Detox Diaries: My Three-Day "Fruit Flush"
Is three days enough time to cleanse the body for clearer skin and a smaller number on the scale? Follow one woman determined to find out
10 a.m.: First protein shake. Mmm, yummy. Tastes like chocolate milk. Alright, this won't be so bad.
11:16 a.m.: Feels like nap time is in serious order and I'm ready for lunch … two hours earlier than normal.
1:17 p.m.: Time for shake number two. Still tastes kind of yum, but not as good as the first one. Headache is starting to knock on the door of my forehead.
3:13 p.m.: WHERE'S THE FRUIT? I THOUGHT I GET FRUIT?!
4:22 p.m.: Ew, shake number three suddenly tastes bad. Aftertaste coming on strong. Must. Wash. Down.
5:45 p.m.: Work is almost over and I'm super hungry but refuse to drink another shake. So there.
6:45 p.m.: I never eat dinner this early, but I feel the intense need to physically chomp on things. You know what's the best combination of food ever? A baked potato and avocado -- who would have thought?
SEE NEXT PAGE: Day 2: "Finally, fruit"