I am…so freaking weak, I can’t even get out of bed to make my lemonade. Thank God it’s the weekend and I can just lay in bed all day. I had two bowel movements this morning, and weighed myself after…I’m starting to become skeptical that my scale is right. It says I weigh 130.4 LBS, and then I’ll get on again and it will say 135 LBS…then I get off and on and it says 130.4 AGAIN! Which weight is right? If I had the energy I would go my gym and use their scale..it’s a block from me, but there’s no way I can move.
Now, I’ve avoided any socialization for 6 days, but it’s my cousins birthday dinner tomorrow and I have no clue how I’m going to get out of going to that. I don’t want people to know I’m doing the MC since it usually comes with an hour lecture on how it’s horrible for you..blah blah blah.
So it’s been just under a week and I’ve lost 15 pounds on this. I’ve also noticed that I’m passing semi solid food in my flushes, which amazes me. I must have really needed a detox!
Original Weight: 145 LBS
Current Weight (day six): 130.4 LBS
Goal Weight: 120-125 LBS
So weak…so so weak! Does anyone have this problem on the MC, having no energy?! I had a great night sleep, my skin is clearing up, I’m more calm then usual, I don’t wake up groggy..BUT I’m so lathargic and weak! Seriously! I was walking to the train stop to get to work, and I literally couldn’t make it, so I took a 10 dollar cab to make it to work. Yes, I was early to work from that, but that 10 dollars could have bought me some lemons and agave! BOO!
Does anyone have any tips they can give me to boost my energy? I just don’t have any energy to do the SWF this morning, so I’ll just take a laxative pill in the afternoon to get the job done. Again, do not rely on this pills guys..”bad snickers bad bad!”
I weighed myself this morning and it came out to be 134 LBS. WOHOO right on track. Do I wish that I would lose 2 pounds a day? Yes..but that’s just not healthy for your body, so I’ll take what I can get. I’m starting to rethink my goal weight now…I look in the mirror, and think, if I lose anymore than 10 more pounds, I will look like a holocaust victim (I’m jewish..so that statment is not intended as an anti-semetic joke)So I’m going to say that my goal weight is 125 LBS….if I get to that weight, and it’s clear that I need a one or two more pounds weight loss, fine! I’ll play it by ear. I’m hoping that once I reach 125, I’ll be happy and be able to transition to a healthy diet. I spent last night on wwww.womenshealth.com to look at meaal plans and I think I have a couple I would be happy with.
Also, I calculated that if I have 10 days left in the cleanse (15 days total), and I’m at 134 right now, by day 15 I’ll be 124 LBS…I hope (134-10=124 duh).
So far I’m not hungry just a little tired and weak, womdering how I’m going to make it through the day. Wish me luck! Till tomorrow..
Ok..so I’ll admit it, I was about 99.9% close to ordering every food on the planet delivered to me.
It started when I went over to the whole foods by me to pick up some organic lemons, limes, and two bottles of raw agave. Walking into whole foods, is like a religious experience. Rows and rows filled with fresh food was almost too much to handle. I just kept on repeating the ingredients I needed so I wouldn’t be side tracked. I made a mental list in my head of the foods I would eat when this cleanse is over (lamb chops, fruit fruit fruit, CASHEWWS!)
When I got home, I was playing on my comp and watching tv. Fast food commercial after commercial came on, and I just wanted to buckle! I was just thinking “you know what, I’ve been starving for 4 days, and I’ve only lost 3 pounds THIS IS NOT WORTH IT” I grabbed my scale and said to myself “if after all this time my weight stayed the same, I will drive over to mcdonalds and order everything off of the dollar menu.”
Now today when I got home from work, I weighed 142 LBS. I walked into the bathroom, got on, and it said 141 LBS..I was courious if my scale was just being testy, so I carefully got on again and it said 135.6 LBS! I was like “huh” I got on the scale 10 times, in different ways to confirm..yup 135! MY FAITH HAS BEEN RESTORED. That was the exact motivation I needed to make it through night 4 cravings.
I’ve lost, well I’ll weigh myself tomorrow to confirm, but I’m pretty sure that I’ve lost 10 pounds in 4 days. That means 10-15 more pounds till I reach goal weight…and can begin eating healthy foods.
Till tomorrow :-)
Ugh, I’m so god damn frustrated! How is it that I gained weight?! I’ve lost more weight from atkins, which requires solid food, then the MC! I’m just confused :-( I look in the mirror and see weight loss, however the scale says otherwise. I did the salt water flush today, it wasn’t as bad as people say, I added soy sauce to the hot water/sea salt mix, and it just tasted like salty chicken soup. I didn’t eliminate as much as I thought I would.
I guess I haven’t been drinking too much of the lemonade, which could be the reason why. I’m going to start drinking a lot of water from now on.
I’ll keep you posted :-/
Well..I’m kinda frustrated. While I lost one pound yesterday, my elimations haven’t been too frequent. I must mention that I have yet to do a salt water cleanse. Everytime I set my clock at 5 am..I press snooze button and then go back to sleep. I keep on suplementing my flush for a laxative pill which is not good! NO MORE! From now on, I WILL be doing the salt flush. Hopefully that will make a difference in my weight.
