Candida Cleanse: Day 3 ‘Strange Day & Weird Aches’

Nicole Chayka, co-author of Fringe Dweller on the Night Shift,& Canadian gal on a journey to live off the Grid with Middle Earth HomeI, Nikki, am Blogging my crazy thoughts and cravings during my on-going Candida Cleanse, in a step by step journal titled The Candida Chronicles , so I can share with you the Dietary Rules, the Meal Plans and Recipes,  the Tips and Facts, and most importantly, the Results.If I can lick this problem, letting ‘Food be my Medicine’ and only using Herbals then you can too! Day 1 of my Candida Journal STARTS HERE.

Take the preliminary Candida Quiz to see what Candida is, and if you have the Symptoms of this nasty Yeast condition affecting both women, and men.

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The Recipes for a Candida Cleanse_PC Monica Holy

The Candida Chronicles, Candida Cleanse Day 3, Strange Day, Weird Aches …Previous Candida Journal Post

Well today is a Strange Day.  When I went to bed last night I felt a weird ache confined to my legs which reminded me of the times I’ve been Dehydrated.  You see I have a 3.5 oz bladder whereas the rest of the world of healthy adults possesses a 12 oz bladder.  The result is that I go potty at least 4 times more than you do and when I can’t afford to do that…I allow myself to get a little dehydrated.  Now I know what you’re thinking.  That’s foolish.  The body needs water to carry out its functions and flush toxins away, and that’s all true.  However..if you and I should take a long car ride together…you will appreciate my restraint.  Occasionally I don’t drink enough so I can make it through a REM cycle without getting up in the middle of the night from 2-6 times.  The rest of the time I’m hydrated..and sleepy.  For the sake of this weirdness on this particular occasion.. I don’t think it’s that.  It reminds me of Lactic Acid build up a little so I’m wondering if this is the beginning of a “Healing Crisis” whereby the ‘junk’ is starting to move into the bloodstream and my body can’t get it out fast enough?  But shouldn’t that be around day seven?

Oh well, whatever this is I drank tonnes today..for me anyway, and the menu plan today looked like this.

Pre-breakfast:

Warm water with Acidophilus and other herbals.

Breakfast:

Blender Smoothie, for a Candida Cleanse, image by Monica Holy

Apple Juice Smoothie*

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Lunch:

Leftover Cabbage Roll filling with roasted Veggies

Cauliflower, broccoli, zucchini slices, radishes, green onions, red pepper all diced, in tomato* sauce baked in the oven an hour or until rice is cooked at 350 degrees.

Lemon water with Stevia, lemon water, Lemon Water, LEMON WATER!

Dinner:

Cabbage Rolls with Tomato Sauce and Sour Cream

Munchies:

60 Pepper Hummus, Suitable for a Candida Cleanse, image by Monica Holy

Rice crackers+60 pepper ‘Western Family’ Hummus* (contains chick peas)

'Fizzy Bubbala', for a Candida Cleanse Recipe,an Experiment using Food as Medicine,Chronicled by Nicole Chayka, image by Monica Holy

‘Fizzy Bubbala’

*Tomatoes, chick peas, apples, and coconut were the only ones in question for the Candida Cleanse. I didn’t find out concretely until day 10 that these were on the NO List. So until day 10, I included them in my diet,  especially Tomatoes, as they were the basis for so many dishes. They are okay to include, however, in later stages of the Cleanse.

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Image credits: Monica Holy, newagecrap

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