on to my WAPF group members.
    Complete! I now procure and drink plenty of raw milk. Go me!
  2. More eggs. I need to incorporate more eggs, especially more raw egg yolks, into my daily diet. My moto is "Eat eggs to make eggs". Husband said that moto is fine for me, but I'd better not come up with a similar moto for him.
    In progress. I have been eating more eggs; but I need to eat even more.
  3. Ferment something. I really want to make my own sauerkraut. I have the whey, finally. I just need to do it and stop being chicken.
    Complete! I made sauerkraut as is documented here.
  4. Kombucha and fermented drinks. Make my own kombucha and fermented drinks. I'm especially interested in the fermented stewed fruit drink that is in the Eat Fat, Lose Fat book. It's supposed to be like Dr. Pepper.
    In progress. I've made kombucha, but not the kefir sodas.
  5. Eat more shellfish. Actually that could be stated as "eat shellfish", because more implies that we are eating some now. That's not the case.
    No progress. Yeah. This didn't happen. Not even close.
  6. Learn more. This will include studying the adrenal posts on Nourishing Gourmet's site as well as my own research.
    Complete! I did learn more. After all, I am an information junkie and reading involves sitting on my ass. Therefore I do it.
On to this year's resolutions. They encompass more of my life, not just nutrition.
  1. Liver. Find a way to prepare liver that I like, or at least, will eat.
  2. Kefir soda. I'm not going to get too specific on this. Basically, something made with kefir that is fizzy, like a soda. I might use coconut water, or something else.
  3. More ferments. I want to make Kimchi (Korean sauerkraut) and Tsukemono (Japanese sauerkraut) and pickled carrots with ginger. I love the pickled carrots on a samich.
  4. Vitamin D. I need to get my level of calcidiol (storage form of vitamin D) checked and get it within a normal range if it is low.
  5. Exercise. Three times a week. Something. Anything. 10 minutes of movement would count.
  6. Laundry. Keep caught up on laundry and the closet clean. We shall see how this goes...
  7. Bible. Finish reading it. I got out of my groove when I had to put the Bible reading on hold due to cramming for the ITIL v.3 Foundations certification.
Wish me luck!


  1. Good luck! You have done some major life changes in the past year! Here's to more of them.

    I have heard of others grinding liver and mixing it with ground beef. Have you tried that? I have beef heart I need to do something with!

  2. Re: liver resolution:
    I've been sneaking grated liver into other ground beef dishes, such as meat spaghetti sauce, pakistani kima, and Wardeh's Sloppy Joes in a Bowl. I saute the chicken livers in bulk (a pound at a time), and freeze them. I pull a few out and grate them, frozen, into our finished entree. The family never even knows the liver is in there ; )