The holidays are a time of celebration – a month of prime opportunity to get together with family and friends and eat, drink, and be merry. So how on earth do we remain seasonally sane? How do we hold fast to our low carb principles and still have a good time? Susie T. Gibbs shows us how.
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”. – Benjamin Franklin Here we are at the beginning of a new year once again. Hordes of people are evaluating their lives and resolving to make changes. For many this will include health related resolutions. Some will try to stop smoking. Some will try to drink less. Others will resolve to remove unwanted stress from their lives. There will be those that promise to actually use that treadmill or elliptical that currently has about 6 shirts, two pairs of jeans and a carelessly flung sock or two hanging from it.
Have you ever tried to refold a roadmap? I have. It’s not pretty. Two hundred miles from home, toddler yelling, and dear husband giving me the look. What made me think that a road trip across country with a 2-year-old was a good idea? My inability to refold this innocuous little piece of paper seemed to be the straw to my camel. I pushed it to the floor, determined to deal with it later.
You’ve decided to give it one last shot. You’re ready to try a low carbohydrate diet. Even though your mother says it will kill you, you figure that NOT losing weight is going to kill you anyway, so what the heck? The only trouble is, you have no idea where to start.