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Hey, how’s everyone’s weekend going?

Mine’s just getting underway. 🙂 I feel like I’ve been kind of MIA the past couple days so here’s a little recap.

Last night I came home, made dinner then relaxed with a little Shark Week. 😀

I used to LOVE watching Shark Week on the Discovery Channel when I was younger and there’s something very exciting (and oddly comforting?) to me about watching it now.  This year I haven’t gotten to watch as much as I wanted to but laying there watching those sharks rip their teeth into carnage last night was the most relaxed I’ve felt in a long time. 🙂

Some recent detox meals:

Baked salmon, asparagus and creamy artichoke quinoa, cherry smoothie with flax and cocoa, gala apple, cashews, brown rice cracker with almond butter and cocoa.

I had forgotten the first few days of this cleanse can be a little rough.  When I first did the Clean Program last April I felt such a difference but I was a little disappointed that I hadn’t noticed much of a change so far this time around.  I was talking to my mom last night and she was going on about how great she was feeling and I started having a little detox envy.  Since the way I eat now is not a huge departure from the way I ate on the cleanse (except for the occasional chocolate binges) I figured maybe I wouldn’t experience as much benefit with this round.  Then this morning, out of nowhere, I felt great.  My mind was focused and clear and my body was humming!  The only way I can describe it is I just feel really cozy in my own skin. 🙂

I was in a great mood at work and I had so much energy throughout the day – I usually crash Saturdays after work but I’m still going strong! 🙂 I’m so happy to be reminded of why I decided to cleanse in the first place – and not a moment too soon because I was *almost* tempted to cheat yesterday at work.  I decided to have a mango refresher from Jamba instead (basically coconut water and crushed mango) and that tided me over.

Now I’m relaxing for the evening and getting ready to watch 50 First Dates.

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It’s one of my favorite movies. I love all the Hawaiian scenery and it’s got a relaxing soundtrack. There’s something about it that just makes me really happy. 🙂

Hope you’re having a fun and relaxing evening!

Kristi

Are there any movies or shows that you find really comforting?

 

 

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