Tag: sugar

When The Label No Longer Fits

I have several labels I have applied to myself over the years, but the one that has been with me the longest is Sugar Lover. I didnt just have a sweet tooth, I had a whole mouth full of them. I wouldn’t just eat a cookie, I would eat as many cookies as my stomach could hold, and then I’d…

I’ll go Jackie Chan on that cake, I mean it!

Hey Friends!! How was your Easter? First things first – my sweet friend and fellow blogger Kyra is in the first round of an art contest and she needs your votes. So please go here and ignore all the slutty fairies (okay, they aren’t all slutty, only some) and find her White Rabbit painting, then scroll past the artwork down…

Then and now

Nearly a year ago , I wrote these words: I really think that if I could learn to live without sugar, I’d be golden. But the thought of giving up sugar sends me into a near panic. I’m serious – whenever I read literature about giving up sugar entirely I can feel the anxiety rising in my chest and my…

A new challenge

Hey gang!  Did you all have a good weekend?  Yesterday was gorgeous day here – we loaded up and headed to our local farm supply and bought seeds for this year’s garden. We are expanding the garden area-wise, and planting more and different veggies this year. I think we bought nearly $40 worth of seeds, and that was 40% off! …

Fare Thee Well, My Sweet

It. Is. ON!!!!! For the next 10 days, I am declaring myself a sweets-free zone.  No cookies, cakes, ice cream, or dessert of any kind for the next 10 days. From now through March 5 I will not consume any sugary-junky confections.  I can totally do this. I’m not worried about it because I totally did it yesterday. Yes, you…

You’re still my hero, Vicks!

Yesterday was Wednesday, also know as, The Day Jill Called In Sick to Work So She Could Sleep. Tuesday night, my middle daughter, who shall be referred to as S, coughed ALL. NIGHT. LONG. It went something like this:   S: cough cough cough   S: (Ten minutes later) cough cough cough cough cough   Me: “crap.”   S: (three…