erikahollister's Journal, 04 May 2019

I gained back most of what I lost on my four day water fast last week. But the welcome effect is that my high blood pressure seems to have reset to a much lower level. I suspended my BP med to keep from going too low. I've settled now for a week at a lower level than I ever achieved with the meds. Definitely an non-scale victory!

Diet Calendar Entries for 04 May 2019:
1507 kcal Fat: 135.78g | Prot: 41.47g | Carb: 40.51g.   Breakfast: Coffee (Brewed From Grounds), Butter (Salted), Nature's Way MCT Oil. Lunch: Fresh Pork Sausage, Cooked Kale (Fat Added in Cooking). Dinner: Ground Beef (80% Lean / 20% Fat), Lettuce Salad with Assorted Vegetables, Lettuce Salad with Cheese, Tomato and/or Carrots, Calavo Avocado, Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Snacks/Other: Trader Joe's Sugar Free Milk & Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds, Trader Joe's The Dark Chocolate Lover's Chocolate Bar. more...
3282 kcal Activities & Exercise: Yard Work (gardening) - 2 hours, Resting - 14 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...

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I think I've read that many women find that either IF or a day fast is most effective. I think they recommend 36-48 hours over at the Jason Fung centre. So better to do shorter and more fasts than a long one maybe. But congratulation on you BP. I guess you have to monitor is very closely? 
04 May 19 by member: liv001
What you also did is create new stem cells when you began to eat again! Congrats. 
04 May 19 by member: Draglist
That's an interesting fact, Bill. 
04 May 19 by member: Erquiaga
That's great! 
04 May 19 by member: Debbie Cousins
Great result in the BP department. Improving health is the name of the game, ultimately. 
04 May 19 by member: Miraculum
That result with the BP is wonderful! Love those non-scale wins! 
04 May 19 by member: kclab

     
 

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