Who here has done it?
How long did you do it?
what were you're results?
i have--2 years ago
did 14 days
--last 11 days FLEW by
had more energy than in years during and after
--slept better than in years
--ended my sugar craving
--lost about 15 lbs --ALL FAT
--hmmm, what else? I'm sure someone else can add what I forgot.
--oh, discovered RAW, LIVING food
I did. Lasted 3 days. Couldn't function at all. Just wanted to sleep.... more like a semi-catatonic state ... which is why I stopped.
i just started mine today so i'll tell ya...how it goes.
you just make a tonic out of fresh organic lemons, grade b maple syrup and cayenne peppers. the peppers are a little hot for me so i just made capsules out of it (you take three a day) it's funny,lol wheni took one this morning, it made my chest a lil warm when it was dissolving.
Doing my first master cleanse right now. I started yesterday. I've been preparing with a 14 day cleanse before this. Been eating raw since last June.
I'm tired, very mellow, but I'm sure this is the worst of it. It's 4pm and I'm in my p.j.'s, planning on getting my kids in their p.j.'s soon and we're all staying home to take it easy. Honestly, it's not fun being so tired, but I'm raising twins and I really think my body needs this rest more than I would think.
Regarding hunger, it goes away immediately once I drink the lemonade.
i'll tell you, the third day seems to be the HARDEST in regards to craving and hunger...after that it is a breeze...you'll do great!!
I can't believe I'm asking this...but my cold seems to be settling into too much sinus pressure, maybe a sinus infection. It's getting bad and I really don't want to stop the cleanse.
Is it terrible to be on antibiotics while on the cleanse? And this is a last resort...I've done everything holistic that I can think of. And I still don't want to call my doctor.
I did it in Jan - mid Feb this year...the beginning days were surprisingly okay, it was at the end (the last few days) that cravings came out of the wood work, out of the closet...they came from everywhere....I started craving foods I hadn't ate in a long time...I guess it was my body's last ditch effort to persuade me to go back to the foods it was used to receiving...I was tired because of the three part-time jobs but I had a great amount of focus and insight on many things....I experienced peace.....
I forgot to add that I just started another cleanse for to celebrate Spring and all the new beginnings to come....I did lose 21 pounds which I was worried that it would all just bounce right back on (like it was only water or something) but I think I have ony fluctuated between 4-5 pounds since I stopped the MC in Feb.... I am now doing a second cleanse in preparation for Alissa's 30 day challenge and because fasting allows me do go deeper within and really focus on some changes that I am preparing for (one of them being moving to Southern California this year)
I did the master cleanse last year and going to do it next week for 14 or more days.
It was awesome. Hard at first because I was so sick but it got better. I lost 15 lbs in 12 days and my blood chemistry tests were GREAT!!!
Cholesterol dropped 60 points
Triglycerides went down 100 points
Everything was just awesome!
Thanks for all those that replied
For those of that did the whole ten days , how did you make it through the cravings for food? and also the sleepiness and tiredness from no food and detox especially when you had to go to work , or cleanse house, take care of family, etc?How did you not revert back to eating once you got stressed out?
What was the 14 day cleanse you say that you did prior to this?
Since I'm on day three I can answer some of your questions. First, plan ahead! Don't have a crazy schedule and don't make dinner plans with anyone other than those that support your cleanse. My family is having a lazy week, we're in p.j.'s around dinner time. And I planned their dinner menu a while ago so I don't have to think about food, I just prepare it and that's that.
To get through food cravings, just drink! It really works. Drink, drink, drink. The maple syrup cuts right through the craving.
I take care of my 2 year old twins and do all of the domestic stuff around the house. I planned a light week, am watching a bit more t.v. with the kids than usual, and am napping when they nap. Just plan ahead and enjoy being a little bit lazy while going through the detox.
What was your diet like before going into your first MC? What was it like from the time you ended your first cleanse til the time that you began your second? Also, you did your first cleanse for 1 and a half months, or am I reading that wrong? Thanks!
A friend of mine and I did the cleanse in January for 2 weeks...it was great! The first couple of days were hard...headaches, body aches from detoxing. The first several days all we could talk about was what would be our first food...ummm...pizza...but then by about day 4 all I was craving was healthy raw food...hmmms...interesting that our bodies know what is best...so I started looking on the internet and found out about the raw/living food lifestyle.
Originally Posted by jenjenn
At the end of the cleanse I had lost 15 lbs...which is great, but more importantly, my asthsma symptoms were gone...I can breathe so deeply now...amazing! I have been eating about 75% raw since Jan 30...I feel so much healthier...
So...back to your question...the cleanse is great...I will continue to do it twice a year from now on.
PS. my son who is a junior in college and who had lost about 50 lbs on atkins became interested in the cleanse, so over his spring break came home to cleanse:)...same thing happened to him...about half way through he announced he was going vegan! This is from a meat and potatoes boy! This week he told me he is feeling great, his metabolism is kicked up, his insomnia is gone along with HIS asthsma:)
Now I have a husband and 3 more sons to convince...but I am sure that they will see and want to change too.
Good luck to you!
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