Well, this explains a lot of things. My visit to the doctor on Friday revealed that I have anemia. And not mild anemia. Oh no, my hemoglobin is half of what it should be, as are the other levels they measured in my blood test. My doctor expressed amazement that I'm not flat on the floor, which alarmed me, as well as making me realize that I'm very stubborn...and stupid. So, this is why I'm so absent minded, dizzy, and just plain exhausted most of the time. It's also likely the cause of my restless leg syndrome. And the cause of this anemia...well, it's a female thing. All women hear me now, make sure you're getting enough iron, or you could wind up like me.
I'm now taking awful tasting iron supplements, and researching iron rich foods on Google. It so happens that beef and broccoli are both a good source for iron, and this recipe is a favorite of mine. It tastes like beef and broccoli from Chinese restaurants, but I was able to make it with almost no oil. And I did that because absent minded, anemic, me forgot to buy oil.
You might be on to the fact that I'm milking the anemia a bit. My cousin was chastising me for something today and I replied, "Hey, I'm anemic, cut me some slack!" It's no fun being anemic, but it's rather freeing too. I do what I feel like doing, and no one can make me feel lazy or incompetent.
I'm anemic, so cut me some slack.