Miraculum's Journal, 30 May 2018

My husband and I are sweet-freaks and we're both eating LCHF now. Before beginning this WOE on May 6th, and even before my surgery in January, I did almost none of the meal prep and cooking. Between January and April, he had the additional burden of all the cleaning, running errands, and ferrying me to M.D. appointments.

Now, my husband and I cooperate in planning and preparing meals and I've been much more attentive to clean-up in addition to my usual household chores. My primary "job" these days is to concentrate on learning LCHF/keto to improve our health. I've always enjoyed reading and researching subjects that totally absorb me, and I'm fascinated by the LCHF/ketogenic way of life and how it can help us deal with our health challenges.

I fasted from 7:00 p.m. last evening through 1:00 p.m. this afternoon -- 18 hours! I've been fine-tuning today's meals to get as close to 20g total carbs as possible. I'm not craving carbs constantly like I have for my entire life. I like how this feels!

Thanks to all my FS friends for your support!
211.0 lb Lost so far: 74.0 lb.    Still to go: 43.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 30 May 2018:
1288 kcal Fat: 107.82g | Prot: 38.16g | Carb: 43.25g.   Breakfast: Aldi Heavy Whipping Cream, Coffee. Lunch: Land O'Lakes Salted Butter, Galbani String Cheese, Green Cabbage. Dinner: Chicken Thigh (Skin Not Eaten), Great Value Romaine Lettuce, Breckenridge Farms Sweet Red Peppers, Young Green Onions, Feta Cheese, Ken's Steak House Greek Salad Dressing with Imported Olive Oil, Peloponnese Kalamata Olives, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber (with Peel), Easy Morning Glory Muffins (allrecipes.com by Debbie Clarke, photo by Pat Gallagher), Butter (Salted). Snacks/Other: Cucumber (with Peel), Cedar's Tzatziki, Sprouts Farmers Market Organic Virgin Unrefined Coconut Oil. more...
3708 kcal Activities & Exercise: Resting - 3 hours, Watching TV/Computer - 6 hours, Sleeping - 7 hours, Reading - 6 hours, Driving - 1 hour, Cooking - 1 hour. more...
on diet LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet   steady weight

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Enjoy this feeling. 
30 May 18 by member: chesgreen
I'm trying to get the fasting down pat. I went 15 hours yesterday, but only 14 today. I'll get it one of these days. I'm proud of you. 
30 May 18 by member: dboza
Thanks, folks! Dboza, it's taken me three weeks to get to this point on IF. Before this, I was planning where to stop for chocolate or ice cream or cookies every time I started my car's ignition, no matter where else I was going. It's been much easier now that the cravings have quieted and the between-meal (read: all-day) snacking habit has been broken. Very liberating! 
31 May 18 by member: Miraculum

     
 

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