My sugar addiction: The Whole Story + How I Shifted

How do you sustain a healthy lifestyle after doing a 10-day cleanse?

I am asked that question often. If it were up to me and I had all the time in the world, I would personally guide you all through a whole year of living a Simple Clean and Whole lifestyle.

Sounds like a fun idea, right? A whole year together? But realistically, how can I do a program that is manageable and realistic for both of us… setting you up for a whole year of success? I got to thinking…

I have had over 200 clients go through my 60-Day Shift program, diving deeper than simple cleansing and learning what it is like to live with more…

  • Energy
  • Clarity
  • Weight loss
  • Mindfulness
  • Awareness

Well, studies show that someone who commits to something for 21 consecutive days will far more likely to continue the habit after that date. While I don’t believe in the myth of quick fixes and am all about a holistic lifestyle approach, 21 days is definitely enough to witness yourself feeling better, sleeping better, waking naturally and not suffering from blood sugar crashes and mood swings, and MANY more benefits.

What I know for sure is that after 21 days of simple clean and whole living, you will feel more alert, have more energy, and definitely feel more productive.

This I know for sure. How? I have seen it over and over again with my private clients and past 60-day SHIFTers…. And have experienced this myself! That’s right. Jen hasn’t always lived Simple Clean and Whole! I had to create this lifestyle after learning the hard way.

Fifteen years ago I finally stopped a deadly addiction to SUGAR!  

Yup…I did! I chewed more double bubble, bazooka, freshen up, hubba bubba then you could imagine. Yum!  I remember putting one piece in my mouth after another. You can only imagine the thick sugar film I had on my teeth and tongue. (Not so yum.) The sugar actually made me so thirsty. And, If it was not sugary gum, it was gummy bears, swedish fish, or licorice!

After a 31 years of a high sugar diet, I had developed a pure addiction. My cravings always came after lunch and dinner… and you bet I fulfilled them.

And I will tell you: it wreaked havoc on my mind, body, and soul.

I developed a condition called Candidiasis, which is basically Yeast throughout my gut!  The yeast then caused some of these horrible symptoms:

  • Loss of clarity
  • Fogginess
  • Lots of highs and lows
  • Cravings
  • Bloat, gas…oh I won’t bore you!
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux
  • Weight Gain

Candida breaks down the wall of the intestine and penetrates the bloodstream, releasing toxic byproducts into your body and causing leaky gut. And guess what? It’s not just sugar – too much of anything can cause these horrible symptoms… carbohydrates, GMO’s, alcohol, gluten!

Sounds fun right!? No?

I began fervently researching what could be causing these symptoms.  How could it have been my diet? Well it was…thank god!

I was lucky to have found a 21-day challenge to cut sugar out of my diet… which now I call “lifestyle.”

Holy Shit! (Excuse my language but this was that huge…)

After 21 days, I never felt better in my life. 

I regained mental clarity (which was a big one), stabled my blood sugar levels, the bloat was gone, and my entire being felt back to it’s natural state. (I actually did not even know what my natural state was before this because it was hijacked by SUGAR!)

I am now going back to my roots from 15 years ago – when my journey to Simple Clean and Whole first began – and offering you an opportunity take 21 days to heal yourself as well. Or, like I did – just get the healing started and begin to experience your (incredible) natural state of being!

SHIFT 21 is a new, abridged version of the 60-day Shift program.   

So, those of you who need a reset, want to extend your cleansing experience, or just want to jumpstart Spring with some good ’ole eating and lifestyle patterns… This is for you!

This program is truly for everyone. Come as you are.

This is the EASIEST program I have written thus far.

Think: Understandable, Relatable, Workable and Doable!!!!

Fear no more! No fussy recipes with tons of ingredients and prep time – instead, simple how-to charts (with pictures!) and my guidance every single day.

Sound like a challenge you are up for? Then join me! I know that this 21 days can be as transformational for you as mine were for me all those years ago. No more excuses… it’s time to get clear, energetic, and feelin’ great… just in time for spring. Still on the fence?

Pretty awesome, right? Still need a little incentive??

Get the scoop on Shift21 and join us:

shift-21-imin xo Jen