Here's a little update on how things are going. It was an all veggie day yesterday and will be again today. While I thought that I would feel really hungry after last nights dinner I actually felt pretty good in that respect.
We had this very tasty Carrot and Beet salad with pumpkin seeds...
Sauteed kale with shitake mushrooms. I will say right now that I am not a fan of kale. I know that many people tout it as a superfood but it's tough and hard to eat and not that tasty to be honest. Cooking it helps with the tough part but doesn't do much for the flavour.
Enter the Spicy Coco Sauce. This stuff is delicious (in fact one person made a quote in the book that they would eat kitty litter if it had this stuff on it). I omitted the cayenne pepper as I don't like really spicy food but otherwise followed the recipe, and this made that kale go down just fine.
I had the worst headache last night. You know how yesterday I said I had a mild headache? Well it just grew and grew until finally I took an ibuprofen just before bed so that I could sleep. I tried to tough it out, I really did but it hurt bad. The book says to take acetaminophen rather than ibuprofen because you retain water with the latter but it was all I had and from past experience the acetaminophen just doesn't work for me anyhow.
I ended up going to bed early and slept for nine hours straight and Chris did eleven and says he could go right back to bed. Clearly we are in detox/healing mode!
At weigh in this morning I was down one pound and Chris was down an incredible 4.5lbs!
We are missing our coffee/tea but it's for the greater good and will be back on Monday.