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4/20/15 7:11 A

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After having lost a huge amount of weight, I have gained about 20 pounds back. My goal is to lose 10 pounds and bet back to 150 pounds. I went over a year with absolutely no sugar and it was amazing. Then I started bringing it back in slowly. I can't eat a lot of sugar because it makes me physically sick but even the little amounts I have make me feel not so good. Today is the start of my new healthy living...gotta get back on track.

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4/12/15 9:52 P

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Tomorrow morning I begin my journey! I have major sugar addictions that have spiraled out of control! My first major weight loss goal is to lose 50 pounds, my second is 100 pounds. I am taking it 10 pounds at a time! Here we go!

Today is my day!


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4/12/15 9:42 P

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after progressive steps up in weight recently, I am now ready to start the downward weightloss journey.

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4/12/15 1:43 P

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Just finished week one, and what has helped me is having dental work and the inability to eat anything but super soft foods! This has given me a jump start on not eating my go to Mentos and midgee tooties rolls. Even though I eat in moderation I need to not rely on any foods for my emotional eating and look to other activities. I will go back to taking a small walk or read an inspirational saying, dusting, anything to get over that craving. Moving onward!!

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4/11/15 6:55 P

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I'm almost finished my first week. I've been blogging about my food and sweets. I'm a sugaraholic. Through blogging I've been looking more at the emotional relationship between sweets and my emotions. I've had some break throughs. As of know I'm eating some sweets outright, and using no sugar supplements such as xyletol, steveia, & splenda. I'm afraid of having rebounds if I don't allow myself to have some type of special treat.

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4/11/15 3:49 P

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This week I tried to jump right into taming my sweet tooth to no avail! I know why I want to eliminate as much sugar from my diet: (1) Eliminating sugar has helped so much in weight loss in the past; (2) I want to increase my energy level; (3) Eating sweets and carbs of any kind puts me to sleep; however, this week, whenever I started feeling bad because I hadn't had any sweets or carbs that day, I broke my diet and gave in. I feel like I'm so weak b/c I'm so afraid to feel bad while weaning myself off of the sweets and carbs. As far as I'm concerned, I flunked this week!!

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4/11/15 8:44 A

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I'm new to this challenge, and today is my first day. Yay! I want to do this because aside from sugar, I'm eating really healthy, and I've lost 35 pounds. Lately though, I've been craving more and more sugar, and when I give in to the craving it just makes me crave other foods that aren't so healthy. Essentially, that makes it very difficult to stay in my ranges for my calories, carbs, fats, and even proteins. If I'm filling up on candy & sweets, I'm not getting the nutrients my body needs.

I'm doing this so I can get rid of the cravings for sweets, and reintroduce myself to fruits and veggies.

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4/9/15 10:01 P

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Evening! I have been thinking about joining this challenge for a while and the last few weeks I decided it is time. I have been battling with sugar for quite some time and finally decided that it is time. The little quiz told me that my sugar cravings are out of control...which is correct.

My reasons to cut back:
* Rid myself of sugar headaches
* Healthy heart and body
* Sugar to no longer be in control of me!!

I am excited to get going and really looking forward to learning a lot during this challenge!! emoticon emoticon

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I am RESOLUTE to use portion control and choose healthy foods. I will track my food daily! I will plan my fitness and stick with what is planned.
I am RENEGADE against my own excuses. I will not give in to them and push forward toward my goals. I will not let me pull myself down or stop my progress.
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4/9/15 12:22 P

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I'm new to this challenge -- Today is my first day! YAY!

I'm SO excited to get my sugar cravings under control if not completely eliminate them!

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4/8/15 9:23 P

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Was blown up with fluid after Easter.
Already lost over 2 kg since yesterday.

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4/8/15 10:31 A

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I joined this challenge a few weeks ago and forgot about it until prompted today by SparkCoach. I really have to get this under control if I want to reach and stay at my goal. I am close and I feel that the sugar cravings could be my undoing. I have reached my goal in the past and sadly gained all of it back. I think it was primarily due to the sugar cravings. I hope this challenge will get me focused again.

