It's been a week post the raw 30 day challenge. You are probably wondering what I've been doing, what I've been eating....and how I feel. I provided the 13 main lessons learned from the challenge last week and I'm still absorbing the learnings and converting to a new lifestyle. So far so good!
What I've been doing:
I'm still training for my Duathalon (biking, running, lifting weights). I've also been using my self control and perseverance muscles to help me through some personal struggles. I keep thinking about the resolve I had to last 30 FULL DAYS! That blessing is keeping me focused!
What I've been eating:
I've been eating both cooked and raw foods. I would say most days I've been 75% raw. They say it takes 21 days to form a habit....I went hard (minus the rebellion) for 30 straight days. I have definitely formed a habit! A good one at that! Some examples of my meals include:
- chia porridge with hemp milk, seeds and nuts
- more bruchetta (this time on veggie pasta)
- salads (with added rice on occasion)
- more smoothies and juices
- mashed potatoes
- vegetable Pad Thai
- CHIPS!!! But just enough to wet my appetite.
- lots of fruit!
- lots of nuts!
- chocolate cake (C'mon! It was Independence Day! And it was GOOD! - Big up Xan!)
How I'm feeling:
I noticed a strange thing the other day: I now have a bionic nose and tongue. My sense of smell and taste are heightened. For example: I ate slices of conventional and organic apples at the same time and I COULD taste the soap/pesticides on the conventional apple! I have NEVER been able to tell the difference before. Just call me Super Zahra!
The other thing is that I am way more aware of my body. The slightest tinge of pain does not go unnoticed. My libido has also increased! Okay...TMI (too much information)...but you know what? It's true and a great benefit from CLEANING out my system!
So folks - I'm pressing on the upward way...new heights I'm gaining everyday! Yesterday I overate....and I COULD FEEL IT. All I ate for the remainder of the day was good ole watermelon (More Watermelon Please!)
Thinking about detoxing? What program are you going to try??
Peace and blessings!