Gout Attack, 3 a.m. Eternal!

Big-Mac-equels-goutThe time is 3 a.m., that’s when I awoke this morning due to a throbbing gouty toe!  The Gout has reared its ugly head and attacked me in the middle of the night.  To be honest, I’ve been asking for it.  Not watching my diet and not drinking enough water to flush everything out.  Damn those Reese’s peanut butter cups (high fructose corn syrup) and a trip too many to McDonald’s across the street.  I know, I know, shame on me!  Well ya know, things have been going so good as far as my gout not acting up and all I became careless.  You can NOT become careless or gout will bite you on your ghoulie!

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Careful with that BBQ Grub!

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On this Memorial Day Holiday please be careful my fellow Gout friends!  Lots of tempting BBQ steak, hamburgers, hot dogs, and “no no” gout foods out there!  We must indulge though…  Just be sure to use common gout sense.  Try not pig out on 4 cheeseburgers and  “Oh, I lost count how many” hot dogs.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m gonna enjoy a hamburger today, just not 3 of them like I want, hehe.  And maybe a hot dog, but will try and stick to the grilled veggies (avoid asparagus!!! ) and natural fruit juice (high fructose corn syrup…  bad).  Yeah, I know…  beer is out, wine is out, and so are sugary sodas!  But enjoy a hamburger damnit! 😀