Day 13 and Juiceless

This has been the BEST day!! I slept wonderfully last night. Just fantabulous!! :-)

I don’t have a huge report with photos today because I honestly only had one cup of juice all day long. It wasn’t intentional. It just happened.

I started the day with warm lemon water, like always. And then about an hour later (I just wasn’t craving a juice!) I had the last of my defrosted pinapple-strawberry juice. I added ice and the berry flavored Amazing Grass Green SuperFood powder (just click on the photo below to learn more). It was delicious and really gave me a ton of energy. I’m telling you, people, I’ve always been pretty hesitant about green powders but I’m SOLD on this stuff. I LOVE it! (Thank you Amazing Grass team!!!)

After that morning pineapple-strawberry juice with Amazing Grass powder, I made up a bottle of water with  organic apple cider vinegar and headed over to a neighbor’s house. (I was invited over for just a fun day of singing, etc.) I ended up staying longer than I originally intended. I didn’t take any juice with me because I only planned on staying for 2-3 hours and stayed double that.

I didn’t feel weak or tired or anything. I drank plenty of water and herbal tea with lemon and felt great today. We all sang, laughed, (the others ate) and had such a fun time. The weather was beautiful with a breeze and I couldn’t have asked for a better day. It was perfect!!

I do sometimes take 1-3 days during a long juice fast where I only drink water anyways so this pretty much juiceless day is nothing out of the ordinary for me.

But if you’re planning a juice fast and end up deciding to leave the house and there might be a chance you’ll be gone for longer than you intended, take a couple of juices with you (frozen ahead of time, if you wish–they can defrost while you’re out for the day). I could have done that (I have some in the freezer) but I just honestly didn’t expect to stay as long as I did. If I had ended up feeling weak or faint, I’d be concerned but I felt great all day and am extremely happy with how day 13 went! :-)

Just tuning in? Catch up:

Day 1 of a 30-Day Juice Fast and Juicer Mishaps

Day 2 of a 30-Day Juice Fast–and AMAZING GRASS!!

Day 3–E3 Living!

Day 4 + Wheat Grass Galore + a Juicer!!

Day 5 — Dead or Alive?

Day 6 + Father’s Day Bliss!

Day 7, Cucumber Chia Heaven!

Day 8, Let’s Talk About Weight!

Day 9–and I’m Feelin’ Fine!

Day 10–Learnin’ About Lemon!

Day 11, Grapefruit Juice Heaven!

Day 12 with Sprouts on Top!

Until tomorrow… happy juicing!

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5 comments on “Day 13 and Juiceless

  1. You’re doing so GREAT!

    after my week of eating OUT… I am dying to do a fast…even a short one. I feel so so so drained and think a whole body rest would be great for me right now.
    Also I need to be really strong right now and clear minded….

    So today I am kind of prepping (and need to shopping later)

    any suggestions for a first REAL, NO CHEAT faster?

  2. Pingback: Day 14: Salad in a Glass — Healing with (Raw) Juices By Michele L. Tune

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