Monday, March 25, 2013

Confession: There is a monster living inside me

Seriously.  A Monster.  A Sugar Monster.  I've got him kind of subdued most of the time, but every once in a while I eat something extremely delicious and sugary ... and it awakens the Monster.  Suddenly I'm craving sugar like you wouldn't believe.  Brownies, cookies, candy, ice cream ... and it's pretty much impossible to calm the Monster, impossible to satisfy him.  Actually, the only thing I have found that works is ... a detox.  I cut out EVERYTHING.  When I spend 3-4 days at 1200 calories with only Shakeology and salad, veggies and chicken or fish to eat ... the Monster gets silenced and I can go back to normal eating.  The Monster was awakened this weekend ... it's detox time.  Wish me luck :)



  1. I sooooo get this! For me, even some of the "healthy" things will set off my sugar cravings .... carrots for instance, they are very high in sugar and in the past when I dieted, I did what so many diets say is perfectly acceptable, I ate carrots without limitation. I'm not the best at eating veggies and carrots are one I have always liked. It took a long time to figure that eventually I ate so many carrots, that it would set my sugar cravings in motion and then I was toast for any diet I was doing at the time. Hope the detox time goes quickly!

  2. You are so awesome! I love that you recognize the problem and put a plan in action to take care of it. You will NOT let the monster control you.