Tag Archives: sugar

my next steps

As most of you know, when you were drinking you were consuming lots of sugars (especially from the wine).  When you quit drinking, your body screamed for sugar in Cokes, candy, cakes, etc.  You know what I’m talking about, right? … Continue reading

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time to wean myself off the sugar

As we all know, when you first quit drinking, you find yourself attracted to sugar – more than normal anyway.  Well, at least I did.  I was replacing one sugar with another to avoid drinking.  It worked for me the … Continue reading

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oops

Where to begin…….. It’s been a rough month or so. The desire to drink has been really strong during the witching hour (4pm-7pm) every single day. Felt like I was back in week 1 all over again. Although things have … Continue reading

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no news is good news?

Time just goes on, doesn’t it? It doesn’t care if your drunk, hungover, at day 1 or day 801. In the words of Scarlett, “After all, tomorrow IS another day.” Yes, it is. Since I no longer go through the … Continue reading

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chocolate

I have decided it’s about time I tackled my newest addiction. Chocolate and sweets (ice cream, candy). When I stopped drinking I found that eating something sweet in the evening after dinner REALLY helped curb the craving for alcohol. And … Continue reading

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normal?

As I mozy through life as a ‘normal’ person, things do appear to be better. I so love reading other people’s blogs and saying to myself, “I totally feel the same way” or “Well that explains a lot (for me)”. … Continue reading

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too soon for change?

Some of you know that I started eating healthier and exercising as of Feb 1. My diet consisted of mostly Paleo type foods. Lots of meat and vegetables with some fruit. I am doing without processed foods (anything white) and … Continue reading

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