Are you one of those people who white-knuckles your way through a 30-minute flight, afraid that if you stopped thinking about keeping the plane in the air for even a minute that it would immediately drop out of the sky like a useless aluminum can? If so, we’ve got some sexy news for you.
I don’t have a fear of flying myself. I think I can recite the info session off by heart, and enjoyed turbulence. I mean, there is nothing you can do in the event of the airplane breaking up.
But I haven’t flown since going on warfarin/coumadin. I’ve been sticking to travelling by other means – boat, car, train. If I did fly, I’d be keen to wear [medical grade] compression socks while in the air.
Everyone fears the consequence of a diet that has gone off the rails.
…We asked Samantha Cassetty, R.D., M.S., nutrition director at Luvo, just how much weight you can realistically gain in one terrible, horrible, no good, very bad (eating) day. And it turns out, you’d have to take in a ridiculous amount of food to gain even just a pound in one day.
If you eat a bad meal, make the next one a healthy one…no exceptions! Opt for the side salad instead of extra french fries. Get grilled chicken instead of breaded chicken. Eat a healthy snack instead of more cookies and crackers. The goal here isn’t to stay 100% on track, but rather to keep your momentum so it’s easier to get back on track at the end.
Whether you’re abroad, or going out to a foreign restaurant locally, you need to be sensitive to the dining etiquette of the culture. This infographic (png) gives you a broad overview of table manners around the world.
Even if it’s just one night at a friend’s house, they’ll appreciate your sensitivity to showing proper manners. The chart has a list of “dos” and “don’ts for: