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Sugar and Depression: the Steve McCrosskey update

A Depression Blog

It’s now just over 4 weeks since I started this sugar and depression experiment. To recap, in a bid to regulate my moods I decided to give up processed sugar. With that, I therefore gave up all the sweets, cakes, desserts, chocolate and lip-smacking loveliness that I had hitherto relied on to make me feel […]

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The Sugar and Depression Experiment – Part 3

A Depression Blog

The calm before the sugar storm I am now one week into my sugar and depression experiment and the last few days have been quite encouraging. To recap, I have always had a sweet tooth but recently I seem to have relied more and more on sweets, cakes, chocolates and the like as comforters. I […]

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The Sugar and Depression Experiment – Part 2

A Depression Blog

Cold Turkey So, it’s only been 2 days since I gave up the sugar, but it seems like a lifetime. I’ve been fighting off cravings like I did when I gave up smoking. The difference is that I’d had hypnotism then but I’m going stone cold turkey now. I’ll give you an idea of the […]

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Sugar and Depression, the Bittersweet Symphony of My Life

A Depression Blog

Sugar and depression. These were always two of my closest companions, the one always there picking me up and the other effortlessly dragging me back down. But it seems now that they might in fact have been closer companions to each other than they ever were to me. I’ve heard that they could even be […]

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