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4/7/15 4:32 P

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I am new to this challenge. I want to stop craving sweets all the time. It seems as though I just can't refuse when they're around. I am good at home where I have gotten rid of everything that tempts me and makes me binge (for the most part). However, when I am in a social situation or family gathering, I can't seem to NOT eat sweets around me. It's something I do automatically, and I can't seem to stop myself. So, my goal is to be able to control myself and not eat mindlessly.

I think I just ate my willpower. ~Author Unknown

Govern well thy appetite, lest Sin
Surprise thee, and her black attendant, Death.
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"You used to be much... muchier. You've lost your muchiness." ~Mad Hatter, Alice in Wonderland


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4/7/15 1:43 A

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I'm new to this challenge too. I have not really been one to be out of control with my sugar, but I find lately it calls my name a lot more! Especially with Easter candy! I'm hoping to change this and eat more veggies. I love veggies, but sometimes those just don't hit the spot! lol.
I'm needing to switch up the snacks I give my kids.

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4/5/15 9:21 P

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Hello, I'm just joining the challenge. I really need to get my sweet tooth under control. I always have to have something sweet after dinner. I'm not hungry, I just have to have it out of habit, and of course I love junk. When I am on my cycle, of course it is even worse....I want something sweet, that doesn't satisfy me, so I reach for something salty....it seems like a never ending cycle. I tried to train myself to eat only the portion, but once I get that taste it all goes down hill. So I'm here, because I really need help. I need to lose this weight, this is my biggest obstacle. One thing I did achieve so far, is no more soda. I haven't had a soda in over a month now. That is HUGE for me. Someone that had to have a soda every day.......multiple times a day. I had to deal with the headaches, but that was only for a few days. So I'm proud of myself for that. Now time for the ultimate challenge......kicking all this junk. Hopefully with this challenge I can achieve that, one step at a time.

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4/5/15 8:12 P

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Hello everyone,
My name is Tracy. I Decided to join the tame your Sweettooth challenge because I have been getting out of control with my sugar habbits and it seems to be getting worse. I started the challenge 5 days ago(just figured out that I was sapose to be writing here) so far I'm doing pretty good. This week I have been keeping conscious of the foods I've been eating, and I've been eating a lot less sugar than I was when I first started. Still not perfect, still have my moments but overall it's a lot better. So far I've learned that unless you have a plan about what you intend to eat you will eat anything, I've learned that if I am really hungry I don't want anything but junk food so I can't let myself get to that point. At the end of this challenge I want to be in control of what I eat.
I wish all of you the best
Tracy

I have always followed the NIKE MOTTO to JUST DO IT!! If we leave all the excuses behind and Make a Commitment to ourselves then we have the POWER to accomplish ANYTHING!!!!!!!!!!
If anyone is in the Port Saint Lucie area Look me up!


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4/3/15 11:43 P

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What brings you to this challenge?
I either avoid sweets like the plague or consume them like an out of control addict. I want to find a happy medium.
How is your week going?
In regards to sugar intake, not so good. I've been in a chocolate binge for about a week.
What have you learned about your sugar cravings so far?
Definitely more intense when stressed or tired. And I'm always tired.
What do you hope to accomplish at the end of 4 weeks?
I can quit sugar but when I come back to it it's all or nothing. I can't stop once I start. I want to be able to eat one piece of chocolate and stop.

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4/3/15 5:16 A

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What brings you to this challenge?
I've always had a sweet tooth, however after being diagnosed with PCOS and being told how this makes my chance of getting other health issues such as diabetes and heart disease high made me realise I really need to do something about my sugar intake.
How is your week going?
It's going alright, but as it's about to be Easter there's quite a lot of chocolate at home at the moment.
What have you learned about your sugar cravings so far?
I have noticed that I mainly start to crave sugar in the afternoon, and that drinking lots of water and distracting myself can help me ignore the craving. However when offered something I find it near impossible to decline.
What do you hope to accomplish at the end of 4 weeks?
At the end of the 4 weeks I hope to be able to have small amounts of sugar without going overboard, and also able to say no when offered something sugary.

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4/1/15 11:19 P

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4/1/15 1:20 P

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Sweets are my biggest problem and can't seem to stop eating them! I stopped drinking them. I stopped drinking soda for over 3 months now. I only drink water now so I think I have accomplished that hurdle now just need to stop eating them!

