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Winter Root Vegetable Soup

This post was inspired by a very dear friend of mine, Christina from Fasanenhof, who asked me recently “when I was finally posting one of my favorite recipes again”?!! …. I went straight into the kitchen, opened the fridge, and checked the latest vegetable supply I had received from my weekly vegetable box.

Lithuanian-Type Pink Gazpacho

Our lovely friends from Lithuania (Lietuva) have awakened my interest in their apparently beautiful little country situated in Northern Europe. It has a Baltic Sea coastline in the west and is surrounded by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east, Poland to the southwest, and Russia‘s exclave, the Kaliningrad Oblast, to the west.

My Chronic Pain Body

Every Man is a Builder of a Temple called His Body. – Henry David Thoreau Lower back pain has a long history in my life. Over the years I got used to a sensation of stinging pain at the back of my pelvis to one side when I came out of a standing forward bend, twist, or when standing up after a long period of sitting. Pretty quickly I figured out its origin could be traced back to the sacrum, this large triangular bone at the base of the spine, which provides the gravitational center of our body around which we move, twist and turn.