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Day 6 + Father’s Day Bliss

Posted Jun 22 2009 12:21pm

Happy Father’s Day!

First, I want to say I’m so thankful for a great Dad!! And I’d like to wish all those great dad’s out there a very blessed, safe, and HAPPY Father’s Day!! Also, if you’re a single Mom, today’s your day too–kudos to you for being both parents!!!:-)

And… for those of you who don’t have a Dad today, my heart aches for you, you’re in my heart and prayers!!

Details

Day 6 of this 30-day juice fast has been another fantabulous day! I’m sooooooooo excited. I love days like this when everything seems so “right”, mind, body, and soul: I’ve felt energetic, am not hungry at all, and I’ve felt so much mental clarity/sharpness today!! :-)

Breakfast/Snack

Again, I started my day off with lemon water (recipe here) and then reached for a carrot-spinach-sprout juice. I was still craving more juice (and feeling just a tad bit tired) so I had some of the “brown” juice–which is only brown due to the beets mixing with the greens.

I then had water with organic apple cider vinegar. A little later, I had a glass of herbal tea with lemon.

Almost forgot! I had my daily tablespoon of E3 Live (straight up).

Juice Fasting on a Holiday

This is where sacrifice comes in. It isn’t always easy to fast or juice fast right on through holidays or special occasions. July 4th is also coming up–I know I’ll be juice fasting through that event as well. So, while my family enjoyed this…

Father’s Day Meal

(Salmon cake, cooked (mixed) greens, corn on the cob with sea salt)

fathers-day-meal

(The greens: turnip greens, heirloom rainbow chard, heirloom beet greens)

Dessert

(Mandarin orange cake with crushed pineapple frosting)

mandarin-orange-cake-fathers-day

My Lunch

(Of course, I’ve had the above meal–and dessert– before, so I know how delicious it is. I kept to my juice fasting regimen and enjoyed a green juice with Amazing Grass Wheat Grass.)

green-juice-with-amazing-grass-wheat-grass-powder

Yum-O!


Amazing Grass

Let me just say, I know why the company named themselves: Amazing Grass–this Wheat Grass of theirs is truly AMAZING! I loooooooooooove how it makes me feel. I definitely (highly!) recommend it. I love the packets because you could carry them in your purse (or pocket for those who don’t carry purses, and for the guys) and pop it in water, a smoothie, or juice wherever you are.

Snack

No snack juice today–the Wheat Grass packet in my green juice is really keeping me happy. I’ve had more herbal tea and water (of course).

Dinner

For dinner, I’m planning either a brown or a green juice. Haven’t decided yet. I love them both! Decisions, decisions. ;-) I’ll update when I decide.

Is it the Juice Fast???

So far today, TWO people have told me I look SIXTEEN! Is it the juice fast?

Just tuning in? Catch up:

Day 1 of a 30-Day Juice Fast and Juicer Mishaps

Day 2 of a 30-Day Juice Fast–and AMAZING GRASS!!

Day 3–E3 Living!

Day 4 + Wheat Grass Galore + a Juicer!!

Day 5 — Dead or Alive?

Until tomorrow… happy juicing!

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