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Day 21 and 22
Monday, February 24, 2020      2 comments

Usually I write about the day the morning after. I have not yet had a chance to write about yesterday and it is almost 9pm, so I've just decided to roll these two days together. Yesterday was good, sugar-wise. I was able to say no to desse... Read more
Day 20: no sugary snacks
Sunday, February 23, 2020      4 comments

Twenty days! Only ten left. Although I am now thinking of extending this to another 30 days, with the allowance of a piece of dark chocolate in the evenings. I haven't quite decided, yet, though. Why? Because I feel much better, now, emoti... Read more
Day 19: no sugary snacks
Saturday, February 22, 2020      11 comments

Not too much to say about today that I haven't said before. This morning, I really wanted a hot chocolate, and yet again, I had to work to persuade myself not to. My husband is ill with a fever (caught from my son) and my in-laws wer... Read more
Day 18: no sugary snacks
Friday, February 21, 2020      3 comments

Another no sugary snack day. Also a week where I have cooked meals every night. Not the healthiest meals - last night was hamburgers - but at least it was made at home, right? I know the whole family will slowly adjust to home-cooked food ... Read more
Day 17: no sugary snacks
Thursday, February 20, 2020      5 comments

I can feel the resilience muscle slipping a little bit. Had lunch with my husband and we shared a tart afterwards - I'm noticing a trending theme of desserts with my husband here!! I think I need to work out responses to help me be a bit more re... Read more
Day 16 - one unplanned sugary snack (!!)
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      2 comments

Today was tough. But my unplanned sugary snack was related to my son offering me one of his ice-lollies to eat. It was a moment where my parenting took precedence over diet, simply because I think that for a four year old to want to share ... Read more
Day 15: no sugary snacks (Half way!)
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      6 comments

Yay! It was a nice day. I did a little bit of gardening. It is the first time I have lived in a home with a garden my entire adult life, so I thought I would try and plant some bulbs. Who knew our garden had so many worms, is all I can say ... Read more
Day 14: no sugary snacks
Monday, February 17, 2020      3 comments

Almost at day 15. Two weeks. The temptation was really strong today. I ended the day with a small piece of dark chocolate. Also managed a nice run. I'm busy building up my distance again after all this travelling I have been doing... Read more
Day 13: no sugary snacks
Sunday, February 16, 2020      2 comments

When my son is sick my main job is 'to keep him warm'. In other words, to cuddle him. It's not such a bad job, especially as I was feeling a bit unwell myself. I had the last cupcake after my jog today, and that was all the sweet sugar. ... Read more
Day 12 - no (unplanned!) sugary snacks
Saturday, February 15, 2020      4 comments

Valentines Day. My husband asked me about a week ago if I was eating sugary snacks on Valentines Day. I said it would be okay (suspecting he had seen something he thought I would like). Valentine's day arrived and I was given a beautiful bouquet... Read more
Day 11 - no sugary snacks
Friday, February 14, 2020      5 comments

Another hard day. No sugar. Weight is lower again. My waist line has reduced by over an inch - so there is definite truth in sugar and one's waistline. Emotionally, lots of conversations with my husband. Funny how as my emotions come ... Read more
Day 10 - no sugary snacks
Thursday, February 13, 2020      3 comments

I really needed the chocolate today. It was a hard day. One of those work days where it feels like everything is just a little bit more complicated than it should be. There was a ted talk on youtube that spoke about weight-loss and this pe... Read more
Day 9: No sugary snacks
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      2 comments

.... but oh so close! Tuesdays are hard. It usually starts with a long planning meeting and then catching up with all the e-mails I missed on my day off. By the end of the day I am exhausted and then I have to go and get my pre-schooler, who usu... Read more
Day 8: No sugary snacks
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      4 comments

I didn't have anything sugary today. We were out of the house for most of the day, with the friends who are visiting town again. Then in the evening we made simple home-made nachos and hummus. Making hummus with my son was such a delight. ... Read more
Day 7: no sugary snacks
Monday, February 10, 2020      6 comments

One whole week! It was a good day. As I mentioned in my previous blog, I got to sleep in, and that set the tone for the rest of the day: Very easy. It was hard not to eat out of boredom, and I did find myself eating food when not really hu... Read more

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