For the last 3 weeks I have GIVEN UP:
- Tomatoes & Peppers
- Pork Products
- Peanut butter
- Fried Foods
- Seasonings & Condiments
- Anything processed
So what have I been LIVING ON?
- Rice (brown and white)
- Fruit (8-9 servings)
- Plain steel cut oats
- Green Tea
- Green vegetables (frozen and fresh)
- Protein powder with water (1/2 portions at a time)
- Crackers/Plain pretzels
- Canned white chicken
- Hard boiled egg whites
Over 3 weeks, I have dropped 10 pounds and am slowly adding more things back into my diet - based on what causes pain and what doesn't. By shedding my SOFT TOP LAYER, I can now see the muscles that have formed from riding FIFI and from carrying
The hard part is to maintain my weight without getting to skinny. I'm not going for the 'BAG OF BONES' look.
I went to the gym today and did yoga and weight training to ensure I'm not losing my muscles and strength. I have to say I feel really good with the detox, but some days I simply do not have any energy. Its a 'try and adjust' routine until I can find a happy medium. I have to say though..... for being 40, I am in better shape than when I was 20. I don't think my stomach has EVER been this flat, it's kind of exciting.
Did you see the wood kitty pillar in the corner??
I picked up Ms. MEOW MEOW up at the flea market for 2e. On 'SPECIAL DAYS' I put her in the bathroom to