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Day 5 juice fast

Well, today was the easiest day I've had so far.

Hunger is becoming a non-issue, no headaches or fatigue at all, not even a little. My shoulders hurt less than they have recently, which is good. Was having a bit of a fibro flare for a week or so there. Joey is doing well too.

So as of this morning I weighed 221, down 7 lbs in 5 days. Joey is down 8 lbs. Go us! Now that I'm through the worst of it I might stop blogging daily about it and only blog if things of note happen while fasting. I am going to post some tips tomorrow though, so for anyone interested in juice fasting keep an eye out and be sure to click 'follow' over there on the right.

Although I am not pining for food, I do miss the actual act of cooking, although I don't miss the act of doing dishes. ;)

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  1. It sounds like you are having great success with the juice fasting. I know it would be too hard for me. I tried Optifast about 7 or 8 years ago and lasted three days.

    One thing I would not miss...cooking.

    Best wishes for more success.

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  2. For some reason, I haven't been able to comment for the last several posts. I don't know why, it just won't let me post. Let's see if this works - and congrats on your success with the juice fast.

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  3. I'm on day 7 and down 10.6lbs. How long are you fasting for?

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  4. anewertammy: thanks!

    jackie: It worked! Sorry it's been messing up. :( and thanks.

    sue: congrats! I'm on day 6 and down 7. I'm not sure how long I'm fasting, maybe 15-20 days? Maybe more? I'd kind of like to go until I get below 200 and am currently at 221.

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