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MAY Fast 2018 . Stats n DATA . :)

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by rab5, May 29, 2018.

  1. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The May Fast thread has most of the information from everyones Fast. However I think it would be good to have it in one place

    So If you fasted for 7 hours, 7 days whatever.... and if you can... please post your Data/results here and also any personal information about how you got on.

    Thanking everyone in advance...
     
  2. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Here Goes!

    May Fast: 5 Days 17 hours approx (137 hrs)


    FBG Range for the fast 3.6 - 4.5

    Ketones Range during Fast 1.8 - 7.4


    Start End

    Weight 75.05kg - Dropped to 71.15 Kg (loss of -3.90 kg)

    11st-11.5lbs Dropped to 11st. 2.9 lbs (loss of - 8.6 lbs)

    Body Fat 17.9. (Dropped to 15.9). -2

    Visceral Fat 8.5. (Dropped to 7.5). -1.0

    BMI 23.2. Dropped to 22.0 -1.2

    I really enjoyed this fast first day was a gift second day was interesting but didnt feel hungry apart from a couple of times. As the fast went on it was easier by the hour. The interesting thing for me was although I had no hunger pangs I couldnt stop thinking, or looking at recipes on the net. I was constantly thinking about food. Not wanting it, just planning how I would break the fast. I even went shopping to pick food I would eat at the end. It didnt effect the way I felt but the urge to plan didnt leave me- 'weird'.

    However I was aware that I was maybe pushing myself too far in relation to body fat v BMI v loosing too much weight etc etc. It got to the stage were I decided to cut it short as my thoughts were I had gone far enough. Others were saying I was looking 'gaunt'.

    My refeeding plan went out the window only because I had a barbecue to attend I was quite good. (only had a sirloin and couple of leak n pork sausages lol) . However I had halloumi cheese chips bacon salad olives and brazil/pecan nuts before goin out.!!!!

    My fluid intake during the whole thing was actually Pepsi Max... I have commented on this before, again I would not recommend it, but it felt good and helped with the fast. The water to P/MAX was probably 5% water 95% P/MAX..... Who knows what that did to me.

    5 days later........

    FBG Range for the fast 3.6 - 4.5 4.5 - 5.3

    Ketones Range during Fast 1.8 - 7.4 1.9 - 3.5


    Start End . 5 days later........

    Weight 75.05kg - Dropped to 71.15 Kg (loss of -3.90 kg) . 73 kg

    11st-11.5lbs Dropped to 11st. 2.9 lbs (loss of - 8.6 lbs)

    Body Fat 17.9. (Dropped to 15.9). -2 16.6

    Visceral Fat 8.5. (Dropped to 7.5). -1.0 8.5

    BMI 23.2. Dropped to 22.0 -1.2 22.5


    I have put on 50% of the weight I lost (that was expected although percentage way more than usual)
    Body Fat figures are steady
    Visceral Fat steady
    BMi steady

    I think I have lost enough weight and I dont know if I will do a longer fast in the near future. I would recommend for anyone (if you are able) to try a fast, but start of slow and build up. It does get easier. My resting heart rate has lowered and I feel a lot better for doing the fast

    Rab
     
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  3. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Interesting that your visceral fat has gone back to where you started after seeing a nice drop during the fast. I wonder why?
     
  4. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think it could be the scales on any given moment.
     
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  5. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Sorry forgot to add mine here..
    Screen Shot 2018-05-30 at 16.57.16.png

    Have put on more than I had hoped but just had third movement of the day so tomorrow may tell a different story! TMI?
    Transitioning to a carnivore diet (only animal food) for the next week or so to see what happens.
     
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  6. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Bit blurry.. sorry
     
  8. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Winalot or Whiskas?! ;)
     
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  9. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Definitely Winalot with added bacon of course..
     
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  10. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    as expected weight this a.m. 208 pounds
     
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  11. Goonergal

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    OK, so I didn’t manage to join the main fast, but have just completed 6 consecutive days of OMAD and since they were completed in May, thought I’d add some data. Data is from 7 days ago as I check in every Friday morning.

    Starting weight 58.9 kg; today 57.9 kg so a 1kg loss

    FBG last Friday 4.7; today 4.2

    Ketones last Friday 1.1; today 3.8

    BMI last week 22.4; today 22.1

    Body fat % last Friday 32.1; today 31.7

    A decent set of results and will see how long I can keep OMAD up for - have managed 2 full weeks twice before and on each occasion the second week saw improved results so that’s a good motivating factor.

    Edited to add forgotten BMI.
     
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  12. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Thanks for sharing looks like you're getting some pretty good results.. excellent.
     
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  13. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Better late than never - had problems getting all the readings downloaded to my Contour meter's software. I've combined info from my various posts so (hopefully) I've now got everything in the one place.

    21/05/18
    FBG on 21/05/18 7:38am was 6.8 after approx 6 hours
    BG at 18:45 6.2
    BP 134/60
    Ketonix level blue = zero
    Weight about 95 kilos
    Pre dinner BG at 20:17 5.8 which is approx where I am regularly before my evening meal
    Post meal: BG at 22;19 6.9
    Pre supper: BG at 11:35 6.2
    Ketonix - orange ( = moderate dietary ketones)

    22/05/18
    Post meal BG at 22/05/18 1:40am 6.7
    Total fast time approx 20 hours.
    FBG at 10:44am 6.5
    Ketonix = orange - so moderate ketones
    blood pressure can do a rapid change for the better, so just now:
    BP 165/68 -> 139/64
    BG at 13:00 7.2 (? liver dump)
    Nothing but water since I ate last night so 13+ hours until my coffee and cream break.
    Mid afternoon - approx 2 hours post coffee break:
    BG at 15:23 7.0
    Ketonix still a jolly orange - so moderate ketones
    Pre evening meal BG at 20:12 6.0
    Ketonix - green (low ketone levels)
    Post meal BG at 22:15 6.9
    Ketonix - back up to orange (moderate ketones)

    23/05/18
    Had a snack immediately after last night's post meal test, then ate a very small meal later which was actually first meal of today - so very late supper or very early breakfast!
    Pre meal BG at 00:40 5.9
    Post meal BG at 02:41 5.7
    FBG at 06:59 6.1
    Ketonix - moderate orange ketones
    Glucose levels are now much closer to those I was getting this time last year (pre oedema!) - and I had a much better sleep last night, but am verging on migrainey again this morning...:):(
    BP 123/56
    115/58
    My sick day rules say I can stop BP meds so I'll do this today...
    BG at 13:03 7.6 (? liver dump)
    (stoppd fast)
    BG at 20:06 pre meal 6.2
    BG post meal 22:07 7.3

    I have had some really bad glucose levels on and off over the last 7-8 months due to stress and ill health, and I don't think that the limited fasting I ended up doing actually made any difference at all to what I'd been seeing.

    I've also just done a 24 hour June fast and the results are showing much more stable levels...

    Robbity
     
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