adefwebserver's Journal, 15 July 2018

Day 3 of 3 days of planned eating

After my low carb lunch, I went for a run yesterday and weighed myself after the run. I was 177. I then ate dinner, two beef patties and turnip fries (they were great!). The problem I feel was the ketchup... I had a LOT of it. After the salty carb filled ketchup I drank a LOT of water. I woke up to a 94 blood reading (my normal fasting reading is in the high 70s) and 3 pounds of 'water' weight.

Basically I did not keep my carbs for the day <20 as I had planned.

Also, I have noticed, no matter what I do, my body will simply switch into a mode, probably because it has some cellular repair or resting to do, or whatever. It will retain, or expel water, ect. I have 'influence' over my body, but I do not have 'control'. I simply have to 'stay the course' and be 'patient'.

The fast re-starts tomorrow :)
180.0 lb Lost so far: 27.0 lb.    Still to go: 16.0 lb.    Diet followed poorly.

Diet Calendar Entries for 15 July 2018:
739 kcal Fat: 36.74g | Prot: 59.91g | Carb: 43.47g.   Breakfast: Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Nature's Way MCT Oil. Dinner: Turnips, Beef Ribs (Large End, Lean Only, Trimmed to 1/4" Fat, Select Grade), Mayonnaise, Ketchup. more...
2096 kcal Activities & Exercise: Calisthenics (light, e.g. home exercise) - 30 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet adefwebserver's own diet   gaining 14.0 lb a week

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I have read that when the body is low on fuel it will retain water, same when you work out the muscles can retain water. I imagine the internal process's are over my head. Yes ketchup is a higher carb choice. I avoid it, but then I have not tried those fries yet, they sound awesome, franks hot sauce is carb free! It is a wing sauce we use. 
15 Jul 18 by member: baskington
@baskington - That makes sense to me. 
15 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
Really nice work, brother. I don't think I have ever been as disciplined with a refeed as you are now. On the first attempt, too. Leading the way to successful fasting again. Let's go! #stillgrindtime #stayhungry #inspiringAF #justdonteat  
15 Jul 18 by member: jimmiepop
PS - Really terrific to hear that you and your wife are working together on this health journey. That's exactly as it should be, and regrettably rare.  
15 Jul 18 by member: jimmiepop
@jimmiepop - Thanks man! As far as refeeding, I have been fasting for months now, I am a really SLOW learner haha - - And yeah I am really grateful the wife and I are able to get on the same page. #priceless 
15 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
You are going to get better with every refeed! I’m glad you liked the fries :D next time pick up some no sugar added ketchup. It’s really good! And only has 1 carb instead of 4 
16 Jul 18 by member: CrashtestDawnie
@CrashtestDawnie - Why knew! (not me! just asked my wife and she didn't know either) Will get some no sugar added ketchup! Thank you. 
17 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
It’s heinz brand. I got it at Publix. I don’t know if you have those in Cali :D 
17 Jul 18 by member: CrashtestDawnie
@CrashtestDawnie - We don't have Publix but my wife will look at one of our insanely large grocery stores, or I can get it on Amazon (found it, but I have to buy like 6 of them at a time). 
17 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver

     
 

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