Juice fast NOVEMBER
I know there are already a few threads here about juice fasting, but I decided to start a new one, for everyone that wants to join this month...
Today is my first day, for lunch I had OJ of 4 oranges and some cuke juice (my mom couldn't use it in one of her recipes).
I have a question: do you only drink juice when feeling hungry of faint or do you drink a lot, just to make sure you get all the stuff you need? (how many glasses or liter per day?) Tx!
I will also write about the fast in my journal, check it out!
btw: I'm feeling a bit dizzy... maybe I should go and juice a bit more, right?!
Everyone else welcome!
Here's another question:
can you go by with just the sweet juices? Or would you advise to juice veggies as well? I went to the store to stock up on fruits and veggies, so I'll make both, but I suppose it's not 'bad' to drink sweet juice all day long, and the next day maybe also drink some veggie juice... right?
Tx for answering!
Anybody wants to join me? It's awfully quiet in my thread...
I am also starting a 2 week juice fast. I am stickly going to use O.J. though. I am following a plan from the garden diet. Only, I am also going to supplement with wheatgrass to speed up detox. So just o.j. and WG for me for the next 14 days! Good luck with your juicing!
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Welcome to this thread! I'm so glad I'm not the only one doing a juice fast, it's definitely a bit easier if we can do this together and support each other, right?
I'm going to juice all fruits and veggies that can be juiced, I'm afraid I might get bored drinking only OJ, but I'm interested to see how you will do, so keep posting, I've got my two thumbs up for you! Maybe I'll do only OJ another time, we'll see.
I didn't say yet for how many days I plan to fast, because I don't know... I'll try to do this as long as I feel the need to do it, but when I can't anymore, I'll break my fast with solid fruits again...
I don't suppose bananas can be juiced, right?
I would recommend that if its your first juice fast, don't worry about how much you drink. In other words, drink as much as you want. I drank a couple of gallons (literally) a day for like the first 3 days. The first time I did a 14 day juice fast I did it with only OJ. I later did a 30 day one with fruit juices in the morning and evening and veggie juices in the afternoon. I just finished a 6 day fast with mostly fruit juices (I enjoy them the most). Banana is not really for a juice fast because its heavy in fiber. The object is to only have liquid. But I am sure it won't hurt anyways . The key thing is to make sure you are full so that hunger wont stop the fast. After that the biggest issue would be missing the taste and feel of foodin your mouth. But once there are no hunger issues, that is easier to deal with.
thank you so much for answering my questions! I was kinda hoping you would read this thread and give your opinion, it's highly appreciated!
I drank some veggie juice in the evening yesterday. I think I will just make what I am in the mood for, I juiced and juiced a lot this afternoon, and have about three liters of fruit-juice now, I can't believe how good it tastes! I already love love love my champion!!
I slept a lot last night, although I did wake up around 4:30 and was awake for about 2 hours. But after that I had a good night sleep.
I still feel great!
tx again for your post Todd!
NP, Glad to be of help friend :) .
Peace and Blessings.
I'm not fasting at the moment but a question i have for the future; Is frozen juice OK, i make Icey pole for my girls from juice would they be OK on a fast?
I'm not sure about the frozen juice on a fast...I'd "think" it'd be best to have the freshest possible juice...but I could be wrong.
Originally Posted by Veganmama
But what I wanted to say also is, I LOVE that name "Icey pole"...sounds so cute and "different"...is that the same as what we in America call "Popscicles"?
It's day three for me and all is going well!
I thought day three would be hard, but it wasn't!!
I juiced about 4 liters of juice today, whoa!! I was busy for more than 2 hours, juicing juicing juicing, lol!
I made two bottles with fruit juice (apple/pear) and two bottles with veggie juice (carrots, red bell pepper, 1 cuke, 1 sweet potato, 2 toms, a bit of leafy greens, a lot of radishes and 5 stalks (sp?) of celery)
I drank about half a L. of fruitjuice today, and for dinner almost 1 L. veggie juice... I'm officially full ladies and gentlemen!
All the fruit I purchased on saturday is already gone or juiced up in a bottle, so that means more shopping for me tomorrow!
Hey there Joke!
It's still considered part of the 30 day raw food challenge if I join you in juicing for a few days right? I bet you feel incredibly rejuvenated!
I forgot to ask ... will you lose weight quicker while fasting than eating solids?
Great job Jay! Keep it up you are doing well!
As I promised on Saturday, I too have started my 14 day O.J. fast. Today I have had about 1 1/2 liters so far. I will do some more juicing when I get home form work. I really like to run it through my juicers as opposed to hand juicing. It is so much more creamy. Like an Orange Julius (if anyone can remember those)! Anyhow this is day 2 and I have a slight headache. I plan on going home after work and taking a long hot bath and a nap. Hopefully it will work out that way! I am still a little tired today. Hopefully, like Todd said, that after day three it much easier.
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wow, a lot of replies, cooool!!
Hi Tamara, of course it's still part of your 30days challenge if you mix in a couple of days of juicefasting, as long as it's raw, it's part of the challenge!
I'm glad you'll be joining us soon!
As for the losing weight... I hope so I'll keep you updated on that, ok?
Hi RawJoJo, glad everything's working okay for you too, I haven't experienced any headaches (yet?) but sometimes I do feel a little dizzy... but then i drink some juice and I'm good to go again!
I don't feel weak or anything, if only I knew, I would have done this fast a lot quicker in my transitioning period!
Thank you so much Todd for the encouraging words, you've just put a huge smile on my face, like this: lol!
Take care everyone, it's almost time for bed here, talk to you tomorrow!