adefwebserver's Journal, 29 November 2018

Day 4 of a planned 5 day ‘no solid food’ fast
Blood sugar 97 mg/dL

32 pushups 2019 PUSH UP Challenge!

The pounds are 📉 dropping fast. I really don't know why. Perhaps it is because I have more 💪🏾 muscle? Let's see what happens 📅 next week because I don't plan to change anything next week that I am doing this week.

🧘🏾‍♂️ For me, after all these years I have come to the conclusion that my 'hunger' is mental. So, drinking green tea with Splenda will truly get me through a day. The Splenda gives my body and brain the 'sugar hit' that 'mentally' makes me feel (temporally) 'satiated'.

Later, I realized that 🥛 protein shakes in heavy cream (200 calories 3 carbs) will do the same and give me a 'bigger hit'. So I usually drink tea or protein shakes about every 2 hours during a 'no solid food fast'. However, *I do-not-NEED-to-eat*. I have water fasted enough days to learn that water and electrolytes are all I need for days.

😎 Life is Good! Have a great day everyone!
171.0 lb Lost so far: 36.0 lb.    Still to go: 7.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 29 November 2018:
1160 kcal Fat: 45.00g | Prot: 149.00g | Carb: 26.00g.   Breakfast: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder. Dinner: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder. Snacks/Other: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Starbucks Caffe Misto (Tall). more...
1889 kcal Activities & Exercise: Resting - 16 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet adefwebserver's own diet   losing 7.0 lb a week

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so is everything else regular this week or have you been doing some green tea to replace the protein shakes all day or a mix of the two? glad the carb weight gain is leaving quickly! 
29 Nov 18 by member: baskington
yay!  
29 Nov 18 by member: Keilin_4
I am glad you are having great results! 😀🙏 
29 Nov 18 by member: Keilin_4
@baskington - I have always been drinking Green tea with Splenda. I just don't log it because it has less than 1 carb and less than 12 calorie. I am allowing myself more heavy cream, so I am taking in more fat and 300-400 more calories a day. However, I have done that many times in the past and did-not-drop-mush-at-all, - - I think next week, if I do the same thing this week (more heavy cream during the day), and get the same results, will provide a new 'eating plan'. 
29 Nov 18 by member: adefwebserver
@Keilin_4 - Thanks! Gonna enjoy these win while they last :) I hope to make the most of this good fortune because on Saturday I plan to try to eat steak all day. I may not lose, but, I may avoid my usual 'weekend weight gain'. I would love to start Monday at say 170lbs... 
29 Nov 18 by member: adefwebserver
You are doing great! It is really interesting that our body’s ability to lose weight changes with our body’s current condition. I was nearly starving myself (-500 cals a day) for months and only losing 1 pound a week when I was close to 200 pounds. But now that I’m in the 150s I lose weight at 1500 calories! Muscle could be part of it (and carbs of course) but Idk I think it had more to do with being too sick from being over weight.  
29 Nov 18 by member: CrashtestDawnie
@CrashtestDawnie - I have had similar results. It appears I can either A) "Water Fast" at less than 300 cals a day and lose 1-2 pounds a day or B) "No Solid Food Fast" at 1000-1200 calories a day and lose 1 pound a day - - Basically lowering my calories below 1000 calories a day does not make that big of a difference with my weight loss - - However, I must still keep the carbs around 50 carbs a day (or lower) and the calories below 2000 - - However, nothing stays permanent. As my body changes I have to keep changing things up.  
29 Nov 18 by member: adefwebserver
I think the pounds are just afraid of the push ups so they are jumping right off! ;) 
29 Nov 18 by member: nikeit
@nikeit - Haha I WISH my body were 'afraid' of me. It only cares about its precious 'equilibrium'. 
29 Nov 18 by member: adefwebserver
I’m getting my body ready to start fasting next week 😉your profile is of great help. 
29 Nov 18 by member: lesamore
@lesamore - Good luck on your fast! 
29 Nov 18 by member: adefwebserver

     
 

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