Days Without Sugar: A surprising conviction

Having switched over the board, I noticed the reverse order of the new number; 210 is 0, 1, 2 backwards.  They are 3 magic numbers: nothing, the one, and the most important, most basic plural. Earlier today, this evening, I felt so good about not eating all the sweet things that I used to love …

Days Without Sugar: Halfway There

Having decided to aim for one year without enjoying refined, processed sweet treats, I now today hit a landmark: more or less half way towards the goal of strangling my sweet tooth to death.  While 182.5 is really halfway, I decided to jump the gun instead of waiting for noon. It hasn’t been as hard …

Days Without Sugar: Day 50 (again)

Hump Day! Halfway to 100! It’s all downhill coasting from here. Had I been stronger, or at least slower, giving myself time to think more, on the evening of December 25th, I’d today be preparing for an imminent Day 125. That regret really motivates me now, today. I’ve thought lately that 150 days would be …

(Bad) Days Without Sugar

On a bad day, be it one of cold and rainy weather, or of bad news, or of humiliating stress, I usually will devour some ice cream or chocolate or cake. It cheers me up. Now, I’m cutting out eating refined, processed sugar. On a bad day, I let myself hog out on pears and …