But if you've just started dieting when December rolls around (tropical Christmas vacation, anyone?), you're in for a challenge—to say the least. Here's what dieting during the holidays really feels like.
It feels like everyone is taunting you with unhealthy food.1 of 12
This is officially the worst time to diet EVER.
It feels like a trap.2 of 12
You're pretty sure you're setting yourself up to fail.
It feels like an eternity.3 of 12
December might be 31 days, but on a diet it might as well be forever.
It feels like there's sugar everywhere.4 of 12
Because there is.
It feels like people are judging you.5 of 12
Because they are.
It feels like a punishment.6 of 12
Even though being healthy is the opposite of a punishment (supposedly).
It feels like everything is a carb.7 of 12
Carbs are lurking on every plate, under every tree and in every stocking hung with care.
It feels like you're the healthiest person alive.8 of 12
Every rejected cookie is just another reminder of how #fit you are.
It feels like you have more energy!9 of 12
Wait a minute, this is great.
It feels like you have no regrets.10 of 12
So you didn't have any pie, you'll be OK.
It feels AWESOME.11 of 12
January 1, here you come!