Catching Up, And A Couple Of Apps

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”
Attributed to Eubie Blake, Mickey Mantle, Mae West, and others.

A bad case of Dupuytren’s Contraction has left me unable to use just two fingers and the thumbs on both hands. I’m awaiting a call from the orthopedic surgeon to schedule my treatment, all of which explains why I haven’t been keeping up with this blog.

Oh, right: and my computer crashed and I had to restore and reinstall everything.


Here’s a new app I recently discovered on Apple’s App Store: “Glycemic Index,” by Kubilay Erdogan. Simply type in the name of a food and voilá!

glycemic index

I can’t fit the entire list, as there are over 22 entries just for bananas! All values are referenced from the University of Sydney’s glycemic index tables, so you know they’re accurate. And for an explanation of the glycemic index and why it matters, see this entry.

That’s about all my fingers are capable of right now, so I’ll sign off for today.

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