I think it is safe to say, during the pandemic, most people gained weight. With gyms closed and home confinement, it becomes quite easy to gain weight.
I like how you didn't strive for perfection, and you made subtle changes to your lifestyle. Also, I like the alternatives you chose, like popcorn, apricots, vanilla yogurt, and more.
Finally, I thought the above quote was quite humorous. Yes, it is definitely a gateway drug, and I look forward to reading that essay!
Thank you for sharing your 3 changes with us!