I rolled out of bed on day two to find that I was not as hungry as I was when I went to bed. Oddly enough, I felt great and I was craving water more than anything else.
I marched into the kitchen to face the juicer once more... ready for the yummy goodness it has in store for me.
That day's regimen was to try and fit in six glasses of juice. All of which consisted of dark green vegetables, lemon and ginger. The act of throwing the produce into the juicer and hearing it 'wiz' through the process was becoming therapeutic and I quickly learned that the smells emitted were cutting down on my 'wake-up' time. I'm energized and excited to juice today.
I honestly thought that I would have a more sullen view on this and that I might even have given up by day two. So I was pleasantly surprised to find that I continued to be motivated and actually enjoyed this experience.
The morning and mid-morning juices were easy to chug. This combined with a busy morning at work helped me get to my mid-day tea outing in no time!
My sister and I decided to check out some mountain bike paths down in River Falls, WI. They were amazing... the sun just peaking through the trees, the late summer air smelled fantastic and for the first time in what seemed like forever, my mind was open, clear and not focused on food.
That night, I felt like I was breaking through brick walls of past eating habits and I began to feel a little emotional. I realized I had held so much emotion within the pounds that I had gained and held onto.
It was time to let go and release this weight. It no longer served me or my life.