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It’s been a few weeks since I last updated my blog, work, life and installing a 40 foot mast at home for my amateur radio interests have all got in the way.
I’m now finding my change of diet like a natural progression to me. It’s no longer a struggle to keep away from carbs - even though just eight weeks ago my whole diet was based on them. We go out now and again for a meal out and the ‘no potato/pasta/rice, please’ does produce some confused looks from staff!
Probably the biggest change has been cutting down massively on chocolate and alcohol. If I have a drink now it’s whisky, but for two days after my body gives me the biggest telling-off for this and I’m not enjoying that. Being a lifelong (and sometimes binge) drinker it has had huge effects on my sleep and mental health - for the better.
So I’m at 51 mmol/mol now and hoping to keep that downward spiral going along with the weight loss. I’m 84.9 kilos, that’s 5.1 kilo lost in seven weeks and I haven’t really tried. My target is sub 78 Kilo.
What advice would I offer to someone else looking to try the low carb approach? In the words of Nike, Just Do It.
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