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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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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My sugar-free journey is soon coming to an end and I am still finding I crave sugar. Everyday I continue to be acutely aware of what I’m not able to eat. It’s not as hard to resist though as saying no is almost a habit. I’m curious to see how I will continue once this …

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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! ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‰โค๏ธ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 made it 13 days (processed) sugar-free! Today was no harder, but no easier. I definitely am becoming more and more aware of what foods have added sugar and what don’t. I’m also learning of new things to enjoy that are sans sugar, so that’s cool. 13 days of learning how much I depended on …

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Today marks day 11 on my processed sugar-free journey. Some moments are easier than others… mostly it is still hard. I went to a health food store and purchased a supplement that is supposed to help take away these ridiculous sugar cravings (aka Pink Walrus/Starbucks cravings). I look forward to seeing if it will indeed …

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Today makes 9 days without processed sugar, sugar substitutes or corn syrup! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Today was absolutely easier and I give myself credit for that by being prepared with multiple high protein and sugar-free food items available to me and within reach! I’m still craving sugar and sweets but it’s at a more tolerable level and …

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I made it one week processed sugar-free! Today was ever-so-slightly easier craving-wise… eating more protein is definitely key! ๐Ÿ”‘โค๏ธ  I am hoping each day gets a little easier… I’d like to stop feeling such a strong pull towards thoughts of sugary treats and beverages! I’m looking forward to my daydreams drifting to other things! ๐Ÿ˜  …

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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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