Detox Diaries: My Three Weeks on "Clean"
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Surviving the green juiceToday's meals: Apple/spinach/lemon/ginger juice for breakfast; balsamic chicken and a mix of brown and wild rice for lunch; green juice (apples, spinach, kale, celery, ginger) for dinner
I'm feeling much better today. My headache is almost gone and I slept well last night. I was nervous about my first "green juice," but thanks to the ginger it was quite tasty. It wasn't very filling though, so I totally caved and had some almonds and a couple brown rice crackers before lunch. Note to self: juices are not as filling as smoothies. For dinner I tried another version of the green juice. This one wasn't quite as tasty as this morning's (basically, it just tasted like celery), but it was tolerable. I'm pretty surprised that I'm able to drink the green juices; I thought that would be the biggest challenge of this diet.
Around 10 p.m. I was craving a snack, but I think that had less to do with being hungry and more to do with sitting on the couch and being bored. I'm definitely learning how much of what and when I eat has very little to do with being hungry.
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