I kicked sugar. I really did. All cravings are gone. Poof!
My will to live has returned. Woke up, wrote for 3 hours straight, worked out, and then spent the rest of the afternoon planning my class and walking Boomer. I've been fooling around with Bulletproof. So far, just the coffee. I brew my usual coffee, add some Kerrygold butter and some coconut oil, put it … Continue reading Brain Octane
I love it when articles like this fall into my lap at the exact moment I need them. I really like Scientific American Mind. The articles are just scientific enough, without beating me over the head with a million studies. This issue came today. It turns out that as a brain hack, getting rid of sugar … Continue reading “The Best Diet For Your Brain”
Seriously. I didn't go into this Sugarless Project for weight loss. (Have you seen me?) But here's the thing: I have this Tanita scale that measures everything: weight in pounds, body fat percentage, hydration level, percentage of bone, and the number of calories I need to eat to maintain whatever weight I'm at. I'm not … Continue reading First Weigh-In
Ugh. I couldn't get it together today. I think it's the lack of dopamine. According to the science, sugar gives me a nice dopamine hit, and then I want another one, and another one, and the more sugar I eat, the more it takes to get the same quality high. Maybe that's why I felt … Continue reading D is for Dopamine
I remember JeanAnne telling me once that you don't need to eat the whole piece of chocolate cake (or any dessert) because all the pleasure comes in the first bite. Just savor that one first bite, and that's it. After that, the pleasure drops to almost nothing. I want to say right here, for the … Continue reading No Chocolate, No Happiness
We're fine. No problemo. Rockin' Day 2 of no sugar.