If you were following me then, you probably recall that I did Michael's March Madness Vegetarian Challenge. I went 30 days with no meat. It went so well I have virtually given up meat. I have eaten it a few times since March, but I could count it on one hand. So I've decided to try a new challenge.
I mentioned this in my blog last week, but I was afraid if I didn't dedicate a blog post to it I wouldn't do it. Accountability you know. So, May is going to be Michael's Sugar Free Challenge. Yikes.....SUGAR FREE for a month. This will be much, much harder than giving up meat, but I hope it has the same affect. I need to get over my obsession with sweets. Seriously, my name is Michael and I am a Chocoholic, Sugaroholic, Sweetoholic...you name it - if it has sugar in it I want it. I can eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
This means.....no Starbucks......no afternoon pack of M&Ms or whatever.....no CRAP. I can do it! I am also eliminating sugar substitutes. No reason to go packing myself full of chemicals to try to fill the gap. So that means no soda. I'm starting to waiver here. This will be difficult. But I CAN DO IT!! Wish me luck guys! This may be one of the hardest things I've ever done.
Additional info: After a few blog questions I thought I should add this information. I am not eliminating natural sugars - like those in fruit. I am only trying to cut out the stuff that is unhealthy for me - fruit is obviously very healthy. Also, I am going to try to knock out added sugars that appear in many breads, etc. but I am not going to go overboard trying to dissect every single ingredient in everything I eat. I just really want to focus on cutting out alot of the crap in my diet.
If anyone is interested I posted a few additional OKC race photos on Facebook. Here's the link.