Sunday, September 27, 2020

Juice Fast: Day 8 of 10


You might notice that the title is “Day 8 of 10”.  What this means is that I will be ending my juice fast in two more days.  In my last post, I stated that my goal was 30 days but, I’ve decided to go a different route.  So, now that my goal has gone from 30 days to 10, how am I feeling…ashamed, embarassed or like a failure?


“Grateful” would be a better word.  I know that this is a strange word to use but, it’s appropriate.  When I started this 8 days ago, I weighed 295 pounds.  When I went to bed last night, I weighed 278.

Also, I think the last time I fasted, I lasted 1 day.  When I go to bed Thursday, I will have last 10 times longer than my last attempt.  But, what I am most grateful for is having my eyes opened.  I plan on doing more juice fasting in the future.  I could see myself doing 3-day juice fasts on a regular basis.

So, what’s next?

Now that I’ve cleaned up a bit, I look forward to making some better food choices and getting back to the weights.  I’ve noticed some challenges with weightlifting since going on the fast and, since this is my workout preference, I’d like to get back to it.

Also, next week, I’ll start posting what I’ve been eating.  I look forward to your feedback (and suggestions).  But, for now, I still have to get my juice in.

Wish me luck!

JP Smith
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