! I'm so thrilled for you! I felt the same way when I started SBD. It shocked the
out of me! I thought I'd starve if I didn't eat sugar.
Little did I know...
, I find that when I do Phase 1 now to detox (usually no more than 5 days or so), that day 3 is the hardest for me. I think of as if the little sugar demons in me realize that I'm almost free of them and they cling to me like mad.
(I realize that sounds a little crazy!) It's a goofy version of what really is happening. Your body realizes that it's quick source of energy isn't forthcoming and that it's running out, so it sends you powerful messages to eat sugar. Wait 'em out and stay OP and you'll come out the other side in a much better place. It's kind of like going through delirium tremens (DT) for alcoholics, I imagine...only we don't get a padded room for it.
Eating good carbs (like bell peppers, tomatoes, beans, and dairy) will really help make that day easier. As does water, sleep, and babying yourself a little in how much energy you expect from yourself. By week 2, you're usually feeling so full of energy and vitality that you could burst!