Happy 6th birthday to Mr. Stickman! What a good dog he has become. So glad that we found each other 5 years ago. Stick is getting gray and a little slower, but still an active boy (the one in the back in the picture).
So…..we ended the cleanse at 2 weeks. Surprisingly, I don’t feel too defeated by that though.We discovered new recipes, learned how to eat without dips, lost the junk food cravings and conquered the caffeine addiction! I lost almost 10 pounds and my skin is all cleared up. The weight loss wasn’t a goal, but it sure was a plus. We didn’t change our exercise routines at all. I also feel like I have so much energy!
The reason why we ended the cleanse early (I refuse to use the word “quit”), is because we really just felt like we got all that we could out of it. Another reason is that we missed going out to eat and drink with friends! It was hard to turn them down all of the time. Also, 2 weeks is a very long time to live off fruits, veggies and beans! Continue reading