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…

It’s been a couple of weeks now since I concluded my 30 day sugar-free challenge and I’d like to offer you an update! I’m pleased to say that the 30 day challenge was indeed a success. I was being consumed by sugar cravings and eating a sugar dominated diet. I was addicted… and I believe …

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A little something sweet I ate today… Actually the only something sweet! Unsweetened Greek yogurt with ripe raspberries and raw honey drizzled on top… delicious!  I’m doing VERY well with managing my sugar consumption lately. I do believe that the 30 Day Sugar-Free Challenge definitely helped me detox! Honey now tastes better… and sweeter than …

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On June 1st of this year I went cold turkey on sugar including: processed sugar, corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, honey and agave… basically ALL sugars except that which is naturally found in fruit. I learned quite a few things during this challenge… most of those I will share with now, although I may expand on …

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Well, it’s day 29 folks and day 30 should technically be my last day eating processed sugar, honey, agave and artificial sugar FREE! What a month! Hard to believe that for this whole month if I wanted something sweet, fruit was my only option!  Why isn’t day 30 my last day of my 30 day sugar-free …

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27 days of sugar-free living have passed. I’m doing much much better everyday with less and less cravings. I have found that I am beginning to plan what sugary treats I may consume when I finish this challenge. Part of me can’t wait… and another part of me is scared. to. death.  The “what ifs” …

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In just a few days I will go out to eat without menu restrictions! I’ve been having to avoid eating certain menu items because of the certainty of lurking sugar! No honey walnut shrimp at Panda Express today… instead I had mushroom chicken. Don’t get me wrong, it was good. In fact, it was VERY …

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I’ve come to realize by making healthy choices and directly extending myself love, patience, forgiveness and compassion I can become the me as I was intended to be! Without my health, excess weight and food:drink cravings as distractions I can pursue my purpose and my dreams with confidence and without distractions! Big lessons I’m learning …

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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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It’s entirely possible that I would never feel at peace without processed sugar in my diet. It is crazy to think that after 21 days of no processed sugar that I’ve noticed no immediate health or mental benefit of any kind… all I’ve felt is discomfort and subtle cravings.  I miss sugar. I REALLY miss …

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Day 20 of my sugar-free challenge was pretty uneventful. I’m getting used to knowing which foods I can eat and what foods to avoid so when I get hungry it is easier to figure out what I’m going to eat.  I’ve been eating more salt I think because of all of the meat and cheese. …

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