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Fasting 7 days (probably)

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by bulkbiker, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Interesting afternoon readings

    BG 5.0
    Ketones 5.0

    Wonder why BG is up.. only had the usual teas and coffees and walked the dog along the beach... Maybe its just getting bored with only getting some eggs every 24 hours or my liver is doing some more emptying..Not sure I'll ever understand how it all works...
     
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  2. first14808

    first14808 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on the progress!

    Could your results be activity related, ie from the walk on the beach? I was out earlier and it's been pretty windy, so wind chill would have been high.

    (Oh, and as for understanding.. The more I learn, the more I admire our walking chemical refineries. And looking for an 'Endocrinology for Dummies' textbook to learn more..)
     
  3. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I doubt it's the exercise.. was only about a mile and hardly strenuous. I did try and find an OU course on human biochemistry but nothing very useful.. plus they'll probably just teach a load of outdated stuff..
     
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  4. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Last proper fasting evening and we get

    BG 5.0
    Ketones 4.4

    Todays intake
    Screenshot 2018-11-09 at 22.37.09.png

    only one coffee today so minimal cream..
    Will probably repeat the eggs for lunch tomorrow then roast chicken for dinner. Sweet dreams all!
     
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  5. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I reckon it's your liver trimming up a bit...and that's a good thing. :)
     
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  6. eddie07

    eddie07 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic effort and results.
    Will you be able to update us on your post - fasting numbers as I am particularly interested in the impact of the fast.
     
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  7. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Sure thing.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Last morning
    Another good nights sleep
    FBG 4.5
    Ketones 3.8
    Weight 200.6 pounds.........b***er
    Body Fat 27.3%
    Visceral fat 11
    BMI 27.2

    0.7 of a pound away from Onederland..oh well... now the hard task of maintaining the loss.. will carry on updating sporadically as some seem interested in post "fast" results.
    Start weight 208.8 pounds last Sunday morning
    Finish weight this morning 200.6 so 8.2 pounds lost
    BMI from 28.3 to 27.2
    Body fat % moving around as per usual with no real direction
    Visceral Fat down 1 point from 12 to 11.
    All in all pretty successful.
    Thanks for reading!
     
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  9. Canvaspic

    Canvaspic Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Very impressive, well done.
     
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  10. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes well done and very inspirering
     
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  11. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Ended up not eating anything yet today so afternoon figs still fasting
    BG 4.6
    Ketones 5.6

    Looking forward to roast chicken tonight though..
     
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  12. Mbaker

    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    You've done great here. Shame it's not summer, you'd be running along the beach Baywatch style.
     
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  13. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    What with all me loose skin bouncing along too.. I doubt it.. not a pretty sight! Although to be fair I have a lot less than I thought I would still not sure the world is ready for full exposure though... Swimmers were in evidence in France though.. no-one knew me there!
    I was going to post evidence but checking out the pics maybe next time! Post autophagy...
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    After dinner readings Roast chicken and some ham

    BG 6.0
    Ketones 2.7

    Kind of usual post fast numbers bloods always seem to spike a bit (for me anyway) and then calm down

    Todays intake Screenshot 2018-11-10 at 22.18.34.png
    kind of carried on the fast for longer than intended as forgot to eat lunch! So a lower day than I had thought food wise.
     
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    Thanks . I will definitely mix it up. Started OMAD as my weight had stalled for months and I wanted to break the plateau.
     
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  16. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Morning fasting fans.. so a wet and windy night on the south coast..

    Woke up to

    FBG 5.9
    Ketones 3.0
    Weight 201 pounds
    Body Fat 27.3%
    VF 11
    BMI 27.3

    Slept well .... roast chicken was yummy (although slightly overdone.. my fault)
    Usual post fast numbers.. slightly elevated BG but still well in ketosis.
    Have a great day
     
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  17. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just got back from 3 days holiday in Prague, lots of walking but also plenty of beer and even some chips and dumplings. I lost 3 lbs, so fasting to lose weight seems suprisingly ineffective.
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I think what is effective is changing things around every so often, so feasting and famine can both be useful tools.
     
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  19. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    So slowly working back to normal post fast
    This afternoon we had
    BG 5.0
    Ketones 3.6

    Just before bed and after dinner
    BG 6.1 slightly odd but not too surprising
    Ketones 2.9

    Intake today was more reasonable Screenshot 2018-11-11 at 23.25.25.png

    Next weigh in tomorrow am......
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Morning all ... post fast update

    Morning numbers today
    FBG 5.3
    Ketones 2.8
    Weight 201.6 pounds
    Body Fat 26.5% no idea where that went...
    VF 11
    BMI 27.3

    Not much change had a full eating day yesterday (well for me at least) and some cheese which tasted brilliant!
    Bit hot in the night which may have been the body ramping up a bit after 3 home made burgers with 450g of minced beef.
    Off out for a reunion dinner with some colleagues from many moons ago tonight so won't have any food data but we are going Turkish so will have some meaty skewers.. ooer missus..
    I will get sub 200 pounds one day....but probably not this week.. maybe Christmas?
     
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