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June Progress Pix/Sugar Free Experiment

Monday, June 18, 2012

Hey ya'll,

I just had a great workout, and thought I would come home and take some progress pix. I had gotten out of the habit of taking progress pix, and I would like to reinstate this habit.

The last Progress Pix I took were from January 2012, 6 months ago. I am not going to collage those pictures next to my newest pictures, because it will just make me upset. I haven't made any progress in losing lbs, inches, or body fat % since January, so there's no reason to compare.

These newest progress pix mark my decision to go refined sugar-free. I have a sugar addiction, and will eat tons of it when given the chance. I think that this is a significant part of why I have not lost any lbs, inches, body fat, etc. since my last progress pix (or since this time last year, for that matter). I tend to let myself eat a LOT of sugary foods, for fear that if I don't I will end up bingeing.

Therefore, refined sugar-free is an experiment. If I binge more than I did while allowing sugar, I will go back to allowing sugar. But I want to see if the excess refined sugars in my diet are keeping the last 20lbs on. I have a feeling they are.

To all those who read my blog, thank you. I know I have been terribly inconsistent on Sparkpeople, but I'm coming to terms with the fact that if I don't AT LEAST track my food, I will not lose these last 20-25 lbs.

Here we go:

Front view:

Side view (I only have one, bc I accidentally took the same side twice):

And there you have it. Here's to the sugar-free experiment!

Nina Marie

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MONICA_W 6/19/2012 12:39AM

    I'm thinking about cutting out sugar too, so I'm interested to see how it goes for you! Please come back and let us know! Good luck - you can do it!

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FIT_FOR_LIFE85 6/18/2012 11:40PM

    Looks like a great starting point to me! I feel like there's always more work to be done, but you look great and it can only get better! Good luck with your sugar-free experiment! I think it's great that you're aware of yourself and what makes you binge (I'm the same way with sugar) so just keep an eye out for yourself! emoticon

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 6/18/2012 1:11PM

    Good luck with your experiment :)

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