Health and Wellness for the Rest of Us

Shedding the sugar security blanket

Karla J. Strand
Sep 2, 2019 · 9 min read

I’m about to ditch sugar and diet soda. And I’m scared shitless.

Photo of candy hearts, all different colors. Messages say “true love,” “say yes,” “first kiss.” by Laura Ockel
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Note: This article contains discussion of weight, weight loss, sugar addiction, emotional eating, depression, etc.

I’m about to ditch sugar and diet soda. And I’m scared shitless.