Sunday, December 01, 2013
Maybe it's a curse for me to post in this blog because I ran in to a couple of problems, and have cheated on the juice fast. First, my mom decided to stop her fast. I knew she wasn't in it for the long haul, so I don't know why I let that affect me.
Then, the juicer started overheating and freaking out. It is an old juicer with an old blade, and I think I'm being overzealous about what I choose to juice. It started to freak after cabbage, an apple, a beet, and a carrot. It smelled like it was overheating.
Anyway, so I decided to stop trying to but yams in it, and I cut them up like fries, coated them in olive oil, and put them in the oven. Then I ate a whole bowl and gave my mom a bowl, too.
It's not the worse thing in the world for me to eat, but it also broke my fasted state, which after three days is supposed to begin the healing process.
I will try again tomorrow and restart my fifteen day, as long as the juicer cooperates. I guess I don't have the coping mechanisms or the patience in place to deal with bumps along the road.
I do know one thing. I am not eating any of the refined wheat, sugary treats that tend to be in the teacher's lounge at work. I am not doing that all this week. I am sticking to whole foods, preferably juiced, this week.