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Revelation by Cake

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

I have always been a sweet-a-holic. If it’s sweet, I’ve always wanted it… I’ve craved it! I’ve been doing well recently with cutting out sugars from my diet. I’ve stopped drinking sugar in my coffee and tea, I’ve cut out desserts, and most breads, etc.

Unfortunately for me, I’m the birthday party planner for my office. Today is one of the (almost monthly, but seems more like weekly…) birthday parties for one of my co-workers. I looked this morning for nutrition information for the store brand cake to add to my SP nutrition tracker. I was able to find the cake information online. For 79 grams of cake and icing, I would consume approximately 330 calories. I wasn’t able to find sugar information, but I can only assume it is ridiculous as well.

I’m not sure if something has clicked in my brain, or if all of the warnings of diabetes from my doctor have finally sunk in. As much as I’d love that high of sugar this afternoon, I suddenly remember the crash after the sugar high more vividly than ever. I also remember how the cravings for sugar will become overwhelming again, and I’ll fight for days to get back where I am right this moment.

For the first time…. The sugar isn’t worth it. I’ll have a cup of hot Pomegranate Pizzazz tea while everyone is enjoying cake and ice cream. After work, I’ll go on my scheduled walk, and I’ll continue to move forward… because my health is work the sacrifice… if you can even call it a sacrifice.

Happy Wednesday, ladies and gentlemen! I hope everyone has a wonderful day! I know I am! emoticon

(P.S. I will post again this afternoon to help keep me accountable to not sneak a piece!)

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  • LAINYC
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    1720 days ago
  • SONITA34
    thats the spirit
    1720 days ago
  • ATTACKFATCAT
    emoticon Keep at it and know you are making a choice that your body really appreciates. I have insulin resistance and I have major issues with carb crashes, fatigue, and moodiness. So anytime I can pass on sugary treats or white pasta/bread, my body is thanking me even if my brain is cranky about it ;)
    1720 days ago
  • MYBABYGIRLS
    emoticon Inspiring!
    1720 days ago
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