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12/18/14 8:10 A

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Yes the holidays are hard. There are so many yummy foods around us. Be strong and remember that you can have small portions and walk away from it.. Also remember to continue to work off those extra calories.

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12/17/14 8:48 P

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keep coming back to report, and for more encouragement. Go for it!

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12/17/14 7:47 A

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Yeah, well especially during the holidays!
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12/17/14 7:17 A

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The first few days are the hardest. Keep up the good work and best wishes.

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12/17/14 7:12 A

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Welcome to this challenge and best wishes.

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12/16/14 7:05 P

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I have indulged in Holiday Sweets. Time to get my diet back to normal. I thought this challenge would help.

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12/16/14 4:31 P

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Done great day 1 and day 2. I have to be strong. Cookies in house tonight

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12/16/14 1:18 P

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So glad that everything is going great on your first week.

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12/16/14 10:55 A

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I am on day 4 and am not having a hard time resisting sugar. I have done this by eliminating anything with wheat in it. My wife has candy in the house and it is not tempting me. I have read the book Wheat Belly and I feel there is a connecting between wheat and sugar craving.

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12/15/14 5:44 A

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I am sure that you will do great. This work in progress.
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12/15/14 3:45 A

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12/15/14 1:58 A

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Fresh start Tmr- week 1. I will be successful!

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12/14/14 9:38 P

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preparing for an early xmas get-together this w/e

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12/14/14 5:52 P

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Thank you, maybe I can do better next time!
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12/13/14 1:38 P

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Try your best. Survey the food, take small amounts of your favorites, drink lots of water and remember everything you've learned from the challenge. BEST WISHES ON THIS SPECIAL DAY.

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Uh-oh! Christmas Party...complete disaster.
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12/12/14 8:05 P

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Best wishes on your challenge to tame your sweet tooth.

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12/12/14 1:15 P

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Good afternoon everyone. I joined today. My problem is after I eat, I crave something sweet and 99% of the time it involves chocolate. I really am having a hard time.

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12/12/14 12:48 P

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I'm starting this challenge today. I know that my biggest weakness is at work. They have a container of peanut M&Ms out in the open in the kitchen and what used to be an occasional craving has turned into a multiple times a day obsession. I hate feeling so out of control about it. I do keep dark chocolate at home and am usually able to eat just one small piece and be satisfied. I took the quiz and listed my reasons for wanting to cut down. Now I just have to track my cravings. I'm pretty sure that I eat most when bored or stressed, both of which happen at work frequently so having the M&Ms right there to taunt me is frustrating. I can't always get up and go for a walk to distract myself.

One idea I have is to get an electric tea kettle to keep at my desk. I can keep my hot water at my desk and use one of the break rooms with a sink that doesn't have the M&Ms and just avoid the kitchen altogether.

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12/11/14 9:55 A

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So true. Best wishes.

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12/11/14 12:48 A

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Will also be adding, giving up alcohol for a while, just empty calories like sugar.

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Best wishes on your challenge to tame your sweet tooth.




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12/8/14 3:40 A

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Starting week one today.....looking for the not so obvious sugar culprits....sugar is a very addictive substance....just like any illegal substance...only you can't get arrested ...only fall into high bmi land and poor overall health!

Never trade what you want at the moment for what you WANT MOST!!!

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12/7/14 11:23 A

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You will do fine once your body adjusts to the changes.

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I did well this first week. I ate almost perfectly except 1 cup of coffee with creamer each day. Until yesterday! We had our annual Christmas girls day lunch with my sisters at a local restaurant. I had a bun on my chicken sandwich and some of the chips that came with it.
I know. Doesn't sound horrible but my body is so different than what I hear many of you saying. A typical day before this challenge usually only included 1 bun, or maybe chips and salsa one day or a wrap for lunch. Never dessert. Never candy. Mever doghnuts. Just a regular stream of processed sugars usual labeled by the manufacturer as healthy, whole wheat, gluten free, whole grain, organic etc. My body takes sugar, especially processed sugar and turns it into fat like a magician. I have to be all-in or nothing.
I will say it is very easy for me to maintain whatever weight I'm at, but losing weight requires very strict, rigid standards. Sigh... But I'm doing it because it's worth it for myself and my family and I'm tired of tight jeans!

