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- About: I was sick of being sick and fat! In June of 2012, I weighed the most I've ever weighed: 234 lbs. I never even got that heavy when I was pregnant with TWINS! I was embarrassed to go anywhere, I was severely depressed, I felt lost, and I desperately needed help. I started off with a 40 day fast and I've also completed 2 or 3 smaller 2 week fasts, and a few smaller fasts. I've gone from 234 lbs to under 170 lbs and I feel amazing now! I no longer suffer from psoriasis, I sleep much better at night, my skin looks amazing and I've gone from a size 20 to a comfortable size 12. I also don't have the stomach pain that came with my Crohn's disease. Life is just overall better! And I know I couldn't have achieved all of my dreams, had it not been for the support I got from the Reboot with Joe forums! I have also started coaching others who are looking for support with clean eating and fitness AFTER you finish your juice reboot and I love it!!! There is no better feeling than having a client be successful and to see them reach their goals! TeelaHerman.com
- Why I've Joined Reboot with Joe: I joined the Reboot with Joe forum during my first fast in February of 2013. I truly believe I wouldn't have been as successful with my 40 day fast had I not joined the Reboot with Joe and checked in daily. I gained some wonderful friends and got amazing support from people who had already been where I was. The Reboot with Joe is a godsend!!
- Favorite Juice? Anti-Cellulite Juice
- Food temptation? Potato Chips
- Birthday: Jul 16
are you sure to do 20/80 fruit to beg ratio? Also maybe try to drink mostly green juices
I need to restart reboot???? I am having difficulty. Some questions... How much is a serving? I love fruits and veg so thought this would be easy. But I find I am cheating! A small piece of bread, a piece of cheese, a handful of nuts. Not sure if it's out of boredom or hunger. I have an older jack lalanne (sp) juicer which I know doesn't do leaves very well, but will have to do until I can afford a better model. I am struggling.
Try and get rid of all that stuff!!! Or lock it away somewhere so that you are reminded you aren't supposed to be doing that and you stop!
A serving is a huge amount believe it or not. I realized what servings were considered by buying joes book and you can count how many of your glasses make a serving. I don't know off the top of my head but I believe one serving was around 12oz.
Ignore serving size and keep juice with you to keep sipping on all the time. I find that helps with munchies.
Excellent work & it sure is woth it. Am so glad that you have done so well Teela. My hat goes off to you. I am on Day 68 today & going strong just like you :D <3 the hard work is definately worth it!!!
Thanks so much! I really appreciate it! <3
Are you new to juicing?
I have juiced here and there, but nothing ever such as this. I'm on day 3 of 5! Keep up the great work :).
Today is my first day. Other than problems with my juicer, it's going well. Apparently my juicer doesn't do kale, parsley or any other lefty green. ???? a new juicer is not in the cards at this moment so. Keep on juicing!
I heard until Australia Day Jan 26 Myer is haveing a sale on the Brevilel Juicer, think its the Fountain but don't quote me, do a search. It's a $100 off till then :D Hope this helps <3
Inspirational! I'm a first timer here. Just saw Joe's video yesterday and it really hit home with me. Kudos to you!!!!
Inspirational! Well done lovely lady that some commitment...... just what a newbie needs to see at the start of their journey! Thank you x
Congrats! I´m from Brazil and I´m on 4th day. It really a godsend! Best Regards!
Congrats!! I've just started by Day 1 of the reboot. I plan to do 15 days, if it goes well who knows it may go 30 or 40 days!! Your words really inspired me to join this community.
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I'm Teela. I live in Texas and I am a wife and mother to three young sons.
I am a total newbie but I've had my juicer for just over a week and I've really broken her in! She's AMAZING and I'm in LOVE with her! Heehee
I've probably lost 4 lbs in the last week, and I've only replaced about 3 meals total and just added a BUNCH of fresh fruits and vegetables.
I am going to do a 40 day fast starting on Feb 13th and I am PUMPED! I can't WAIT! Less than one week!
I hope to meet a lot of new and amazing friends along my way. I'm sure I'll have lots of questions and I'd love any support anyone would like to offer.
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I'm so mad and angry. I need help before I give up.
I did great the first few days of the fast, lost about 9 lbs and then that's it. I've not seen any weight loss since Day 6 or so, in fact, since starting my period, I've GAINED weight.
Someone help!!!! I know I shouldn't be so obsessed with the number on the scale but OMG WHY AM I GAINING WEIGHT!?!?!?!?!? My husband had the audacity to say it was because I'm drinking too much juice!!!!! Great, so I was a fat blimp stuffing my face....and now I'm a fat blimp drinking fresh and expensive juice!?!?!?! Argh. I want to give up, run away and never come back. I need some support, motivation, advice, help, SOMETHING!
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I had a nasty inner ear infection that was close to rupturing my eardrum on Day 4. I went to urgent care and stupidly didn't mention my fast. He put me on 500 mg ammoxicillin 2x a day. I'm on Day 8 of the juice fast (day 4 of antibiotics) and my ear is not better, my throat now hurts, and my other ear seems to be bothering me.
I made an appointment with my family care doctor today and plan to tell him about my juice fast but I was curious if anyone else has experienced anything similar? I'm hoping my doctor doesn't recommend I go off the fast. I need help. Ay tips? Advice? Encouraging words? Similar stories? Help a fellow juicer out. Aside from this darn infection, I feel WONDERFUL!
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I will be starting a 40 day juicing fast to go along with lent. Is anyone else out there planning the same thing? This will be my first fast so I am going to need lots of support.
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This will be my third juice fast. I started and completed a 40 day juice fast in February. Then I did a much smaller 4 day fast recently and now I'm looking to start a guided group reboot for 30 days starting May 1st.
Less than a year ago I weighed 234 lbs. I was miserable, depressed and I hated myself and my life. I wanted weight loss surgery but that was not an option (husband's company doesn't cover any treatment of obesity). I was a few pounds away from being technically morbidly obese.
My husband had me watch the amazing documentary FSAND and something clicked. It all made sense and for once in my life, I felt like there was a way I could possibly get my life back.
I lost some weight on my own with portion control and then by replacing a meal or two here or there with juice and by Feb. 13th when I started my first official 40 day fast, I weighed 193 lbs. at the end of my 40 day fast, I down about 25 lbs. I went from a size 18 to a size 12. I went from an XXL shirt to a large. I am also no longer obese!
I don't have an official goal weight but I have a goal RANGE and I still have a way to go before I get there. I'm hoping to find as many people who want to join me and a few friends. We have a group on Facebook right now (only because this type of forum is very confusing for most people once you get more than a page worth of replies) And this is a blog I wrote that explains what the plan is http://my40dayjuicefast.blogspot.com/2013/04/30-day-may-2013-juice.html
You can also see my before and after photos, my weight log, recipes and much, much more.
I can't wait to meet and get to know some fellow juicers and start this 30 day journey to a better health together!
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