I'm so excited that we are almost at the new year and this holiday season will be over. For over 5 weeks, we have confronted expectations from family and friends (and ourselves) to indulge ourselves with food and drink: from stuffing to Christmas cookies, from latkes to champagne. How about the dear secretary who filled bowls with shiney little green & red M&Ms? Then there are the seasonal yens for a glass of eggnog or some peppermint stick ice cream. . .
But, sometime after the New Years Day brunches, our spouses, neighbors, and office mates will get on the resolution bandwagon. Lean Cuisine goes on sale at the grocery; the gym fills up with others on a mission to take care of themselves. For a wonderful few weeks, us PWDs don't feel so alone as other suddenly want to take care of their health.
That is until the Super Bowl parties and Valentine's Day are on the horizon. And once again, so begins another year of making decisions, saying no, feeling deprived, and making compromises.