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12/6/14 9:40 P

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The first few days I was tired, had a slight headache and cranky. I tend to equate sugar with candy and soda only. I forget about the carb connection. By Thursday, I saw that I had limited my bread, pasta and increased fruit and veg. I have been sleeping better too.
It's all very interesting... can't wait for week 2.

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12/6/14 10:12 A

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If you have had success then you know that you will continue to do so. Best wishes.

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I like yoga. Good for you!

I didn't drink any wine at the party and We ate healthy foods. I'm feeling pretty Todd!

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12/5/14 10:03 P

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the one area where I have had some success recently

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It is a big deal. You can make big changes in your life.

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Thank you. It's kind of a big deal.



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12/5/14 12:02 P

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Great idea to join a fitness center. I wish you much success.

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I joined a fitness center today. 'had my first yoga class there too. It was real nice. emoticon emoticon



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12/4/14 10:47 A

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So true, Thank you.

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12/4/14 7:53 A

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If we can resist it, then the craving to have more will subside because it's an addiction. If we could keep from sweets for a string of days in a row, then we'll start to notice a difference.
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12/3/14 12:35 P

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Hope you are able to resist those pesky sweets.
Best wishes and have a great day.
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It's a struggle for sure. This morning I poured out my second cup of coffee because I didn't want to consume all the sugar I added but then I ate a cookie. Dang! It's not going to set the tone for my day. I'm increasing my water intake and not eating any other sweets today. That's my goal!


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12/2/14 7:31 P

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First thing to do is cut down on that sugar, unless you think you could go "cold turkey".

Best wishes on this very special journey.
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I am so ready for this! Part of my problem is that I start my day with lots of sugar in my coffee.

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Best wishes with your sweet tooth challenge.
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11/30/14 7:54 P

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Thanks Somar! Even though I failed last year, I think I can do it! I'm not setting my goal too high and my life and attitude has already changed a lot since last year.



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Just stick to the guidelines and you will do great.
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emoticon Hello, I'm new to the team. 'just joined the challenge. I hope I can stick with it.
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11/30/14 12:19 P

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You did well! Keep up the good work.

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11/30/14 1:38 A

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Tonliz, you need to have some form of daily carbohydrate intake and drink plenty of water to avoid headaches.

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11/29/14 10:20 P

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no cookies or cakes but i did have some chocolate covered nuts,,I also noticed I have headache today,, wondering if its cuz of no sweets

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Interesting recipe. I'll save it for future reference. Enjoy.

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I made a dump cake. I took a yellow cake mix. 2 pounds o peaches frozen. I use the ones in the jars . Then . i spread the peaches in a pam sprayed pan.
nest cover them with the cake mix .
next use 16 ounces of seven up . bake covered for 20 minutes. then uncovered for 40
at 350 degrees

I box sugar free yellow cake mix
1 bottle of diet 7 up

I made 1/2 the batch . i love them .

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11/29/14 9:54 A

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I agree with you. If you don't get them out of your system, they keep coming back. I'M GLAD YOU HAVE THEM UNDER CONTROL. BEST WISHES.

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11/29/14 8:09 A

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I did good yesterday, Those cocoa powdered toffee peanuts had my number,but i stood strong brushed my teeth and then bleached them..had some water & went to bed!!

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11/29/14 6:09 A

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Goodbye candy !!!!

I know those peanut butter cups has to go !!!!

years ago I age a large bag every night of popcorn . months later 2 bags the night I opened
a third bag !!!!!!
I stopped cold turkey . a few years later i started on mini bags . so since 2007 very small portions. Cheetos the same . I eat maybe 6 or 7 i am done .

so now I know i am done with all candy until I get control . you have to get your favorite out of your system . break up the love affair with it
have a great day

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Best wishes on your journey.

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11/28/14 11:53 P

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apples and citrus are sweet, have 1 or 2 of those

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Hello everyone,
week 1 day 1

i just joined this challenge and i can't wait to have some self control because right now I have none!! All i wanna do is eat something sweet and then have some more!! But I will be good for tonight and keep on sipping my tea :)

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I did well too. I had small portions and didn't touch some things. YEAH for us!

