Congrats on Quitting Sugar, Now Let Me Act Out on My Addiction in Peace

April 3, 2015 2:42 PM

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I didn't, in fact, realize that people talked about giving up sugar in this way until I got sober (from drugs and alcohol, I guess I need to clarify here). Yes, I've been all too aware of the fact that sugar is addictive. I've read the stories; I've seen the facts. I knew about the food programs. I still didn't know that this was a thing people counted days on and talked about like it's as dangerous as juggling with knives.

I, like many of my generation, watched Saturday morning cartoons with bowls of Frosted Flakes, Lucky Charms and Corn Pops in my lap, shoveling the delicious, sugary bits of heaven doused in milk into my mouth, thinking that I was having a perfectly healthy breakfast. (I didn't, of course, think that...

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