adefwebserver's Journal, 01 May 2018

Yesterday could have been a hard day at work

I go on a one week vacation on Thursday so I have a lot of items to pass on to the coworkers of the 4 person team I lead. This can be stressful as there is not much time and a lot to cover. Then management kept scheduling pop up meetings with additional work of other things they want done before I leave. This is a perfect situation for my head to explode.

Instead I did what I could and let the rest go. This is not fast 1-4 day behavior, this is fast 5+ day behavior. My perspective on everything changes when I know there is no dinner at the end of the day. What I have right now (a bottle of Fiji water) is all I "get" today. There is no "thing in the future" that will "fix" my mood and make me feel better than I do right now.

I lifted weights for 1/2 an hour and did a 2 mile walk for lunch.
194.0 lb Lost so far: 13.0 lb.    Still to go: 30.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 01 May 2018:
84 kcal Fat: 3.36g | Prot: 6.02g | Carb: 7.78g.   Dinner: Miso Soup. more...
2259 kcal Activities & Exercise: Calisthenics (light, e.g. home exercise) - 30 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
losing 10.5 lb a week

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@MillaLite, @JLente, @Keilin_4, @CarrieV. ,@HardDaysKnight - Thank you for your support! 
01 May 18 by member: adefwebserver
gr8 job! 
01 May 18 by member: marshakanady
@marshakanady - Thanks! I'm at the point where it has become easy to just drink water all day. I had to go out to a site visit and afterwards my coworkers wanted to eat so I actually say there drinking water while they ate huge plates of food. I was actually ok because I don't have any hunger. However, on Thursday I break the 11 day fast... 
01 May 18 by member: adefwebserver
you're doing awesome on this fasting stuff. your my hero. i do 16:8---might try to do longer. i see it works well for you! :) 
01 May 18 by member: marshakanady
@marshakanady - Two months ago I thought even a 24 hour fast was crazy. I knew there was NO WAY I could do it. I only tried it because my wife (who had done 3 day fasts in the past) planned to do one before we go on vacation. And yes I started with 1 day, then 2 day, then 3 day, then 4 day... before going for the current 11 day :) I have been spending my time thinking about my relationship with food and came to the conclusion that when I eat I eat to 'feel full'. So the whole 'carefully manage what you eat' clearly does not work for me :( My plan after I drop the weight from fasting is to go to one meal a day. But, I plan to keep 5 day fasting when I get back from vacation. 
01 May 18 by member: adefwebserver

     
 

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