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
9:45 a.m.: Oh man, fruit is so delicious. I have two small apples and eat them with intense pride.
10:42 a.m.: Why am I hungry again? I got apples. Shut up Anna.
10:45 p.m.: I look jealously at my coworker's yogurt -- and I don't even like yogurt. Time for a peach.
12: 36 p.m.: How about half a cantaloupe? Don't mind if I do.
2:22 p.m.: Oh my gosh. I just ate grapefruit and a handful of strawberries and my servings of fruit are done for the day.
5:45 p.m.: I'm officially angry. I'm writing a story about "healthy fast food" options and find myself salivating over things I would never normally care about. Like peanuts.
6:33 p.m.: Finally, dinnertime. The baked potato and avocado are more of a delight tonight than they were yesterday. I think I'm going to go to bed soon though, just so I don't suddenly start gnawing on the only other food in my house -- frozen meatballs. P.S. The only people I know who go to bed before 7 are in diapers, young and old.
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