Being realistic about the way you eat

Oftentimes, when I tell someone that I am hypoglycemic (usually as I apologetically begin eating in front of them), I get a lot of unwarranted advice back at me. While these people are well-meaning, their advice is often unrealistic. I shouldn’t be having the beer I’m having because hypos shouldn’t drink, I shouldn’t ever eat bread,…

Travel tips for hypoglycemics and healthy eaters

As a hypoglycemic and/or a healthy eater, travel can be very difficult. It requires a significant amount of pre-planning, but these quick tips can help you make the  most out of your experience: Before your trip: – Choose your destination carefully. I probably shouldn’t start this post on such a negative, but this one is…

Wearing a medical alert

If you are a hypoglycemic, you MUST wear a medical alert! It’s not an option and yet, I know so many hypoglycemics that don’t. What if you pass out? How will people know what’s wrong? Will they think you are diabetic and give you MORE insulin and drop your blood sugar further? These are risks…

Turkey, pasta, and corn dinner recipe for hypoglycemics

Here is a quick dinner recipe for hypoglycemics: Turkey, pasta, and corn dinner Makes 3 servings Ingredients: 1 Eckrich Turkey Smoked Sausage link (there are 2 per package, you can freeze the other one) 1 cup frozen corn 2 cups whole grain rotini pasta (I like Healthy Harvest) (2 cups, when cooked, will equal 3…