Draglist's Journal, 12 January 2018

Woke at 215.4, down .4 from yesterday. Blood ketones at 1.6 millimolar, so nicely in ketosis. Going to take morning vitamins, a spoon of sour cream to help them go down, a black coffee with Erythritol and measure again. I want to see the effect of those items on ketosis. UPDATE: 90 minutes later, I measured 1.2 mm, so it did have an effect. Will continue to test over the coming days and weeks. Ate leftover fajitas fixings for lunch. Chicken, peppers, and onions. High carbs on the veggies, but at 20 net grams for the day thus far. UPDATE: Had a major whoosh event today and got to 212.8 before dinner. Moved so much water that I got below 50 percent body hydration for the first time since recording. Ate kielbasa and sauerkraut for dinner. Those kielbasa have huge calories and unfortunately some carbs! I hit 2100 plus calories but will adjust tomorrow.

1/12/18 Tanita Numbers (before dinner, after 1.7 miles):
Weight - 212.8 (est. goal at 10% - 183.0) - 29.8 lbs. to lose
Total body fat % - 15.8 (goal is 10.0) - +5.8%
Total body fat lbs. - 33.6 (est. goal at 10% BF - 18.3) - +15.3 lbs.
Total body water % - 49.5 (balance is 62.5%) - 13.0% dehydrated
Muscle mass lbs. - 171.4 (est. goal at 10% BF - 156.7) - +14.7 lbs. (water)
Bone mass lbs. - 7.8 (est. goal at 10% BF - 7.8) - At goal
RDI - 2118 / Visceral fat rating - 15 (goal is 8) / Metabolic age - 24

Macros (in grams, rounded) (updated January 2018):
Targets: 160 fat, 25 carbs, 15 fiber, 10 net carbs, 75 protein (1840 cals)
Ate: 140 fat, 52 carbs, 18 fib, 34 net carbs, 163 prot, 2158 cals (2335 used, 177 deficit)
Month avg: 83 fat, 52 carbs, 23.4 fib, 31.4 net carbs, 89 prot, 1413 cals (2952 used, 1539 deficit)

Diet Calendar Entries for 12 January 2018:
2158 kcal Fat: 140.28g | Prot: 163.03g | Carb: 52.08g.   Breakfast: Coffee. Lunch: Water, Chicken Breast (Skin Not Eaten), Bell Peppers, Onions, Brazil Nuts, Guerrero Chicharrones (Fried Pork Rinds), La Croix Lime Flavored Sparkling Water. Dinner: Coffee, La Croix Berry Flavored Sparkling Water, Hillshire Farm Polska Kielbasa (2 oz), Cooked Sauerkraut. Snacks/Other: Daisy Sour Cream, Nature Made Super B-Complex, Nature Made Fish Oil 1200Mg, Centrum Silver - Men 50+, Now Magnesium Citrate, Turmeric Capsules, Vitamin D3 5000 IU, Kelp, MK-7 Vitamin K2, Jarrow Glutathione Reduced, Hunza Gold Apricot Kernels, Smoky Mountain Naturals DIM with Bioperine, Now Zinc, La Croix Blackberry Cucumber Sparkling Water, Water, Coffee. more...
2335 kcal Activities & Exercise: Fitbit - 24 hours. more...
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I hope you gets the results you want. 
12 Jan 18 by member: Scalewatcher3
The mad scientist! haha 
12 Jan 18 by member: murphthesurf
Work it Bill!!! 
12 Jan 18 by member: John10251
Thanks, Scalewatcher, Murph, and John! I measured 1.2 mm an hour and a half after taking that stuff in so it did affect me, but not hugely. Will do additional tests going forward. 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
Great news Bill. Dieting has become a science project! Mine has held steady for a week @ .09 
12 Jan 18 by member: 8Patty
What's it suppose to do?  
12 Jan 18 by member: Scalewatcher3
Nice, Patty. Scalewatcher, here is a good website that explains it nicely. https://nutritionalketosisforhealth.com/what-is-nutritional-ketosis/ 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
Always interesting!! 
12 Jan 18 by member: kattay
Okay...good job...@Draglist how many carbs do you take in a day? 
12 Jan 18 by member: Retta Smith
Thanks, Kattay! How are you doing, my friend? Long time no talk. 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
Hi, Retta! I have consistently taken it down month after month as I was not seeing the results I wanted. I think I averaged 28 net per day last month but that was tilted up by holiday eating. I try to hit 20 net per day. Today I am at 22 so far. The past few days have been higher as I was doing a 5-day 800 calorie 'fasting mimicking' diet that was mostly veggies. 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
Okay, @Draglist I know when I go over 20 net carb, my scale doesn't go down, that day, it take 2 day, before I can see a drop on the scale, Your doing great, keep it up, I had started fasting also, and it made my scale drop 7 pounds in 2 day. It really work, just have to keep at, and we are doing Yay!!! 
12 Jan 18 by member: Retta Smith
Thanks for asking Draglist! Doing good. Will be better once I get back down, at least, to where I was. As always, love reading your posts. I have learned a lot from you. 
12 Jan 18 by member: kattay
20 carbs is also my magic number - Thanks for all the support , @Draglist!!!! 
12 Jan 18 by member: johnwentzville
Thank YOU, John! 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
Do you have to poke your finger to find out those results? 
12 Jan 18 by member: skwhite
Yes, and it hurts! :) 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
You’re amazing! 
12 Jan 18 by member: Mistybenner
Thanks, Misty! You are too kind! 
12 Jan 18 by member: Draglist
So interesting! Well done and I look forward to more updates Bill 😁😁 
13 Jan 18 by member: poppycom

     
 

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