A medication I’m on has, as a side effect, an increased craving for simple carbs. While I was in an emphasize weight-loss phase, I fought to eliminate this craving by substituting more complex carbs and making sure I was well hydrated.
But I’ve gotten a bit complacent and the last 7 weeks I have not been succeeding. For a while, I fooled myself into believing that the weight gain had to be muscle. But I really can’t fool myself any longer.
I’ve got to take this craving on head on. More attention to hydration, more careful food planning, and eliminating most of the simple carb foods in the house will be my first steps.
Next? A re-emphasis on harder cardio.
How many others have had small set ups while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?