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UGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG Easter Bunny Hangover; Sugar is Addicting – Like Cigarettes

Sugar makes me actually sick to my stomach yet I still eat it and I don’t know why … but I know that if I google it there are a million sites that will confirm that there are things in it that make it addicting.

I do so well, I track my food, my work outs and I don’t even like sweets. Actually, I used to be anti sugar, cakes, candy, etc… the occassional sour patch kid, well that is a different story, but cookies, cheesecake, baked goods… NO INTEREST… so what happened to me? The same thing that happens to everyone with a “sweet tooth” I started eating it.

People eat desert at certain times of the day, the month or when they are celebrating or drowning their sorrows. What am I getting at? There is an addiction related to eating sweets. Are we eating the sweets because of the emotional connection? Because of the habit we have formed? Because of what sugar does to our body?

I say D all of the above! How do we stop? Well I believe in balance but in order to make anything a habit you have to really commit to a minimum of 60 days. So that is it, 60 days starts tomorrow. This doesn’t include natural sugars in fruits/veggies, I am talking any processed sugars. YIKES!

For balance – I treat per week that means A cookie or A piece of cake (PORTION SIZE IS 1/8 of a slice)

Let’s see how it goes!

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A manager, recruiter, trainer and foodie! When you are asked over and over again for tips on how to find a job, increase your sales, how to create connections or recommendations for restaurants, recipes and creative party fare at some point you have to do something with all of the information. Those who know me and have borrowed “recipes” from me know that I do not write anything down and can barely measure, I do not know how to follow instructions and my strength is not in the detail but in the experience of your senses.


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