on 07-13-2007 at 10:09 AM (602 Views)
Ok, I did make it through yesterday, in part, only because I couldn't bare the thought of telling you I didn't even make the first day. I say this because the cravings for my usual chips and chocolate were so bad, I ended up with a withdrawal headache and took a Tylenol, hope that's allowed
It was a very interesting day though all in all. I had probably 8 cups worth of smoothies which included 4 of bananas/strawberries (a bit tart), and 4 of bananas/blueberries...both with ice.
I had to navigate through some tempting waters as well, I went to a kindergarten graduation where they served cookies and cake. My kids said the cookies, as delicious as they were, gave them a stomach ache!
My dh also enjoyed homemade pizza and chips and dip in front of me. This wasn't sooo bad, I did end up having a good cry though, you see, I am furious with him right now for having 4 swingsets randomly in my backyard, and I was threatening to call 1-800- got junk I don't know what the cry was all about, but he made me feel much better and so I had my second round of smoothies and watched a movie.
And as a bonus, I now weigh 2 pounds less!
Oh the other thing I had was a gigantic salad with baby spinach, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, green onion, raw garlic...possibly something else, with two avocados mashed all through it for my dressing. I couldn't even finish all that I made.
Snowdrop, I wish I had homebirths, or even a midwife. Around here, you have to put your name down for one the moment you pee on the stick. I wasn't wise to how great they are to have untill it was too late. ...and by then I practically had PTSD from a few traumatic birth experiences....and homeschooling! You go! ...I also used to homeschool, I did for 5 years. I may go back to it one day, but right now I'm in burnout recovery, lol. It's so rewarding, fun, natural and freeing.
Starfire, I have not bought her book yet, but I will. I do have a raw recipe book, and thanks for the chocolate recipe, I will be working on getting that today! I can't wait....really I can't!
I will get pics up when I have a bit more time...I am having a chocolate emergency you know!!!
Thanks for the warm welcome
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