Dieting - You are what you eat

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Specializes in CCU, Geriatrics, Critical Care, Tele.


Another funny one... :D

What is your diet like at school? While studying?

Do you have any tips to share?

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the good old days of nursing school meals :D now a days i carry several healthy bars with me, along with dry fruit and a power drink :cool:

My first thought when I looked at the cartoon was "That's a cute skirt" before I read the caption :lol2:

Specializes in LTC, assisted living, med-surg, psych.

Reminds me of the time during nursing school when I fixed myself a PB& J sandwich and some chips, and realized I was eating the same kinds of comfort foods I'd consumed in high school. :uhoh21:

when i was in my last semester of grad school i was first-second trimester pregnant and had a three-year-old, too. three days a week my "lunch" was two hard-boiled eggs and a yogurt consumed in the stairwell between two classes. no time for a sandwich, and the eggshells went in the yogurt cup and into the trash as i entered the 2nd class.

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Hey GrnTea, you should actually be proud of yourself. That's a pretty healthy lunch, even though I am sure it got boring after a while.

What is a good healthy power drink?

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one that was suggested for my type-1 diabetic husband was click. he prefers the mocha flavor. it's good either

hot or cold but has caffeine, so beware! it's high protein. the price varys widely so shop around. pm me and i'll

tell you where we get ours.

the vanilla is good cold with fruit added, like a smoothie.

A sandwich is always the snack of choice. Quick and easy. I can never get tired of a ham and cheese sandwich.

I was thinking the same thing!! LOL

Specializes in NICU, Infection Control.

Nursing school taught me many things, but drinking an 8oz Coke standing in front of the Coke machine @6:38am on my way to morning prayers was probably not one of the best.

The last few years I've been trying to change the way I eat, because I know I'm not getting younger. Have you guys heard of 'bento'? It's a Japanese term for lunchbox. Instead of buying junk food, I try to make myself a bento before I go to work. This is probably the reason why Japanese people are so healthy. They take time to prepare their food, all with bright colors and healthy ingredients. For inspiration, I go to this blog: Just Bento | a healthy meal in a box: great bento recipes, tips, and more Try it! :)

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