I want to start with my conclusions to save you some reading:
My motivation came from two sources:
My goal was to reduce my sugar consumption over the course of 2022 and explore what kinds of effects it would have on me.
The idea is simple: sugar is allowed only after a particular time of day. Over the course of the year, this time becomes more and more restrictive. Here's the sugar schedule I laid out:
I wrote a brief journal each month about how the experiment felt. Here it is:
Based on my experience, I'm modifying the plan in such a way that I can hopefully maintain this for the rest of my life:
The two biggest learnings:
Some other learnings:
I'm happy with how this experiment went and look forward to seeing how 2023 feels!