Christmasitis, noun: The inflammation, bloating and self sabotaging that often begins on 1 December and ends just after Australia Day – 26 January.
The combination of summer and the festive season can catapult many of us into an eating frenzy with many people gaining one to two kilos over the holidays. Christmas functions, end-of-year parties and welcome-to-Summer celebrations, New Year’s Eve parties, and a host of other celebrations can bring out the ‘Sugar Monster,’ even in the healthiest of us.
You don’t have to be a Scrooge and not enjoy the celebrations, but consider some ways to keep yourself from feeling miserable about how you indulged once the fun dies down. If you take heed of the following tips, you should feel delighted, and encouraged, by all the possibilities that come with the fresh start of a new year.