adefwebserver's Journal, 17 April 2019

Day 3 of a planned 5 days of ‘no solid food’ fasting

Nice to see the scale ‘moving’ 👍🏾

The ‘formula’ now appears to be 🍴 Fasting and then 🏃🏾‍♂️ Running.

Apparently I need to do both together.

I did a run yesterday. Let me tell you, before I started running I was tired. I did not want to run. It was 6:30am and my metabolism had slowed to a crawl. This is when I think the running is most effective. It is also why weightlifting would not be a good idea for me when my body is in such a tired state.

But, once I start running, my body is no longer tired. I feel great!

I have plenty of energy, my body simply did not want to use it, but, once I start running, it is forced to use it, so it finds it, in the only place that it has it, in my fat.

Face it, Cardio-Burns-A-Lot-Of-Fat-And-Calories.

However, today I won’t get a chance to run. So, I might as well just go back to my protein shakes during the day. If I can’t run, the scale wont move, so why deprive myself? I will play it by ear...

😎 Life is Good! Have a great day everyone!
168.0 lb Lost so far: 39.0 lb.    Still to go: 4.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 17 April 2019:
505 kcal Fat: 37.50g | Prot: 28.00g | Carb: 7.50g.   Dinner: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Slim-Fast Keto Shake, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream. more...
2006 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 40 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 20 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
losing 14.0 lb a week

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Looking good for the first pool party of the season on Saturday! Let's hope it's warm so you can show it off :) 
17 Apr 19 by member: princessvalerie
Yay!  
17 Apr 19 by member: Keilin_4
Way to go, thats some motivation! 5 days no solid food I dont think I have the mojo to do that! Wish I did I could use. So you dont feel light headed after your run at all? Good for you!💪🏻🙏🏻💕 
17 Apr 19 by member: TaraJ5387
🎉🎉🙌 
17 Apr 19 by member: Sweetlysad
That's great! You certainly know what and when you need to get it done. 😊 
17 Apr 19 by member: Becc@
@TaraJ5387 - On normal days my calories are around 1200 a day. This is *plenty* for a 50 year old man. Liquid diets have been around for a long time, so I don't think I am 'breaking any new ground' in that regard :) Now running is 'pushing things' but, it's hard to make the scale move when you are already down to 20% body fat :) 
17 Apr 19 by member: adefwebserver
@Becc@ - Thanks! - - let's see what decision I make today :) Each day I 'actually get something done' is just a 'blessing' and usually 'dumb luck' Haha! 
17 Apr 19 by member: adefwebserver
Decided to only drink water during the day today. Let's see if the 'scale moves'... I plan to run tomorrow morning either way :) 
17 Apr 19 by member: adefwebserver
Feel envious, as I sit in the "recovery prison" right now. The joy of having the blood pump on high is fantastic. Early morning run. Yum. Out of prison tomorrow. Can't wait. Great fun to hear about your new hack. It never get boring. 
17 Apr 19 by member: Diddlee
@Diddlee - I am 'paying a price 'by not allowing for 'sufficient recovery' after my runs.  
18 Apr 19 by member: adefwebserver
Adef, how long has it taken to figure out what works for you? Your journal entries are incredibly interesting. Thanks for sharing.  
30 Apr 19 by member: Redalmnd
@Redalmnd - Thanks! I journal every day because I am constantly 'searching' for what works for me :) 
30 Apr 19 by member: adefwebserver

     
 

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