I did something I’ve heard others doing.
Last week, I finished a 10-day detox with Lisa Consiglio Ryan, from Whole Health Designs.
Please note: Lisa did not compensate me for this review, I just enjoyed the process and benefits of the detox, and wanted to share.
And, I’ve got to say, it wasn’t as bad as I thought it might be. Or maybe I should say, I wasn’t as bad as I thought I would be. (I didn’t cheat!)
My goal was simple, I wanted to cleanse my system and learn some new tricks on how to incorporate “fresh food” (and definitely more greens) into my diet. Oh, and the weight loss that might occur was appealing since I still have a few post- pregnancy pounds to shed.
The first couple of days were the hardest. I craved my coffee, and just about anything else that passed under my nose. I also had some cramping, and was tired by 8:30 p.m.
BUT after that things changed.
I slept well at night.
My cravings subsided.
My energy increased during the day.
My skin “glowed”.
And I lost ~6 lbs.
that it’s not so hard to eat healthy,
to snack better,
to drink more water,
to not give into cravings,
to SLOW down when eating, “savour the flavour”
spinach, pear, and almond milk make a nice smoothie. Seriously.
So what’s my next challenge?
Being accountable to ME and keeping up all the good eating I did.
Lisa provided great recipes like,
and I’ll continue to use them, but I want even more healthy, clean recipes.
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