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Sugar Detox Outcome

Sugar Detox Outcome

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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8 Comments

  1. Michelle W

    Ok…you’ve inspired me to try the Sugar Detox myself. I will start next Monday because @work is where I have the most trouble as well.

    BTW, I noticed that you are on MyFitnessPal. I would love to see your diary (if you have it public) so if you are cool with that, my username is mayasmom.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Let me know how you feel! I was feeling kind of “yucky” yesterday and couldn’t figure out why…but I think it might have been the sugar detox.

      Sure, I’ll add you on MyFitnessPal. πŸ™‚

  2. Carbzilla

    Congrats! I’ve never had a doubt that YOU could do anything you put your mind to – you are living proof.

    I think just breaking the Candy Room habit is SO huge, regardless of whether you have dessert at home moving forward. I think this kind of experiment also helps one become more choosy about what candy they decide to eat. I’m very picky now, where in the past I’d eat almost anything.

    …says the girl who just bought two bags of Reese’s mini eggs.

    I think sugar can have big results at the scale so we’ll see how you average out, but that’s pretty compelling. Have a great weekend!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      And thank you for the occasional Twitter support! There were several times where I thought “Why the eff am I doing this? I just want to eat candy!” But I am glad I didn’t. You are right–now I’ve become detached from the Candy Room and I feel like being more discriminative about the sweets I do eat.

  3. The Boyfriend

    Awesome work! You can accomplish anything you set your mind on. πŸ™‚

  4. Heidi

    I have no doubt that cutting out excessive sugar can help anyone achieve weight loss. It definitely has an effect on water balance – not as significantly as salt, but any solute increase in the blood = water retention! I’m super excited for you!!
    I tend to search out sweets and junk for many of those same reasons, primarily stress. I may just have to jump on that sugar detox bandwagon with you πŸ™‚ Keep up the good work!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      You should! It was an interesting experiment. I expected it to be harder than it was. I’m also curious what it will be like when I go back to eating dessert once in awhile. It might be too sweet.

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