Last night, I made a healthy dinner of salmon and grilled asparagus. The portions were adequate and I was satiated. Around 8:30, I started looking around the kitchen for a one last hurray snack. I was at B's place and therefore my options were limited. B suggested if I wanted to order a pizza. I knew I shouldn't, but I couldn't resist. So we ate pizza at 10:30 at night and it was wonderful! I did not drink the laxative tea that night, but opted for two herbal laxative pills instead.
This morning I woke up and after a few seconds I remembered that I am no officially off solid foods for at least 8 days. I don't eat too much in the mornings anyway so I didn't wake up hungry. Once I arrived at work, I made myself a laxative tea. It tastes good! It takes like black tea. I had to double check to make sure the tea didn't have caffeine.
Now it is almost 11:30 in the morning and I already had one cup of my lemonade. I'm hungry. I've brought about five servings of my lemonade with me along with peppermint tea. I think I'll be fine.
I also opted to put only half of the maple syrup than the recipe calls for. I'm allowed to put as little has half a tablespoon per serving. I have started with one tablespoon, hopefully I'll decrease that as times go on. I'm not a huge fan of pure maple syrup.
During busy days, I've gone a day without food. That is totally different than refraining from eating! I was fine while at work, but as soon as I got home I was insatiable! I did not cheat, I was home alone on a Friday night and all I could think about was food. Although I was hungry, I wasn't famished. It was the cravings that tore me apart. I ended Day One with another cup of lemonade (6 cups total) and a laxative tea.