30 Tips for Staying Slim and Sane Through the Holidays: Part 3 (Alcohol and Dessert)

29 Nov

NOTE TO READERS On THIS REBLOG: I am leaving it to Jayne to help us sort through the Thanksgiving food hangover and resolve to be more sensible eaters and drinkers for the remainder of the holiday season! Hope your day was wonderful!

Jayne McAllister

Today we have two sensitive but aptly timed topics for the Eve of Thanksgiving.

Holiday Survival Tip #4: Watch the Wining

Glasses with champagne on shiny backgroundWe’ve all heard that it’s wise to have a glass of water for every alcoholic drink we consume.  This is true for many reasons.  It will help you stay hydrated, slow down the entry of alcohol into the bloodstream, and make you look prettier in the morning. (No red eyes, bags under the eyes or wrinkly dehydrated skin).  My question to you then, is do you actually do it? I know I forget sometimes.  So what can you do to make sure you follow through for yourself?

Make your first drink a soft one in a fancy glass.  Sparkling water works well in a wine glass or a rocks glass.  That way you’re off to a good start.  If you’ve read my previous blogs, you haven’t arrived starving and…

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