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    Default Chocolate addiction

    I think I'm addicted to chocolate - seriously! When I was pregnant I couldn't stop eating sweet things & I've continued the habit post pregnancy. DD is over 6 months old now & I need to kick the habit. I have chocolate everyday, without fail.

    Have you cut it out? Tell me how oh wise one!

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    Following also hoping for some tips. Chocolate is also my addiction!

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    Cacao nibs. They taste like a mix of chocolate, coffee and dirt but they hit the spot and you don't want to eat many. Plus there's no sugar or other additives.

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    I find it's easier if I just cut out sugar all together.
    But hey, don't take advice from me. I ate chocolate for breakfast this morning.
    It's been a bad week!

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    @Phony I ate chocolate for breakfast too.

    It was right there. Not my fault.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phony View Post
    I find it's easier if I just cut out sugar all together.
    But hey, don't take advice from me. I ate chocolate for breakfast this morning.
    It's been a bad week!
    This ^

    Chocolate is really addictive. The best luck I've had is going cold turkey and just not having it as an option. I very easily fall off the bandwagon though. After a month or so the cravings stop.

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    Try magnesium tablets. I started taking them for another reason and found I didn't crave chocolate as much.

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    The only way I can stop eating chocolate is to just not buy it when I do the grocery shop. Then there is no temptation.

    I've never found a craving to be strong enough for me to go buy some (as it requires putting bubs in car, driving to the shops, parking, taking bubs out of car, etc).

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    I'm blaming @btmac!
    It's all her fault I made a manic dash to Aldi (with the three kids hanging off me) to get chocolate during the week.
    I'm blameless!
    Born that way

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    Nearly a year ago I hopped on the IQS bandwagon and just went cold turkey one day. For a few weeks I had no sugar, not even fruit, and then I slowly introduced the higher fructose fruits back into my diet and it was great to cut that chocolate addiction! But I've loosened the reins a bit since becoming pregnant. Who am I kidding - I've thrown the reins away

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