Easy to Make Meals for Reducing Chronic Pain by a Fitness Star Who Did Print 15 LikeDislike By Recipe Team I have fibromyalgia and hypoglycemia. While these conditions are challenging in and of themselves, they are especially difficult for a competitive athlete! It took multiple trials, before I finally found a balanced diet that worked for my conditions and my lifestyle. Today I follow a gluten free, low lactose, low sugar diet. I avoid white sugar, especially the overly processed versions at all times. I enjoy less processed sugars, like agave, raw honey, molasses, maple syrup, and rapadura, as a treat. I’ve also learned how to manage my blood sugar, which is crucial for hypoglycemics! Almond butter and snack bars are my secret weapons…. see my three-day meal plan below for more tips on how I eat better, to go further: Day 1 Green breakfast smoothie and vitamins Pre-workout: Green tea and b-vitamin extract energy chew During workout: Electrolyte and carbohydrate beverage Post-workout: Whey protein recovery drink Sweet and hot chicken chili Green teaHigh protein diabetic safe snack bar Sara’s chicken meatballs with zucchini noodles 3 of my own peanut butter cups : dark chocolate squares with almond butter spread on top Day 2 Green breakfast smoothie and green tea and vitamins 100 calorie high protein diabetic safe snack bar 8 oz electrolyte and carbohydrate beverage Sweet potato hash with sausage and two eggs and 1/2 an avocado chocolate chili on sweet potato noodles with a fried egg 3 1″x1″ Megan’s Protein Brownies Day 3 Green breakfast smoothie and vitamins Pre-workout green tea and b-vitamin extract energy chew 8 oz electrolyte and carbohydrate beverage 8 oz Post workout whey protein recovery drink No dressing, easy-to-digest arugula salad 100 calorie high protein diabetic safe snack bar Sara’s chicken meatballs with quinoa pasta 3 dark chocolate squares with almond butter spread on top Note: PLEASE consult with your doctor before making any changes to your diet or medications. The material on this site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.