Yesterday I did not eat. I did a one day juice fast/detox, for the first time in over a year, and today I feel fine, really. I am aiming to build up the uh, stamina and dedication to to the Master Cleanse Lemonade Diet for 5- 10 days. What a better time to do it than before Thanksgiving?
My 'big' problem lately has been snacking. My inner snack monster (who I decided yesterday to call Pierre) has broken free again the past few weeks and that is not cool. My dinners are satisfying and I try to be well-rounded, but I turn to snacking when not actually hungry later on. Sometimes I catch myself, and sometimes I give in. It's not easy to talk about this, but it's true. I'm food obsessed in positive and negatives ways. Going vegan and learning to cook was extremely positive, and taught me about food and what I should and should not eat.
In terms of my actual meals, I have cut out the majority of my pasta in take, which is really great and replaced it with quinoa and other alternative grains, if any. I don't even crave pasta anymore! My Italian roots are shocked, but somehow it happened.
Back to juicing: yesterday I consumed the following:
- carrot juice
- apple juice
- grapefruit juice
- Trader Joe's green juice
- apple/carrot juice
I know it's been only one mere day, but I feel a bit more in touch with my body, stomach, and