Every year, I abstain from sweets all but from Halloween ‘til November 3rd. This is my personal sustainable sugar abstinence plan and it (mostly) works for me. Here is my summary for 2014.
This year I took a break from blogging that lasted way longer than expected but Stop Being Sweet is still alive!
This weekend I will be talking about how to Stop Being Sweet at a unique conference. Spark Weekend is designed to measurably improve your health, productivity, and relationships in the shortest period of time possible.
Gwenn and I got married! Though we had a simple civil ceremony, the past few months had us preoccupied with planning our wedding. Knowing that we’d be out of town to celebrate, I chose to indulge.
Thank you to Valerie Hurst from KATU for coming by sugar-free headquarters to talk with me about Stop Being Sweet!
It can be difficult to abstain from sugar but it does get easier with practice. Here are five things people will say to you at some point or another…
The information in this video will totally creep you out. That is, if you’re still eating the foods featured in this video.
This infographic is based on the book “Why We Get Fat” by Gary Taubes.
There’s not a chef crafting the processed foods we’re being sold. There’s a scientist—well many scientists…
Advertising perpetuates and manipulates public opinion. In this case Crest takes a self serving stance by putting kids in charge.
I abstain from sweets all but from Halloween ‘til November 3rd annually. This year I ate sugar as I always do.
A recent research project by faculty and students at Connecticut College has suggested that Oreo cookies are as addictive as cocaine.
A woman in Fargo, ND plans on handing out letters that basically say, “You’re too heavy,” to certain children on Halloween.
Truthfully, when I began Stop Being Sweet, it was kind of a joke. I wasn’t interesting in becoming a health guru.
I walked into Whole Foods tonight. Realizing that I will eat sweets over the next few days, I wandered into the bakery section.
Apparently McDonalds and Burger King are in a heated competition to embed positive feelings in children, thus turning them into life-long customers.
Even though people might desire a cookie or can of soda while at a loved one’s wake, junk food companies will never line up to place concession stands or vending machines at your local funeral parlor.
Society is a complex whirlpool of competing values and ideologies. When you’re having trouble getting off sweets, the cause is often something you haven’t taken into consideration.
While I don’t and won’t hand out duct tape for Halloween (decent sized nails would be more my style) I did experiment with offering kids the choice…
It’s been a long time coming and it’s finally here. I’m pleased to announce the Stop Being Sweet Sugar-Free support group!
It’s almost Halloween! That means I’ll soon be eating anything I want during my annual four days of sweetness. If you’re not familiar, I eat whatever sweets I want four days out of ever year—from Halloween until my birthday on November 3rd.
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