Gotta love me a bit of Samuel L Jackson and 20+ years sober to boot 😉
Weds – week 2 begins with a wobble. Stressing about uni presentation on Thursday. All the flapjacks are gone and I haven’t had time to bake any more today. I have packed two up to take with me tomorrow but I’m seriously worried I’m going to fall off the sugar wagon. The uni buttery is filled with chocolate temptation of the rocky road variety and I have form 🙁
Thurs – well I did it! Survived the uni presentation day without cracking 🙂 I planned and took 2 Davina flapjacks with me (I know greedy!) and had one before the presentation and one after and it worked!! Then while I was gone MrHOF kindly cooked up a batch of Davina chocolate brownie’s and I had one after dinner in the evening. Really chuffed with myself 😀
Friday – didn’t really think about chocolate or sweet things. Went for a run and am now used to not having honey on my toast, had a chocolate brownie at 4pm as a late afternoon snack. Went to a meeting in the evening and wasn’t tempted by the open biscuit barrel and on the way home bought myself a reduced price bouquet of roses and freesias (my favourite). Maybe I can live without sugar after all?? 😉
Saturday – went swimming with the kids. Had a brownie before I went and then one with a cup of tea when we got back and all was well. Really hungry early evening so had handful of nuts, seeds and dried fruit. Very late dinner so evening cravings weren’t too bad. Watching Better Call Saul on a Saturday night felt like I should have been having a sweet treat but the moment passed. Still sucking Ricola sugar free Liquorice sweets that seem to help.
Sunday – Davina’s pitta pizza’s for lunch Yum!!
This afternoon made some Davina Granola and some Powerballs. Had to taste test the batch (twice!) and they are absolutely amazing and I’ll share pictures next week 😉 Had Davina brownie and yoghurt for my dessert after dinner so all was well with the world 🙂 Although in the spirit of honesty I have to share that another powerball found it’s way in to my mouth later that evening ……
Monday – took Davina brownie into volunteering so that I wasn’t tempted off of the path. Didn’t really think too much about sugar today. Had my brownie after lunch. Had a powerball when I got home and then found myself eating another one after dinner but that was it. Oh and finished the Ricola sugar free sweets – well the liquorice ones anyway! 😉 Am really beginning to wonder how much of it was just habit?
Tuesday – didn’t give sugar much thought. Ate my sugar free muesli, homemade fruit bread without honey, went food shopping and wasn’t salivating in the chocolate aisle. Did have a powerball when I got back though and another one later on too. Late afternoon/evenings are definitely the most difficult time – just like booze!
Into week 3 of sugar free living …..
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