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Week 1 of eating cleaner
Week 1 of eating cleaner

Week 1 of eating cleaner

I am not going to say it has been perfect, but I am making progress slowly one day at a time.

sweet potatoes in coconut oil

I have been eating mostly organic foods at home, the ones I bought at the farmer’s market last weekend. Now, if you would have seen me this week in my kitchen, you would have thought I’d never cooked here before. LOL. Well, I have, but I have never used the oven since I moved in. Today, as I was hoping to make some sweet potato chips, I turned on the oven (and it only took me 5 minutes to figure out how it works… ahem..) and the glass fogged up and out came some weird cleaning product smell. You bet, I abandoned the oven and cooked my sweet potatoes in coconut oil in a pan. It was delicious.

I usually buy my lunch at work. We have 2 cafeterias available with some decent food and a salad bar that sources its veggies from local farms. It may not be organic, but since its sourced locally, my hope is that the food is not in too bad of a condition.

The Wellness Warrior book Make Peace with your Plate keeps me highly motivated exploring where my food comes from and what I put into my body. She makes some great points on the importance of keeping our body well nourished (it kind of is the only body we got, right?). She also has me contemplating whether to do a 2-day cleanse.

Yesterday was my ‘cheat’-day. Not that I should have had or needed one, but I took one. No apologies. I ran 5.5 miles with my team and we ended up having breakfast at a local place and I can tell you my California omelet (with all its trimmings) was delicious. The chocolate in my pantry is also now all gone and there won’t be any more eating chocolate out of the pantry. 🙂

I actually feel good about my choices this week (even the bad ones) and I am so happy that I found my path back to eating better and cleaner!

Now I am going to read the chapter on the cleanse.

Have you done a healthy cleanse before? If so, how did it go?