Side note, I’m pretty weak at the moment, weak and lathargic. I’m not actually hungry, but I miss the act of chewing. Yesterday I was drinking my lemonade with a straw, and I started to chew the straw like it was food.
Anytime I feel weak, I just chug down my lemonade and I feel semi-better. The hard part about this whole cleanse, is keeping it from everyone. While I don’t think it’s hard to socialize without eating, the fact that people judge me, makes it even more difficult. I just try to cancel plans, and make excuses. Trying to be verrrryy sneaky.
I seriously can’t believe I haven’t eaten in 4 days. Wow wow wow wow! I never thought I would last this long on the cleanse. I think..or at least hope I’m past the detox hump, and that from now until day 15 will be easy. My thoughts are this..if I make it to day 15, then I will stay on the cleanse until: I reach my goal weight (120-125 LB), and my detox symtoms are gone (white tounge,cravings).
Ok…so my first attempt at the master cleanse I buckled after day two. I saw pizza..and I ate it..um a lot of it. BUT I decided not to conceed and restarted the master cleanse this Monday (10-9-10). I’m on day three now..so I surpassed my past attempt, and doing good!
I’ve basically haven’t been too good on keeping up with the SWF. I always set my alarm to get up and ingest to horrible wash..but end up pressing snooze and falling asleep.
Full disclosure: I’ve been relying on Sudefed and Tylenol Pm to get me through the days. The Sudefed has Pseudephdren (SP?)..which is a major appetite supressent. When I take it..I crave nothing, and it kinda boosts my energy. The pitfall for me on my first cleanse was staying up really late, which made me crave food. I take a tylenol PM to help me go to bed at a resonable hour (10-11 PM)...so:
a. I don't buckle and binge
b. My body has time to sleep and restore the energy I need to get through the cleanse.
Low and behold, I went to starbucks, ordered a Venti peppermint hot tea, took three sudafeds..and BAM. My energy def picked up. I'm actually feeling quuite euphoric at the moment..which I hear is either a symtom of starvations..or um detox?
I won't be relying on these two meds much longer, since the point of the cleanse it to get RID of toxins..not put them back in. I'm just using them till the cravings go away.
Today..when I woke up I was like a ZOMBIE. I wasn't hungry..but my energy was SO FUCKING low. While I know I haven't been drinking the required amount..sicne I hate the taste, I was kind of nervous that I wouldn't be able to get through the rest of the day, let alone 14 more days.
Starting Weight: 145 LB
2nd Day Weight: 142 LB
3rd Day Weight: 140 LB
I actaully love the euphoric state..it makes me really happy. Although since I haven't taken the salt water flush, I haven't been able to go to the bathroom. I took a laxative pill at 11 Am..so I'm hoping that will help me go. I do not recommend the pills..again, only to jump start your system. I'll start doing the salt water flush from now on. Do you guys know if I HAVE to do it in the morning, or can I do it in the evening??
Starting Weight: 145 LB
Today Weight: 135.8 LB
Goal Weight: 125 LB
Hahah..this is the furthest I’ve made it on the Master Cleanse! Usually I can last for less than one day, and convince myself that I’ll start tomorrow, and pig out on pizza and hot dogs.
So after I wrote last nights entry, I took a laxative pill to make up for the fact that I didn’t drink the tea or solution. THIS IS NOT RECOMMENDED! You’re supposed to drink the cup of tea before you go to bed, and do the salt flush in the morning. This pill was a one time thing for me, and staring today I’ll do the tea/flush regiment.
So at about 4 am, I had these INTENSE stomach cramps, the feeling like gas was trapped and I was going to explode. It took an hour on a toilet for the ‘fire works’ to start. Jesus christ, I was on the toilet for another hour after that! I literally took a nap during this whole event.
I woke up and went to the bathroom to weight myself at 10:00 AM..and was 135 LBs…that’s 10 pounds loss in one fucking day. NOW…this is due to the fact that 5 pounds was water weight that I pooped out, and 5 pounds of bloating. I’m sure that once I get one glass of lemonade down, I’ll be 140+. I’ll give you guys another entry on my weight tonight, which will be more accurate.
As far as yesterday goes, the cravings were really intense and I developed a terrible head ache last night. This morning..I’m feeling pretty good..weak, and have no energy to make my first glasses of lemonade. I haven’t eaten and it’s 12:30 PM here, but I’m not too hungry or craving anything yet.
P.S : after this master cleanse..I’m going to eat a bucket of cashews. I’m craving them so fucking BAD! Cashhhewwss!
Starting Weight: 145 LBS
Goal Weight: 120 LBS
Height: 5’7 Inches
My first day is almost over! I didn't do the senna tea last morning and/or salt water flush this morning...and went straight into drinking the lemonade.
So far I'm feeling the cravings BIG TIME. Anytime I'm bored or watch tv I just want to chew or pig out on carbs!
I'm using this cleanse to detox my body, and get rid of my cravings in order to start my food change to raw/vegan.
Honestly, the incentive to loose weight so quickly is a big reasons why I want to do this! I have 23 days until school starts, so I'm hoping that I can shrink my body back down to it's weight before the freshman 15, sophmore 5, and junior 5 (25 pounds gained)