Cravings Schmavings!

Cravings Schmavings!

This whole yearlong no sugar/sweeteners/starches/gluten diet thingy I’ve been on has been a win-win-win-win thus far. How so, you ask?
*Win—it proves my inner fortitude (read that: sheer, unadulterated willpower to … Read more

The Unexpected Side Effects of Going Sugar Free

The Unexpected Side Effects of Going Sugar Free

Well, kids and campers—we’re two months in to my glorious experiment of avoiding sugar at all costs. And by glorious, I really mean: a hellscape from which I cannot escape … Read more

Let’s Talk About Cravings, Shall We?

Let’s Talk About Cravings, Shall We?

I read somewhere that it takes a mere 40 days for sugar cravings to subside if you go cold turkey.
I’m here to tell you that article was a blasphemous lie.
I … Read more

“Hey, How’s That Whole No Sugar Thing Going Anyway?”

“Hey, How’s That Whole No Sugar Thing Going Anyway?”

At the beginning of 2019—as a sort of Hail Mary pass to my overall well-being—I gave up sugar. And sweeteners. And starches. And gluten. For an entire year.
I decided to … Read more

Eff! Sugar is in everything!

Eff! Sugar is in everything!

We are nearing the first week of my let’s-go-sugar-free-for-an-entire-year insanity. And lemme tell you, I was doing pretty good—until today. At some point this morning, my body gave up. I … Read more