adefwebserver's Journal, 31 May 2019

Day 4 of a planned 4 days of ‘no solid food’ fasting

I need to 🏃🏾‍♂️ run today. I don’t think I will make it 🤦🏾‍♂️. I have not run in nearly 3 weeks!

I’ve been sick 🤒

This is why I think my weight loss this week has been “sub-par”. That’s the story I’m going with 😉

However, this week has been a total success because I didn’t go on an 'eating binge'. I have been eating so many days, because of my recent vacation and the holiday, that I got used to eating *most days*.

When I look at my numbers, I lose weight when I have long stretches of days where I don’t binge eat, and I just simply stick-to-the-plan 7 days a week.

However, that won’t work for me now because I ‘mentally’ cannot handle ‘liquids only’ 7 days a week. I mean I could because I have done it in the past, but, I was obese back then. The fear of being obese all my life provided the motivation to ‘mentally’ dig in and fast.

This morning, I am hovering around 6 pounds above BMI weight, so, I have zero motivation to work that hard…

😎 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 reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 31 May 2019:
1649 kcal Fat: 99.21g | Prot: 105.01g | Carb: 69.96g.   Breakfast: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Slim-Fast Keto Shake. Dinner: Flame Broiler Side Chicken, Flame Broiler Angus Beef (side), Scrambled Egg, Great Value Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese, Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream. Snacks/Other: Land O'Lakes Heavy Whipping Cream, Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder, Slim-Fast Keto Shake, American Breakfast Frosted Flakes. more...
2041 kcal Activities & Exercise: Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 40 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 20 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet adefwebserver's own diet   losing 14.0 lb a week

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I think you have put your finger on why it is harder to maintain than to lose. But somehow we still have to find motivation because we likely cannot eat that much on our lower weigh and it is as hard to keep at it as it was to lose, in reality 
31 May 19 by member: liv001
I struggle with maintaining; seems I need to do a correction every 2 or 3 weeks. I weigh once a week, and if I'm up by more than 3 lbs, I take action. I prefer a few days with zero carbs/low calories over fasting.  
31 May 19 by member: gz9gjg
My WOE has really been focused on finding the middle ground. I’ve been all or nothing over the last 5 years. In the last 12 months, I feel like I’ve truly found level. I drink beer sometimes, I eat pizza sometimes, I eat burgers sometimes. I don’t think I can ever go where Chris and Diablo go again. Way too much food and I know how that amount of food makes me feel. I don’t want to feel like that again and I don’t want to weigh nearly 300 lbs again. 
31 May 19 by member: love2educate
@liv001 - Yes, exactly. So far it seems my 'motivation' has been going back and forth between 'leeting go' then going "Oh Damn! I'm gonna get fat again!" Haha 
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
@gz9gjg - Yes, for me "zero carbs/low calories" gives the same results as strait water fasting (I can only lose so much fat and water weight in a day). I just tend to 'stick to the plan' better when I fast :)  
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
@love2educate - I guess my 'middle ground' is 5 days on and 2 days off per week... I just keep 'screweing up the plan' 🤦🏾‍♂️😜 
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
I hear ya man. I used to think I was there and I kept screwing up. I just wasn’t quite there yet 😂 
31 May 19 by member: love2educate
I'm the same...I'll have good losses if i don't binge!! still trying to figure out a solution to it...i was thinking maybe just not being home 
31 May 19 by member: Sharons Victory
@Sharons Victory - Yes! "The struggle is real!" 👍🏾 
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
well done buddy! 
31 May 19 by member: HCB
@HCB - Thanks! 
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
Being sick changes things. You always figure it out and know how to adjust. 👍 
31 May 19 by member: Becc@
@Becc@ - Thanks! I am feeling much better. This weekend I plan to hit the gym both days (@CrashtestDawnie is starting to make fun of me for slacking!), and run... 
31 May 19 by member: adefwebserver
Oh no! Get well soon 
01 Jun 19 by member: carolynph
Back atcha! 😊👍🏻 
01 Jun 19 by member: laraae
Vigilance -- it's the only option. 
01 Jun 19 by member: erikahollister
Get well soon! 
01 Jun 19 by member: SD-H

     
 

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