Sugar is present in an incredible number of the foods we eat, even ones we might not suspect, like salad dressing and bread. It has become such a normal part of our modern diet that it is hard to avoid. Because it's so hard to avoid, it's also really hard to give up, or even moderate effectively.
Becoming a queen, just like the transition from maiden to mother, is intense and demanding for many of us. Our adult bodies, which we've become quite familiar with over the last 20 to 30 years, are suddenly new again. Doing their own thing. Going rogue. We are along for the ride and strangely un-celebrated by everyone around us.