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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
Day 6: No sugary snacks
Sunday, February 09, 2020      4 comments

Today my mood was a whole lot better. I was less short tempered and grumpy, and quite happy for many parts of the day. I had decided we needed a day out - a day where I wasn't working or stressing. We spent time with friends in the morning (the ... Read more
Day 5: No sugary snacks
Saturday, February 08, 2020      5 comments

Today was a hard day. I have been in a really bad mood! Which, again, in a way is so interesting because I haven't really been craving sweet stuff. I've been missing it, but not feeling strong desires for it. But my mood is not good at all... Read more
Day 4: No sugary snacks
Thursday, February 06, 2020      3 comments

Last night dinner took longer to make than planned, and I got into a really bad mood. In fact I was in a bad mood for much of the evening. I am pretty sure it was related to food. Now, I am told this gets better over time, but last night I... Read more
Day 3: No sugary snacks
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      3 comments

I bought a packet of veggie crisps today and was rather surprised at the amount of sugar in it. Although, when reading the ingredients, there was no sugar added (and none of the funny chemical names were listed either), so I'm assuming it must h... Read more
Day 2: No sugary snacks
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      3 comments

It was fine at work. In a way it felt like a bit of a relief to say 'no' when I was at lunch and thinking about sweet snacks - I had to say 'no' because I was giving up sweet treats for a month - I had a reason to say no. And the same when the m... Read more

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