How’s everyone doing on their 12 week challenge (that still doesn’t have a cool name)? If you’re using Wednesday as a starting day, we’re coming up on Week 3. If you’re using Monday, today is the first day of week 2. I weigh myself in on Wednesdays since I started on May 1st, but I’m using Monday as my technical start day. Each week so far, I’ve set up a mini challenge for myself. The first week, it was just to start being more aware of what I ate during the day and how much (or how little) I exercised during the week. Last week, I challenged myself to cut dairy from my diet and limit my intake of animal products to dinner only. (Got that idea from Mark Bittman!) It went so well that I’m keeping it going this week! And my newest challenge is to exercise every single day this week. Even if it’s just a yoga session, I want to do something. I have had way too many days where I woke up with the intention of going to the gym and never made it. Not this week!
So what are you challenging yourself to this week? Let’s kick it up a notch! Summer is only 6 weeks away and we’ve got 10 weeks left in the challenge! Turn it up!
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’ve been raving about Suja Juice for the past few days. I just discovered this company last week while I was at Whole Foods on a health foods mission. Outside of making my own juices and smoothies, I’ve only tried BluePrint Cleanse bottled juices. And to be honest, I only truly love the Pineapple Apple Mint juice. But these juices are, dare I even say it, DELICIOUS! Either I’m just becoming more accustomed to the taste of liquid vegetables or these are actually just better. My favorite is Green Supreme, a simple mix of apples, kale and lemon. I’m addicted to kale and I love anything tart. It’s like my very own green lemonade. But they are all really great. So great, that I went back and filled the bottom half of my fridge with them.
For now, I’ll be adding a juice or two into my daily routine. I can’t decide if I want to do a full cleanse while on this 12 week challenge, since I’ll be working out. Maybe I’ll just finish the challenge off with one? Who knows. But I highly encourage each of you to try them. If you’d like a more in-depth review of each juice, let me know. But in the meantime, you can get them at your local Whole Foods or order them through Suja’s website. My WF doesn’t carry Spark (I’m dyinggg to try this one. Strawberries are my favorite!), 12 Essentials (scared of this one!) or Lemon Love so I’ll definitely be ordering those online come payday!
Try them and let me know what you think. And if you have any other juices I should try, please leave a comment and let us all know. I’ve heard Goûter is a great local brand so I’m going to pick up a few of their bottles this week at Salud in Great Falls. Any other favorites?