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4/1/15 10:20 A

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What brings you to this challenge?
Sweets are my biggest obstacle to a healthy diet. I crave hearty 'comfort food' meals sometimes, but sugar is a much bigger problem for me. I have a problem with limiting myself when it comes to sugary foods and drinks and I find myself sabotaging my other healthy choices by overeating sweets.
How is your week going?
It's going pretty well, this is day 3 of the challenge and sparkpeople in general for me. My birthday is Friday, so that might be more difficult. We don't really have any sweets in the house right now, so at home there isn't as much temptation.
What have you learned about your sugar cravings so far?
I obsess when I deny myself sugar. It becomes all I can think about until I give in.
What do you hope to accomplish at the end of 4 weeks?
I want to be able to substitute high calorie sweets for better options. Vanilla ice cream with berries instead of a sundae, or a piece of dark chocolate instead of a brownie.


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3/31/15 12:54 P

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What brings you to this challenge? - I love candy and sugar. I grew up with my mom being a cake decorator and I also bake so I've just always been around sugar. This is my second go-round with weight loss and I haven't had candy since at least 3/19 and I've really been missing it. I'm not aiming to do a sugar detox or anything, I just want to want cake and cookies less.

How is your week going? - It's going okay so far. Have already worked out three times this week and stayed under my calorie goal, so I'm really happy about that, but I've seen no progress at all, so I'm feeling very discouraged right now.

What have you learned about your sugar cravings so far? - I crave both sugar and salt a lot, but I've not indulged yet in these last 13 days unless you count Fiber One bars, and I don't really. I haven't touched the Girl Scout Cookies on top of the fridge! The other night I was able to tame my cravings with eating two bowls of Cinnamon Life cereal instead, so that felt like a victory.

What do you hope to accomplish at the end of 4 weeks? - I would love to be able to give up pop completely. I only drink diet now, except for the Dr. Pepper 10 which luckily only has 10 calories, and I'd like to be able to give that up as well. Basically, I want to stay on track, and when I have a order of cupcakes I'm baking for a party in May, I'd like to be able to control myself while baking and decorating!

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3/30/15 1:24 P

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I also eat my feelings. I used eat some much salt and sugar items when I was upset that i would wake up with a food hang over! Being accountable with SP has made a huge difference.

We can do this!


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3/28/15 12:57 A

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Stress eating is my biggest problem. That is when I crave sweets the most.
Also when i'm bored or tired.
Ice cream and chocolate is my go to sweet.

I have been doing really well since I started. keeping focus on my goals has been helping a lot.
Also having meal plans leaves me less vulnerable to "whatever"

Hi my name is Lin. Time zone GMT-5
The plan is to do Zumba at least 2-3 times per week and TRX or other hour long workout once per week.... (or 2 half hour workouts). Total goal 500-1000 fitness minutes weekly.

BUT i injured my knee so I have to learn to do some chair exercises. Please ask me if I started yet.


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3/26/15 11:22 P

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mine is sweets in general but I definately can get out of control on certain candies (hot tamales, sour cherries, conversation hearts for valentines, jelly beans at easter) just to name a few.
I am doing okay on the candy 33 days so far. However still need to get the cakes, cupcakes, cookies and the other stuff in check. Perhaps 1 thing at a time and one day at at time.

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3/25/15 7:22 P

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I'm Susan and I'm a sugar addict.

I'm sure most of my problem is emotional eating so it's going to take a lot to straighten me out but I'm trying.

I have gone without sweets for a couple of months before and I've found out that if you don't start eating a sweet in the morning, you most likely won't crave a sweet the rest of the day. For those months, I did not crave any sweets. But then all of a sudden, I fell off the wagon.

Anyway, I'm not giving up. PS. Leacy, I know exactly what you're talking about when you read about other's trials.



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3/25/15 12:55 A

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Hi my name is Leacy

I generally have a pretty good handle on my sweet tooth since I started eating "clean" or really clean-er. Once I start adding in processed foods again I have problems wanting more sugar.
As I'm reading all of these posts on exactly the kinds of favorite sweets are everyone's downfalls I'm realizing participating in the discussion group is going to be difficult for me because it is actually making me want to go out and buy a bunch of chocolate or cookies or whatever.


