While I appreciate the results from a good healthy diet, I really, really hate the first three days of any diet. No matter how many good things I eat, Im still craving those carbohydrates. Sugar addictions are really nasty. No wonder its hard to lose weight when you start a diet and your body is literally going through withdrawals. Its a mental game. I know Im not hungry. Im sure of it, but my mind is saying, Eat, eat, eat! The good thing is that Ive done this a number of times, so I know the first 3-4 days are the worst and then it gets better. I just have to make it these next few days.
Speaking of diets, I started Dr. Oz’s 28-day thingamajig. Today was the Go Green day, meaning drink green tea. So Ive had a cup of green tea after breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I do like green tea, so this one is really easy. Apparently green tea has a number of interesting side effects. It lowers risk for some cancers, it can lower bad cholesterol, and it can promote weight loss all awesome. Tomorrow is Indulge in Dark Chocolate day. Ill let you in on a little secret I started this one a day early. Yum.
One more funny side effect from the first day of my cleanse is that I have had to pee like 50 times. I must have been retaining about 5 gallons of water. Holy cow!