I agree with all the other suggestions, and will add one more idea. Are you testing your blood sugar levels regularly? This is powerful information if you know how to interpret it. For instance, if your sugars are already high, say 7mmol/L and above, then, it would be more useful to go for a walk, or clean the house a bit, or gardening for instance to burn up some of the sugar that is already in the blood.
There is a danger in adding sugars into the body from 'sweets', breads, starchy vegetable etc when your blood sugar is already higher.
On the contrary, if you blood sugars are on the normal side - less than 6mmol/L then, it is certainly safer to indulge that little bit, and enjoy the food that is there.
As Dr Spilias mentioned, it is possible to look at the total carbohydrate in a meal,and adjust to meet the needs at the time, especially if it is a special occaision and is to be celebrated - Christmas for instance.
If you are not sure about these or the other points, then I strongly suggest seeing an Accreditited Dietitian who can help guide you through what and amounts of carbohydrates, and how to make the most of your food to feed and treat you.
Good luck, enjoy the next couple of weeks, with moderation, check your sugars and choose wisely, walk, dance or play cricket to burn off the extras, and celebrate your life.
To your health.
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