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Breaking the fast for Christmas (at 59 days)

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Well, today is day 57 of my juice fast, modified for the last week to include a portion of protein per day. Slow weight loss continues; I sprained my ankle at the end of last week, and that messed up my plan to up the exercise to push my metabolism-- 2 more weeks off it, then I can get to real work.

I am traveling for the holidays, & when I thought about my family visit (at my sister's), I realized I can't juice there-- she's much too high-strung, and doesn't need someone in her kitchen doing their own thing while she's hosting. So I will break the fast for 7-10 days starting Friday afternoon, and try to keep it to mainly raw vegetables and lean protein, doing my best to avoid grains and the xmas goodies. Maybe it's a good thing to change things up for my body-- I plan to go back to juicing after the holiday, and it would be absolutely great to see the same kind of weight loss I had the first month. If it works, I'll do 30 days on, 2 weeks off, 30 days on again.

Plus I'm going to start up the exercise more regularly as soon as the ankle heals. I'm training for a 5K in April with a friend, and for an Appalachian trail 2-3 day trip in August (gotta get those climbing muscles working after years in the flatland).

Have a wonderful holiday, everyone! and when you pass the cookie plate on the table, remember that thin feels better than cookies EVER taste, and then grab those carrots! Yum!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
JUICENUT 12/24/2011 6:51PM

    Congratulations! What progress. I hope you have been transitioning. Please be gentle with yourself.

You may be surprised at what foods you no longer crave or enjoy.

Do share...

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ROSALIEESTHER 12/22/2011 8:18PM

    Have a wonderful time with your family. You are amazing - I had no idea you were doing a juice fast for that long!!!! Most impressive.

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CINDYLUUU 12/22/2011 8:10PM

    Merry Christmas to you and your family. All best in the New Year and may there be a lot less of us next year.

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BABY_GIRL69 12/22/2011 3:30PM

    Have fun & Merry Christmas!!

God bless & enjoy everyday!


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