WHEW! IT'S NOT YOUR FAULT!!!!
Blame your hormones!
Because every time you’re about to hit a weight loss goal, you get your period and retain water instead!
Okay, but for real. There are many things we think we are in charge of, and actually our hormones are in charge.
For example, sugar triggers a cascade of hormonal reactions that, under the right circumstances (stress, busy-ness, lack of fiber) cause us to crave more sugar. I don’t mean crave as in you have no self-control, but crave as in your BODY is DEMANDING it and self-control is irrelevant because your body ALWAYS wins.
Another example is stress in and of itself. Stress also triggers a cascade of hormones that literally make you unable to resist sugar, fat AND salt! Can you imagine it??? That seems truly unjust… but it also is the perfect ...