My mom died a year ago. That has resulted in a number of changes in my life. One is my diet. Me and Mom ate together every day, and now that I’m buying food for me alone, I pick different things. I eat differently. I don’t eat as much fast or restaurant food. I prepare more of my own food now, and eat less stuff that is made by other people. I don’t add sugars and stuff like that. I feel healthier now. In my most recent blood test, all but one result was at noticeably better levels. And my body processes foods different now. If I eat out with friends on the weekends, my body can react badly to all the things in restaurant food that I just don’t normally eat anymore. It is the little things in life that can make changes one never expects.