Thanksgiving is here! With that comes FOOD and for some of us… anxiety about food. What to do when faced with all the carbs and sugar? Do I have to give up everything I love in order to stay the size that I am? Will I gain 5 pounds by looking at a piece of pie? Or for those of us who have received so much physical healing through nutrition – will I have a relapse in my illness from one day of eating differently than I usually do?
We hear so many mixed messages this time of year regarding what food will cause what issue, what we need to avoid, what will pack on the pounds, etc. Don’t even get me started on the images that display the calorie counts for a typical plate of Thanksgiving food. It is so exhausting! I’m sick of rules and restrictions regarding my holidays. I don’t want diet mindset to destroy my joy. I want to live in FREEDOM.
So I’ve come up with some reminders and tips for surviving the holiday food explosion. I hope they will help you as they have helped me. Continue reading “Holiday Food Survival Guide”