• Hydrate (remember your urine should be light yellow all day)
• Join in on physical activities at your festivities (tag, volley ball, a hike)
At some point in the evening, Isa decided that we had to sing the National Anthem for her French friends. I told her that I had no problem with that, but that it seemed a little unusual and that she should tell the French that this wasn’t part of our usual tradition. “We eat greasy food and blow things up,” I said. “We don’t normally sing, and they should know the proper traditions.” I was sort of kidding, but also a little bit serious. In thirty years I have never […]
I’m out of the country, so it may not be entirely fair of me to request this, but have you ever considered a carb-free 4th of July? Or a reduced carb 4th of July?
I’m not anti-carb, but as you already know, I do like little challenges that I randomly create for myself. And I know we tend to consume more than usual on holidays, so having a plan that helps keep us on track would be good.
Even if you didn’t want to cut out all carbs, could you eat your hotdog or hamburger sans bun? Can you pick your three favorite picnic sides and eat only them, instead of taking some of everything?
Just some thoughts to help keep your 4th a little healthier. Whatever you decide, have a Happy and Healthy 4th of July!