Autumn is the start of a big old sugar party that starts on Halloween and lasts through New Year's Eve. And the repercussions aren't usually very pretty when it comes to your body image. But Valerie Bertinelli once told People magazine, "You know what, I lose weight, not gain it, during the holidays."
That's quite the challenge, when the general modus operandi is: "It's the holidays — everyone gains 10 pounds. I'll start afresh on New Year's Day." So why not kick conventional wisdom to the curb this year? This year, stop accepting "It's the holidays" as an excuse with these seven tips.