Day 1-The Juicy Life

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

After spending so much time planning for this juice feast, studying, setting up my kitchen...and getting rid of the dh, emoticon heh, one seems almost anticlimatic! But I’m excited to begin this new phase of my life. So it was a difficult birth you might say, but the baby is fine.

For some reason, maybe because it seems like November outside, I slept in this morning. I’m usually up around 4:30 or 5:00 which is wonderful because then by 8:00 I feel like I’ve got half a day’s work done! I took my weight, measurements and other stats so I can compare them week to week. I was a bit rushed, but made myself a wonderful juice with oranges, strawberries, pineapple and a bit of ginger. I packed about half of it to take to the gym with me and have after my workout and sauna.

Stopped on my way home to pick up my food co-op order and run some other errands. Lunch was tomato, spinach, daikon, mung bean sprouts, cucumber, and garlic. Yum.

Although I was feeling fine, I knew I was going to have to have more fruit for dinner so I could get my calorie count up. I just really like the taste of plain ole veggies! I spent the afternoon taking care of some things around the house, some stuff for work, and reading, and just got finished making my final juice of the day with pears, beets, carrots, celery and an orange.

I have to say I'm feeling pretty good. Remarkably clear headed, and my energy level seems good. Thank you all for bearing with me on this long, slow build up to my juice feast, but I'm up and running now. Karen, you can breathe a sigh of relief! emoticon
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    Exciting!!!! :D
    2261 days ago
    Sounds like an emoticon emoticon
    2261 days ago
    I wish you much good luck with this new adventure! But please be sure to check with your doctor before doing any detox/cleansing etc. Make sure that he/she is in agreement that this is safe for you at your age and weight etc. The most importatnt thing is to be safe. Good luck! We'll be following your progress. You go girl!!!!
    2262 days ago
    emoticon you've begun!!!! So exciting and so delicious. Thank you for taking us with you on the feast!
    2262 days ago
  • MAMMAW497
    That's what I was wondering. How does one know the calorie count
    Of a pound of spinach, an apple, a big batch of parsley, beet, cucumber
    That was breakfast. :-)
    Want to know so I don't over eat or under eat. emoticon
    2262 days ago
    You are off to a good start!! I like your juices. I am on day 3 and enjoying the different variety of juices. Have a great day.
    2262 days ago
    Not until you go through your first detox and recover. Ive had 4 and it's not fun.

    You might also want to scale back on the gym for the next week. Your body needs to use that energy to clean itself on the inside. Of course you know that means detoxing. Lol
    2262 days ago
  • MJK0430
    Yes! How long is your juice feast? It sounds like you are off to a great start.
    2262 days ago
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