Day 4 - so far so good! 17 y
Day 4 - getting easier
Getting through day 3 was a breeze, although I didnít have as many MC drinks as I was supposed to - I just couldnít stand the taste for some reason. This has happened before so I know itíll pass.
Today (day 4) Iím off to a great start. Already made a pitcher of my lemonade and itís ready to go, waiting for me in the fridge. And in a few mins Iíll finally tackle the SWF. I unfortunately havenít bothered with it yet - Iím very sensitive to sodium because of previous kidney problems where itís caused major swelling in my face (particularly around my eyes), wrists and ankles - so Iím a ... read more
Day 2 17 y
Reflections on day 1 of the master cleanse
Iíve done several other fasts before and getting through day one was just excruciating - far more difficult than any other.
Sundays in our house is a big food day for me, in the sense that thereís always these little rituals we have associated with it. For instance, first thing on Sunday morning we get ourselves ready and walk to a nearby market (rated one of the 10 best in the world, so the food there is unbelievable) and stroll around with a coffee while picking up some goodies for the week. After dropping off our shopping weíll have a light brunch at our favourite neighbourhood caf ... read more
Day 1 - Somewhere to start 17 y
Dealing with my first day of the MC and the fears surrounding it.
Itís 11:20am on a lazy Sunday morning and itís also my first day of 40 of my MC. Iíve already had one lemonade (slept in :) and I think a bit of fear is starting to creep in. Granted, the idea of being on a cleanse for 40 days - as an idea - is great. I mean, itís pretty amazing (in my mind) to think that I have the ability somewhere inside me to just set aside everything and give food the finger and instead focus on cleansing and healing. But damn, just sitting here thinking about today and the food I wonít be eating is causing me to freak out and second guess what Iím doing before Ií ... read more