Days Without Sugar: an ironic start to a landmark week

I agreed to give up cake, donuts, candies, chocolate, sugar, molasses, lemonade, cookies, ice cream, and honey, and maple syrup and cookie dough, gummi bears and chocolate milk and raspberry yogurt, among other sweet sweets, but I never agreed to give up grains and dairy and potatoes. Apparently, these things are sugar. I’ve really cut …

Days Without Sugar: Hi, I’m Jason, and I am a sugar addict

Newsflash: some days are harder than others! Yesterday, I had a difficult and painful doctor’s appointment; the diagnosis was grim to me, and the waiting list to obtain any help or treatment is over a year long.  Gentle Reader, I actually began to weep out of hopelessness and despair, yet I stifled myself.  Sometimes, humans …

Days Without Sugar: Media Whore

People told me, “Oh, you’re going to get in the papers!  Or on TV!” I didn’t really think so, but it happened.  Now, I’m suddenly a media whore in print, on TV, and on radio.  I feel like a whore in the worst sense of the word (as opposed to the “rolling in cash and …