Walk, work, juice cleanse day 4, and a man with a rifle

My day started strangely. I was nearly home from my morning walk, about to head across the open expanse of the South Downs golf course, when a jogger crested the hill and came running straight at me, waving her arms in a panicked fashion. I stopped in my tracks and removed my earbuds, wondering if…

Read More

I’m not dead yet! Day 3 on my 5 day juice fast

Here I am in bed again having completed my third day without solid food. Another really boring post coming up, just to warn you. There’s only so much content you can squeeze out of juicing (ha). This morning I felt so good! Light and full of energy. According to the scales I dropped another 1kg…

Read More

Juice cleanse day 2: I am 4 parts juice to 1 part human

I’m typing this on my phone in bed because I promised you daily updates on my Fuel Station juice fast, and daily updates you will get! Please note: unless you’re very interested in the minutae of juicing, this will be a very boring blog for you. There are other more interesting posts on this blog…

Read More

Fuel Station juice fast day 1 – thoughts so far

This morning, 30 partially frozen vegetable and fruit juices were left in a polystyrene box at my front door by a DPS driver named Callum. …And thus, unbeknownst to Callum, my 5-day juice fast began. In yesterday’s post I wrote that I was apprehensive about trying (and writing about) the Fuel Station 5-day detox because…

Read More

I’m kickstarting spring with a Fuel Station 5-day juice fast

I was in two minds over whether to blog about my Fuel Station 5-day juice fast because, when I rebranded as Whalebeings at the beginning of 2021, I resolved not to perpetuate unhealthy ideas about body image – for my own sanity as much as for my readers’. Juice cleanses, or fasts, or detoxes, can…

Read More