I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS. (Yes, I'm yelling that.) Christmas Excitement Level: Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf in the movie "Elf."
I love love love it. Decorating, wrapping gifts, baking, the whole 9 yards. Bring it on, Santa.
However, this wasn't always the case. I actually used to dread the holidays because I had no idea how to live around holiday food, let alone enjoy it. I gained at least 5-7 pounds every year from October to January and had to keep several different clothing sizes in my closet: one set of clothing for spring and summer, one set for fall and winter. My winter clothes had to be a size or two bigger because things tended to...well, expand.Read More