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Sugar Free February
February 2020

Bethan takes on Sugar Free February

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Bethan Colegate

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£35.00

+ £8.75 Gift Aid

70 Complete
70% of £50.00 target
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I'm giving up sugar this February for Cancer Research UK, please support me.

Thank you for visiting my fundraising page. This February, I will be ditching the sweet stuff and giving up sugar for the whole month to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Every penny makes a huge difference to vital cancer research so please help me conquer my cravings and show your support. Any donation to my page is appreciated and will help me towards my goal.

Thank you all x

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Bethan Colegate

2020-03-02T13:26:00+00:00

Yesterday I had an experience and it was with a chocolate digestive. We are all aware of my first sugar treat for a month, which I had for my breakfast. A little later I had a few squishy sweets, deciding that I can live without them. During the afternoon I witnessed Stephen eating a chocolate digestive. Now, not straight away did I click I could have one but once I did, I grabbed one. My action was this eager due to anything sugary or anything I usually like, is demolished by Stephen before I get a look in. So this biscuit to hand went to my mouth fairly quick, I took a bite and I began to chew. Then it hit me, oh my lord... The taste 🤯 it's like I had never really tasted the biscuit before. The way it tasted, that one biscuit was absolutely phanominal. So good! I really appreciated that biscuit in all its glory. I scoft a couple this morning and to be honest I didn't give them the time of day. I went straight back to my old ways, turning to sugar for a short realise of energy 😔

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Bethan Colegate

2020-03-01T00:33:59+00:00

Hey hey, so... I saw through 29th sugar free as that's what I set myself to do. This morning I received an email saying I had completed the challenge already. Did they not realise it is a leap year? I DID IT! I WENT THE ENTIRE MONTH SUGAR FREE. Earlier in my updates I said about what the first thing will be that I would eat... Well I already know... I bought it today ready for tomorrow... Well bought yesterday ready for today as its 00.33am as I write this. Picture will confirm for you tomorrow. 😏 For my own memories.

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Bethan Colegate

2020-02-28T17:53:54+00:00

Yesterday I visited Costa and had a catch up with my friend. Normally I would enjoy my usual Mocha but remained on best behaviour and had a pot of tea then a hot water with lemon to take out. We also treated ourselves to a salad box from Subway. Had all my favourites in... Got to love their gherkins 🤤 Stephen however surprised me to chicken and chips for tea. That was the first time I have had chicken and chips in front of me and rather have the salad. Anyway, how could I say no? I ate them out of appreciation. Today I have had the salad, which may I add, I ate without sauce. Eye opener what sugar content is in each sauce. Have you looked lately, ever?

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Bethan Colegate

2020-02-26T23:11:57+00:00

Today, a bit like the past how ever many days, I slept a bit. Eating lots of bananas. Only 3 more days to go. Jeewizz it's really dragging and at the same time it's just becoming the way of life. Completely normal to not have the sugar. Thinking next month I should cut out carbs and just eat sugar. I am really proud of myself. I know nobody even looks at this page but I am. Glad I have done this for me. Not cheating, staying true to my word and myself. I am achieving and that's OK for me. Still grateful of the donations made by Phil and Martin.

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Bethan Colegate

2020-02-25T23:51:45+00:00

I purchased a little something for myself, which I ate whilst making those oh so yummy crispy pancakes, that I cook to perfection everytime may I add. It really helped eating whilst cooking. It was distracting and filling me up. It is advised that before food shopping, eat. If you shop on an empty stomach you will buy lots more than intended. More naughty stuff too. Well in the second shop I had stopped at, I topped up on sugar free biscuits again. The breakfast ones. I am yet to put a photo up of them. They come in a pack of two so a pack was my pudding. Followed by an apple, grapes and blueberries.... Oh, and a banana. I felt peckish this evening but stayed on track. I was not defeated by the pancakes!

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Bethan Colegate

2020-02-25T23:51:16+00:00

So yesterday I was soooo close to dipping my finger in the cream inside a chocolate éclair. I refrained from doing so. Then today, oh lord, another test of willpower but I had thought ahead. What is today... Shrove Tuesday. PANCAKE DAY!! I love pancakes. Guess what is one of the two ingredients I have on pancakes. Uh huh, you got it.. SUGAR. Well at first I wasn't going to bother doing them until next week when I can actually eat them. My son however expressed to me that pancakes on pancake day itself is the meaning of life. This is why we are earth. So at 4.:15pm I head out to the shops. Plural yes as guess what, the first and second were sold out. I saw them in one of those shops only yesterday. Towers of the mix out on display. Well, whilst in shop number one, they sold some hot food. I decided it takes long enough cooking pancakes one after the other that I will need something easy for myself. Continued above........

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