wannabhealthier's Journal, 28 May 2016

30 days of being on fs today marks my first 30 days of returning to fs..an i was hoping to be back down again so i could be down to my first 10 pounds but my sugar addiction is standing in my way of eating like i want to..i can control my eating right, just not my sugar cravings..so i have to educate myslf on how to win my war on sugar..have been eating m & ms...not alot at one time just alot thru the daytime..just like the taste of the chocolate..i did manage to get outside yesterday for alittle bit of time to do some stuff, between the rain that is still in the area..not sure whats in store for today..do have some errands to run an tomow is walmart day..well...decided today to do a fast..see if i cant get back onto that horse again..an kick my addiction..get them extra pounds back off...at 12 will be my first 24 hours...water, water, water...o boy..lol..have a great weekend
329.4 lb Lost so far: 3.6 lb.    Still to go: 29.4 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 28 May 2016:
190 kcal Fat: 7.00g | Prot: 29.00g | Carb: 0.50g.   Breakfast: Great Value Bottled Water, Great Value 100% Natural Green Tea, Skip this Meal. Lunch: Great Value Bottled Water, Skip this Meal. Dinner: Great Value Bottled Water, Skip this Meal. Snacks/Other: Tyson Foods All Natural Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Richfood Large Grade A Eggs (Hard Boiled). more...
on diet LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet   gaining 4.2 lb a week

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I LOVE(D) m & m's. Especially the peanut and peanut butter ones. I used to buy big bags of each and in the evening get a bowl and mix the m & m's together and eat eat eat. I stopped THAT by not buying anymore. Not having them in the house. Made it much easier to resist when there wasn't any.... Good luck with your fast! 
28 May 16 by member: Rckc
You can whip that addiction, Wannab! Keep your handle in mind when they beckon you, and tell them, "I love you, but I wannabhealthier! And YOU are poison." 
28 May 16 by member: mskestrela
ty rc..yeah i need to figure out a solution 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
Have you ever tried Carob nibs or Belgian dark chocolate (70%)? M&Ms are pretty much the junky chocolate with that artificial colored, surgery coating. The dark chocolate would provide you with some nutrition and not just a mouthful of sugar. M&Ms are like Lays potato chips.......just can't eat one. :( The Belgians swear by their dark chocolate. My husband eats a small piece daily. I can't eat it anymore because of the caffeine in the chocolate, but I can tell you there is nothing like a piece of Belgian chocolate. It's like nothing that I've ever tasted in my life. Mmmm. 
28 May 16 by member: Engeland
actually engeland i was just reading about cacob nibs on internet an how good they was for you with less of the sugar in them 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
ty mskestrela' if only it was that easy..lol 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
The worst thing you can do when trying to lose weight is to eat small amounts of sugar throughout the day. This is why...in order to burn fat your body has to need more sugar in the blood to keep the level right. When your blood sugar goes down the body begins to turn fat into sugar to correct for the low blood sugar. If you continually add sugar to the blood with small doses you will never burn any fat. Even if you do not consume that many calories. Also when the body burns the sugar you eat you will immediately crave more before the body starts to convert fat to sugar. However, when your body starts to convert fat to sugar it is better at keeping the sugar in your blood at an even state. After a few days your cravings will diminish significantly due to your bodies natural ability to convert fat to sugar at a steady pace. Once you get your body into that state you will burn fat around the clock even without a lot of exercise. You just have to eliminate the outside source of sugar and carbohydrates completely!! I also would not recommend a fast of just water it is not a long term solution. It will be much easier to stay off the sugar with a healthy high fiber, moderate protein, low to no carb diet. Trying to jump start a diet by completely starving yourself for a day is only going to make you think you deserve a reward of M&M's when you start eating again!! 
28 May 16 by member: wolfdds
Goooood morning my buddy. I have nothing at home, that I know I can't stop eating them. I try hard to carry on. Have a nice weekend :-) 
28 May 16 by member: carmen1098
ty wolf..it made sense what you posted..when i posted a 10 pound lost several days ago i was without candy in the house..then old habits crept in..its an everyday learnin what not to do..to keep on track  
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
gooooooooooooooooooood mornin carmen..yes i know better...then to keep somethin in the house that i cant have..if i bend over will you spank me to teach me to do better..hhahaha 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
No my buddy. only supporting and hug. Be careful. Today journal is pop we loved in Greece. :-) 
28 May 16 by member: carmen1098
just jokin with you carmen..hug is great.. 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
Hug it is (lol) 
28 May 16 by member: carmen1098
I put organic cocoa powder in my coffee for chocolate cravings  
28 May 16 by member: 8hunter6
me...stands up and says im a chocoholic an today is the first day of of starting over an getting back into keto once again.. 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
Be strong Wannabhealthier. I know it's hard, I have that same sugar craving, especially for chocolate. But when I see the damage it does after I consume that stuff it helps me kick the habit. If you are going to have it try dark chocolate and some almonds or other healthier alternatives and see if that satisfies your cravings. Good luck to you don't lose ground after all of that hard work.  
28 May 16 by member: ChicaLean
hey go to the "Sugar free mom'" site and she has recipies for making white chocolate sugar free that's delish. You can eat your candies if you make them yourself at home.  
28 May 16 by member: bellcurvz
for me sugar is like food use to be..i crave it..so i think i would be ahead just to get off the sugar kick an use other healthier food in its place..an besides..less time in kitchen..keeps me outta trouble..lol.. 
28 May 16 by member: wannabhealthier
I have the same struggle you do. Hope this week is better for both of us. sounds interesting enough to check out 'white chocolate that's sugar free' from bellcurvz also 
28 May 16 by member: foreverhealthy2
You won't regret trying the nibs.  
28 May 16 by member: Engeland

     
 

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