Posted in November 2011

Fun Holiday Portion Control Tips

I used to be simultaneously excited for the holidays and also terrified. I loved seeing my family – but hated knowing I’d be out of control around the food. Trying (not succeding) at being “good” dominated my holiday. These days, while I enjoy food, my focus is on having enough time with my family and … Continue reading

Need a holiday eating plan? Get your Thanksgiving story straight

As a young child learning about Thanksgiving, I romanticized the early colonial period. The Pilgrims were innovating government while exchanging gifts and customs with the Native Americans. “Thanksgiving” was a celebration and symbol of this cross-cultural collaboration. Soon, I learned a more realistic version of events: blankets were served with a side of Syphillis, a … Continue reading