Saturday, February 25, 2017

Over halfway...

I officially made it over 50 days with no sugar. this has been the easiest way to lose weight. no calorie counting. i can still eat some of my favorite foods like chicken wings, cheese, and olives!

i was given some mint mentos as a valentine's gift. i thought about eating one until i realized how many grams of sugar are in ONLY 1 mento! i can easily eat the whole pack in a sitting so i decided to not even go there.

i have been doing daily pictures of my weight loss... which has been much better than stepping on a scale.  i don't really have a goal weight... except at some point i would love to lose my "landon" weight. "nolan" weight came off within a month of delivering him... it's the 60 pounds i gained with landon that has been a challenge for me. Anyone else struggle with getting rid of the baby weight? I can only blame myself because i just love to eat!

(January 3rd) Day 1

(February 21st) Day 50!!

Here's to 50 more days! Weight update will be posted next weekend... stay tuned!

Sunday, February 19, 2017

100 days.

Almost a year... I haven't blogged for almost a whole year. life is crazy. being a working mom with two boys... time is seriously flying by.

i decided to start focusing on me a little in the 2017 year. i realized over the christmas holiday that i had been eating way too much junk. especially sugar. i was having donuts and lattes for breakfast, cookies and candy for lunch, and cakes, brownies, and ice cream for dinner. i couldn't stop tossing skittles in my mouth during the day. i was continuously grabbing a peppermint patty from the freezer. i realized that my sugar intake was absolutely ridiculous! i easily controlled Landon's intake of sweets... a hershey kiss for dessert or one cookie. but why couldn't i control my own?

so i took on a challenge. i decided to stop all sugar and sweeteners. no more cookies. no more candy. no more cake. no more brownies. no more ice cream. no more diet coke. for 100 days!

the beginning was rough. really rough. i had headaches for a week straight. cravings were so intense that i literally kept myself away from anything sweet for the first two weeks. nolan's first birthday snuck in on me and I had the TINIEST piece of cake to celebrate. That was the extent of my sugar intake though!

i am now on Day 48... almost halfway to 100! i feel good! I have so much energy. I am sleeping really well. intense cravings are gone and it is way easier to say no to "fun" sugar!

i also decided not to focus on my weight this time around. in the past, i would weigh myself once a week and of course step on the scale every day in between then... but now i am only putting myself on the scale once a month. the scale is put away.

100 days brings me pretty close to easter. easter candy is my FAVORITE. i am still deciding on whether i am going to go back to eating sugar, or continue on this sugar free journey.

but until then... i'll be snacking on almonds, veggies, and delicious fruits!
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