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One Year In... thank you all

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by bulkbiker, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Missed your message when posted but just wanted to add my congratulations! You are one of the folks on the forum that have truely inspired me @bulkbiker i always appreciate your advice and answers to my questions, thanks for being a great diabetic - it helps us all!

    I'm even thinking of giving a 3 day fast a go .....

    Well done :)
     
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  2. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Wow.. if you need anything let me know.. always around.. and good luck if you do.
     
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    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'll send you a ménage, thank you. Bit unsure what you fast'ers eat - can a man survive on coffee alone ;)
     
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    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just finishing up day 2 of a 5 day fat fast. Finally broke through a month long plateau and my sugars went down almost immediately. I am surprised how fast that happened. Problem is I am HUNGRY. I have been in ketosis for a long time and check blood ketone levels each night and they have gone up a hair. 1000 calories, 90% fat, 2 meals a day. I am using a mixture of whipped cream and cream cheese with a bit of sf vanilla extract and some erythritol. Tastes like vanilla cheesecake actually.
    I am starting to think @bulkbiker 's bacon fast would be more fun though.
     
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  5. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Send you a MESSAGE .. not sure where the menage came from, **** autocorrect!
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    interesting autocorrect..what do you type most of the time! x
     
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    lisajo2016 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Inspiring, thankyou from a new T2.
     
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    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    that would be telling :) :)
     
  9. Brunneria

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    I totally get that. If I have more than a couple of fat bombs a day, I start really disliking the sweetness.
    But there are a few savoury fat bomb recipes out there.
    One that I loved was basically hardboiled eggs mashed in butter and/or mayo, then rolled into balls with crispy bacon crumbles. Kind of like savoury truffles.

    Of course, me being lazy, and not fussy about the presentation, I just made the egg mix and refridgerated it, then used crisped up bacon strips to scoop out a truffle sized blob.

    Delish!!!!
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    now that sounds like a treat I would like.. how did you manage not to eat the whole bowl?
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Day 2 is usually the worst..your grehlin levels (the hunger hormone) are usually at their highest according to Dr Fung. Personally I wouldn't eat anything but have a coffee with coconut oil and cream to get my fats in. But that's just me.. Good luck with it.. you'll be fine.. my bloods usually get into the 3's on day 3 or 4 .
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    How about that egg on parmesan crisps (other cheese are available)..
    Sorry @chalup shouldn't do this when you're fasting...although I usually end up watching cookery programmes.. must be a masochist after all.
     
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    I am doing ok actually. I sat here and watched 6 other people eating spaghetti tonight and no problem although I stopped eating spaghetti 7 months ago. My bloods have been mostly in the 4's or low 5's since yesterday afternoon so that's an improvement. I do hope I won't be quite so hungry tomorrow though.
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    That's really great.. I'm impressed.. keep going it will get better.
     
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    lisajo2016 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Omg that sounds amazing! What is a fat bomb?
     
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