This week, I joined SparkPeople, and I am thrilled to announce my participation in the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. I identified a long time ago that I have a problem with sugar. It is an addiction of mine. However, I have also detoxified from sugar and felt terrific. I even got rid of those sugar cravings!
However, like an alcoholic, it takes just one chocolate bar, and I am hooked again. Taking this challenge will help me to detoxify once more.
The reason I am taking this challenge is simple. I have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, which doctors believe may attribute to my sugar intake. After all, PCOS is linked to obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. They gave me diabetic medications to regulate my sugar levels, but I tend to be an all-natural girl. I have tested this theory numerous times and have yielded surprising results. My menstrual cycle is regulated when I eliminate sugars and simple carbohydrates from my diet. Thus, it gives me a greater opportunity for conception.
Yes, that is right! I want to conceive a baby. This is the reason why I chose to hop on board with this challenge. SparkPeople is full of information and tools that I can use to help me on this long road, and maybe I will finally be able to accomplish a long-standing dream of mine.