So, the night before my physical, I had to fast, but before I did, this good sized boneless pork chop which we received from my MIL, was my dinner. (She gave us 5 pieces...Thank you!)
The label where she bought it from says it was marinated in shoyu, sugar, peanut butter, garlic, and miso. She said it was a "misozuke" but the taste reminded me more of pork ginger (though there was no ginger in it).
While cooking the chops, I added some sliced onion, red bell pepper & eringi mushroom.
I also made some kinpira gobo.
It was delicious, the pork was really tender and juicy.
The physical took half an hour and were the normal procedures. (And it surprised me at how fast they were, I didn't even get a chance to start reading the book I brought with me.)
Pee test, blood test, height and weight measured as well as around the stomach area for metabolic syndrome.
Some things kinda made me wonder about this hospital...For one, to take my blood pressure they used a digital machine, I thought it was kinda weird to rely on a machine instead of using the stethascope and manual blood pressure taker.
The scale was also digital, not the type that is connected to the thing that measures your height. And the part that almost made me laugh out loud was when the doctor pulled out a regular sized flashlight to check my eyes.
Since they don't have a mammography machine, they did an ultrasound of the area, thank goodness that gel was warmed!
As for the Ob-gyn stuff, they didn't have a department in the hospital so they drove me to and from a local clinic.
"That exam" took all of 5 minutes and was similar to what I wrote about here...eew!
So, it will take about 3 weeks to get back results, hopefully they will be good. Thanks for all your good vibes and words of support!
After my physical, I was really starving, and since it was closer to lunchtime, I bought myself this Texas burger which is being sold for a limited time at McD's...bacon, BBQ sauce, fried onions, the patty, as well as a mustard relish and cheese...big like Texas, don't you think?
This burger was delicious, though I wish the bacon was crispier. (Why is Japan so afraid to make bacon crispier?)
They also have a Hawaiian burger coming out in February/March...I know what you might be thinking, but no, there is no pineapple (I hate when restaurants think they can make foods "Hawaiian" by putting pineapple on them), instead, McD decided to try to make a loco moco in a bun, hope they are using brown gravy and not teriyaki sauce...
Hope your week is going well!