When I had started “Wandering Taste Buds”, I had a plan of compiling and bringing to you food and cuisine from all around the country. Mostly the food which I would have been writing would have been unhealthy though I did not think them as unhealthy at that point of time. The blogs would have been tempting with the aroma of mouthwatering Biryanis from Ambur, Kolhapur, Hyderabad, Lucknow etc, Chicken and Mutton dishes, the Kebabs, crispy Dosas, sizzling sizzlers, Death by Chocolate, hot Jalebis and all those tempting and tasty food. Now I have realized the unhealthiness part of it.
But 8 months back when I was diagnosed with one of the incurable (as defined by medical science) autoimmune disease “Type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent)”, I was first disappointed that I would not be able to have any sweet or dessert even though I was not a sweet tooth( you know it better. When you are not allowed to eat something you feel like eating that :P). I had to take insulin shots and I was not enjoying that obviously and especially when you have been told that you would have to be dependent on it for the lifetime. That was not an easy one. I had always hated medicine and never took medicines be it fever, headache or any other pain atleast from the time I was on my own and they are asking me to take this pricky, painful injections four times a day. Not fair. Continue reading