For the last two days I have only wanted ham sandwiches for lunch. The second of the two days I managed the texture of crisps. On the first day the crisps tasted ‘soft’ and on the second they tasted, well . . .crisp!
Then today I suddenly wanted texture again and had chicken curry, rice and courgettes.
On days one and two I knew I had an UP phoria but I had no glasses with DOWN prism to treat it. Now on day three I have an OUT phoria and have some IN glasses to treat it. When I put these glasses on, I was suddenly very clear thinking and I didn’t feel dizzy and disorientated any more. I thought about what I would like for lunch and to my relief I didn’t have to choose ham sandwiches!
What happens when I treat my phorias with prism?
A phoria can cause the image to go off centre on the part of the retina that is related to acuity and good colour perception. Just being a tiny amount off centre can cause issues with these things. Everything you see just feels ‘off’. Colour doesn’t make sense. There is slight distortion of depth perception, meaning that we don’t feel centred. This makes it difficult to have a good relationship with our physical world. It is literally an effort to pick up the knife and fork and engage with the food. A curry will look a ‘funny’ red and courgette, a ‘funny’ green, and rice just bland. Nothing draws us in to want to eat.
When I wear my glasses to treat my phoria, the image goes back on the centre of my retina. I feel centred and able to engage with the physical word. Colour appears fine and food appears appetising. I can’t wait to pick up my knife and fork and enjoy my lunch!
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How the light is every day changes my taste, my desire to eat certain textures and also temperature.
At some point in May I always see a burst of more red light. As the light is quite bright I already see the medium and higher light-waves more strongly so the light can appear more balanced to me until the blue starts to dominate in June and the red drops off again.
Seeing the nice red light yesterday I thought “Yum, I can eat tomatoes today!” I looked at the tomatoes and the red appeared fine. I cut the tomatoes and put some olive oil and seasoning on as I usually do and the tomatoes didn’t appear so fine. They seemed to be jumping off the plate with energy! I gave them a good hard stare and thought “Hmm, is this energy I want in myself?” I looked at the other things on my plate – the marinaded pork and new potatoes and thought how calm they looked. “Are they boringly calm?” I thought ” Could I spice things up a bit with the very energetic tomatoes?” “Could I blend the energies?” Well, I gave it a try – but unfortunately to my peril!!
An hour or so later I had that bloated feeling that I might get if I had yeast or too much sugar. Now I know tomatoes could have mold on them but somehow I knew it was the energy. It was not a match for me. I had no other gut symptoms but I did have a headache. I had felt similar to when the postman turns up in her orange high viz jacket. Something pulls me to look at the brightness but I know it is not a match so I hide my eyes. Well, I should have left the tomatoes in the fridge and saved myself some pain and angst but it is a long learning curve when it comes to energy and food.
As if it is not enough to have to eat by colour and texture! Oh no – I need to eat by energy as well and especially as we approach the middle of summer when the light is at its brightest.
So what are you eating this summer? Can you see the energy of your food or can your sensitive child? Is the energy a match or is it a mismatch?