Monday Sprinkles, 5-19-08

….No Sugar sprinkles! I am coming down off sugar gently. Saturday I had two fruit-based drinks, but no dessert-y items. Yesterday I drank a diet lemonade (had no real choice in that) with lunch. We ate at Golden Corral, which is really a CAFO for humans, once you think of it. I stuck to eating recognizable foods, mostly plants and a couple of crab patties. Again, no dessert.

The biggest triumph was last night’s dinner. We ate *real* bacon and eggs with kombucha to drink. About an hour later, I was craving chocolate, really bad. I had half a bag of chocolate chips in the freezer. My mind bargained with my stomach to a compromise of a handful of chips. I poured out the handful onto a paper towel and ate only half that amount! I put back the rest with their friends in the freezer. Yay me!

For my new diet guidelines, I am using these suggestions. Of course, I am not going the lean meat/low-fat dairy route. Full-on, straight from the goat only, please!

I have some pictures to share later, of a new outfit and some artwork. 🙂

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2 Responses to “Monday Sprinkles, 5-19-08”


  1. 1 Amber Lee May 19, 2008 at 3:12 pm

    Be careful with no sugar. A good nurse will tell you “all things in moderation.” A sweet tooth is the one universal preference people of all cultures are born with (milk and honey? hmm). My empty calories are usually some ice cream or some gin.
    I really suggest enjoying some honey or molassase on a daily basis. Keep some extra dark (85% or more) cocoa on hand to nibble if you’re a chocolate gal.
    Don’t just slash out “sweets.”

  2. 2 cbrunette May 19, 2008 at 3:36 pm

    Amber,

    Oh, I keep the honey container right on the table! 🙂 What I am trying to do is become conscious of how much empty sugar I eat, like soda and icky mass-produced desserts. Usually only a little bit of honey or a few bites of chocolate will do the trick. Hmmm…no dark chocolate in the freezer. I will have to remedy the situation.

    You’re right; God gave us sweet taste buds for a reason.

    ~Anna


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