The bento box of antioxidants

  As a hypoglycemic, I’m always looking for new ways to carry all of my food for the day. I’m a big fan of the Tupperware’s Lunch’n Things container because of its multiple compartments (sadly they only sell it through their fundraising catalogs). I was in our shared work kitchen and two guys I work with walked-through…

Maintaining your weight while on a cruise

Last week, I wandered onto a cruise ship with 6 friends for a fun five-day trip to Cozumel and Progresso, Mexico. Not too long after we boarded, one of my good friends announced that she fully planned to walk off of the ship the same weight as she got on. I hadn’t thought much about…

Product review: Clif bars

As a hypoglycemic and as a human being, you really should try to limit your consumption of processed foods. This is especially true if you are trying to lose weight. However, also as a hypoglycemic, you have to carry tons of food with you at all times, so some processed foods, such as protein bars,…

Preparing your meals ahead of time

As a hypoglycemic, I try to prepare a lot of my meals ahead of time, especially lunches. I try to make those once every 1-2 weeks and freeze them (this low fat white chicken chili recipe freezes well).  So, I can definitely relate to this photo from LiveRightFitness on Facebook (except theirs are seriously lacking…

Product Review: Zone Perfect cookie dough bars

As a hypoglycemic and as a human being, you really should try to limit your consumption of processed foods. This is especially true if you are trying to lose weight. However, also as a hypoglycemic, you have to carry tons of food with you at all times, so some processed foods, such as protein bars,…

Traveling healthy, packing for a day of errands

I had a full day of errands the other day and so I packed up my car so that I wouldn’t be stuck without food, be tempted to spend money on food, and be tempted by unhealthy food, during my long day. So, along with my book of lists and print-outs, I had a new…

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…