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Shhh...be very very quiet

(pssst....over here....yeah you.....I gotta tell you something.....)

WHY IN THE NAME OF ALL THAT IS GOOD AND HOLY, DOES ALL THE PRODUCE IN NJ SUCK?

Ok. Whew.

Last night I went food shopping. I barely hit the aisles anymore, as the outer ring gets me everything I eat as food and the house stuff is a separate Costco (read: expensive) trip. Yesterday, however, I found myself wandering the aisles because the produce section looked as if it was filled with cast-offs of the veggie wagon. The zucchini and squash were tiny and brown in spots, the tomatoes looked like sorry excuses, the potatoes even had sad little eyes (get it? Eyes..*cymbal crash*). There was little by way of organic as well. I know I should have hit the farmers market right?

Turns out it was the same story. Piles of aging produce next to nearly empty bins of greens. I guess the summer has taken a toll on produce all around. I am going to have to bite the $buck$ and go to Whole Foods. Even if I am paying double triple for th…

Guess Who's Back?

Hello World, it's me, the I-said-juice-was-a-daily-part-of-my-life-then-avoided-juice-for-a-month girl. Yeah, that's me, and I am back. I just made a great pineapple-apple juice to start the day off right.  I am not fasting, per say, but am juicing again. And I am blogging.

One thing I noticed is that the daily blog kept me both honest and on track. I found that writing it out aided in my attitude and in my organization.  So I think I am going to spend the next week or so getting back into the swing of things, juicing daily, and trying to ween off the damn coffee (as I sip this fine Hazelnut home brewed deliciousness).

In all, since my surgery (damn gall bladder), I have felt pretty good (minus that blow-out with the hubs which lasted exactly 24 hours).  I picked back up, slowly, on the coffee again.  I don't know about you, but I love the taste, the smell, the buzz, of a good ol' cup of Joe/java/jitter juice.  Perhaps it is partially the associations I have with coffe…