adefwebserver's Journal, 12 February 2019

Day 1 of a planned 1 days of ‘water fasting’
Blood sugar 111 mg/dL

My results on my ‘mini challenges’ yesterday:

🏃🏾 Run 7 miles - 👍🏾

🏋🏾 Lift weights - 👍🏾 (I lifted my ‘maximum’. This was surprising because I have lifted weights three days in a row. However, I was sooo pumped up with carbs from eating ‘truffles’ the night before, I had maximum glycogen to lift with… then the three days of lifting took its toll and my muscles gave out and I had to stop. However, I did get my deadlifts up to 230lbs!)

So, the good news was that I was able to lift my maximum for three days. This means that this was a good ‘mini-bulking’.

The bad news is that my fasting blood sugar level is now up to 111!! (my normal level is 80-90)

This-is-not good.

As Dr. Jason Fung covers ("The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss" - https://amzn.to/2sAbluO), for insulin resistant people, it’s the “Insulin” that is causing my body to pack on the fat.

For example, I only took in 1100 calories yesterday, ran 7 miles, and did the maximum workout in the gym. I definitely had a calorie deficit yesterday, yet I gained 2 pounds?

However, I did 140 carbs (it was 'planned' because I was 'taking the weekend off' on my diet)

This is why I track my *own* numbers and look at my *own* data. It is clear, when I consume more than 100 carbs a day I get fat.

Today I will take it easy and drink only green tea until tonight when I will have a protein shake. This hopefully will bring down my blood sugar levels.

😎 Life is Good! Have a great day everyone!
175.0 lb Lost so far: 32.0 lb.    Still to go: 11.0 lb.    Diet followed poorly.

Diet Calendar Entries for 12 February 2019:
469 kcal Fat: 30.00g | Prot: 36.00g | Carb: 4.50g.   Breakfast: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream. Dinner: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder. Snacks/Other: Living Essentials 5-Hour Energy Drink, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder. more...
1975 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 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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If I do the same thing, I lose weight. Definitely based on individual data!! Good Luck with hitting the right mix of food.  
12 Feb 19 by member: srossca
@srossca - It would be interesting to know what your fasting blood sugar is. I suspect it would be much lower that what I am recording.  
12 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
I’ll have to check the blood sugar level. I don’t believe I had it measured in the past.  
12 Feb 19 by member: srossca
Enjoy your fasting day! 😀 I am fasting tomorrow, "DF' because last week my intent of water fasting was a failure 😐.  
12 Feb 19 by member: Keilin_4
@Keilin_4 - Thanks, but, my 'water fast' was a failure. Had a stressful day so I had a protein shake. Still did the 'no solid food fast', but, not the 'water fast' 
12 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
Oh my! 😐 
12 Feb 19 by member: Keilin_4
Ty again for your insight into intermittent fasting. day two of three, liquid only fast.  
13 Feb 19 by member: eross
I'm going to check mine here tonight when I wake up.. Haven't done it in s few months.  
13 Feb 19 by member: Cb1006
Water fluctuations. Why are scale fluctuations causing you to believe you're adding fat? 7k excess calories are needed to add 2 pounds of fat. 
13 Feb 19 by member: Diablo360x
hey, glad you got 7 mi run. my knee will never do that again 😦 so, ya, I gained on low calories too and I don't break keto. mehh. I don't know if it's all insulin resistance. my blood sugar now that I'm on thyroid is now between 70 and 95! 👍 nothing makes sense anymore lol (except keto and not eating , fasting) tomorrow less stress for you.  
13 Feb 19 by member: jenjabba
88 mg/dl fasted about 9 hrs. That's lower than when I was fasting low carb. Interesting..  
13 Feb 19 by member: Cb1006

     
 

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