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Results may vary

Results may vary

  Do you ever see those short little click-baity blogs that are like “What I experienced after quitting sugar will surprise you…” I do… and I click. I always want to know if I’m experiencing what I should be, if my results are typical. If I summed up a year of no...

Friday Night

Friday Night

Last night I went into the grocery store. A Friday night alone and I didn’t want to cook. It wasn’t too long ago that I would have spent a night like this with Subway, some ice cream and catching up on some indie movies (or watching Mean Girls for 3 millionth time). I...

I ate sugar.

No, I wasn’t mowing down on donuts in an uncontrollable sugar-filled binge, but it’s true: I ate sugar. I prefer to think of it as “getting sugared by evil nachos.” My husband and I were having some tacos for supper the other night, he picked...

#Mealprepmondays: Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

#Mealprepmondays: Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Make life a little easier for yourself with some #mealprep To stay on top of my no sugar game, I need to be more diligent in my planning and meal preppin’. Every Monday my Mom and I get together and make meals for the week. I’ve been noticing that my meal prep photos...

The Best Laid Plans

On tough days, I think that I just jumped into this no sugar year without enough thought. I’m the type of person that tends to think, plan, research, ask advice, think some more and eventually get to the point where it feels like I’ve done enough and...

Sugar-free Halloween!

Sugar-free Halloween!

Happy Halloween to those of you that take part in Halloween and Happy Monday to those of you that don’t! There is nothing spookier than spending Halloween without my good ol’ pal sugar. I seriously feel like I am being haunted by sugar! Every store I go...

Stress 101

Stress 101

I always knew I was an emotional eater, but it wasn’t until I gave up sugar did I understand the full extent of it: Had a bad day at work – come home eat chips, drink wine Feeling moody – eat chocolate Wanting a night in – eat chips and ice cream Having a good day –...

FAQ

FAQ

FAQ. No, that is not a creative spelling of an expletive that describes exactly how I feel when I remember I can’t have pizza… It’s Frequently Asked Questions time! Since I started I’ve been getting tons of questions from friends, family and people interested in...