New Year Juice Fast
So who is with me? :)
I'll be starting my first ever juice fast with the New Year, January 1, 2005. I plan on going for a minimum of 10 days, but I'd like to shoot for the entire month of January. I'd love others to join me in a long fast as well, though the company of short fasters is of course welcome!
Hi Olive -- What a great plan for the start of the new year! I'd love to join you. My only barrier (and I know I can think my way through it) is a little bit of fear...The only fast I've ever done is the 7 day fast starting on Oct. 27th, my first day 100% raw. It was a positive experience and very fascinating to me...amazing how I wasn't hungry and got into a whole different "head" ... I think I could do 10 days. I'm going to meditate about this and let you know. Thanks for planting the seed of this idea.
I'm just doing an OJ fast right now that will last up to Christmas Eve, then I will have a week of eating with family and all around, but I will plan to do a juice fast with you starting in January. (Not just OJ this time, probably a lot of veggie juice with a little fruit juice now and then.) I'll aim for ten days with you as well, but go longer if my body seems to be enjoying it.
Ultimately I am aiming for mostly eating my fruits and veggies, but I'm still needing to lose a lot of weight and need some healing, so I plan to just up the nutrition my body is receiving for a while, and see where it takes me.
Great idea Olive, can't join you this time I am starting my 30 challenge on January 1 so a few days before I will fast some. But good luck to you and all who join you!
Yeah, I have some fear around it as well. Will I have the willpower to get through the first few days? Will I just keel over from whacked out blood sugar? Will I get sick? Seeing all the wonderful fasting results from people here makes me pretty determined though! I'm glad you'll join me, the support will help me through the rough patches! I think my partner is going to fast with me. She's very excited and it feels like such a good thing to do together!
How's the oj fast going? I've thought about doing one, but I was concerned about having that much citrus.
Have a wonderful 30 day challenge!
So far, so good; I'm drinking more than I thought I would, but it seems to be slowing down a little bit now. I've been using straws to drink the juice (to help protect my teeth from too much citrus--I think I read that on Jinjee's site). But I've been feeling fine so far; we'll see how it goes for the next few days.
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