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how was turkey day ????? emoticon

i had small portions . no damage done . most Americans consume over 2,000
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I had no Candy which I love . emoticon peanut butter cups

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Happy Thanksgiving from down under

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Still enjoy Thanksgiving Day


all things in Moderation coming live from the Brays Home in Arizona emoticon


Edited by: KATHARINEBRAY1 at: 11/27/2014 (10:47)
HE WILL COVER YOU WITH HIS FEATHERS ,AND UNDER HIS WINGS
YOU WILL FIND REFUGE,HIS FAITHFULNES WILL BE YOUR SHIELD AND RAMPART psalm 91:4


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Best wishes on your journey to conquer this challenge. emoticon

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my sister is a wine drinker . thats full of sugar .

I gave up candy because . I love peanut butter cups . i couldnt eat just one cup
emoticon i ate at least 2 or up to 4 the family size .

we all have good choices lets do It !!!!!!!

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HE WILL COVER YOU WITH HIS FEATHERS ,AND UNDER HIS WINGS
YOU WILL FIND REFUGE,HIS FAITHFULNES WILL BE YOUR SHIELD AND RAMPART psalm 91:4


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probably more important 4 me to cut out booze

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I'm going to try to cut out sweets and sodas to one or two a week.

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so i understand we need to eliminate one choice of sweet
starting this week .

well its all candy

Edited by: KATHARINEBRAY1 at: 11/26/2014 (11:40)
HE WILL COVER YOU WITH HIS FEATHERS ,AND UNDER HIS WINGS
YOU WILL FIND REFUGE,HIS FAITHFULNES WILL BE YOUR SHIELD AND RAMPART psalm 91:4


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Those are all good choices. Good luck.

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I can definitely relate to wanting sweets when I get home from work! I thought I was the only one. Yesterday I told myself that I would limit my options to only two. I can have hot chocolate with nonfat milk or a piece of fruit. I also like lemon chamomile tea with honey, so that might make the list of more acceptable sweet options.

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The alternatives that you mentioned are great choices. Best wishes on your journey.

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My goal is to find alternative ways to add sugar to my diet through fruits or healthier variations of my favorite things. Like chocolate skim milk instead of a pint of chocolate ice cream or using mashed frozen bananas to get the same texture of ice cream (ice cream is my main weakness) or maybe sparkling water instead of dark sugary caffeinated pop. I know this is going to be difficult with upcoming holidays but I refuse to let them be my excuse for not reducing the hold that sugar has on me.

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THAT IS GREAT THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO RESIST THE GOODIES IN THE FRIDGE.. I KNOW
THAT WHEN I HAVE FOOD THAT IS TEMPTING IN THE HOUSE, I HAVE A HARD TIME KEEPING AWAY FROM IT; THEREFORE I TRY NOT TO SET MYSELF UP BY NOT BUYING IT.

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Despite having brought 3 packs of sweet biscuits in the last week, I havent had any. They are remaining as a reserve supply for other family members.

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Arrange it so that you have your favorite fruit available to eat when you get home.

Best wishes solving this problem.

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I have noticed I want something sweet every day as soon as I get home from work. I want to break this habit. I also give in to sweets brought into the office unless they are hidden (there is a candy drawer I never touch - out of sight out of mind).

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best wishes without them.

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I just signed up for this challenge because I am so tired of the mood swings from my sugar addiction. I am a stress eater and I really need to substitute sugar with exercise. When I'm in class, I will choose a stick of cinnamon gum to fight boredom. I'm so grateful for this positive community.

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Not rebuying my gummie vitamins now that they are gone.

I could almost smell those nuts roasting. Glad you survived while treating the MIL

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2 days off the wagon. :( MIL is in hospital and wanted coconut haystacks from the Nifty Nut House. I was a kid in a candy shop again. $40 worth of nuts and candies. I did indulge twice but otherwise have managed to control it. No binge eating of nuts...but oh, the sweets sure got me.

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I know what your talking about creamers..all made of corn syrup..dehydrated of course...I've been using 1% as creamer..as long as it looks creamy..it works for me...I don't drink a lot of coffee any way...rico...I havent had a piece of candie in a month...and that includes chocolate...feel like I'm doing good..not craving much of anything...had one cookie at sister-n-laws...usually would have eaten...doz...stopped at one..pretty happy with that....rico emoticon

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I really seem to be addicted to the flavored coffee creamers I use for breakfast. The rest of the day I crave carbs. So I'm cutting coffee out for this challenge. I know the coffee itself is not the culprit. Today for breakfast I put pumpkin pie spice in my oatmeal and no sweeteners. It was yummy.

