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MAY Fast 2018..... names please!!

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by rab5, May 7, 2018.

  1. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    BB and @rab5 - Would it be worthwhile appending thisand any other "conditions"/relevant/safety info to the first post, to ensure max visibility?

    If needs be, I can help with the C&P edit.

    That's not an instruction, but more a suggestion. :)
     
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  2. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think you were 100% right on that

    :)
     
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  3. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    sounds like a plan...
     
  4. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Yes fine by me or shall I just add it at the start of the actual fast thread maybe?
     
  5. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    I'll C&P, @bulkbiker 's post into the first post, but of there's anything else you want in there that you're not able to worrk out how to do it, ask a Mod
     
  6. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Will do thanks ma'am.
     
  7. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Which thread would that be? I have no issue wher it goes. I just felt it'd be nice to have some safety stuff on there, so that anyone struggling knows they're not breaking the rules, or letting anyone down.
     
  8. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I'm going to start a new one on 21st May when we start the fast but yes please put it at the start of this one as well.
     
  9. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Ah. I thought I'd missed it somehow.

    I'll drop it onto this one too. Too much 'elfin safety rarely goes amiss.
     
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    #49 DCUKMod, May 8, 2018 at 11:21 PM
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  10. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  11. vanillapie

    vanillapie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I tend to do 23:1 fasts most days of the week, am I eligible to join? :)
     
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  12. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    of course ur very welcome
     
  13. lindijanice

    lindijanice Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm in for trying a 20hour fast with 4 hour window to eat. Going to have a bullet coffee in the a.m. due to taking meds so hope that will still qualify:) Here's to Folksy Fasters!! Cheers/L

    You realize I have to give up the birthday cake as we celebrate Queen Vic's day here in Canada!! Do you all celebrate it too??!
     
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  14. jasmindesylva

    jasmindesylva Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I understand hypoglycaemic, what is reading for a type 2 diabetic to be classed as hypo?
     
  15. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    The classic definition is lower than 4 mmol/l although these days I can go lower without any odd feelings when fasting although i can probably predict that it will be on the third fasting day.
     
  16. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have read that anything below 4.0 is a hypo. I just checked mine now at 3.7. It has made no difference to me I have been fasting for 20 hrs
     
  17. jasmindesylva

    jasmindesylva Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you both. I’m guessing since I have been low carb and sugar free for just under 3 weeks, 5.2 is good after a 20 hour fast?
     
  18. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    yep 5.2 is a completely normal BG level and lots of the "normals" will have that kind of level.
     
  19. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    getting in some extra practise?
     
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  20. jasmindesylva

    jasmindesylva Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Also, how am I supposed to know what levels I should be targeting?
     
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