Originally Posted by SoCalBeachRunner
I resumed my low carb / high protein diet two weeks ago and this thread is killin' me. Heading back to the posts about parts, processors and paint.
The whole reason for this diet is that I was doing things like buying one of those bake-at-home frozen Claimjumper apple pies, then downing half of it as fast it was cool enough to eat. And the rest within 24 hours. Now doing some preventive maintenance before heading into the holidays.
No offense to Grandma Russia but that Polish strudel sounds amazing.
Hey Runner, the Doc. just put me on a very strict Low-Carb/high protein diet myself and just started last Friday, 11/8/13. Coupled with a pretty vigorous, daily exercise routine, it's amazing how good I feel just after this first week!
This time the old Doc. gave me a pretty good scare and my will power is unstoppable (I imagine the phentermine that I'm taking helps as well
). But this holiday season I'm not even gonna flinch over the sweets........just not worth it!
Still, "Bubbee's" (that's what we called her) strudel was incredible. And her biggest thrill was having others enjoy it.
This is a true story! We lost her just a five years ago. She was the only survivor of her family in World War II. When she was 22 years old, her family was gathered by the Nazis, separated and she was sent to a concentration camp called Plaszow, just outside of Krakow, where she was assigned as a laborer. On the day that the camp was liberated by the Soviet Army, she was reunited with her older sister who was also in the camp, yet they never saw each other the entire time they were there (at one point there were as many as 20,000 prisoners there). Of course they were thrilled to see each other.
They were liberated on Jan. 19, 1945, which was a Friday, the day of the Jewish Sabbath. So in celebration, her sister left the others to go get candles to be lit that evening for the Sabbath. While doing so, her sister was shot by soldiers who were not yet aware that the war was over, which left Bubbee as the last survivor. Extremely sad, but amazing how someone could heal and overcome such a tragic time in their life. I tell you this story because it makes her strudel even more special.