Detoxing...that never sounds fun. But it can be! Kind of like the spellmaker journey!
I have since begun a food detox. I had some small things I noticed coming up that I wanted to nip in the bud (no worries, I am under the supervision of a practitioner). And it occurred to me a few days ago as I cried over my avocado, that this journey is pretty similar to the spellmaker journey.
Let me back up. Basically I am cutting a lot out of my diet for a little while. Such a shock to the system can cause some interesting reactions. I was warned that I was going to be even more emotional than I usually am. Is that even possible? I was also warned that things were most likely going to get worse before they got better. The closing words my practitioner said to me was to "have fun with it." I started off so well! So motivated! But then I got into the thick of it. And I got pissed off. Mainly I was annoyed because I had to do this. I was annoyed because I wasn't instantly feeling better. In fact, I felt worse!
I got emotional. I cried over my avocado not being ripe enough. I cried because I wanted mashed potatoes and gravy with a veggies burger and a soft pretzel..all at the same time (detox cravings are weird!). I questioned my sanity and why ANYONE would want to do this!! And then.....
......I started to feel better. Like, really really good! The first day I woke up with energy as soon as I got out of bed was something that I haven't felt in a looooong time. I didn't want to take a nap in the middle of the afternoon. I can go without wearing deodorant because I know have a sweet smell.
I know when I was going through times of processing, I have had all the same questions; why am I doing this, why do I have to do this, is it worth it, do I need my head examined.
I had a lot of people tell me when I started detox "wow, that seems like a lot of work." Maybe...but what is the alternative? I can work hard and do this for a bit OR i can keep going the way I was, and feel like crap.
It comes down to what is important to you? Do you think its worth it? Are you willing to carry on even though you are crying over an avocado that isn't ripe??
Love and Light,