Monday, April 16, 2012

Day 15 of Sugar Detox and More...

Day 15 of the 21 Day Sugar Detox is almost at an end, I have one more week to go and I'm very happy! I don't plan to go on a sugar binge as soon as the detox is over, that would just undo all my hard work and be  plain stupid. I can honestly say I am a sugar addict, the last two weeks have made that abundantly clear to me, I was in denial thinking I was being healthy eating unrefined sugars, while healthier, they are still sugar and too much is not good. It's been a daily struggle trying to squelch my cravings, but I can honestly say it's getting easier now. My cravings are no longer the "frantic" type, but more the "secure" type, meaning I still crave sugary foods, but I know I can have some soon if I want and it's OK...does that make sense? :)

My goal for after I finish this 21 Day Sugar Detox is to do many of these detoxes this year, I'm thinking every other month or so. I need to conquer my inner sugar monster! Also I plan to have sweets on Fridays which is our family night for playing games and staying up late ( a perfect day for something sweet for the whole family) and on special occasions, not every day or almost every day as I was doing before.

Some things I have noticed in the last two weeks is my taste buds are more sensitive, simple foods taste delicious just as they are. I'm not as tired as I usually am, and that is big for me. I have also dropped another pound too, not too shabby!

Everyone is healing from the emotional and for Eric and Eilan, the physical trauma of the car accident. We have chosen to let it draw us closer to God and rely on him more than ever.

Here are some pictures of today's happenings...

My handsome Kade working hard on his school work.

Oops, I'm caught, the camera flash gave me away :)

Eilan and Aiden enjoying the sunshine and perfect weather during a break from their school work.

Our tomato plants, are planted!

My handsome Aiden showing me a trick he can do.

A delicious pizza made with a quinoa crust. I will post more on this later.

Homemade meat spaghetti sauce on sauteed yellow squash good and yellow squash does not have the bitterness that zucchini does.
Have you ever given up sugar? I'd love to hear about it.



  1. Congrats on your progress Steph! That is excellent news!