If I eat breakfast I'm Sluggish
by Carl Sobocinski
This is so refreshing to see! I have never liked breakfast, but the mantra "most important meal of the day etc" is so rarely questioned that many people remain horrified to hear that I almost never eat it.
I have been this way my entire life (I am 47). Far from energizing me, if I eat much of anything first thing in the morning I feel bloated and sluggish all day, and am more likely to overeat as the day progresses.
I simply am not hungry in the morning, and I don't see why I should eat if I don't want to. I do enjoy my food, and tend to do most of my eating in the evening. But curiously, I still don't feel like eating in the morning even if I go to bed quite hungry. When I wake up the hunger feelings are gone and don't show up until late morning.
My ideal start to the day is to get up fairly early, drink a quart or so of water, wait for my body to process the water (evacutating the excess via the kidneys!), then go out running for up to several miles. I seem to have accidentally discovered your recommendations on water and exercise in the morning. I have been running since I was 14, and through much experimentation I have found that this approach works for me.
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Breakfast Buzz.
Want to live better longer? Sign up for our newsletter and receive our free ebook!