May 2013 Newsletter
It is Saturday and I came to the store early. While preparing my blend of coffee, I talked with a dynamic lady, who drives a truck with her husband from Florida to California. She drives it every week both ways. I had a few more things to do in the store and when I got to the cashier I found my coffee fully paid. The great coffee woke me up and it was good, but it was this kind deed that kept me smiling all day.
I am writing to you today about acts of kindness and healthy living.
Later I bumped into her after she had completed her laundry. I discovered that in more ways than one she is a very unique lady, for (surprise of surprise) the subject of our conversation turned to healthy eating. One doesn’t expect to talk healthy eating with someone who is always on the road!
"It can be done," my new friend explained, "but only if you organize and plan ahead." She hauled produce, mainly spinach, so there was refrigeration on the truck. In addition she kept two small fridges upfront where she stored a wide selection of vegetables. Everyday she juiced; she had a special machine. "Whenever I get tired driving," she said, "I turn to my juiced vegetables."
This subject was right on my wavelength, as I have recently been doing research on the pH influence of food and water on the body. My new friend was knowledgeable and even knew that a healthy body had a blood stream that was slightly alkaline and she policed this for her and her husband while they traveled. She had not heard of the wonder of alkaline, ionized water, so I enlightened her and she was excited.
"We are both in our early fifties," she said, "and we figure now is the time to lay in the ground-work for a great and comfortable retirement. So yes we are willing to do whatever it takes to be able to go on staying healthy!"
(I want to share a secret with you; we travel also and I find it difficult not to let acidosis creep into my lifestyle while I am on the road. Rather let me say I used to find this difficult but only until I started drinking Miracle Water, love this healthy water! It has increased my sense of well being on the road by a factor of ten.)
Yet without the benefit of knowing anything about the special water, here was a 50 year old truck driver and her husband traveling from coast to coast and back again every single week and they were eating vegetables on the way! How many Americans eat the recommended amount of vegetables every day? How many Americans drink 8 glasses of water a day? I was so impressed. I am still impressed.
In honor of my new friend, I decided to share with you some facts about food and water and health, some of the things she told me about juicing, and some of the things that I shared with her about the water.
The reason acidosis is so common in our society is because growing healthy food has become secondary to the large corporate $$$$ interests. These multinational companies find it more profitable to truck food in from all over the globe. The acidic additives are there to make the food last during transit.
Did you know that if you added up the mileage that all the ingredients in one small taco travel, it would go around the globe four times!
Wishing you good health in May and all good things throughout the year!
Quote for the month:
"Water is the driving force in nature." ― Leonardo da Vinci
Until next month!
The Picture Lady