TROPICANAQUEEN's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TROPICANAQUEEN TROPICANAQUEEN'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/ sweets day 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5384249 Yesterday I ate fresh pineapple and no sweets. I did go over on the fats so I will need to work on that. I am feeling tired from no sweets but that is to be expected because of sugar withdrawl. my mom ended up caving on her no sweets but I am still keeping strong with it. I am feeling really good about how I am doing so far and will be doing the week two actions steps on the tame the sweets challenge. I do know the longer I do it the better it will be. even by making small changes that adds ... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:06:13 EST my first sweets break through http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5383176 Last night my step- grandma knew my mom and I were both giving up sweets we even told her that neither one of us can eat sweets. We told her we were starting this yesterday. She comes over with coconut cream pie , well my mom and I didn't eat it and left it in the refrigerator. instead we both ate fresh pineapple. what we can't understand is why she is trying to sabotage our efforts and bringing sweets over when we tell her we are not going to eat any it's not good for us at all. neither o... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 08:50:30 EST taming the sweet tooth challenge week 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382759 reasons why I need to cut out sweets: <BR> <BR> 1. sugar makes me to hyper <BR> 2. sugar can cause diabetes <BR> 3. sugar and excessive sweets can make you overweight <BR> 4. to set a good example for my daughter <BR> 5. if you eat to much sugar you tend to have more carb craving <BR> 6. all your sweets are high calories it makes you go over on calories <BR> 7. high fructose corn syrup/ sweet sugar is not good for you <BR> 8. sweets are nothing but empty calories and have zero nutritional va... Sat, 8 Jun 2013 20:09:34 EST In His Image day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382426 The lesson talked about how Jesus is the one who truly satisfies. in doing this lesson I realized just how controlling my flesh seems to be. I tend to cater to its needs and wants to much. I eat more food not out of hunger but to give my flesh what it wants so that it will in essence shut up. sometimes I take and deny my flesh and not allow it to control me anymore. I am pretty tricky in the fact I undereat 90% of the time and binge eat 10% of the time. <BR> <BR> I realize its an effort to... Sat, 8 Jun 2013 12:38:40 EST Day 1 In His Image http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5381346 Today begins my first day of my eating course. the lesson was talking about the motives for losing weight. we were asked to list them. <BR> 1. to feel good about myself <BR> <BR> 2. to be noticed and paid attention too <BR> <BR> 3. to look good <BR> <BR> 4. to become confident <BR> <BR> to name a few. this lesson talked about how we cannot glorify ourself. wanting to glorify self is not a proper motive to lose weight. I learned I was placing more concern on what other people think/ th... Fri, 7 Jun 2013 10:52:06 EST