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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Days 8, 9 and beyond!

I’m Done! 21 days is ridiculous. This is a lifestyle, right? A few years ago I spoke with Ellen Lovelace, a nutritionist with A Balanced Table because no matter what I ate and how much I exercised, I couldn’t get the scale to budge. It was quite disheartening. As part of my work with her, […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Days 6 & 7

Holy s*it, I almost quit today! Saturday I had a booth at a psychic fair and it wore me out which is why I didn’t post on Saturday. All morning, on Sunday, as I lay in bed, all I could think about was that I wanted to make my favorite Sunday breakfast of bacon and […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Day 5

Enlightenment! Well, maybe just awareness. I had been incorporating some brown rice and quinoa (a delightful mix pre-cooked and available at Costco) because I felt like I wasn’t getting enough to eat and I’m not supposed to start chicken or fish until day 11 (oh hell NO). I noticed that for the last 3 days […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Day 4

The thrill is gone…oh wait, there never was any thrill. Ok folks, this is NOT actually getting any easier. I had a terrible headache today…again. I went in search of sinus meds because it seemed like it was coming from there, but who knows. What I DO know is that I miss my chicken and […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Day 3

Well I made it through today. Amidst the darkness of the day, there was a bright spot. I had a massage and for the most part, it didn’t hurt. I get massages every 2 weeks because my back is always in spasm or just screaming pain in general. The reason I actually started the cleanse […]

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My 21-Day Cleanse Experience: Day 2

I’ve gone from headache to depression to boredom. I love my veggies and fruits…and, how the hell am I going to make it another 19 days without more variety. Let’s face it, there’s only so much you can do with veggies. I like (and need) variety in my food, or what’s the point? Ok, I […]

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