Candy with Your Renewal? Why is the DMV Selling Sugar?

After 12 years with the same driver’s license picture, the CA DMV decided it was time for me to come in and update my look. I didn’t imagine they’d be selling sugar, too. Same address, still an organ donor, same hair color? Yes… still bald, mame, thank you for asking. I guess the agent was […]

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Three Tips for Sitting in the Presence of Sugar

My son turned 14 yesterday. Huge weekend that included a trip to the trampoline megaplex, snowshoeing, snowboarding, building a home trampoline, and a sleepover with 4 of his buddies. At night we went to his favorite restaurant and, after a delicious meal, the wait staff sang Happy Birthday and left him with a massive sundae. […]

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Why There Isn’t a Drug to Help Us Quit Sugar

Yesterday I got an email from a woman who finished her challenge to quit sugar for 30 days. She told me some of what she experienced and learned about herself during the month. She ended the email with this prophetic sentence: “I’m so happy that there wasn’t a pill or a drug that made this easier. […]

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Sugar Shortage Crisis – Oh My!

[Warning – I planted my tongue firmly in my cheek before writing this post] In a world whose collective sweet tooth has never had to imagine the party ending, experts are predicting a global sugar shortage in 2017. Making it sound as if life as we know it will cease to exist, scientists are blaming […]

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He Turns into a Monster… 10 Minutes After Breakfast

Last month, a reader emailed me about her 8-year old son. “Sean” wakes up with a smile, dances his way out of bed, is respectful to his sister. and makes funny jokes while he pours his cereal and milk. “Ten minutes later,” his mom writes, “he is a completely different person!” Loud and disruptive Physically […]

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What’s Really Stopping You?

I know you’ve given some thought to doing this challenge You’ve probably read my articles, seen me on TV, read my book, been on a webinar with me, or visited my website. If you missed any of that – it’s all available on this site. But something has stopped you from diving in. I’ve helped […]

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Three Huge Benefits Of 30 Days Sugar Free

[Updated] Reaction to this post has been huge, so I’m updating it with 3 more benefits of 30 Days Sugar Free. You can still see the original 3 benefits below, but I’ll jump right into the new ones here at the top. Our next challenge starts on the 1st of the month and I have been hit with so […]

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Why Bother With This Sugar Free Challenge?

After 4 years free of foods that contain added sugar, it’s easy to forget the sugar free challenge beginner’s mind. Between coaching, writing, making TV appearances, being interviewed on podcasts, and being a loving dad, living sugar free is an important part of my life. It’s also a very normal part of my life – meaning […]

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Leap Day for 2016

March 1, 2016 6:15AM Four years ago this morning I had finished my commitment for Leap Day: to go one day sugar free. The funny thing is that on March 1st I felt so unusually good, so free, so powerful – that I decided to try 30 days sugar free. On day 21 I decided […]

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Discrimination by Any Other Name

This is a guest post by 30 Days Sugar Free Alumnus Ann Grogan —— Curvy, sassy Amy Schumer received many admiring comments after she was featured nude in Pirelli tire company’s 2016 Annual Calendar. “I felt I looked more beautiful than I’ve ever looked in my life,” Amy said after the shoot by famous photographer […]

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