I have heard a lot about the emotional things that happen to people while fasting. I have had post-partum depression before, and that sort of scares me.
I am devoting the next four months, until I wean my little one, just to learn about how to do a fast. You that are fasting amaze me and I wonder how in the world you do it. In the last five days, I have been having smoothies at lunch, but in the morning I have a hot drink with nectarine, ginger, green tea, fresh mint with a squeeze of lemon and ashweghanda. Since having this drink and feeling super, almost young, I am getting really interested to see what the big payoff is going to be. Although I must admit, this morning, I really didn't get my high from my drink, then I started to wonder if it really worked the way I thought or is my body just adjusting to it?
Now, I will just read these posts and learn all I can. Thank you for knowing what I don't and sharing.
I m hear for 1 day only. I started my day with detox tea. I have a green smoothie for lunch. Plenty of water.
Hi Jackie, I am just getting out of my PPD. Well come to find out I have adrenal fatigue. Once I started working on that I feel great. Plus a super amount of greens everyday. I am also cleansing with blended watermelon. Your tea sounds great. Happy Fasting.
Boy, I thought the detox on days 1 and 2 was all I'd have. I thought it'd be smooth sailing from there... And, I guess it has been, but today I've had a headache and 2 painful sores have popped up in my mouth. The lymph nodes on my right side have been swollen for a couple of days but haven't been distracting enough to mention until today. Sore throat, right side, and one of the sores in my mouth is on the right, just above my tonsil!
Besides all of that business, it's been so great!! I am focused and full of energy. I'm enjoying the smells of the meals that I make for my family, but I'm not tempted by the food at all. Still watching my hands do all of the work, though. *hehehe*
Have a nice evening, everyone! Hope things are going smoothly for you all...
48 hours in . on green tea - coffee - frozen pure orange juice today
I did a 1 day water fast first time last month. Felt benefits of mental clarity rise by 60% for sure. Going again today. Good luck everyone.
Hi I'm wild lime fasting as Eowyn aka the White Lady of Ithilien
I'm attempting a 21 day fast. I previously did a 10 day with much success and then on day 11...well not so good. So after some months I am going again, this time longer and stronger. So I have prepped by washing my veggies and keeping them in the fridge. I've assembled my juicer and blender and my jugs that I'll be taking to work are all on the counter so that in the AM i can juice, blend and go. (I dont want to juice tonight because I think by morning the nutrients in the juice will be diminished(?) this is what I've read. Or maybe I can juice and freeze the night before?) The last time I was freelancing from home so it was easy. Now I'm working in an office so I have to rethink how I juice. Also, I'm not looking forward to detoxing while working, which is why I'm starting on a Friday so that I have Sat and Sun to maybe go through my worst cravings...Anyway, I'll keep all updated and keep in mind the commitment above to go One day at a time and choose to stop, but not on a bad day, or at night, or today (I just love that)
Over and out.
Oh! as for juices, I'm starting the morning with cucumbers, red peppers, limes (I need to buy lemons), apples, radishes, and cilantro--maybe a dash of cayenne cause it gets me going. It's one of my favorite and whenever I go heavy on cucumber people always think I've gotten a really great facial. My skin just glows! (32 0z)
Lunch will be a smoothie: papaya, kale, water, strawberries (16 oz)
Not sure about dinner yet. It may be a carrot something though because I'm craving carrots
Okay, heading to bed so I'm up early to juice.
Strange smells all day today. Smells of foods that I won't mention here.
What is the verdict on flax seed oil being mixed in to juice? What about Healthy Fasting tea?
Originally Posted by Lajoy
I was wondering, what did you learn about mentally preparing for the fast? To me so far it is always just a wave - sometimes it is just like a wave and I can fast while preparing family food, and sometimes I can't even under ideal conditions. It would be nice to learn conscious way.
back on the fasting highway . drinking green tea
ps - lee i just caught drift you guys just got married , wow thats great , congratualtions !!
Day 13. : ) Doing really well, going strong.
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