Metro Gets Juiced: Two days into a juice cleanse

Powering through a juice cleanse has its ups and downs. PHOTO CREDIT: METRO
Powering through a juice cleanse has its ups and downs. PHOTO CREDIT: METRO

My stomach has seen 36 hours of juice, juice, water and more juice, and I’m proud to say nothing else.

It’s 7 p.m. on day two of my first juice cleanse.  My head is pounding, and I’m a little hungry, but on the plus side, I slept like a princess (not the Princess and the Pea, which is my status quo), I woke up with an alarming amount of energy (hello house cleaning at 8 a.m.), and I’ve lost five pounds in 24 hours.

Here’s a breakdown of my Day 2 status:

Am I hungry? Yes, but honestly it is not unbearable.
How is my energy level? I have more physical energy, but it’s difficult to focus on work.
Does my head hurt? Yes. I’ve had a consistent headache throughout the cleanse.
Any nausea? None.
What do I miss the most? Don’t make me think about it (barbeque).
What’s the most noticeable thing so far? I can’t keep up with the juice schedule – it’s a lot of drinking.

One day to go.

Send me feedback, tips or words of encouragement: morgan.rousseau@metro.us / @MetroMorgan


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