“Bottomless pit” days, what the heck causes these?

Every once in a while, I have what I affectionately call a “bottomless pit” day. This is a day where I can put ANY teenage boy to shame with the amount of food I can consume. Seriously, I can eat double what I usually do and I simply can’t get myself full. It’s the most…

Why not work-out AND learn a new skill?

I’m an efficient person by nature, but I realized something recently about my workouts: I choose the classes I go to because I not only get my training in, but because I also learn a new skill. From martial arts I learn self-defense, self-confidence, body-mind connection, etc. From Zumba I learn to be a better…

What balances and centers you?

  A couple of years ago, I took a yoga class from the self-proclaimed “least flexible yoga instructor ever,” which gave me comfort since the friend I took it with might as well be Gumby. During balance moves, the instructor (who also admittedly struggled with balance) told us the trick was to focus on some…

Quirky habits are part of being hypoglycemic: The 3/4 sandwich

I walk up to a counter of a Schlotzsky’s at an airport. After learning a few weeks ago that there are 690 calories in one of their salads, I checked Fitness Pal and came to the conclusion that their medium shaved turkey sandwich minus the mayo is a better option. But it’s still too high…