You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
I used to skip breakfast a lot. When I joined SP I got into the habit of having something to eat, hungry or not, and found that it really helped. Go figure!
When I joined this challenge I already knew the things I could not have at home, the things I could not buy even one of, and the things I needed to distract myself from thinking about. It all really helped with this challenge.
I keep protein and "medicinal" glucose tablets on hand for my low blood sugars.
The clearheaded feeling is my reward. The better-tasting everything else is another reward.
Try us out! Good luck and keep on keeping on! Priscilla
"With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. --Thomas Foxwell Buxton
current weight: 141.0
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I have a definite problem with sugar. I find I do fine portion wise as long as I stick to things like going to the bakery and buying 1 donut as opposed to a whole box of cookies, which are harder to control portion wise. I can also be disciplined with dark chocolate. My issue is that sugar is an addiction for me, like an addict, I have it once and then I just want more.
Being hypoglycemic is a big part of my problem. My appetite has always been erratic and I hate breakfast, but skipping meals isn't good for me and makes me want sugary things all the more. Lately my liver has just not been wanting to take the load. My blood drops super low and I give myself a sugar rush to feel better. My liver is beginning to treat the spikes as diabetes even though I'm not diabetic. I'm wanting to stop my sugar related acne breakouts and show some kindness to my liver by getting my addiction under control.
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