I am on day 10 of a 30 day challenge. I have always struggled with my weight and food has always been a comfort for me. When I first started this, the idea of giving up grains and dairy seemed crazy! I have a huge sweet tooth. I like sweet things for breakfast and I like to have dessert after dinner. I used to hit the vending machine everyday around 3 for a Diet Dr. Pepper and candy bar. I still get cravings, but I just think about how great I feel now and how crummy I used to feel. I look back on my diet and cringe and think, "No wonder I need to lose weight!" Those kind of foods are made to be addictive and overcoming that addiction is not easy. Now when I want something sweet, I eat a bowl of strawberries or a piece of 90% dark chocolate (it took me awhile to reach this degree!) or I keep a bag of Ghiradelli (I think it's 80%) dark chocolate chips in the freezer and i munch on a few with almonds. I haven't tried baking anything primal friendly, but I really don't want to. I know how I am and am afraid I would begin to eat too much of that stuff. I love my sweets! Hang in there, it does get easier!
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West