I’m on a road trip mini-vacay for about 8 days and I’m super excited.
Our Land Cruiser is loaded up for the adventure with our pups, Sunshine and Floyd. We never leave home without them – almost never.
Needless to say, my eating schedule is already a little off; when I’m at home I’m in a routine, but out on the road it can be a bit different.
We just finished a 21-day weight loss challenge in our VIP group and I have to say, it’s time for me to get back on track as I’ve broken quite a few of the rules over the last few days.
We ate dinner too late last night due to some unforeseen travel challenges. So here’s the cascade of events that happens when you eat too late:
- I went to bed on a “fuller” stomach so…
- I didn’t sleep as well as I would have liked, and…
- I wasn’t hungry for breakfast 🙁
So this morning, I waited until I was hungry, – aka intermittent fasting – we could find lots of veggies, some protein, – aka wholefoods – and then I ate about noon.
But by about 10:30am, my energy was waning and I could feel my mood was a little low.
Here’s where the magic comes in…
When I ate my delicious lunch filled with fresh vegetables, a sprinkling of toasted pumpkin seeds and some chicken, my energy skyrocketed, and my mood became positive.
Don’t ever underestimate the power of food for PCOS. Food is medicine – Element #2 of the Insulite PCOS 5-Element System.
What do you notice when you eat? Does your meal give you energy or take energy. Do you need a nap after you eat or are you ready for what’s next?
Let me know. I want to hear from you.