Week 1 – Cutting down on the portion of sugar I eat
For the first week, I planned to still allow myself to eat whatever goodies I wanted, but I would restrict myself to a single serving portion amount. So instead of eating 10 cookies, I would eat just 1 or 2. Also, I made sure I had 3-4 good meals a day. Making sure I had my solid meals would keep me full throughout the day and prevented me from wanting to snack on sugary treats.
How I felt about week 1:
This week was certainly good practice for my self control. A few times, I did eat an extra cookie, but I didn’t let myself over indulge either. Learning self control was much more difficult than I thought, but it was a good lesson to learn and put into practice.
Week 2 – Stop eating sweet treats
During the second week, I planned to start cutting out obvious sugar culprits such as cookies, pop, candy etc. from my diet. If I was having a bad sugar craving, the plan was to eat fruit instead, so at least I would get the sensation of something sweet and still benefit from eating something that would actually be healthy for me. Like the first week, keeping a regular schedule 3-4 solid meals a day is important.
How I felt about week 2:
I felt pretty good this week. I really didn’t have any cravings for junk food at all to be honest. It felt really good to be eating solid meals and snacking on fruits. Continue Reading >> Page 2