If you exist in a larger body, much of that anxiety can stem from comments you know will come up during family get-togethers. “Are you sure you want to eat that?” “Cousin Susan has gained so much weight this year!” “Do you really need a second slice of pie?”
Those comments are hurtful, and hard to avoid. So, what can you do to make your holiday gatherings more cheer and less jeer?
If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve probably experienced it to some degree. You announce your travel plans for the umpteenth time and a friend scowls in jealousy, sometimes with a hurtful comment to go along with it.
Unfortunately, the hubby and I got deathly ill shortly after we arrived. Okay, maybe not deathly ill, but it sure seemed like it.