Day 3 of a detox is always the worst for me. My body hasn’t quite figured out what I’m doing yet and it’s pretty much out of steam from how I was eating before. My energy levels were all kinds of wacky today. I’d go from being super energized to completely lethargic within 30 minutes. I also over-ate AGAIN today. My body is really craving the quick energy of carbs, especially because I’m tired. So when I have a craving I eat something else. Unfortunately that something else tends to be nuts, nut butters or cheeses. I really need to start choosing veggies instead at least some of the time.
Part of the reason I hadn’t been choosing veggies is because I had very few of them in the house… but I went grocery shopping tonight and now have loads of veggies… seriously loads. I didn’t buy a single meat product, but my grocery bill came to the exact same as it does when I buy meat… and I normally buy a lot of meat. I think this had to do with a few new items I purchased 🙂
Items like these awesome nut butters. Ignore the cashew butter which I bought and then realized cashews are off limits… it will be for after the detox.
Also these pecans, walnuts, almonds and pumpkin seeds.
The day’s food went like this:
Breakfast – Banana, kale and coconut milk smoothie with 3 strips of bacon plus coffee and coconut milk
Lunch – Leftover Stew from Day 1
Snacks – 2 eggs, small chicken breast and 1 yellow bell pepper
Craving killers – walnuts, pecans and a couple chunks of cheese
Dinner – leftover pork, beets, and sautéed asparagus with bacon bits
Hopefully my body will sort itself out by tomorrow. For now I’m watching Brave and I’ll be going to sleep early.