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As always....32 oz of water upon arising (I had just enough left over from yesterday's goji lemon).

As I made the early rounds in the Unit, I enjoyed My Morning Tea - Bosphorus Blend has pistachios, cumin, almond pieces, coriander, apples, pineapple & tea leaves. Available at http://thegivingteasproject.com


Before I went to the gym for a lunch time cardio BLAST, I delighted in 24 oz. of Exotica - juiced pineapple, cilantro blended with the water of one young coconut.


After my 1 1/2 hour pummeling by "Booty Camp Girl" I was ready for something to lift my spirits and quench my thirst. This Afternoon Delight of juiced oranges, blueberries - blended with fresh almond milk, was the perfect post workout refueling:


My pattern so far this week, is that I brewed some tea in the late afternoon to help me with whatever that nagging feeling is that seems to come over me. It's not really hunger, it is just something else....I hope to figure out what is so I can share it with you, but the tea really helps. Today I enjoyed Amalfi Dreams -- fair trade certified green rooibos, blood orange peels, spearmint & apple:


Then today's grand finale was 32 oz. of Green Gratitude -
carrots, celery, tomato, cilantro, cucumber, lime, jalapeno, apple cider vinegar & fresh cracked pepper:


Another wonderful day....in my past experience Day 3 or 4 on juice seemed to be the getting over the hump point. I think if I can drink juice for 3 days, I can certainly do it for several more. I feel extremely clearheaded and hopeful about the whole of life. Can't ask for more than that!

Blessings & I hope you had a great day wherever you are!

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Comment by Angela on February 10, 2010 at 8:29pm
Sounds like a perfect day to me! (Glad you love the Bosphorous Blend too - I'm hooked!) Gorgeous pictures as always!
Comment by bitt on February 4, 2010 at 7:00pm
looks delicious penni!
Comment by Penni on February 4, 2010 at 7:45am
I brew tea in the regular fashion. I don't usually boil the water, but it's plenty hot.
Comment by Linda Ann on February 4, 2010 at 7:22am
Thanks Penni for sharing your day. I also have teas from http://thegivingteasproject.com, right now my favorite is key lime. I made juice with mustard greens for today, I have in the fridge here at work. I don't think it is going to go down well!
Comment by Cynthia Zirkwitz on February 4, 2010 at 12:59am
mmmm... love reading about and seeing all the delectable stuff you eat and drink... thank you! Question Penni: do you brew the tea in the regular non-raw way, or do you stick it in the dehydrator to 'warm' it up? Just curious!

Have a lovely rest!
Comment by Jenna on February 3, 2010 at 10:02pm
Way to fuel your new life as an athlete, Miss Penni! Sounds like you put in some hardcore time at the gym today. Rock on, lady!
Comment by Treesa on February 3, 2010 at 9:53pm
Love the pictures. Love you.

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