My Juice Plus Diary - Week One

Thursday, 2 July 2015

My Juice Plus Diary - Week  One

I am the most likely person to ever diet or exercise. Mainly because I see a piece of cake and think 'I'll have that' and the thought of exercise makes me tired before I have even begun and then after all the thinking of exercise, I stick the kettle on and make a cup of tea! I know I've written this in a few blogs before and it is very very true! 

When I got messaged about Juice Plus I was intrigued and did want to know more and so I talked to a juice plus representative about it and asked silly questions like 'do I add milk?' or 'does it work like a milkshake?' - Yes I actually did ask these questions! It took me ages to decide whether or not I wanted to join Juice Plus and I wasn't sure whether or not I could do it. 

I decided I wanted to do it when I came back from work and had no energy and felt really loungy and bloated. I would feel so sleepy after a ten hour shift and could hardly keep my eyes open or just feel completely yuck! That was it - TIME TO GET HEALTHY!! And so I had embarked on a new adventure - to get healthy! My goal was to get healthy and loose a little weight. I wanted to feel like I could run around the garden 10 times and still have energy to run further! (I know its a bit extreme but you get my point!) My goals are still the same and I am still determined to get healthier! 

And so I ordered my Juice Plus shakes and the following week they arrived. I had gone shopping a few days before and excitedly ran round Morrisons choosing fruits, milk and snacks I could eat! I couldn't wait to try my first Juice Plus Shake! The first Shake I made was a Vanilla Juice Plus, Raspberry and Hazelnut Milk and it was sooo good.

And so I made shakes for the following day was the same as I had made for breakfast and a Chocolate JP, Raspberries, Hazelnut milk and Bananas. It was Friday that I discovered that I disliked Hazelnut milk and no matter how much I tried to convince myself it was nice, it wasn't and I ended up feeling rather sicky. And due to the Hazelnut milk I then decided to take a break and go back to 'normal'food. 

Yeah, I lasted two days!! 

I read that if you join Juice plus you aren't allowed caffeine, So there went my cups of tea and so I decided to go cold turkey and cut out my cups of tea. I have never felt so tired, drained, head-achy, shaky in all my life. My whole body couldn't function and the more I told myself no the more I craved a sip of a cup of tea! I couldn't concentrate and felt like I got annoyed easily at everything, I felt more impatient and four days later I stuck the kettle on and made a cup if tea!  I have given into caffeine but instead of four to five cups a day, I have limited it down to one or two cups. Now I know it isn't part of the Juice Plus diet but I can't function properly without one and doing the job I do, I need to be able to concentrate and not be thinking about when I can't have a cup if tea! 

I have been eating well and not just eating badly, I have still ate more of the foods that the Juice Plus diet recommends and not too much of the bad things like bread, cakes . . . the list goes on! 

So after a few days without the shakes, I decided to get back on it and made another smoothie - Vanilla JP, Skimmed Milk and Bananas - BEST SMOOTHIE YET!!!

And I am so determined to get healthy and I want to have more energy and be able to say that I am a healthy person but like I said I'm not very good at diets!! But I am going to stick at it, if there is anything I have found out this week - to get results you need to do the hard work!! 

About Juice Plus 

(Taken some information off the website)

It has been proven in various studies that phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals contained in fruit and vegetables, are important for a healthy life.  Experts recommend five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. However, it’s not always easy to manage that everyday. We know how important a balanced diet is for our lives. So that is what we want to offer you.  We have developed Juice PLUS+ so that the ingredients processed are of the highest quality possible, that you get the best of 27 different fruit, vegetable and berry varieties, so you can get through the day with renewed energy and vigour.

We look forward to accompanying you on your way!

Juice PLUS+ helps you take control of your life and keeps your diet balanced and healthy.

You love your life and are cultivating your own lifestyle. For you, this involves good health, great relationships, and physical fitness. You want to feel good in your own skin – it's important to you.

The basis for creating this healthy lifestyle: finding the perfect balance in your life and of course, eating a healthy diet. This includes varied meals with fresh fruits, crunchy vegetables, and lots of water. Because, as we all know, eating a balanced diet is what makes you feel really good.

The right choice of food plays an important role in a balanced diet. But with the stresses of hectic everyday life, it's not always easy to make well-planned purchases or elaborate meals at home.

This is why you need something that will suit your lifestyle, an option that is as flexible as you are. The simple solution: Juice PLUS+ Complete.

Our products are perfect for when you are on the go, between appointments, playing sports, and travelling. They provide you with important minerals and vitamins. What's more, they are quick and simple to prepare. So you don't need to make any compromises at any time or place.

It’s your Life. Make it Complete. 

You can visit their website here -

or you can send a tweet to my lovely friend Heidi who has helped me a lot!

Shall be continuing with Juice Plus and I can do it! 

Kayleigh xx 

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