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Into the third week of trying intermittent fasting, some walking and a bit less carbs having dropped to under 30 a day.
The first 2 weeks have seen me lose 7lb, and my fasting readings dropping to the fives most days, no real way to know but I am putting the weight loss down to the walking I am doing 5 or 6 walks a day each about 3/4 mile, so 4 miles or so a day that I wasn’t doing, and I am putting the fasting fives down to not eating after diner as the one time I did I was in the mid sixes the following morning.
I am not sure that dropping my carbs from under 40 to under 30 has had any impact to be honest, over a period of months dropping them from under 130 to under 40 saw no difference to my weight or blood glucose, I got a 42 reading in February when I was under 80 carbs, and still 42 earlier this month by which time I was down to under 40, perhaps dropping total carbs by 20 every other month has let my body get used to it and that’s why I haven’t got the big weight drop others have experienced, who knows, I will stick to under 30 this week, then we are on holiday next week so I will think about dropping further after that.
Anyway, today, tested at 6.0 at 0800, first 6 for several days, but expected as I go fishing on a Sunday and can’t stick to my routine. Then had 2 coffees with milk and my usual breakfast of 2 scrambled eggs with cheese and bacon and mushrooms. 6 carbs. Holding off for the rain to go for my first walk of the day.
1100, first walk of the day, stuck to the paths as the park is sodden, 1750 steps banked.
1300, second walk, 3500 steps banked, then home for lunch, prawns with a homemade Marie Rose sauce 2.5 carbs, and a litre bottle of water.
1530, quick walk before the rain comes back, 4900 banked.
1730, tested before diner 5.0, marks and Spencer’s chicken tikka 17 carbs so 25.5 carbs today, then time for another walk 6650 banked.
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