I get asked this question a fair bit via email and often send long replies about my own personal experience in this area. I have been meaning to prepare a post about it for some time as it is an issue that affects many, including myself and to use that old cliche…if I can do it, anyone can.
Although I have been cooking grain free for my husband for many years I have often personally wavered in and out of grain-free eating. I have always struggled with very strong sugar and refined grain/bad fat cravings (ie: fast/junk food).
Pregnancy and motherhood pushed me over the edge. I have often been very frustrated with myself as I really do know better.
So, here is me. In the picture on the left (Bad photo I had to crop to cut out the innocent…this is AFTER I had already lost about 22 lbs / 10 kg of baby weight), this is what happens to me when I am eating grains. I get very quickly out of control. It’s not pretty. I feel bloated and exhausted. My blood sugar goes crazy. I get depressed. Read More »My weight loss story – How cutting out grains restored my health