3-Day Suja Juice Cleanse: Final Day!

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I finished the final day of the 3-day Suja Juice cleanse yesterday, and I’m really glad I did it. In fact, it worked so well that I baked a cake, two dozen sugar cookies, two dozen Ad Hoc chocolate chip cookies, and creme brulee without sampling any of it! I just made sure I had the appropriate bottle of juice within arm’s reach to avoid any temptation.

My overall thoughts and suggestions (in case anyone tries this cleanse themselves):
-A glass of water in between juices helps curb any cravings or temptations to cheat.
-The 16-ounce juice bottles made me feel better about the cleanse. The bottles appeared substantial enough that I didn’t think I would feel deprived after drinking them. Plus, the different flavor combinations of each of the juices prevented “chugging” or “gulping”.
-I read another blogger’s comment that some headaches may occur on the second day because of the lack of caffeine. Seeing as I kicked my caffeine habit months ago, this wasn’t a problem for me. But, definitely start reducing the amount of caffeine you intake for a couple of days beforehand in case you do this cleanse.
-Admittedly, there were times on Day 2 when I wanted to stop and just save the Day 3 bottles for a 1-Day cleanse. I was so hungry! But, I kept reminding myself that I was halfway finished, and it was worth it to finish it out right. Day 3 was a breeze to complete!

I’d definitely do this cleanse again. I feel better and more alert. Plus, my snacking cravings have been curbed just in time for Thanksgiving. Three days of just juice isn’t as bad as you’d think. I think it helped that I did the cleanse right before Thanksgiving because it made me just a bit more conscious of what I’m going to eat during this food-driven holiday. Thanks to Suja Juice for this great cleanse and to Cher from The Not So Exciting Adventures of a Dabbler… for sponsoring the giveaway!

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23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. apuginthekitchen
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 08:24:50

    I think I will try this after the holidays, or in between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Great review. Happy Thanksgiving. Very smart that you did it before.

  2. Mary Hirsch
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 08:30:32

    Very, very proud of you. You have inspired me. Stay turned.

  3. Tanusree
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 08:36:42

    great review. really inspiring. not sure if I can manage a juice diet for 3 consecutive days but will try the water trick from today.

  4. andrea janssen
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 09:25:28

    Way to go! Really great you did it!. Maybe I’m going to do this also (if I get enough courage)!

  5. Food,Photography & France
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 09:30:14

    I’m as full of admiration as you are with Suja:)

  6. Inger Wilkerson
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 09:44:25

    Congratulations!

  7. tastytreats13
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 10:25:33

    How great! Nice job!

  8. Mary Frances
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 12:46:04

    Good for you! All that baking and no sampling – you really did avoid temptation.

  9. moderngirlnutrition
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 13:35:13

    OMG I loveee Suja. I want to do a cleanse <3

  10. Whitney @ To Live & Diet in L.A.
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 14:27:36

    Nice job! I tried a juice cleanse once and quit by the end of the day!

  11. Melolimparfaite
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 15:19:28

    that is awesome, I dunno if we have that in Paris !

  12. Norma Chang
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 15:25:01

    Congratulations! Happy Thanksgiving.

  13. Choc Chip Uru
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 15:34:23

    Congrats my friend, you are so determined :D

    Cheers
    CCU

  14. Tandy | Lavender and Lime
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 22:04:04

    I’m so glad you made it to the end! I think starting on a Friday might help me with it :)

  15. Hotly Spiced
    Nov 27, 2013 @ 23:42:53

    Congrats on surviving the cleanse and Happy Thanksgiving xx

  16. Culinary Flavors
    Nov 28, 2013 @ 01:48:29

    Congratulations! You did something good for your body!

  17. Maureen | Orgasmic Chef
    Nov 28, 2013 @ 06:53:46

    Congratulations. I wish I could be that disciplined!

  18. Daniela
    Nov 28, 2013 @ 07:59:20

    Wow girl, you have got extra will power!
    Thanks so much for the tips about how to hold on with the cleansing diet.

  19. markd60
    Nov 28, 2013 @ 11:40:36

    Very cool- sounding
    Happy American Thanksgiving!

  20. Cher
    Nov 30, 2013 @ 12:20:30

    Yay! Glad it worked out for you.
    I am ready to do another one – they made it pretty easy.

  21. Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl
    Dec 02, 2013 @ 22:55:32

    Glad to hear a good juicing cleanse review! You are stronger than me, go on with your bad self! :)

  22. Johanna GGG
    Dec 04, 2013 @ 05:57:57

    I have never done this sort of fasting but I can imagine it would be really interesting – have read a few bloggers talking about fasting – a few do get the headaches and toxins leaving the body but it always seems like a good experience overall – hope you enjoyed your thanksgiving feast after the fast

  23. Stacy Booth
    Dec 19, 2013 @ 13:52:06

    I tried my first Suja 3-Day juice cleanse last spring, and blogged all about it here . So if you have any questions, I’d definitely encourage you to read all about my experience or visit the Suja website to learn more. But the best way to learn more is to try one for yourself! So I am thrilled that Suja is sponsoring a giveaway for one lucky reader to have a 3-day juice cleanse shipped right to your doorstep so that you can enjoy these delicious juices yourself.

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