It's been quite a while since I posted. The long and short of it is, after 20 days without sugar, I grabbed a raw chocolate bar at the Dekalb Farmer's Market and I was off to the races.
It "happened" with a lot of forethought, though the actual gesture took a split second.
Since then I have been eating sugary things off and on. I'm not too happy about the weight I've gained since this, er, "happened." Gaining and losing weight is after all, a calories in and…Continue
My birthday is a day apart from one of my best friends birthday, and we celebrated in a big way yesterday. My friend was turning 50, and I 51, My guess is there were over 50 people attending the party. The party was catered with Jamaican style food. Not much in the way of raw food, but the food was fresh and well prepared. My favorite was the pineapple coleslaw.
Rewind to five hours before the party. The big test, of course, would be the cake. Would I eat any? The funny…Continue
The biggest challenge I thought I would have yet in taking sugar out of my diet happened last Friday. I was at a holiday party and there were sweets galore. There was also really healthy food, a cut above the usual holiday fare. I thought I would have a hard time at the party but I didn't. I really enjoyed the good food and didn't miss the sugar at all.
The most interesting thing that happened at the party was how people reacted when I was turning them down as they…Continue
In response to my last blog, Victoria Moon asked a very important question regarding what “happened” after my last bodybuilding contest. Soon after my last competition I knew I had to begin to attend OA meetings when I could not stop eating. It was really frightening. I knew for some time that I had an eating disorder, but I was able to "control" my very strict bodybuilders diet for about three years, falling “off the wagon” harder and harder after each show. The good…Continue