Now, to the surprise of many of my clients, I actually rarely ever suggest strict portion control at Christmas and New years celebrations. Instead I simply point out tips and tools to use when the fun and festivities start and perhaps a little sprinkle of logic when it comes to counting the ACTUAL days of celebration. The end of year holiday season isn't actually a party every single day/ night, when you really take a look at the holiday break - we are talking about approximately 6 or 7 actual celebration events in total (slightly more or less for some). That's right, and here they are:
1) Christmas party - Work or School Breakups
2) Christmas Eve
3) Christmas day
4) Boxing Day
5) New years Eve
6) New Years Day (?)
So you see, you really don't have to miss out on the fun, instead just approach all the other days as any given "normal routine' day of a typical healthy week, oh... and MOVE more! Burn off all those extras by staying active throughout the day, and...