adefwebserver's Journal, 13 February 2019

Day 1 of a planned 3 days of โ€˜no solid foodโ€™ fasting
Blood sugar 112 mg/dL

Only did 500 calories yesterday and still gained 2 pounds? I look to my continued skyrocketing fasting blood sugar levels (112! when my normal range is 80-90). I suspect insulin is still flooding my bloodstream, packing away fat...

๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿพ Tried to water fast yesterday, but, had a stressful day and decided to have a Protein Shake. I was so busy I didnโ€™t get to go for my walk at lunch.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ So, anyway, I am thankful that my โ€˜no solid foodโ€™ fasts work. Otherwise I would still be on a non-ending eating binge.

This past three day weekend showed me that massive exercise does not help my weight-at-all. The ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿพ massive weightlifting I did this past weekend has made my body look great, but, I could have probably lifted more weight if I had skipped ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพ running the 21 miles over the weekend!

Oh wellโ€ฆ

I'm not worried. My body is not 'broken'. I need to be thankful that, as a 50 year old man, with a family history of diabetes, I am still only 12 pounds above my BMI weight. Yes, I will probably start dropping down again in the next few days.

I just can't carb up without 'repercussions'. This is not the end of the world. Just deal with it :)

My only concern is that I have another three day weekend coming up. I really need to 'no solid food' fast at least one of those days...

๐Ÿ˜Ž Life is Good! Have a great day everyone!
177.0 lb Lost so far: 30.0 lb.    Still to go: 13.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 13 February 2019:
765 kcal Fat: 41.00g | Prot: 77.00g | Carb: 11.00g.   Dinner: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, 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, Marukome Miso Soup Freeze Dried Tofu. more...
2335 kcal Activities & Exercise: Running - 6/mph - 30 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
gaining 14.0 lb a week

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One day at a time and you can do it! Thanks and you too have a great day! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ˜„ 
13 Feb 19 by member: Sweetlysad
@Sweetlysad - Thanks! ...and I am really 'not worried'. Just need to get my fasting blood sugar down by backing off on the carbs. 
13 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
When was the last time you have seen a doctor? Thought they could help or provide alternative methods. 
13 Feb 19 by member: srossca
@srossca - I got a full checkup last month, everything is fine. My body just behaves differently than others (however, still, a LOT like many people on this site). I know that when I decided to 'take a vacation' and 'carb up' there would be repercussions :) 
13 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
this was the reason I decided to do Keto instead of Paleo because Paleo allows more fruit and natural sugars. I could never kill the sugar monster. It's officially dead. Since I started I am now on 1/4 of the insulin I was on previously. I hope to eventually get off of some other meds as well. You are right, we are actually all different, and what works for one may not work for another. Keep up the good work. 
13 Feb 19 by member: bobi su
@bobi su - Congratulations! Another success story! 
13 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
Glad to hear you Dr appointment went well!! Yeah, those โ€œVacationโ€ times are tough. I lost a couple lbs before our latest vacation trip. Only gained back 3 lbs, so paid off!! 
13 Feb 19 by member: srossca
@srossca - Thanks. Just gotta get through this second three-day-weekend :) The plan is to NOT do what I did last weekend. Clearly "that" 'plan' did not work Hahah  
13 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
I am also not doing what I did last week , not saving calories for the weekend can make gain one pound per week. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ 
13 Feb 19 by member: Keilin_4
@Keilin_4 - Let's see how we look this time next week :) 
13 Feb 19 by member: adefwebserver
I hope we have great results๐Ÿ˜Š , I am on the 24 hours fasting right now, 12-14 more to go.  
13 Feb 19 by member: Keilin_4
Unfortunately I am proof that exercise does not help you lose weight. It makes me feel great but as for losing weight nothing!!! It is all in the eating, which I am struggling with at the moment. I keep trying but when that scale doesn't move I get discouraged too. We need to keep trying tho.  
13 Feb 19 by member: SheriLC
You cannot outrun your intake. The value of physical activity is to keep your metabolism running at a higher rate for several hours after the exercise is completed. Exercise is good for your heart, brain and all the other organs because it keeps the blood actively moving through the vessels so that you donโ€™t develope blood clots and possibly avoid a stroke. Physical activity helps build muscleโ€” and it is muscle that burns calories. 
13 Feb 19 by member: Kenna Morton
You did 21 miles over the weekend??!!! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ The treadmill is so boring. 10 minutes and Iโ€™m ready to do anything else. Slayer is the only thing that helps me pass the time ๐Ÿ˜„  
13 Feb 19 by member: CrashtestDawnie
Slayer \,,/ (*.*)\,,/ I have Dave Lombardo's hat๐Ÿ‘Œ 
13 Feb 19 by member: keith george cooke
Whaaaat??!! Lucky bastard!! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ 
14 Feb 19 by member: CrashtestDawnie
Yes I agree with you sometimes excessive exercise does not help the weight situation 
14 Feb 19 by member: DO N OK

     
 

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