adefwebserver's Journal, 29 July 2018

Day 3 of planned 3 days of eating

Well my theory held out, for one day at least. I hoped that if I kept my carbs <20 that I would not gain weight on my current 'refeed' after 5 days of fasting. I am going to try to do the same today and then start a 5 day fast on Monday.

When I did eat yesterday, I was not eating 'mindfully'. My actions, my brain, my spirit, was in a mode of 'giveme!, giveme!, giveme!'. My only thoughts were 'Fill me up! Now!'. After so much fasting I would hope I would know how destructive this attitude is and would have 'improved'.

Perhaps the fasting has allowed me the perspective to at least 'really see it'?

Anyway, as I plan to start what may be my last 5 day fast for awhile (my weight is getting too low to fast for that long). Instead of just thinking "Lose Weight Lose Weight" I want to appreciate that my body is able to sustain me and provide what I need without taking in anything 'extra' other than liquids.

When I do break the fast, I need to appreciate the nourishment that I am 'gifted' to receive, rather than 'taking it for granted'.

However, for today @PrincessValerie is making ribs! (Gotta love Keto...)

Giveme! Giveme! Giveme! :)
169.0 lb Lost so far: 38.0 lb.    Still to go: 5.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 29 July 2018:
1310 kcal Fat: 57.24g | Prot: 170.52g | Carb: 18.50g.   Breakfast: Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Nature's Way MCT Oil. Dinner: Beef Ribs (Large End, Lean Only, Trimmed to 1/4" Fat, Select Grade), Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream. Snacks/Other: Quest Tortilla Style Protein Chips Nacho Cheese, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder. more...
2656 kcal Activities & Exercise: Running (jogging) - 5/mph - 1 hour, Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 1 hour, Resting - 14 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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Happy Sunday team Michael & Valerie! 🌞 
29 Jul 18 by member: Becc@
@Becc@ - Thank You! She is doing well on her Keto program. I am just 'along for the ride' and reaping the benefits :) 
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
😄 that's what spouses do for each other. Btw, your wife is gorgeous! 😊 
29 Jul 18 by member: Becc@
@Becc@ - Aww thank you so much! I think so too! :) 
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
sounds like you are doing great enjoy the ribs! 
29 Jul 18 by member: baskington
@baskington - The hard part is controlling my eating until dinner tonight :( I am going to try to not eat any solid food until 3:00pm today. If I can't manage to do that, the-day-is-totally-lost (I may go into a 'eating binge' that can spiral out of control until dinner). I plan to do a 7 mile run in an hour and that should help a lot. :( Eating days are hard for me :(  
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
Congrats. Do you think you are fat adapted yet? I got a serious ghrelin attack at 6:30 yesterday but it passed pretty quickly. But otherwise, no hunger after 30 hours. 
29 Jul 18 by member: Draglist
You can do this and life without ribs isn't worth living! 
29 Jul 18 by member: nikeit
@Draglist - I'm fine when fasting. The ghrelin (hunger hormone) is not an issue. But once I am on an 'eating' day I have 'mental' (out of control) food issues :( So, no I don't think it is an actual physical hormone issue, just me being me (sigh). 
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
** Update ** I just did a 7 mile run in the 91 degrees SoCal heat (average heart rate 160 for 01:18 minutes for 1,371 calories burned). I get home and jump on the scale and see I dropped 4 pounds of water weight. The key I think was that I took a MASSIVE (and I mean MASSIVE) amount of "Hi-Lyte Electrolyte Concentrate". So much that my stomach hurt after I took it, and I had to wait 1/2 an hour for my stomach to settle down before I did the run. I also did the run 16 hours fasted (a run like this is not a time to have food in the stomach!). However, with the "Hi-Lyte Electrolyte Concentrate" I had no ill effects and felt fine the entire time.  
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
Great job, Adef! I now realize I didn't read your post closely enough and that you were on a 3-day feed not a three day fast! I feel get at the end of 3 days and I think I'm going to add a day or two. Would be cool to finish off the last 5 days of the month with a fast. 
29 Jul 18 by member: Draglist
@Draglist - Good luck on your fast! While you were on vacation my wife went on Keto and turned my refeeds from weight gaining days to weight maintaining days and this weekend it may have a weight loss! :) 
29 Jul 18 by member: adefwebserver
Fantastic! Yes, based on keto that should work as many folks are doing it without the fasting. 
29 Jul 18 by member: Draglist
Thank you for your support you have mine too. I do not fast I flow a combination of Keto and low calories intake  
31 Jul 18 by member: tigretexano

     
 

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