I’m flying to the East coast today for important work meetings tomorrow morning. I need to bring my A-game, which means I need to think clearly, look good, and feel good! But anytime I eat airplane food, I’m left feeling lethargic, dissatisfied and bloated. Mainly because airplane food is packed with calories, salt & sugar (preservatives), and unhealthy fats. So as part of my meeting prep, I packed a lunchbox for the plane: sliced turkey, carrots, banana, dry roasted almonds, blueberries, and water. Easy to pack, easy to eat, and economical!
I also get nervous when a flight full of people are coughing and sneezing. It seems fairly easy to pick up a respiratory bug on an airplane.
Is there anything else I can do to boost my health during transatlantic travel?
Perhaps none of this makes much of a difference in the end, but if I think it does – if I am empowered by my behavior – then I say, welcome the placebo! Ready to rock it tomorrow!