Combating the Cravings

Combating the Cravings

What happens when you say, “I think I’m going to cut sugar out of my diet”… You instantly want need sugar! Am I right? I know I am, because that is exactly what happened to me when I decided that I need to cleanse my system from sugar.

So what do you do when you set your mind to a sugar detox without caving in to the cravings of sugar? Here are a few things I have done to help along the way.

Combating the Cravings

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I am a Recovering Sugar Addict

I am a Recovering Sugar Addict

I am a recovering sugar addict. Just a few months ago, I was actually able to say out loud to some girlfriends that I had an addiction to sugar. I knew it, but couldn’t say it before. God has been good, kind, gracious, and loving the sugar out of me! Even when I fall (as you’ll read below) He is still good and gentle to lead me in His ways.

Recovering Sugar Addict

On July 17th, I started a 21-day sugar detox. I am trying to stick to it and show myself grace all at the same time. A few months ago I realized that sugar was having its way with me. Then, over the 4th of July weekend and week, I just totally binged. I knew it and *gasp* didn’t even care. Friends, that’s a red flag when we KNOW what we are doing to our bodies and we DON’T CARE! I prayerfully consider a sugar detox because I wanted to do it for the right reasons. Not because some of my friends were doing it, but because it was truly a season God was calling me into. Read More