High Blood Pressure

Yesterday mum went to get her blood pressure checked and her doctor produced something that looked like a 1950s bicycle pump and started puffing away as if he was blowing up a life raft (evidently digital equipment hasn’t made it to the British health services yet).  He is a kindly young man, eager to find…

Shopping List

Lunch and dinner at the Gerson Clinic are the same.  The Hippocrates soup is made of potatoes, celery root and tomatoes. I don’t know which is worse Laura’s new daily schedule (which I’ll post later), or our weekly shopping list which we just received. It starts off: “50 lbs carrots, 40 lbs apples, 38 heads…

Dinner is Served…

Potatoes are a big part of the Gerson diet. Baked potato and potato soup (aka hippocrates soup) for lunch and baked potato and potato soup again for dinner. The only way to tell its breakfast is there’s no potato.