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…

Hello August! I made it through another 30 day challenge! I committed at the beginning of the month to work out everyday for at least 30 minutes a day and I did it! It was MUCH easier than my last 30 day challenge of no sugar! Adding a new habit was much easier than letting …

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Part of my spiritual journey is trying to live a healthier life. Last month I went 30 days without sugar. So now here I am experiencing life post sugar-detox… and what have I noticed?  Well, for one, I noticed the huge SUGAR CRASH that follows any indulgence of a highly sugary treat such as a …

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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! πŸ˜‰ 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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Today marks the 22nd day of my sugar-free journey. I’m doing okay avoiding sugar, but it’s clear that I am naturally, instinctively, and perhaps even habitually drawn to sugar. I’d settle for honey or agave even but in my original commitment to this challenge I gave up those two as well thinking it might help …

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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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Day 17 of my journey is done!  I ate no processed or artificial sugar, so it was a good day. I still have cravings however and wonder how long do I have to go sugar-free before they will stop! I’m wondering if I would need to stop ALL forms of sugar and maybe even ALL …

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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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