I never realized how much sugar treats had a hold on me until yesterday. I have been stressed all week (more than usual), it was late in the evening, and it was just there. I cannot just have one sugar treat. After the first I think "Oh, what is one more and one more and...". I eat until my stomach feels full (not a good thing). Then I feel guilty. I recognize that this is a big problem for me. I am glad that I read the article on hidden sugars. Some of these foods are daily staples in my home. Now that I know I will make sure to leave them on the grocery shelf at the store. I am trying peppermint tea tonight. Wish me luck!!
Fitness Minutes: (214,172) Posts: 36,511 1/12/13 2:48 P
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 just want to give you my heartfelt WooHoo for your excellent progress in the challenge. You seem to be on the right track for you and learning about what changes you personally need to make to be successful so keep logging the food and examining the food choices in week 3
current weight: 19.0 over
Fitness Minutes: (839) Posts: 5 1/10/13 10:40 A
Wow, I am so grateful for this challenge. I am going to avoid coffee and regular tea's because I add cream and sugar. Because I do enjoy hot beverages I will switch to herbal teas, which I don't add anything to. And this week I will keep examining my diet, but I'm going to be looking at my sugar intake within bread products and see what's going on there. Have a great week everybody!
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