As I may have alluded to in my last post, I have embarked on the 21 day mostly vegan, completely organic cleanse. Most of my friends back home who I have told about this think I am absolutely bonkers for doing so. However, I have developed four perfectly good reasons why:
1. My aunt was doing it anyways, and what can I say, I am supportive like that.
2. There really is no downside to eating better.
3. If I happen to lose those vanity pounds off my sides, well then that is a risk I am willing to take
4. Mostly, since I am new to Portland, I thought I would “do as the Portlandians do”, which I have come to find out means doing a cleanse at least once.
So far, it has been a good experience. My sweet tooth is unhappy (did I mention we can’t eat sugar?), and my body is beyond exhausted from switching my main source of energy from carbo-loads to veggies and fruits (oh, there is also absolutely no gluten). I hope I get my energy soon though; taking naps every few hours makes me feel rather infantile and silly.