Category: Health and nutrition

August 22, 2011 I managed to stick to my cleanse right up until the accident (see my blog titled “Third time not so lucky” for details). So my daughter and I were able to complete 11 days of cleansing. We were even able to stay committed while traveling! The cleanse was quite easy. Although I […]

August 16, 2011 Well, I passed the test. I made it through a barbeque without breaking my cleanse. For the most part. Our registration fee to attend the barbeque included a supper ticket for a hamburger and fries or a hot dog and fries. So, I checked out the menu and asked if I could […]

August 15, 2011 Sixth day of my cleanse has gone well. As a matter of fact, all the days have gone well. With the exception of what was supposed to be the first day when I received a delicious treat in the mail. Giving in to that small temptation and postponing my cleanse for one […]

August 11, 2011 I found it at the bottom of my purse. I thought I had dealt with that two days ago. But there it was, at the bottom of my purse. I quickly covered it with my wallet until I could deal with it. But I couldn’t forget about it forever. I had to […]

August 10, 2011 Today was the official first day of my detox. I meant to start yesterday, but gave into temptation. I received a dark chocolate bar in the mail, a present from a long distance friend. The idea of having that dark chocolate sit for two weeks, waiting for me to eat it, was […]

August 9, 2011 As I complete the first day of my cleanse, I am struck by the contrast between my situation here in Canada and the current famine situation in Somalia. Here, I am completing a cleanse because I have provided my body with far too much food than is necessary. So I am overweight. […]

August 8, 2011 I’m preparing to complete a detox starting tomorrow. I completed two weeks of this detox at the end of June. I know that it is not difficult. The detox makes complete sense to me and the food that I can eat is easy to find. It’s not like a fast that I […]