Not Just A Blonde

We are "Not Just" who we seem to be on this Earthly plane, but so much more. We are ALL children of a loving God who is calling us home to Love. This blog is dedicated to those of us on that journey together…

I made it day 24…. down 3# from week1 and I am feeling pretty good. I can’t say I feel better than I did before I quit, but I might and just not remember how I felt because of the difficult early detox days! 😉 I’m having 80% less cravings too so that’s been nice! …

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23 days done! Today I passed on pizza and homemade ice cream during our staff meeting at work… both sugar-infused and previous favorites of mine! I’m finding it easier and easier to resist sugary foods as I get closer each day to my 30 day goal! PS I enjoyed another latte today without flavorings! It’s a …

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I have now completed  day 19 of my sugar-free challenge! I’m holding on strong and I am feeling pretty good about it! This challenge has been SO much more than just eliminating processed sugar and artificial sweetener… it has taught me a lot! One BIG thing it has taught me is that I can do …

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16 days sugar free! I’m over half way through my sugar-free 30 and I’m still slightly struggling but becoming more comfortable within my discomfort. I am also starting to realize I may never be a poster girl for sugar-free living…I just love love love sugar too dang much! 😝 😉❤️Ann

An update for those of you following my (processed) sugar-free journey: Yesterday was a special day as days go… it was my 18th Wedding Anniversary. To celebrate my hubby and I went out to eat at Outback Steakhouse and had a wonderful meal! I had a huge slab of beef, a baked potato with extra …

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I’ve officially made it a dozen days without processed sugar and sugar substitutes! I’m noticing how I still tend to gravitate towards carbs and I wonder if that will EVER change?! What is with my biology that carb loaded foods just sound more appealing?! I dunno, but they do. Still, breaking the habit of eating …

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Yesterday was sugar-free day 8…. I’ll be honest it is still HARD! Dang it!!! Over a week and my brain still wants the sugary sweet stuff! No, I have not eaten any sugary treats so I am still on track… but I was hoping it’d be easier by now! 😳  The good news? I’ve lost …

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So, I made it through processed sugar-free day 6 and I took the lessons I learned on day 5 and applied them to help me survive!  I basically went heavy on the protein and it worked! I ate 3 fresh eggs for breakfast, 3 beef patties for lunch, a little fresh fruit, sugar-free blue corn …

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4 days without processed sugar, artificial sweeteners or corn syrup. Today was the most difficult… but I never questioned my resolve to quit. The harder it is, the more I realize what a grip sugar has on me! Oh, how I wish I didn’t miss the sweetness so much!  Today I did eat some fruit, …

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  Pain propels us towards spiritual and personal growth. Who is willing to make a change if they are comfortable? It is our discomfort and pain that encourage us and even at times force us to make changes, take risks and grow! Pain is not the enemy, complacency is. Welcome the pains in your life as …

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