Monthly Archives: November 2011
Hi all! After flying for over 24 hours to the other side of the world, I have finally arrived in the uk! I honestly wasn’t expecting it to be so warm here. I got off the plane and was positively sweating!
The plane food was interesting. I had a special lactose-free meal so I was always served first. I couldn’t be picky because most of the food I was given contained FODMAPs so I had to eat what I was given. It turned out to not be so bad but after eating bread and beans, I was a bit gassy. You know you really wanted to know that. Since Dad is a Koru Club member, we got to go into the fancy airport lounges and had lots of free food, drinks and comfy seats. It was so lovely 🙂
Once Dad and I landed in London, trained and bussed across London and finally got a taxi to my Nan and Grandads in South Ockendon, I was absolutely zonked! I had only a few hours sleep on the plane.
After a good nights sleep, Dad and I trundled off to Lakeside shopping centre to do a spot of shopping. And by “spot” of shopping, I mean I almost spent all my money in one day. Primark is my holy place.
I will post some pictures of my endeavours when I get my computer to work. Until then, take care!
Question: Have you ever flown to the other side of the world? If so, where to? If not, where would you like to go? *cough* New Zealand *cough*
Hello, my lovelies!
I hope that you’ve all had a wonderful week! Mine has been full of hot chocolate, cookies, needles and typing. With the good (cookies & hot chocolate) comes the bad (NEEDLES!!!!!).
Why did my week involve needles, you ask? Well, fortunately I haven’t turned to the dark side. I went to the Doctors on Wednesday and went to see my new Doctor who I absolutely love! She’s young, understanding, straight forward and I can see that I can easily trust her. Since I haven’t got my womanly visitor yet (let’s call her Rose), the Doc asked me to get a blood test of which I am terrified of . Luckily, my good friend needed to get one done as well so we went the next morning to get them done.
It was quite hilarious because the nurse that was taking our blood samples just assumed that we were in a relationship together!! She asked how we met and stuff and then she went on to ask if our parents have met. Ummm…yeah, that’s when we finally clicked. Rather funny times at our “blood test party”.
Now I have a little recipe for you. Since I’ve gone wheat-free, I’ve been experimenting with different recipes so that I can make my own bread at home. After searching and not finding many good ones, I modified a few and came up with my very own wheat-free bread recipe.
Katy’s Wheat-Free Oat & Rice Flour Bread
You will need:
- 1 1/4 cups of warm water
- 3 teaspoons of active dry yeast
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cups rice flour
- 1/2 – 1 teaspoon of salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons oil
Have you ever tried wheat-free breads?
Are you as terrified as needles as I am?!?