So, you may recall that right before Christmas, I did a Detox that basically eliminated grains, dairy and sugar (except in fruit). Here are the highlights of how that turned out:
I could not have done it alone. Having some people on board made a big difference, especially in the beginning. It was good to have people to keep me on task or to talk to when I wanted chocolate cupcakes.
Though the book I’d read swore I wouldn’t be hungry, and I think I was eating a lot, I was starving the entire time. I’d wake up hungry in the night. I’ve never felt such a bottomless, constant pit of hunger. If I ever get on Survivor I will do this detox before to help prepare myself.
In ten days, I lost six pounds. Since then, I’ve put three back on. That much weight that quickly is never healthy.
On day seven for the first time in my life I actually did stop craving sugar and carbs. I’ve heard people talk about cravings stopping, but I’ve never actually experienced that myself. I usually give up sugar in the form of dessert in February, never all types of sugar. I’ve never stopped craving it […]