Irishgalinabq

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Is anyone else being brought low by the sheer amount of dish washing this program involves? We would usually run our dishwasher every 2-3 days. Now it is on every night. There is always some chopping board, pan, saucepan, baking tray that needs to get washed after every meal. It gets depressing after a while. Also grocery shopping takes forever as you must read every label. I am starting to appreciate what a luxury it is to go out to eat and let someone else deal with the grocery shopping and dishes. 

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42 minutes ago, Irishgalinabq said:

Is anyone else being brought low by the sheer amount of dish washing this program involves? We would usually run our dishwasher every 2-3 days. Now it is on every night. There is always some chopping board, pan, saucepan, baking tray that needs to get washed after every meal. It gets depressing after a while. Also grocery shopping takes forever as you must read every label. I am starting to appreciate what a luxury it is to go out to eat and let someone else deal with the grocery shopping and dishes. 

You totally get used to it :)  It can be a huge change for a lot of people but maybe consider it a part of honoring your body?  You can also do something like cold plate with crudite and tuna salad etc... every once in a while so you're not always washing pots and pans... I totally feel you tho, I don't have a dishwasher so I wash e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g by hand... there are a few of us on here like that... it's a commitment but it does get easier :)  

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19 minutes ago, SugarcubeOD said:

You totally get used to it :)  It can be a huge change for a lot of people but maybe consider it a part of honoring your body?  You can also do something like cold plate with crudite and tuna salad etc... every once in a while so you're not always washing pots and pans... I totally feel you tho, I don't have a dishwasher so I wash e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g by hand... there are a few of us on here like that... it's a commitment but it does get easier :)  

Also, I only own a few pots and pans and limited tupperwares so I have to wash up if I want a clean pan for breakfast or to pack tomorrow's lunch. I did a lot of cooking on Monday for the week ahead. Hopefully that will give me 1 night off. I think I will lose weight from all the extra standing up from cooking and dish washing! 

 

 

 

 

 

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On ‎9‎/‎5‎/‎2017 at 8:11 PM, SugarcubeOD said:

You totally get used to it :)  It can be a huge change for a lot of people but maybe consider it a part of honoring your body?  You can also do something like cold plate with crudite and tuna salad etc... every once in a while so you're not always washing pots and pans... I totally feel you tho, I don't have a dishwasher so I wash e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g by hand... there are a few of us on here like that... it's a commitment but it does get easier :)  

No dishwasher club here too! I put on a podcast or audio book and just go to town. Not sure what your home situation is like, but my fiancé and I have a deal worked out where if I cook, he does the dishes and vice versa. That works really well for us. And once you start feeling the positive effects of the nourishing food you're feeding yourself every day, loading the dishwasher won't feel like such a chore anymore!

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Hi!  I totally feel you on this.  I don't even have a dishwasher, and I have a husband and two kids so you can imagine the amount of by-hand dishwashing I'm having to do.  The hubs and I just agreed that whoever cooks doesn't have to wash.  I hope that helps.  I can handle dishes.  I can handle cooking.  I can't handle both.  I work a full time job and am also a professional vocalist with rehearsals and things, so I just can't spend all of my time in the kitchen like that.  So starting today, if I cook, he washes the dishes.  If he cooks, I wash.  I mostly do the cooking on this program, so BOOM, I just got out of doing dishes HA!!  He's a sucker and doesn't even know it lol.  My point is, I don't know if you have a significant other living with you or not, but if so, perhaps this could be an option to relieve you of some of that duty.  GOOD LUCK!!  This truly is more than strict healthy eating.  It's a total life change that requires reorganization of all of our habits and priorities.  One thing you can be sure of is that your body will thank you at the end of this, and nothing is more important than our health!!  

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