To juice only is really hard and I have not mastered it yet! I can go all day with only juice but dinner is hardest. I will continue to work towards my goal 1 day at a time.
Last night I felt really dizzy and I lost control over a plate of rice and beans. This morning I went back to juicing. I lost 5 pounds so far, and I will keep doing my best.
I'm feeling good so far and surprised to find I don't really feel hungry!
I have a huge headache, feel sleepy, and sort of off. I wish I could be at home in bed but I'm at work for the next 2.5 hours. I guess that's not too bad. However, I can't wait for the burst of energy to kick in… :-(
I feel hopeful but worried that I will mess up. I don't know how long I can go on this juice fast. I tried once before and gave in to food at 10pm (total binge). I've been eating clean for a few days and juicing too. I'm open to suggestions and tips. My current BMI is 44.1 (its painful, physically and emotionally) my goal is to get within normal BMI limits: one pound at a time. This year I will balance my life mind, body, and spirit for good. I have battled obesity all of my live and I'm ready to stop fighting and start living.
Normal weight = 18.5–24.9
Overweight = 25–29.9
Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater.
I made it past breakfast was a green juice with kale, swiss chard, and other veggies and lunch was carrot, cucumber, lemon, apple, ginger juice. At 2pm I felt so low that all I could think about was ordering food to be delivered to my job. Instead I put 2tsp of raw honey in a cup of hot water and poured it over ice, added juice of one lemon…I know it's not exactly staying on track but it helped me feel so much better & stronger until 2:45pm. I'm crashing and praying for help to stay with juice for dinner.
The first few days are the hardest. There's no way around the fact you're going to need solid steel will power for the beginning. But it does get a bit easier, and you'll be motivated by the weight loss, as long as you have reasonable expectations.
I currently have a BMI of over 60, so I know how you feel, and then some. But believe it or not, you do have control over this. And there is no better way to take control than juicing.
One thing you should do is take your mind of eating. Find something to do; watch a movie, play video games, go for a swim if you're able, or even just cruise the Web a bit.
Don't get discouraged, promised yourself you're going to do this.
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