cleansing, advice please!
Hi everyone! I've been lurking on this and other forums for years now... I think I had account here a few years back on this site but didn't log in for a while and forgot my username.
Anyway, I'm Marcheline, and I've been between 80 and 99 percent raw for about four and a half years now.
Lately, I've been slipping up pretty badly, due to extreme stress. Of course, the slipping up has made the stress worse... you know how the cycle goes. So I am embarking on a self-designed cleansing/deep detox regime for a while, and I would really appreciate some input and support.
My program consists (tentatively) of something like this:
Yesterday, I used a lot of senna to get things started, and had some coconut water to hydrate. Today, I had a bunch of fresh OJ (maybe 2/3 gallon) , a fresh pineapple, and some citrus kombucha. Tomorrow, I'll start with lemon juice in warm water, a probiotic, and then pineapple, water, and maybe ginger tea. I'll have fresh, juicy fruit all day after that.
After a day or two on all juicy fruit, (mostly the pineapple and OJ, with some pomegranates, and apples thrown in) I'll start adding in green smoothies. I plan to spend about three weeks (maybe more?) like this: warm lemon and water, probiotic, fresh fruit, green smoothies, water, kombucha, and ginger tea.
I won't have any sweeteners, dried fruit, overt fats (even avocado), spices, salt, etc. I will include celery and cucumber, but no tomatoes, or veggies (other than celery and greens) for a while. I'll start phasing them in after a while (not sure how long... when ever feels right) by way of fresh veggie juice.
I will be using a magnesium supplement (recommended to me by a hydrotherapist to keep the colon hydrated), the warm lemon water, and the the probiotic daily- plus some detoxing supplements (taken according to directions)- FlorEssense tea, and this "total body cleanse". Also I got some astragalus tea, burdock tea, and milk thistle tea.
Oh, and after doing this for a while, I am going to start taking some herbal combinations for parasites- and when I'm done with the general cleansers I'm going to start with a liver cleanse product (also by Renew Life, I hear they're pretty good).
I'm going to exercise when and how my body feels like I need it (different from "when I want to", lol, get lots of sleep, and when I have the chance- rebound, sauna, steam room, and get massages.
Any input would be great!!!
sounds like a good plan!
I love cleansing the body of all that. It is a good thing to do. Raw foods are a continula cleansing but if you can boost by doing these special things, go for it!
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