My Thoughts on Step Two: Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity

Ahhh, Step Two….  This step just cuts right to the heart of the issue.  Here are my thoughts on what Step Two “means.”  CONNECT HERE Let’s start at the end – INSANITY.  What is meant by insanity is the picking up of (a drink, a dessert, a drug, a poison) when you don’t want to … Read more

Step One: Powerless Over Sugar

I remember the impact it made on me when I heard, “the only step I need to do perfectly is Step One.”  As a recovering perfectionist, being told I should be “perfect” in admitting my powerlessness and my inability to manage my life HURT.  Now I understand that admitting my powerlessness and admitting that my … Read more

Doing the 12 Steps for Sugar Addiction

Are you familiar with the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous?  If you are here on my blog on or on my email list, maybe you know the 12 steps through Overeaters Anonymous, Food Addicts Anonymous or another fellowship like Alanon, Alateen, Co-Dependents Anonymous or Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA). CONNECT HERE It seems like there … Read more

What Does Sugar Addiction TREATMENT Look Like?

Sugar Addiction Donuts

If we accept that sugar is addictive, that it is a disease, then we might accept that is warrants treatment. Using alcohol and drug addiction treatments as a model, what would sugar addiction treatment look like? First, let’s review what defines an addiction. Second, let’s review the most common alcohol and drug addiction models. Third, … Read more