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don't beat yourself up remember this is a journey and some pot holes will be on the journey as well as sonny days..we have to take all the good and the bad..and slowly adjust our bodies...we didn't get here overnight....so we have to be patient with ourselves and others.....were all on this journey together...were right here with you...I have craved sugar...alll...my...life...don't know why?//

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That's what you need to do,start over and put that discrepancy behind you.

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My goal with this challenge is to stop eating so much sugar. I started out OK but last night while at a party i ate 3 cookies. I kept telling myself "no don't do it" but I did any way and now I feel guilty. I am not going to beat myself up about it, I will just keep on working at doing better.

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Good idea to make a scrapbook. Best wishes on your journey to complete the sweet tooth challenge,

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Backto1012...eating sugar only makes you crave more sugar. It's just as addicting as nicotine, alcohol or any other drug out there. Week 3 goal will help you figure out the why, when and wheres' of your sugar craving.

Hello everyone! I just joined the challenge and completed goal 1, 2, and 3....well...on 3, I'll be working on it the rest of the week. So I guess I should say I completed 1 & 2.

For goal 3, i plan on scrapbooking my journal. I started a scrapbook to document my weight loss, interesting articles and recipes I found that are 'good for ya'...I started it way back when I first joined SP. Probably around 3-4 yr ago. I have maybe 5 pages in it...I really think re-starting the scrapbook will also help in my weight loss goals & this challenge.

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BEST WISHES ON YOUR QUEST TO DEFEAT THE SUGAR MONSTER. KEEP STRONG. YOU CAN DO IT.

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I am starting this challenge now. Hope to post on this thread everyday. Hope to be inspired. I'm struggling with sugar the last few months have been super bad. Not sure what happened. Only know it's gotten out of control. HELP!!!! Doing it for my sanity and health. Be back soon!

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Last week was supposed to be my first week of this challenge, but I totally blew it! This resulted in a 1-pound weight gain, and I really need to get this stress eating of sweets under control. I've printed out the Week 1 Action Plan and have a new notebook to record my sugar habits over the next week. That was the first step, the next step is to actually follow through and do it!

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hi, I'm type 2 also. I'm also trying to cut down on sugar.. When I feel like having something sweet I use a little Splenda. However, sometimes when I don't have it I'll just have a small bite of something sweet. A little bite is better than nothing.
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Hello people I am a type 2 diabetic so controlling my sweet cravings are essential to me. I am hoping this challenge will be good for me and I can make the change :D

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working on portions and evening snacking. doing little better on the evening snacks but could probably do better. working out on chair exerciser too. this morning I did a 6 minute sp exercise and got that old heart pumping. well everyone work hard at it and we will succeed.

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I decided to start over again. Yesterday made healthy muffins from Sparks. (carrot cake mix add a can of pumpkin recipe). Had family in everyone did love them. Today made sugar cookies. Ate 6 (I think) cookies.(made them for husband.RIGHT) Constantly thinking of sweets. So I am getting out control. Gain weight not so much sweet but eating healthy foods. (steel oats, apple, dried cranberry in slow cooker. (4 servings ate it all.) Taste so good I did it twice in last five days. Stopping it now. It won't be as hard as the first time where it was terrible addiction.Actually made me sick trying to stop. I did it never regret it. Don't buy cough drops with sugar in them because I suck on the whole small bag yesterday. Yes, I have a huge problem. I love sweets tasting foods.



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Sweets are hard to give up and after dinner you crave them even more. Best wishes.

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I wish you well on your surgery.

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I love your screen name. I wish I had thought of it. This is the longest fight I have ever had, going on 25 years now. I know that because it started when my eldest was born. I also made a list and I have it posted next to my bed so it is the first thing I see when I get up. Think it my help?

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It's about to get harder/easier for me. On the 20th I am having gastric-bypass. So sooner than I was expecting.

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I made a list too. These are important reasons and it's good to write them down. I was surprised how many effect others. I think I crave sweets all the time...even after a big special meal. Being careful after dinner is especially hard! emoticon

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It sounds like a good plan. Best wishes.

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I made my list of things that leaving sugar out of my diet would accomplish! I will look at that list every time I am about to eat sugar.

Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest. - Mark Twain


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