Cleansing to Heal

As I'm going through my 9-day liver cleanse, I'm feeling the affects like any addict would. I felt it important to blog about this because no matter what addiction you want to release, this information can really help you, because understanding the chemistry of what's going on gives you the knowledge to then get you through the toughest process.

Last night I was watching a stupid movie that I ended up not finishing. In the beginning they showed this table with a huge feast of all different kinds of foods. I started fantasizing about buying everything I wasn't allowing my body to enjoy due to wanting to loose weight and be more healthy.

I'm on day 5 today of not eating meat, dairy, fat, gluten, sugar or coffee. I've only been eating fruits and veggis. I was doing pretty good until those thoughts started arrising. Reading chapter 25 in the "Cleanse to Heal" book by Anthony Williams he explains why this happens. I'm hoping that I get through these thoughts, here's what's going on.....

When we withhold troublemaker foods, viruses and unproductive bacteria begin to starve. These pathogens start to excrete signal chemicals. The chemicals can then enter our brain and stimulate hunger messaging receptors. We want to be in control and take away it's fuel source and usher the pathogen out of the body. It's actually a good sign because the viruses and bacteria are losing strength-and doing a littl