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3/24/15 11:16 A

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Since August I have been craving what I would call seasonal or holiday sweets. For example August-October I ate bags of candy corn, then in November I started eating boxes of chocolate covered cherries. I then moved on to Valentine's Day candy and now finally I can't get enough of Easter candy especially cadbury eggs. I am trying very hard to stop eating these items.

I feel my craving of sweets is the most intense in the late afternoon when I get off of work. I'm trying to use this as my exercise time instead to keep me distracted.

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3/23/15 3:58 P

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I'm still trying to stay away from it (sweets) but not being so successful!

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3/22/15 10:54 P

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My sweet eating is linked to my emotions. I went hog wild this week because it would have been the due date of my miscarried baby. I dealt with it by eating cookies, Culvers and blended coffee drinks. Oh and doughnuts. Ouch.

My challenge is going to be finding alternatives because stress will not go away and I have another miscarried baby due date coming up in July, sadly.

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3/22/15 7:11 A

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Week one went well. Yesterday I had a little, went out for dinner my husband and daughter had a dessert and I only had a few bites instead if my own dessert. emoticon

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emoticon I see myself in many of the comments here...finished week 1goals. The times I feel my sugar cravings are at work, at lunch time when I buy my lunch. I always get something sweet ..a cookie, a cookie bar... I have afternoon cravings, around 3pm, and then at night, the time between being done with evening chores and bedtime. So what to do? I will pack my lunch and stay out of the cafeteria. Sub fruit for cookie. Afternoon, will have 1 serving of almonds with a tablespoon of dark chocolate chips. Not sure what to do at night yet...

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3/20/15 3:38 P

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I'm getting there also! Slowly, but at least I still have some peanut butter still in the jar, same for the jelly. Ice cream is still in the freezer. Have done good with other sweet foods. However, come midnight, I can't help myself. It's overwhelming. So I think it better to give in than to go nuts about it. I think (hope) eventually it will get better!

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because I am out and about today running errands with the kids I find myself craving sugar and wanting to stop for a slurpee or fast food. I bought granola bars and ate one for 140 calories. I hope this satisfies the crave. I am trying to eat it nice and slow! emoticon

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Although I am on week 1, I realize I have made great progress in my weight loss journey of passing up sweets in public and even at home. My biggest challenge is wanting sweets when I am on the computer at work or at home.I chew sugarfree gum, eat mints, and pig out on caramel popcorn. It's OK to have a sweet (dessert) once a week, but I hate this CRAVING!

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That describes me too.

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3/19/15 2:43 P

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I have made some improvements in my sweet-eating habits. I hardly buy sweets any more so that makes it a bit easier to resist the cravings...but I do have to look for a substitute. It's usually a piece of fruit or cup of coffee or even a glass of cranberry juice with mineral water (half/half).

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I just fell off the wagon without really beginning-with Girl Scout cookies that I bought a while ago and were delivered to my desk today. Tried to give them away and finally they were calling out to me.

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3/19/15 10:51 A

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You can do it Jaydee84! emoticon

I can do it...I will do it...I am doing it!


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I just signed on yesterday to do this Sugar Challenge. Last year I lost 30 pounds with help from Spark People, but after surgery early in December, about 15 of those pounds came back. I couldn't do the exercise routine I was on with my weight loss, and at 61 years old exercise is a must-do. Then along came Christmas and holiday goodies, and I found myself eating the things I thought I had given up for good. Worst of all, I stopped logging in to SparkPeople everyday to track food and just be part of the community.

Now I feel like I'm back to Square One and I've discovered that breaking old habits isn't permanent; I have stay on top of it. I felt so much better when my BMI was within the "normal" range, and I'm ready to get back to it. We're already into "summer" here in South Georgia with temps in the high 80s; I have my doctor's blessing to exercise and walk as before. Mentally I'm ready to lose the 15 pounds I regained and hopefully another 10 after that. The "Tame Your Sweet Tooth" Challenge is one of my first steps toward my new goals.


I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. --John Burroughs
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My hardest times with the sweets are mid afternoon and evening

Debbie

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I'm getting so close to goal. Won't be long now.

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3/19/15 6:11 A

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I usually indulge in my sweet tooth at night while in bed while relaxing. according to the quiz, I am in control, which I guess is good. it just seems some times like ahhhhhh!

