AURIESTAR's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=AURIESTAR AURIESTAR's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Week 1 completion & feeling good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5072294 I feel so good. I am so happy I found this website that makes my goal feel so easy and finally possible. I am really happy with my desire to stay within the range of what is outlined and cut out sugar. No deprivation feelings or cravings as I complete my 1st week. Full steam ahead into week two : )! Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:26:53 EST Didn't eat sugar over stress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5068642 A few days in and I had so many things to do at work that time escaped me. I was stressing and got that "hunger" where I HAVE TO have something NOW and it has always been something sweet or chocolate. Then I remembered that these foods don't make the stress go away. It may even make it worse. It's just giving food, well a non food really, something to do that it was never meant to do. Food is meant to nourish, not quell emotions. It took some time to calm down but I was so proud that I ... Fri, 21 Sep 2012 02:15:04 EST Doing Good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5066988 I feel happy, in control of the appetite for sugar that has ravished me for years. If I don't start with it and get my blood sugar high, I don't get that constant need to eat urgently. <BR> I am so happy that I am taking my life back. I am in charge of what I put in my body! <em>30</em> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 21:34:23 EST