adefwebserver's Journal, 08 June 2018

Day 5 of a planned 11 day fast

Woke up today with a massive amount of energy. I literally jumped out of bed. I drank a glass of water and did a full 30 minute weight workout. I wanted to go for a run so bad but I have to get to work :(

I had a really emotional past two days (now resolved). It is good I was in the middle of my fast because yesterday would have been a 3 visits to McDonald's sort of day. With the fast, I just had to feel the feelings. I was able to walk to give myself something to address the stress, but I was not able to eat ANYTHING to address the stress.

The reason I have not lost a pound since last weigh-in was that I gained 6 pounds with massive over eating last week. I literally had the largest meal in my life Sunday night :( This is why I decided to do an 11 day fast, because this weekend I won’t get the 'weekend bump' that I have had for the past 4 weeks. Also last Friday I had an unnatural 4 pound one day drop.
184.0 lb Lost so far: 23.0 lb.    Still to go: 20.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 08 June 2018:
31 kcal Fat: 0.22g | Prot: 4.73g | Carb: 2.88g.   Dinner: Beef Broth (Home Recipe). more...
2445 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 1 hour and 30 minutes, Calisthenics (light, e.g. home exercise) - 30 minutes, Resting - 14 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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Glad you are past the emotional issues. Looking forward to your next drop which is around the corner. 
08 Jun 18 by member: chesgreen
You are an inspiration, just think of all the healing taking place deep within on your fasting results.  
08 Jun 18 by member: Steven Anthony
great job!! i always give in to emotion, props to ya!  
08 Jun 18 by member: kaylinrenee
@chesgreen - Thanks for the support! I know you have shared pushing through your pain and that has been an inspiration. 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
@Steven Anthony - Thanks! But, you know I admire your constant dedication to your plan that has been working out great! 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
@kaylinrenee - Thank you! Yeah, it is hard to throw 4 days of fasting down the drain because you feel bad (when you know it will EVENTUALLY pass). However, that was only because I 'planned' an 11 day fast. Had I been on my usual 5 day fast I may have given in :( 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
Outstanding! Glad to hear the energy is up. I succumbed to stress eating one day last week and downed a bag of cashews. Congrats on going for a walk instead. 
08 Jun 18 by member: Draglist
Nice work, brother. You're motivating me to push my fasting harder. I lifted 100% Fasted yesterday for the first time this cut. (Hit all my lifts.) Extending my current fast from my usual 40:8 to 64:8, so no break until Sunday pre-workout. Let's go! #fastingrulesdietingdrools #mindset #grindtime  
08 Jun 18 by member: jimmiepop
@Draglist - 99% of the time I 'succumb' so it was rare for me to actually get past it this time :) Thanks for the support :) 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
@jimmiepop - I read that it trains the body to burn fat so you don't 'hit a wall' when glucose runs low. Now, I am no where near as serious about lifting as you are, but I was able to lift until my muscles were sore but my energy was so high I wanted to go for a run AFTER the workout. For me this is unheard of. Also, all this is going on at 6:00 in the morning and I have not had any coffee for days. Tomorrow I can workout and run. I plan to push my run from the usual 5 miles to 7 (I may have to walk back home!). #letsgo! #grindtime! 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
Sounds like the fasting momentum is happening right here, right now. I need to be a part of this. 
08 Jun 18 by member: chesgreen
@chesgreen - Welcome aboard! I HIGHLY recommend this book: "The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting" - https://amzn.to/2LV5yci (I listened to it on audiobook while walking) 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
I have both the audible and kindle version, thx. I just need to be consistent and GET IT DONE! 
08 Jun 18 by member: chesgreen
You are an inspiration!  
08 Jun 18 by member: CrashtestDawnie
@CrashtestDawnie - Aww thanks for the support! I'm just following the others that inspired me, and basically saved me because nothing else was working (for me). 
08 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver
@Kiwisha, @chesgreen, @RiverRes, @jimmiepop, @Vickiauntmick, @MLWare, @Draglist, @Miraculum, @Joleen2012, @John10251, @JackieSpahr, @mickfan1, @bevigaby, @Toumina, @pocketpoc, @cherrywoman, @Keilin_4, @momma6224, @Klynn82, @jenniferl12003, @possible?, @marshakanady, @He77, @gaelicgal, @Steven Anthony, @krnshprd7701, @CrashtestDawnie, @cjodyssey, @kaylinrenee, @TeacherSandye - Thank you for the support! 
09 Jun 18 by member: adefwebserver

     
 

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