.. because she realized that a low-carb diet simply WILL not work, leading up to a wedding.
WHY NOT? you may ask.
Because, it is inevitable that you will, at some point, attend a bridal gala (like I did today), and have three thousand samples of cakes, cookies, and chocolate fondue-fountain-covered goodies shoved in your face.
And although I did well today and managed to not eat but ONE sliver of cake, it did occurr to me that I can’t pick out the cake that I want without actually trying any.
Damn bridal Catch 22s.