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Discussion in 'Fasting' started by rab5, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    @ickihun , you’re not supposed to take ibuprofen on an empty stomach, be careful x
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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  3. AdamJames

    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the pom-poms.

    I must say I look lovely wielding pompoms in a mini-skirt and @archersuz 's hand-me-down boulder-holders.

    I felt it worth mentioning, as the mental image may help participants lose their appetite during the fast :)
     
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  4. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    And good luck and happy fasting frorm me too !

    Go get yourself fat adapted then, and your brain will run much better to say nothing of faster without the need for continous re-fuelling!

    Robbity

    PS The quality of my spelling depends entirely on the mood of my delinquent keyboard, nohtign ta all to od with hte foten isdastorus opsition of ym fignres on sadi kyebroda deu to alck of brian eful. :wideyed:
     
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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    I can't join you this time as I am recovering from a virus. Would love to do so another time though. I'll read the 'eat meat drink water' and the 'bread....why?' threads before I start. That should put me off food for a couple of days easily. :rolleyes:

    I'll be another one on the sidelines this time (without pompoms) :)
     
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  6. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Don't forget me. :angelic:
     
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  7. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    11 hours and counting until the Tuesday deadline . ha ha this should be a laugh.... we will go for two days and see if we can push to 3 days.... Thanks for all the support!!!!!!!

    Pom poms at the ready
     
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  8. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Oopsie, sorry Bluetit1802, have an extra large Pom Pom by way of apology :oops:
     
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    2 - 3 days..... WOW I would be lucky to go for 2 - 3 HOURS :D
    Good luck all that are in on this :)
     
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  10. PenguinMum

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    Ha fine with me Rachox!
     
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  11. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    You can actually do much better than that - or do you sit up all night snacking?? :wideyed::D Think about it - we all do some sort of fast between our evening meal and breakFAST... Just delay breakfast and/or have your evening meal a little earlier - maybe just baby steps but you're on your way.

    Robbity
     
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  12. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Thats true. No anti-inflammatories are safe on empty tummy I seem to remember. Naproxen either.
    Hum. ... I may have to look of how I can do this without muscular spasms. On buscupan/mebeverine too so won't need it if no food causing acid. But will take PPI.
    I will take Iron.
    I hope I remember all this?
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Do you think? It's suppose to give more mental clarity. I may sort my telephone calls out quicker. 0y4h3.gif
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Ha ha
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'll see how I get on.
    Can I have oxo cubes in boiled water instead of herbal tea or black coffee?
     
  16. Mbaker

    Mbaker Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I'm in for at least 48 hours, but will try 62 (as I have breakfast networking on Friday morning) starting from around 16:00 tomorrow. I will be drinking black coffees (2.5 cups per day in the morning for additional calorie burn), unlimited non-sweetened herbal teas, water and a dose of luck, as I have done 49.5 only.
     
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    archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You look truly amazing, thanks for the pictures.

    I'm afraid I will be pom-pom waving with the others as fasting sends my bg high :(:(
     
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    I'm in :)

    I was going to fast at the weekend but I'm happy to join. It may well be a black coffee fast as I do have 12 hr shifts up to 5pm Friday. Shall do my best :happy:
     
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    I see from your last sentence your fast is going well!

    I've never really known if I've ever been fat-adapted to be honest. I did spend about a month on about 20-50g carbs, always aiming for the lower end, and presuming I was probably in ketosis, but I suppose I can't be sure. If not
    Haha! Well good luck with your calls. Just make sure you dial the right numbers. I'm pretty sure I couldn't even do that right when fasting!

    I think from what people say fasting either gets better the more often you do it, or the longer you do one, or the more 'fat adapted' you are. I'm not sure how fat adapted I've ever been - I did aim for ketosis for about a month but was very aware that I was often getting up to the 50g carb mark so I'm not sure to be honest. Either way, whenever I've tried fasting I get mental fog. That's not to say fasting hasn't been extremely useful to me on three occasions now.
     
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  20. AdamJames

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    Haha! Lovely, aren't I? You are welcome to the pics. Isn't it funny how pom-pom looks very similar to pom-porn when written down?
     
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