detox: week one.

October 25, 2010 in about me,detox,life

LA week ago BF and I started a colon cleanse detox. {I know, I know. You probably didn’t expect to hear the word colon first thing on a Monday morning, but it happens!} This is my first time doing the cleanse so I was a little nervous about it.

It’s a thirty-day program. I’ve officially been on it for 8 days. I did not want to mention the cleanse until I was a week in cause, honestly, I was afraid I was going to fail miserably and give up.

The Colonix program is composed of three parts:
1. herb-filled capsules {to ‘purify the colon and liver‘}
2. intestinal cleanser {a fiber supplement}
3. and herbal tea {for ‘regularity and detoxification}.

And, to top that all off, I have given up caffeine completely. Completely.

Am I insane?! It has been 10 days since I have had coffee or a diet coke. I am losing my mind, but somehow I am feeling much better.

So my thoughts after the first week:

The fiber supplement is disgusting. I have almost gagged drinking it on multiple occasions.

I have no idea what the herb-filled capsules are doing, but that’s OK.

The tea tastes delish, and it’s the only beverage I’ve had besides water so it’s like a treat. Ha!

I feel like I’m not retaining any water now. I’m guessing it has something to do with cutting out coffee and diet soda.Wish me luck this week! It’s going to be a crazy week to be without caffeine!

{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Lil' Woman October 25, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Good luck girl!! 🙂

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Novelista Barista October 25, 2010 at 6:34 pm

good for u!! can u lose weight on it at all?
i was thinking of doing this but i could never.

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In this wonderful life... October 25, 2010 at 7:49 pm

interesting!! can you have food too?

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Amanda October 25, 2010 at 7:51 pm

Wow, that sounds great, but so hard at the same time. I've been trying to cut out coffee because its the main culprit of my heartburn and I don't drink pop but maybe once on the weekends.

Best of luck, I'll be anxious to see how this turns out for you!

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Brown Girl October 25, 2010 at 10:33 pm

Good luck girl, I'd die without my coffee. Can you eat on it?

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Brittany October 25, 2010 at 11:24 pm

Good luck! Can't wait to hear how it goes.

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Tim October 26, 2010 at 12:18 am

Gulp…you even gave up pumpkin spice lattes? That's crazy talk! 🙂

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Simply Valorie October 26, 2010 at 2:25 am

Good luck with the detox! We're all rooting for you! 🙂

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Fizzgig October 26, 2010 at 1:54 pm

i felt fabulous after a 30 day cleanse!! good luck!

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Krystyn October 26, 2010 at 7:59 pm

Sounds impressive. Is this one that you don't eat during, either?

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