Pain is always the signal. And you have to go into any health goal with the mindset that nothing is impossible, nothing out of your reach.
As individuals and as a culture, we’ve been told that caving into nutritionally bankrupt food is about lack of willpower, personal weakness, moral failing, and a deep lack of self-respect. NONE of this is true.
Thanksgiving, and the holidays in general, can be a daunting time for those who are watching their waistlines. With so many food-focused festivities taking place bam bam bam, sheer terror strikes many a heart. Yet terror is antithetical to what the holidays are about and that terror can do way more harm than pumpkin pie lovingly crafted with butter crust and topped with real whipped cream.