Can we talk about sugar?
Can we talk about how addictive it is?
Can we talk about how bad just a little bit hurts my stomach almost immediately?
Can we talk about my awful Easter headache from not that much sugar but still quite a bit more than normal?
I’m not kidding either. The immediate and sudden stomach ache. The so bad I HAVE to take something headache (since company was over so I couldn’t sleep it off). The of course it’d come back shortly after going away but also after eating another bite.
I swear it’s just continued proof of how bad it is for you. How toxic for our system to eat all the time. How if we only watch what we eat, stay active and TAKE CARE OF OURSELVES we’d probably be a healthier society in general.
I’m not saying its not okay to eat from time to time. I’m not saying your reaction to it is necessarily so quick or extreme as mine but how would you know? How would you know how much BETTER you would or COULD feel?!
I have to be honest, after my body’s reaction to it this weekend, I’m really repulsed. I was miserable, I was crabby, I was on a roller coaster and it wasn’t fun. And with my birthday in a week and a half, I’m thinking a rice CAKE sounds like my kind of cake.
Any tips on getting a candle to stay in the rice cake without it breaking? 😉
You think I’m kidding…
I like sweets. And I enjoy all things in moderation – sweets included but I think I’m done for awhile. It’s just not that worth it to me.
Where do you stand on the sugar talk?
AMEN! OK, so this is how I feel about fried foods. Like, heck yes, they taste good at the time, but then my stomach is like LEAD for ages afterwards. Sugar overdoses do this to me as well. Thankfully, I don’t usually get headaches, but I cannot stomach (literally) too much, and if I try, I am anti-sweet for DAYS after. [This has also happened on occasion with nut butter and granola, but I have a feeling that is just because too much of ANYTHING can cause my stomach to rebel a little bit. ;)]
Omg, I’m the SAME way!! I still can’t forget the ONE BITE of apple pie I had at my parent’s house a few months ago that left me feeling like I’d just spun around in twenty circles! And last night I tried a bite of a peanut butter chocolate chip cookie that the man-friend picked up from the market and ended up giving him the rest! It kinda sucks sometimes because I feel like I can’t enjoy things like a “normal” person…but then again, I kinda appreciate it when I take a bite of fruit and it tastes so sweet and amazing!
I finally realized that sugar is partly responsible for some of my awful stomach aches too. I’ve cut down a lot lately and (except for the stomach ache today), it’s all been good and made me feel a lot better. Besides, it really is true– the less of it you eat, the less you crave
oh girl… I used to be addicted too! Now, I can’t take too much sugar. Once you cut back, you will be back to normal in no time! Wish I could come up to celebrate your birthday!!!
I think that’s what this weekend proved to me. I can’t take too much either!
I love sweets and sugar but have recently started thinking that sugar might have something to do with my stomach problems. I would hate to think I can’t have it all but I am going to try to work on controlling it and only eating it in moderation.
Chances are it is…sadly. At least for ME it was huge when I realized that a few years ago so I started cutting back and eating less processed foods and more REAL foods and for the most part it’s been SO much better. Obviously now I’m just reminded every time I eat it again…lol
I am a little too hooked on sugar at the moment. It’s everywhere and I have no control haha
Is it time for another GPP no sugar challenge? 😉
Love sugar!!!!!! Can you tell?! Seriously though less processed sugar and fake sugar the better I feel.
I don’t know that I would ever feel the need to be never have sugar again. I just don’t know that being that strict is worth it. And maybe that’s because I don’t have sugar all that often to begin with. I like to stick with fruits to squash my sweet tooth, and occasionally some dark chocolate. I eat other treats, like carrot cake or a cookie, only once in a while . . . maybe once a week. But you’re right, it can get out of hand (hello, Christmas holidays!)–sugar is quite addictive.
I’m very much the same way and was surprised that I had such a strong reaction to very little sugar (more than I usually have but still not that much). I think it was just a reminder of why I eat the way that I do and how much better it makes me feel.
I do not have any tips on how to get a candle to stay in a rice cake..BUT I am liking the idea! I actually LOVE rice cakes and how versatile they on. Just smear one with some PB and add a few sprinkles or chocolate chips and it sounds like a good birthday cake to me! 😉
We have these old candle holder things – they’re plastic with a point on the end…they might work. I’ll keep you updated! 😉
you could even layer them! 🙂