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Chaga Overload, and a Foodworks Run
Ralph Johnson, very groovy owner of Foodworks
can be a cruel bitch.
is great for the health in so many ways, it blows my mind. Yesterday morning, I
chugged 32 ounces of freshly brewed, sclerotia-rich
chaga, the most potent batch I’ve made so far. It had simmered for 24 hours,
and I increased the chaga-to-water ration by about 100 percent. Really strong
single serving of potent chaga is about 8 ounces liquid. I was looking to step
up the game, though. More is better, right? Wrong. Big mistake.
tummy got really upset about 3 or so hours after I drank the chaga. It started
with an intense lower back ache and a throbbing headache. Soon after, I felt
the maelstrom building in my GIT. It was all downhill from there.
today. This morning, I drank a perfectly sane 8 ounces of chaga for breakfast.
That was about 4 hours ago, and I feel great. We Taureans are a lusty,
weekend, I’m heading to the Connecticut shoreline to visit family, and to hit
my favorite health food store, Foodworks. It’s not so much that Foodworks has
the biggest supply of everything; it actually doesn’t. Wholefoods has more of
everything, including a commercialism that completely lacks subtlety. The vibe
at Foodworks is just right: groovy Qi there. Great conversation always
happening. Cool, progressive people who are intellectually curious and a lot
counter culture. That goes a long way with me. And they have much of what I
It’s supply-getting time:
Bliss (You haven’t tried CB? Buy a jar right away!)
pot zinc supplement
apple cider vinegar
cold pressed coconut oil
butter (they have their own grinder)
cat mobile (I saw it there last time and I really would like for the kitchen:
it’s a wooden, hand-painted black cat with movable wings in a mobile. Too awesome.)
Bronner castile liquid soap (for bathing the pups)
tree essential oil (flea and tick protection for the pups)
and tikka masala simmer sauces
better not let my husband see the debit card charges for a while.