Replacing alcohol with sugar…

Since quitting alcohol on January 31st 2019, I’ve had an unusually high craving for sugar.

Growing up, I was never a fan of sweets. My downfall…? Fizzy drinks. I could drink 2 litre bottles day after day.

Since I stopped drinking though, I can’t stop eating anything and everything that’s sweet… juice, chocolate, haribo.

I’d stopped drinking because I wanted to improve my health, but actually I’m making it worse and putting on weight. It’s somewhat deflating when you’re doing what you can to self improve but it’s not going the way you want.

But am I the only one or is sugar craving common after giving up alcohol?

An interesting article below explores this…

http://www.businessinsider.com/why-cutting-alcohol-makes-you-crave-sugary-food-2018-2

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: