I have been telling my friends for years that Paula was going to either have a heart attack or get diabetes. . . Our health does catch up with our lifestyle eventually. Paula is paying a big price for her way of life... and she may yet pay with a shortened life. No amount of money is worth that. But, that is not to condemn her...she made a living for many years slaving away in the kitchen, serving up these foods. That was before our awareness that bad fats, sugar, and rich dairy products would lead to serious illness. As a chef myself I know how we cooks love to please. I used to laugh and tell my guests that we had the Heart Institute out back. Then, bang, I had heart failure. Ten years later, I am mostly well but I will always have issues. I have spent a lot of time educating others...or trying to... to anyone who will listen. I have not been the perfect role model, but it has been my aim to prove to myself that I can control what goes into my body. Perhaps we are all just a bit envious of Paula...but, I'd take my present life any day over the path she must keep to if she wants to stay on the planet. Otherwise, we'll be reading the obituary of her demise. Most of us won't be jealous then. "Enough is as good as a Feast." Life is the best feast of all.View Thread
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