Archives For July 2012

Cleansing is all the rage. This is not news. From the cayenne pepper master cleanse to Kaeng Raeng‘s vegan, gluten-free, Kind-Diet-approved detox, the concept of refraining from our normal diets, washing away the preservatives and excess calories that clog us and restarting our metabolisms is one we’re all aware of, even if we’ve not all participated.

But let’s be honest: the draw of these cleanses is mostly weight loss. Sure, we may get rid of some toxins and gain some self-pride in the process, but we choke down lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper [Seriously? Has someone actually completed this? I’d love to hear the story.] and/or pay $100 for three days of juice because we want to be a few pounds lighter.

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This one time we were at Church [It’s a bar.] drinking sangria, recounting old stories and making eyes at the cute bartender. I [Hi, I’m Whitney. Learn more about me in a sec.] ate my Maraschino cherry and lamented it being the only one in the glass.

“There’s another one,” said our third party.

“What? Where?” we both exclaimed.

“Right there.” He pointed to the bottom of the glass.

With straws and teamwork, we began the journey of finding the lost fruit.

Much later, we decided we should exploit that camaraderie and ingenuity in a more tangible space. So we built this blog.