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September Fat Fast

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Baruney, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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    Morning troops

    Well here we go then. A bit ott last night with a trip to Speyside and the carb cupboard has left me fuzzy and flabby so a pre fat water fast is a much welcome break. Not sure who is in on this one as @nomistheman has man flu at the mo and @zand had the female version a while back. Our man down under @merrylizard is in so here we go.......

    So l am ashamed to say starting figures are:
    Fasting bloods 5.8
    Blood keystones 0.2
    Weight 16 stone
    Mood hungover
    Plan for the day pffwf. Leg raised and iced. Lots of chores to do.
     
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  2. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Good luck then, sorry I can't join you. :)
     
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  3. Merrylizard1314

    Merrylizard1314 · Well-Known Member

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    G'day to all

    Hope @zand and @nomistheman feel better soon.

    My goal is to stay in moderate ketosis with low BGLs, reducing insulin resistance and increasing insulin sensitivity with exercise, mostly swimming and walk/running.

    I am not sure if we are maintaining the 1000calorie limit, but I'will start off with that, and see what happens.
    Starting weight 64kg
    BGL 4.2
    Ketones 1.0
    Mood: optimistic
    Plan for tomorrow: 1 hour swim then possibly a rather wimpy bulletproof coffee to begin .
     
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  4. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Wotcha!

    I will (as usual) cheer from the sidelines while doing my usual 16:8 intermittent fat fast (which is basically eating normal low carb high fat for lunch and dinner, with nothing for the other 16 hours a day, except fat - coffeencream or bulletproof for brekkie every morning)

    Reckon is keeps me skipping along in mild ketosis almost all the time...

    How many calories do you average a day?

    edit: oops, just noticed that merry has just answered that q...
     
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  5. Merrylizard1314

    Merrylizard1314 · Well-Known Member

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    The first day, and while I went swimming this morning- lovely, by the way, with a promise of 23degrees, I did not do the BGL and ketones until I got back. ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1442186854.726468.jpg

    Pay no attention to the dates on the bottom of these meters - I have never really got to grips with setting them, and I keep a diary note of the readings in any case. So, onwards to the coffee
     
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  6. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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    :banghead:
     
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    Merrylizard1314 · Well-Known Member

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    ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1442279175.179622.jpg ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1442279196.997316.jpg

    Day 2
    Warm water exercise this morning and 5km walk. I feel quite energetic.
    Now for some BP Cocoa with lovely cheese crisps.
     
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  8. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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  9. Merrylizard1314

    Merrylizard1314 · Well-Known Member

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    And spot on MFP chart - couldn't be better. Lovely small boy, what a treasure, easy to be besotted, I imagine.
     
  10. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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    Morning troops

    Fasting bloods 6.0
    Blood ketones 0.5

    Blew my ratios with this beauty. Evil salmon 120g slice,!
    20150915_201135.jpg Screenshot_2015-09-16-09-14-23.png
     
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  11. Merrylizard1314

    Merrylizard1314 · Well-Known Member

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    BGL 4.2mmol/L ketones2.1

    Carbs 6%. Protein 10% Fat 84%

    My dinner looked very like yours, @Baruney.

    Tomorrow I will likely not have such good numbers, so you can catch up! Family birthday celebration
    A significant one - not only will there be red wine, it will be flowing prodigiously and the cake will be served in enormous portions, with ice cream, fruit etc., etc. And the meal beforehand, words fail me!!
    Catch up tomorrow, if I survive. The amazing thing is, I used to eat all this stuff without turning a hair, and now....
     
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    Day 4
    Pleased that the BGL remains at 4.0mmol/L and ketones 2.6 this am.
    Have to get hair fixed, for giant party pm.then full fig, so pretty harried today. Just had a BP cocoa to sustain me until the onslaught! ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1442453641.759856.jpg ImageUploadedByDCUK Forum1442453689.974281.jpg 1 is yesterday's food allocation,I forgot to put it in. 2 is BP cocoa,
     
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  13. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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    Hola @Merrylizard1314

    Hope the celebrations are going well.

    What's in the blue box?
     
  14. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Alright there lads!
    How's it hanging?

    Looking good, hope the fat fest works!:D

    Having my gammon and eggs before my trip to the east coast for the footie.

    Keep ketosis-ing!;)
     
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    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done merrylizard , thats the way to do it.....
     
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    11.20pm. That was such a carb fest! I think I may have eaten at least twice as many calories, probably more than 2000, and carb intake has been taken to the frontiers of insanity!
     
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    Hello, just surfaced after an unusual bed rest . Too much dancing, I think - too much of every thing, if I am honest! BGL 5.1mmol/L this morning. Better than I deserved. Didn't have breakfast, only water - lots - and at mid day, 4.1 mmmol/l and ketones 0.4. Alas!
    @Clivethedrive will take back the stars and I will be cast out into darkness, berating myself for my folly!
    I think that only the person having the birthday should eat cake and all manner of stuff. It should be a spectator sport, like the weighing of the King of Tonga.
    @Baruney in the blue box, hummus, home made and low carb
    It is now 9.30pm and I have had 1 BP cocoa , worked in the garden all day, and had some pecan sandwiches.
    BGL4.9mmol/L. Ketones1.1
    Back on track tomorrow.
    I will do an extra day, to make up.
     
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  18. Baruney

    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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    Hola @merrylizard

    Disastrous exit from the fat fast last night which I totally blame on the brilliant japs. Ended up down the squash club for a cheeky couple of glasses of red. Was going quite well til then but will do another in a month or so as penance.

    Round up below......
     
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    Baruney Type 2 · BANNED

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