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3/19/15 1:58 A

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I find I overindulge mostly when I'm stressed and/or tired, usually in the afternoon and/or after dinner.

"Screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail."
- William Shakespeare, ("Lady") Macbeth, 1.7


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3/18/15 7:39 P

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OMG, I am in trouble. I took the Sugar Habits Assessment while I was eating an apple fritter. So out of control...

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3/18/15 5:59 P

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I just joined this challenge, and the hardest part of my day is in the evening, when I´m finally relaxing and tired. The rest of the day is no problem, generally.

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3/18/15 4:55 P

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Just joined this challenge.My most difficult time of the day is the evening hours after dinner.

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3/18/15 4:32 P

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I have two main times when I crave sugar... about 3pm and after dinner from 8-bedtime. If I sit down on the sofa to catch up on my shows, its worse. If I have some tea or coffee/espresso in the afternoon - this helps, but I like it sweet there too! I am working hard to make better more aware decisions, but its a challenge. However this is why I am here!

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3/18/15 3:25 P

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Just joined the challenge. Looking to get out this sugar for good.

Debbie

This is my year to reach goal.
I'm getting so close to goal. Won't be long now.

With God ALL things are possible. He makes the impossible possible!!


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3/18/15 1:46 P

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My real issue is combatting my after dinner sugar craving, if I fight it I end up overeating to much salted snacks th whole evening or I'll give in and end up munching on sweets the whole night.

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3/18/15 1:12 P

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just joined. I think my sugar is an all or nothing - I have a hard time using moderation. I'm looking forward to completing this challenge


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3/18/15 1:06 P

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Glad to join! I have a horrible problem with sugar and I'm currently trying to get it under control. After the initial 3 days of headaches, I feel much better without it! I know I need more veggies and I've been concentrating on getting 5 fruits and veggies a day. I'm trying to train my brain into thinking fruit is a 'dessert'! emoticon

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me! Phillipians 4:13



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3/18/15 6:46 A

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I haven't found cutting out sugar so far to be too hard. It takes a lot more reading of ingredients on packages for sure. I started cutting out sugar before I saw this challenge and I'm happy to have steps to follow to keep me going in the right direction! Only a few foods are making me have any sort of cravings.

Edited by: SHERBABY2 at: 3/18/2015 (06:50)
Make a good choice today!


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3/17/15 8:29 A

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Just joined this challenge. I am excited for getting my cravings under control.

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3/16/15 7:26 A

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So far doing well. I told myself I could have WW ice cream after dinner if I had calories left and I have had left over calories the last 3 nights. Since I drink alot of water when I take my vitamin at night I am too full for the ice cream. I am very excited that I havent needed the ice cream emoticon

I can do it...I will do it...I am doing it!


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3/15/15 10:16 P

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I could have written this post myself! I know exactly how you feel. Glad to know someone is going through the same thing as me!

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3/15/15 10:14 P

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This is my first day of the challenge. I am really excited to work on my sugar cravings. I can usually control myself at home and I don't buy sweets or junk when I grocery shop. However, I work in a candy/ice cream shop and I struggle very hard to control myself at work. I would rate my sugar intake as out of control. This is a great opportunity!

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3/15/15 8:31 P

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I'm technically in week 2 but I'm posting here because I never did. I found out that you should remove all unnatural sugar from your diet. Organic sugar does not cause me the same cravings as food that is laced with dextrose, and saccharin. I have had no sugar cravings since I cut out all sugars that are not organic.

Nikki - Michigan - US - Eastern Time Zone


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3/13/15 11:57 A

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I'm glad to join this challenge:)

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3/13/15 8:14 A

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Stressful morning and was craving my chocolate but I didnt give in emoticon

I can do it...I will do it...I am doing it!


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3/13/15 3:01 A

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JULIEMK813, you are an inspiration! I love it that you walked up and down the candy section and then went to the produce section for apples! Today, I walked up and down the candy section but gave in to my cravings. Next time, I'll think of you, and I won't buy the candy! Thank you!

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3/12/15 10:29 P

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SWEETPEA1399 Thank you for your words, today I went to the store and walked up and down the candy section and said I can handle this and went to the produce section and decided fresh sweet apples will be perfect.

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