Day 5 of the Super Blend Me! Challenge. and I feel I've turned a corner! My severe man flu has subsided. And I feel a lot better. I feel energised, happy, relaxed, and at the minute, NOT hungry.. However I feel a dull pain in my liver area. Much like I did at the turn of the … Continue reading A deeper liver cleanse!
Day 4 of the Super Blend Me! challenge. Ive got to admit here I'm struggling. I started getting a bit of a head cold or 'man flu' around about the start of this challenge. And it seems to be at a peak today. That tied together with missing out on the comfort of warm food … Continue reading SuperBlend Me challenge – Day4!
I've just discovered a new health challenge! I don't know if you've heard of Jason Vale - 'the juice-master, well now he's become the blend master! Ive always preferred blending over juicing. I feel like you get the whole of the fruit or veg and not miss out on the pulp. Fruits are full of … Continue reading Super Blend me challenge!
10 week body composition stats. You can see how quitting alcohol has directly correlated with an improvement in all the key body stats. As I've said before, not radical, but steady. I believe a steady, gradual improvement is healthier and more sustainable than a sudden one. If you read 8 week stats blog, 2 weeks … Continue reading Alcohol free, week 10 body composition stats…
Taking a few steps back for a running jump to the next phase..
0530 - Did a morning 'detox' yoga sequence (YouTube video). Felt weak. Meditated for 20 mins. Busy mind took a while to settle. Went back to bed for an hour, just resting. 0812 - Snow on the ground. Freezing walking around work. Feeling very cold. Need a warm bowl of porridge or something. Oh wait! … Continue reading Fasting – Day 3 effects…
0630 - Really rough night last night. Was awake most of the night. My mind was racing. I felt anxious and unsettled. Had to work through and reframe events in my mind until I eventually slept about 0330 ish. Feel a bit sick this morning. Just keep thinking that this must be part of the … Continue reading Fasting – day 2 effects
Today is the 1st day of 3 days not eating at all. Just water. (And the odd green powder/green tea here and there). I have done a couple of 3/4 day fasts in the past. So I kinda know what to expect. I know the challenge. But ive never done one whilst being alcohol free … Continue reading Fasting effects – day 1
Well, this is the end of what i will call, Phase 1 I've done 8 weeks of sober living. It's the longest I've ever done without alcohol since i was 16 years old. This year, I've adopted a new lifestyle, of focusing on health and wellness, and exercising in the mornings. Keeping a track of … Continue reading 8 weeks alcohol free! Results so far….
You know them days when you just don't feel like getting out of bed. When you feel like your whole body is aching and your mind can't settle. Had one of them today. But I had mentally booked myself in for a 'YouTube yoga' session, and so after summoning up all my willpower, I dragged … Continue reading Mind/Body tensions.