Juice Fast, Feast, Detox, Cleanse

I’m on day 3 of a juice fast.

Wanted to share some photos of what I’ve made so far and share my thoughts.

The first 48 hours have been the hardest. I am a healthy snacker throughout the day normally (to fuel up and satisfy cravings before and after runs), so I’ve had to retrain my brain to stay preoccupied while on this fast. I figured by day 3 I would feel depleted and exhausted. But I’m not–I feel like a wave of healthiness has come over me. My normal diet already contains a lot of fruits and vegetables, but it seems like limiting my intake to just that for several days has given me that extra boost. I feel vibrant, healthy, and still capable of running several miles a day. It feels like smooth sailing at this point.

Just for clarification, while on this fast, this is what I am allowing myself to ingest:

-juice from fresh fruit and veggies using my GE juicer
-the fiber & pulp that the juicer discards (I throw it in a blender with water and drink that to help me maintain a full feeling)
-a cup of black coffee if I feel I want it. (a lot of people cut out caffeine while on this fast, but since I am keeping up my running routine, I am allowing myself coffee if I develop a caffeine withdrawal headache)

I’m not sure how many days this will last, but I am enjoying the challenge of sticking to the juice!










Published by feelmoregooder

Fitness, Nutrition, Clean Beauty

4 thoughts on “Juice Fast, Feast, Detox, Cleanse

  1. Yes caffeine withdrawal headaches can be a bear…I can relate. What prompted you to go on this juice fast and what is it suppose to do for your body/health?…just curious

    1. There’s a woman on Instagram that lives in Hawaii with her family and did a fast that lasted about 50 days I believe and she said so many good things about it. Also, the documentary “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead” inspired me to try it.

    2. Also, it regulates your digestion and helps your body detoxify itself along with a bunch of other health benefits. A lot of people lose weight in the process and feel more energetic because of the large amount of nutrients going into their body.

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