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

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

  1. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No I was over doing it at the weekend. Not carbs but loads of protein and fat. Ridiculous really. Experimenting to see what happens. So decided on a 24 hr reset lol

    I’m actually looking forward to our next fast. But I need to work on refeeding afterwards as I think I have been a disaster on that effort.
     
  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    My aim is when eating normally.. to be between 4.0 (rare for me) and 6.0. I have occasional excursions over 6 sometimes but try to keep them lower.

    This is my graph of 2018 readings. Usually 3-4 per day

    Screen Shot 2018-05-14 at 16.29.18.png

    The very low dip was when fasting the April fast that we did on the site. The 7's were the day after I broke the fast and went out for lunch for my mums birthday when something (I'm still not sure exactly what it was) caused a spike.
     
  3. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What software is that graph from?
    Please
     
  4. jasmindesylva

    jasmindesylva Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. That is very helpful indeed.
     
  5. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Excel 2008 for mac
    I'm afraid I'm too much old school to use anything else and way to cheap to upgrade for functionality I'll never use!
     
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  6. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I'll hasten to add I'm quite hard on myself and other members here will have a far looser view of where their numbers should be.
     
  7. jasmindesylva

    jasmindesylva Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I will keep that in mind. .
     
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    Hotpepper20000 · Well-Known Member

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    @bulkbiker is a superstar when it comes to controlling BG.
    I aim to be under 7 at all times.
     
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  9. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @bulkbiker is too stingy to go any higher
     
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  10. rom35

    rom35 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So we will start this Sunday after dinner, are we?
     
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  11. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    that when I intend to start yes.. having dinner with some friends then a week of no food...
     
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  12. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A week .......oooooh!
    That sounds like a challenge.... is that a full 7 days?
     
  13. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    I'm gonna try... see how we go before I make too many promises...
     
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    @jasmindesylva If it's any help I am 60 hours into a (practise) fast and I am also sat at 5.2 this morning. My Ketones are not yet awake as only 0.8. It took nearly 5 days before they stuck their heads above the parapet last time. At that point I was just into the 4's. At that point I grinned and headed for a steak ;-)
     
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  15. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    not too long now
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    I am not doing any extended fasting. I have no weight to lose and my levels are fine. I don't eat food from dinner to next lunch, which is 18hours, every day. I was always around 5.2 before lunch until a few weeks ago when I suddenly notched down and am now around 4.6 to 4.9. Today, an all time record of 3.9.. It's been a long time coming! I've been doing this 18/6 fast for 17 months!
     
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  17. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Result!
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    As long as it lasts!
     
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    Evening all. I am gracefully bowing out of this one. Have been feeling out of sorts with episodes of low blood pressure, strange appetite patterns for a couple of weeks (reluctantly off to the docs tomorrow) so think it best to wait until I’m back on an even keel before attempting a longer fast. Will be following you all with interest and intend to join in another time.
     
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  20. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    No worries.. sounds like a very sensible plan. Hope you find out what's up quickly. Get well soon.. we'll miss ya!
     
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