I fell off it on Friday but got back on Saturday. Someone brought us cookie at work when we were super busy. It was nice for them to give us a stress treat, but I have a weakness for cookies that I will overcome in time.
current weight: 189.0
Fitness Minutes: (3,495) Posts: 438 3/21/16 7:14 A
My sugar cravings weren't out of control, and I have to admit this challenge hasn't been that hard for me. However, I haven't faced many trials. Since I don't work anymore, I don't have to face the sugar gauntlet in the lunchroom, and I live alone, so there are no sweets in the house unless I put them there, and I don't.
Hopefully, no one will gift me with any candy at Easter, but if they do, we'll see how I handle it. That's one food I can't get rid of by giving it to the dogs!
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Pounds lost: 23.0
Fitness Minutes: (11,005) Posts: 839 6/7/14 11:33 A
been without sugary treats 5 months( since jan. 1) the last two days had to travel 1200 miles and didnt have very good choices on what i could eat in a hurry. we kept moving. at hotel we ate waffles with only syrup they had. i thought sure the sugary syrup would kill me but i didnt even notice. it didnt seem sweet and i didnt crave other sweets. thank goodness. trucking on, back to good eating as soon as i got home.
Food Hangover is exactly right! Hubby and I used to chow down on chips in front of the telly every Saturday night. I always felt awful on Sunday morning. Felt soooo much better when I stopped doing that!
I'm loving the phrase "food hangover" as well. I'm going to borrow that for future use...lol!
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I'm right there with ya! Told myself for Mother's Day, I would treat myself to a 1/2 dessert from the buffet table but that triggered the monster and off I went! Didn't stop til my head hit the pillow. SO hard! Today, back on the wagon but feel like I'm in a sugar fog- like a food hangover. OW!
I wouldn't say I was actually on the no-sugar wagon. It's more like I was off the all-sugar-all-the-time wagon for two weeks and then blamo! I jumped back on that wagon. :(
I've been doing so well - not grazing at work, only having small amounts of sugar for dessert after dinner (if any at all). Then I allowed myself to have a Twix on Friday and I've been CRAVING sugar all weekend. Sunday I made my super-secret recipe brownies for a friend for Mother's Day and could NOT stop eating them (do not fear - the friend happens to be living with us currently, and it being her first Mother's Day away from her son, I figured I'd make her something extra special. She ate as many as I did...). I brought the leftovers to work today, but all I can think about today is
SUGAR AND CHOCOLATE.
I'm doing my best to drink lots of water and snack on healthy stuff. It's just a struggle today.
Who knew a little sugar on Friday could lead to this?!?! Yikes!
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