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Dec2013

The Sugar Diaries, Day 19

By |December, 2013|The Sugar Diaries|

The Sugar Diaries, Day 19 For some reason, today and yesterday have been especially difficult. I am only two days away from reaching my 3-week goal, and I think this is partly to blame. I feel so close to the finish line that my thinking becomes: "well, you basically did it, what's a little chocolate now? You made it 19 days already!". Of course, if [...]

Dec2013

The Sugar Diaries, Day 14

By |December, 2013|The Sugar Diaries|

 The Sugar Diaries, Day 14 I have now survived two weeks of the no sugar challenge. The last week was much less painful than the first. I had far fewer cravings and really only felt the urge to eat sugar when I was tired or feeling anxious, as opposed to wanting it for no apparent reason--like while brushing my teeth before bed, wtf! It is [...]

Dec2013

The Sugar Diaries, Day 7

By |December, 2013|The Sugar Diaries|

The Sugar Diaries, Day 7 My cravings have significantly improved from a few days ago. I ate lunch today and didn't immediately feel a desperate need for chocolate. Progress! My ability to focus seems to be returning and I haven't had a headache the last couple days. I think I am past the withdrawal symptoms phase. I have been ravenously hungry still since my Day [...]

Dec2013

The Sugar Diaries, Day 3

By |December, 2013|The Sugar Diaries|

The Sugar Diaries, Day 3     I have made it 72 hours into the sugar-free challenge. The first week is always the worst. I'm hungry every hour. Nothing is satisfying. I keep drinking fruity herbal tea to help curb my cravings. I feel tired and unfocused. I'm fantasizing about baking delicious things; rationalizing ways to cheat. I already failed once by using organic ketchup [...]

Dec2013

The Sugar Diaries: Three week sugar cleanse!

By |December, 2013|Health Tips, The Sugar Diaries|

The Sugar Diaries: Three week sugar cleanse! Join me for a sugar cleanse. Start today and end December 24th (Merry Christmas Eve!). I am cutting all added and refined sugars, but fruit sugar is allowed in moderation. Contact me for details, recipes, and tips for survival. I will be posting updates as I go. This is a great time of year to try and avoid [...]

Dec2013

10 Signs You Have a Sugar Problem (like me)

By |December, 2013|Health Tips, The Sugar Diaries|

10 Signs You Have a Sugar Problem (like me) As someone with a sugar problem, I can tell you the following are accurate indications that you do not have a healthy relationship with sugar. While it is natural to like sugar, finding that you depend on refined sugar for an energy or emotional boost, or you have a negative experience when you try to cut [...]