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

  1. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Sure thing
     
  2. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    I’m in too, but starting after dinner tonight - so about 6pm. Aiming for 48 hours.
     
  3. AloeSvea

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    Hi there. I enjoyed reading the TEAMFAST thread, and came in here to see the lead up.

    I agree with you about fasting and some aspects of working.

    Fasting never affects my spelling and grammar. But I have discovered that on Day 3, even though the ketones have fully kicked in and I have energy, this is not a good time to actually mix more fully with non-close fellow humans in otherwise nuanced interpersonal relations. My patience and tolerance for which I would normally draw on in such human to human/s situations, obviously disintegrates. This bizarrely happened in the last two four day fasts I have had, so I have to see it as a personal fasting pattern, and will adapt my life/working life and fasting periods to this info accordingly. WAY more serious than getting spelling and grammar wrong. (Ketones usually promote mental clarity I would say, and good for clear expression and thought, rather than bad writing.)

    I figured that mother nature probably intended me to get out there with a bow and arrow or a slingshot - alone! - and shoot some hapless fat and protein source so I could end the no-eating period, rather than participate in a sit-down meeting dealing with complex interpersonal/group issues. Such day 3 moods obviously suited better to killing than attending meetings!

    I thought I would post this so other fasters could benefit from my recent bad experiences hastily departing from meetings in order to escape unwanted frightening images of punching opposing faces! - Ketonic energy can be a false friend in the fasting arena! ho ho ho. Avoid meetings! Work alone during that period, suggests Aloe.

    (yeah, if a carnivore and own a rifle - go hunting instead ;) :).) (Alone!)
     
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