…Creating on the Hill…

Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them

…taking steps..


…a major step …I have decided  to challenge myself to a 21 day sugar detox!!..it’s nearly the end of day one and i’m beginning to wonder if I have LOST THE PLOT!!

I should take 3 steps back (mother may I?….did everyone play that game at school?) and explain WHY I made this decision..

  1. DSCN1516[1]…although I love my boots and I am smiling, all I see is the tired eyes, double chins and joints that are hurting
  2. Pumpkins in basket

..there is a ‘pumpkin’ on the way…our daughter Kirsty is expecting (thanks giving day, hence the name ‘pumpkin’) and I really want to be bright eyed and bushy tailed when this little joy arrives.

3. …on a serious note…it’s time for me to stop using food as a comfort blanket, it has helped me in the last 18 months to not take on any big challenges BUT now is the time for me to tackle the issue of comfort eating. I have in the past used this plan to help with my Crohn’s Disease, a detox helps get my system on track.

4. Writing about this on here I think will help me take the 21 steps

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this is the basic list of what I can and cannot eat, as you can see there are plenty of healthy wholesome foods, so I won’t go hungry and portions don’t have to be counted.

  • Today not having my endless cups of tea wasn’t the best…hot water didn’t quite do the trick
  • my slices of toast with lashings of butter and marmalade were a big miss
  • I do have a headache but that’s normal on day one
  • On a positive note I really enjoyed avocado, mackerel and scrambled egg on the menu (not on one plate I might add)
…So tomorrow/ day two I will be out shopping to fill the fridge for the next few days…
i’m happy to be taking steps…..Happy Steps..

Author: ...creating on the hill....

The Crafts House is a small studio on top of a "hill"..a place to create..a place to breathe..a time just for you.. I'm the luckiest person to spend my days creating the art that i love..meeting like minded creative friends..sharing time in the palette of life..

10 thoughts on “…taking steps..

  1. Well done Sandra day one over I know you’ll do well xx


  2. You can do it Sandra , you have more will power than I have 😀

    Theresa xx


  3. Good luck with the Detox – you CAN do it.


  4. Admiring your will power and determination. The long term gain will be so much better than the short term sugar boost.


  5. Hi Sandra – good luck with the detox but sorry it’s giving you a headache. Hope it all balances out soon and your determined efforts (cos I know you never give up!) will reap rewards for you. You can do it – keep thinking about Kirsty’s little pumpkin on the way and go for it!


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