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!
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Until tomorrow… happy juicing!
- Erica over at I Run Because I Can is having a super fantabulous contest for peanut AND almond butter PLUS other yummy stuff!! Check it out!
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- 2 books by Nomi Shannon, The Raw Gourmet (These two books have GORGEOUS photos and the recipes are amazing!
- 2 Food Matters DVDs (Haven’t had a chance to watch this one yet, but do check out their site–they have a RAWsome message to share!!)
- Detox 4 Women by Natalia Rose (I read this book last night and it’s awesome; it really helps you understand water retention, etc!)
- Oh Nuts! (raw macadamia nuts and pecans) <— These are seriously delicious nuts–and they’re JUMBO sized!
- E3Live (Green-tasting (which I don’t mind!), but I REALLY notice that it’s making me feel better. It was definitely put to the test through my recent stressful events!)
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