Kimberley produces bananas hit the market after a decade in which she has produced more than 350. «My passion for fruits and vegetables is still as strong as ever, which helps that I’ve had some incredible success selling products at Whole Foods and the farmer’s market,» she said.
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Ms. Furtado, a native of Cuba, came to the United States in 2006, having spent years working at a coffee shop with her mother. She moved here from a Cuban farming community, and is one of a small number of people from her country who are t카지노he primary breadwinners of their families.
Her work has given her an unusually large platform and raised questions about her health. Ms. Furtado says that despite a long history of diabetes, she has always been healthy. For her, that was never more apparent than in a 2011 episode of «Mad Men,» when she talked about her diabetes treatment from the perspective of a friend at a coffee shop.
As a child, she was diabetic. Ms. Furtado says she was born with three small, dark, brown eyes; that she had blood sugar levels that were «excessive» for her age, and that she had high blood pressure, kidney disease and liver damage. She says she was given medications that were «invasive,» so that she would not eat until they were ready to go, which she did.
Ms. Furtado now suffers from kidney disease and liver damage — and she will have a heart bypass shortly. But she points out that if her doctor can prevent these problems from getting worse, she may never need medical attention. «It makes me very proud to be healthy, and I’m very happy that the only thing that’s taking away from it is the pain,» she said.
She has since sold about 500 fruits and vegetables, as well as organic baby food, to help fund her diabetes treatment and has even organized for a «fruit farm» for others to enjoy her fruits.
She lives with her husband, a graphic designer from Spain who works at a fashion chain in New York, and has two step-grandchildren, ages 13 and 9. In addition to her diabetes, Ms. Furtado has high blood pressure, high cholesterol a포항출장안마nd diabetes. She still wears a diabetic monitor but has reduced it속초출장마사지s use.
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