There's a simple answer to mastering Thanksgiving + diabetes.
Stop obsessing and start enjoying.
Turkey is good for you.
Vegetables are good for you.
Desert is good for you (for the soul in moderation).
Connection with people you love - on Zoom/proactive distance...is right for you.
What is harmful is fear, anxiety, and overthinking.
As long as you are doing the work most of the time, there should be no guilt involved in celebrations with food.
Here's some simple strategies I implement:
Have I missed anything? Share this list with anyone who might need a reminder.
I hope you all have a healthy, happy, and safe holiday!
Evan Rachel Soroka