The next time you find yourself craving sugar and wanting to give in, take a few minutes and do this first.
1. Ask yourself, “have I eaten today, and I have eaten enough protein today?” If not, have some protein! 2 eggs or a protein shake. Be sure to eat your breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you have eaten and consumed enough protein, then …
2. Ask yourself, “have I been drinking enough water today? If no, drink your water or make an herbal tea.” If you have been drinking lots of water today and you cannot possibly be thirsty, then …
3. Ask yourself, am I trying to stop myself from feeling something? If so, what is it and take a moment to write it down? If not then ..
4. Ask yourself, am I looking for ways to celebrate or to feel joy or love?
What did you discover about your sugar craving? Although this may not be enough to stop the craving this time, you are one step closer to understanding why you crave sugar and then do something about it.
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