The Juice Diaries: Day 2

Today’s notes:

One of the benefits of this juice cleanse was said to be more restful sleep. Well, they knew what they were saying… By bedtime last night, I was relaxed as a cat. And I slept very well! So well, in fact, that I slept right through my alarm that I forgot to turn on last night. Wait… Never mind.

Another side benefit was that I had lost a few pounds by this morning.

My first green juice was actually pretty tasty, and they only got better after that. I’m starting to see why people crave them.

Church was a nice diversion. Wait. That came out wrong. Church was nice. There. That’s better.

I’m struggling with not eating. I’ve discovered that I am way too attached to food! Even though I’m getting all the nutrients I need, I just want the experience of eating something. It’s so unnecessary. I think this experience will help me in the future when I’m only eating because I’m feeling “glushtich”. (what’s the English word for glushtich?) But right now, I want some pasta so badly. Or even some chicken broth would be good. I’m not ravenous, but I am hungry.

Juice 4 with the cayenne was the hardest to get down so far today.

My stomach is making noises I’ve never heard it make before.

I only felt violent a few times this afternoon.

I’m looking forward to my next green juice, and then I get to have the delish cashew one!

And then… Sleep! Work tomorrow should be interesting.

I’m already thinking about what I’m going to eat on Tuesday. I’m thinking a nice salad and some organic chicken broth should start me out quite nicely.



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6 responses to “The Juice Diaries: Day 2

  1. Mom

    just one more day of juice šŸ™‚

  2. Rachel

    Are you saying salad and broth for breakfast? Interesting!
    English word….peckish…..craving….cravey? IDK
    Way to stay strong! Proud of you!

    • Well… maybe some broth for breakfast and salad for lunch. They recommend starting in slow with fresh veggies and fruit, and I think that’s a good idea. Don’t wanna overwhelm my body with all kinds of foods right away.

  3. Cassie

    You can do it! šŸ™‚ Not that this really compares but…when I was on a liquid diet for several days after my gum surgery I just really wanted to “crunch” something. Food, that is. So I can relate a tiny bit! šŸ™‚

    • Yes! That definitely compares. I just want to chew on something! I am actually liking the cleanse overall, though, and would def do it again. Thanks for the encouragement šŸ™‚

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