Remember how magical the holidays were when you were a kid? Making sugar cookies, going to see Santa Claus, opening presents? It doesn’t take long for reality to set in when you become an adult. December suddenly becomes about writing out cards, slaving away in the kitchen to host a holiday meal, and trying to squeeze shopping and wrapping into days that are already too busy. The season can become even more challenging for those of us on a limited diet. Party food can be difficult to pass up, but may lead to some ugly consequences in the days following for those who are highly sensitive.
Here are some tips to help manage the “magic” month of December: