Day 21: 21-Day-Detox 

Sunday, July 16, 2017 

It was a difficult 21-days, mainly because of my personal life. I allowed my stress to overpower my detox. I ate some things that I should not have, I definitely had a few glasses of wine, but I know that I will continue to work on being a healthier me.

After my weigh-in on Monday, I felt like such a failure. I gained 1.2 pounds, which means I didn’t lose the 5 lbs. I had planned to during the 21-day-detox.

I felt defeated because I knew that it was my fault for not succeeding. As much as I wanted to wallow in the fact that I did not complete the detox successfully,  I have decided that I will not give up. I have always struggled with handling my stress in a healthy way. This is one of the most difficult times in my life, but I refuse to stay at this low moment and let my stress overpower my health and wellness goals.

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In the future, I will do the 21-day-detox again at The Camp Transformation Center, and next time, I will be successful.


Meals

  • Day 21: Breakfast
    • 3 Turkey Sausage Links
    • Fruit Salad
      • Strawberries
      • Blueberries
      • Peaches

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  • Day 21: Lunch 
    • Small Chicken Salad
      • Spinach
      • Chicken Breast
      • Tomato
      • Black Olives
      • Black Pepper
      • Olive Oil and Vinegar

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  • Day 21: Dinner (let’s just say that I ate crap)

Self-Love Affirmation

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Learning to accept failure is a part of the journey toward success! 


Daily Gratitude Journal

Here are the five things that I am grateful for that helped me during this 21-day-detox:

  1. The Camp Transformation Center – Pittsburgh, the AFF, trainers and staff, and Charles Cook for being a motivation to continue to push through the tough times.
    • If you are considering starting the 21-day-detox or 6-week transformation at The Camp in your local city, DO IT! They will help you accomplish your goals and dreams of being a healthier you.
  2. My mother is the most amazing woman and grandmother. When things got tough, she stepped in so that I could still attend some of my workouts. She is so awesome and I cannot begin to thank her for supporting me during this detox.
  3. My daughter is such a inspiration, she is my “why” for starting this health and wellness journey. She has made me a stronger woman, and even in the midst of my weaknesses, she reminds me of my strength. I love her with all my heart and mommy will not give up.
  4. The late night talks that I had with friends and family, who offered words of encouragement and pushed me to do my best. Although, I feel like I failed, I definitely gave this detox all that I had and I appreciate them for uplifting me.
  5. God has blessed me and I am so grateful for my relationship with him and for his mercy and grace over my life. I know that my strength is from God and there is nothing that I can do without him blessing and keeping me.

-Pinkspen

Even if you fail, do not give up. No one is perfect. Do not quit. It is never too late. 

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Ta'lor Pinkspen

Welcome ladies and gentlemen! This is Ta'lor Pinkspen, BA|MSW|SFW, Inspirational Blogger for women, Poet, Prospective Self-love Coach, Feminist, Equality Advocate, and Women & Family Therapist My blog focuses on Women's Empowerment, Beauty Standards, Body Positivity, Motherhood, Healthy Relationships, College girls and Equality. LADYHOOD journey seeks to uplift all women and promote self-love. LADYHOOD journey challenges social concerns like body shaming, beauty standards, racial and gender discrimination, in order to empower women to be advocates and to incorporate self-love into their journey. I want women and all my readers to leave my site feeling uplifted, supported, and empowered in every stage of life. I love to spend time with my daughter, going to local bars and restaurants with family & friends, online shopping, photography, writing poetry, sipping Chia Tea or Iced Coffee, sitting on my porch while drinking a glass of dry red wine or dark beer, and listening to music from artists like Chance the Rapper, SZA, Pentatonix, H.E.R, Alessia Cara, Sabrina Claudio, Jhene Aiko, Frank Ocean, Coldplay, and Kings of Leon.

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