What I Learnt When I Did the 30 Day No Sugar Challenge for One Year No Beer.

sugar Jun 13, 2017

Ok so I suppose its a bit like cheating. The habit and addiction specialist giving up sugar for 30 days.  But sugar is everywhere, really it is and I was eating a lot of it every day. My bad habit well and truly set in.  There’s got to be some treats in life right?  If you don’t drink, take drugs or have sex I mean really there needs to be chocolate?

I have given up sugar before for more than 30 days.

But it’s been a while, I think I can safely say I haven’t done more than 7 days in over 3/ 4 years.

So yes, I am ashamed to say, I was eating quite a bit of rubbish.  In my defence, there was also a lot of healthy in there too.

But by mid-afternoon I was reaching for the biscuits and chocolate.  Well, anything I could push in my mouth quickly.

I can do 7 days easily, so why not 30 I thought.

After all I am a habit specialist, time to put my money where my mouth was.  I’ve got pretty much everything else cracked.

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How to deal with cravings.


A powerful desire for something, a hunger, a thirst, want, urge, need.

There are lots of different words that sum up how we feel about cravings.

People ask me about cravings all the time. When will they stop? When will they go? People seem to worry and panic about them.

Let’s get a few things straight.

People have cravings all the time for many different things and many different reasons.  I would go so  far as to say there is no rhyme or reason to them. 

Its ok, don’t panic, a craving won’t kill you.  It’s just a feeling, something that pops into your mind, a thought.

Think of it like an emotion.  You feel many different emotions throughout the day.  Happy, sad, thoughtful, angry, frustrated, elated, love.  The list is endless.

Most of us don’t react to every single feeling we have.  If you do then please get some help, you don’t need to be a slave to your emotions.

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