Juicing, Jonesing, and All That Jazz 9 comments


Juicing, Jonesing, and All That Jazz by Being A Wordsmith
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I did it! I finished the 3-day juicing plan as of last night along with Hubby. We juiced fruits and vegetables and drank water and herbal tea. Today and tomorrow Hubby and I are eating fruits and vegetables only. Salads, roasted beets, and such. Had my first cup of coffee in over a week this morning. Delish! (In my Rachael Ray voice) OK, my auto-correct tried to make that “Selfish!” Hmmmm.

My Pros of Juicing for 3 Days
  • Did not have to cook dinner
  • Hubby made great juices with the Bullet Express. Lemon or sweet fruit is key!
  • I knew I was doing something healthy
  • It was not as bad as I thought it would be
  • Hubby and I did it together
  • The Deuce “tried” to do it too
  • Did I mention that I did not have to cook dinner?
My Cons of Juicing for 3 Days
  • No boxed wine
  • No caffeine
  • I was somewhat sluggish
  • I was a little cranky
  • The second day was the hardest
  • Deliriously watching Master Chef and Chopped
  • Watching The Deuce eat solid food
  • Did I mention no boxed wine and no caffeine?
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Do you watch Master Chef and/or Chopped?
How many times a week do you cook dinner?

 

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9 thoughts on “Juicing, Jonesing, and All That Jazz

  • BeingAWordsmith

    From Elizabeth Duenas August 27, 2013 at 1:51:00 AM CDT
    The second day is the hardest! I'm glad I'm not the only one that thinks so. During my cleanse I felt like everyone was eating around me, I almost felt like calling to cancel Food Network and Cooking Channel, lol. Way to stick in there!

    Reply from Kimberly H. Smith August 27, 2013 at 2:55:00 PM CDT
    Thanks Elizabeth. It's so much easier when someone else is doing it too. I'll definitely do it again.

    My recent post Madonna, Math, and Myths

  • BeingAWordsmith

    From Kira August 25, 2013 at 8:49:00 PM CDT
    Yes I'm a fan of master chef and I cook almost every day because of my kids.

    Reply from Kimberly H. Smith August 26, 2013 at 6:59:00 PM CDT
    Same here, Kira. Thank you for commenting!

    My recent post Madonna, Math, and Myths

  • trininista

    I juiced for 2 weeks but ate while doing it – salads and fruit. My job demands nutrition. I could only do the all day juicing on weekends. Visiting from SITS.
    My recent post Keeping it Fresh in the Kitchen

  • Alison

    I had to smile at your cons. I know; watching others eat while you aren't really sucks. But look at the bright side: You're healthier than you were before!
    My recent post Take Me to your foolishness!

  • rxfitnesslady

    So let's see…I am pretty sure I cook ZERO times/week 🙂

    I'm glad you completed it and it wasn't bad! You said this was a three day trial…what now?

    • BeingAWordsmith

      Of course you are gonna call me out on it! I think we'll try the 3 day again or go for the next step which is 5 days. I'm going to start walking/running again on Monday. I'm just not a gym or workout kind of girl. That's the truth. I always see a difference in weight or inches with a change in my eating habits.
      My recent post No Fry Flies Again

  • BeingAWordsmith

    I would do it again, Kate. I think the biggest motivator was that my husband was doing it too. It would have been difficult if one of us was eating regularly and the other was juicing. And I can't work the frickin' juicer, so he was making them and serving them too. 🙂
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