Anyone you knows me will be used to my sweet tooth, I cannot have cup of tea unless it’s accompanied by something sugary. Dinner has to be followed by pudding with NO exceptions; fruit is not a favourable substitute to something sticky and chocolaty! I do not take sugar in my tea, which seems like a small concession to cutting back on the sweet things, but in reality this is just down to me not liking the taste of tea with sugar, not a conscious decision to be good!
If anything I am far from good in the cake, chocolate and biscuit department, that is where my vices in life lay! If I have had a tricky day with the boys I am more likely to treat myself to a big fat cake like some parents might treat themselves to a nice bottle of wine. I am meant to be going round to some friends this evening, so I am taking a rather delicious Baileys Gateaux for us to indulge with!
As I am getting older I have started to think about my health and I am worried these habits might be problematic in later life. If I am thirsty in the night I worry it’s the onset of diabetes so rather than keep panicking I am going to invest in a blood sugar monitor from UKS Mobility. With one of these pieces of equipment I can see how I fare so far and make adjustments depending on the level. I think half term I am a little more naughty than normal as the children are home and have been feeling ill, so I am more sleep deprived than usual and feeling frazzled…
With the boys whingeing over the latest injustice and commencing round 108 of the sibling battles on only the second day of the half term holiday is it any wonder I am craving sugar!