• Day 30: Learn the Ancient Secret of Kicking Candy

    Date: 2010.03.29 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

    Here’s what I wrote for the Huffington Post to celebrate a month off candy:

    I hope I don’t sound smug when I tell you that this candy addict has managed to last a month so far without candy and sweets. Amazed is how I really feel.

    Maybe blessed is a better word. Yes, blessed, for what has been revealed to me and what I am about to reveal to you.

    Four weeks ago, I announced my not widely-anticipated plan to kick all the sugary things I love for a year. I called it Mission 2010: A Year Without Candy and it coincided with my new blog, A Year Without Candy, in which I chronicle my efforts.

    Big news: While racking up one month candy-free, I stumbled onto a long-hidden secret, passed down through the centuries, usually by albino monks, about a universal law that can help everyone who wants to kick sweets.

    The Ancient Secret to Kicking the Candy Habit – or Da Candy Code for short – reveals the most powerful law in the universe. The knowledge of this law has run like a golden thread through the lives and the teachings of all the prophets, seers, sages and saviors in the world’s history who jonesed for Junior Mints, and through the lives of all truly great men and women – at least the ones with a sweet tooth. All that they have ever accomplished or attained has been done in full accordance with this most powerful law.

    Before I get to the Ancient Secret, let’s look at what we’re up against this week. These are the dangerous days leading up to Easter and I don’t mean just for the Pope.

    I don’t know about you, but enormous, enticing milk chocolate bunnies seem to perch seductively everywhere I look, winking at me and whispering my name as I rush by, covering my ears with my hands so as to resist their siren call.

    Continue reading more here at the Huffington Post