Remember last New Year’s Eve when you had that problem? You were trying to squeeze into your favourite skinny jeans but you couldn’t do up the zip. You held your breath and tugged but it just wouldn’t budge.
Was it the many delicious roast potatoes you tucked into with your Christmas lunch? Or was it those two helpings of trifle you allowed yourself?
All these things may have played their part – but it’s more likely that what sank you was in fact all those drinks you washed them down with.