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The Fabulous Fasters Group Fast April 2018

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by bulkbiker, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. Mbaker

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

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    Work got in the way of me seeing your great results. Although your numbers may go up after this, you are training your body to go lower.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Thanks and of course work must take priority
     
  3. Mbaker

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

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    What a trroper. I am so glad I am sitting in a restaurant reading your post, having order baby back ribs, salmon, mushrooms and some vegatables. The thought of the hog roast has me salivating. Well done on your fast.
     
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  4. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Just to keep on updating
    Bloods have come back down to usual level FBG today 6.1
    But all readings after that have been in the low 5's with a 5.0 before bed with ketones at 0.5
    I'm trying to up my fats a bit this week after the fast. About half the weight has come back so still down about 4 pounds but again some of that may well be food in transit as it takes a while to get my digestive system back on track after a fast.
     
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  5. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So I fasted for 4 days and 12 hrs
    starting weight was 12st 6lbs
    BMI 24.3....

    1 week and 1 day after my numbers are as follows:
    Weight: 12st 2 lbs
    BMI 23.7

    I managed to lose and maintain a 4lb loss which is a miracle. The past 2 days I was away with her indoors for her birthday and went mad with food and deserts which included Custard, apple crumble and ice cream and creme brulee with oat biscuit. I should not have done it but I did.... forgive me for I have sinned. My blood sugars rose and stayed there for 48 hrs. (that wont happen again)

    I also did not finish my fast with a well thought out return to proper food after attending a hog roast dinner and overeating.

    I am knocked out of ketosis with two measurements of 0.7 including today but my BG has been:
    0922hrs: 5.2
    1156hrs: 4.9
    So the numbers are good.

    If I am honest with myself I was probably using the fast because I knew that my weekend was going to be a food mess lol (thats my excuse and Im sticking to it)

    I am looking forward to getting back on the horse and doing the May Fast in the coming weeks


    onwards and upwards
     
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  6. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Morning all. Posting a few stats and reflections a week on.

    Weighed this morning and have put 1.2kg of the 1.4kgs lost back on. However, my body measurements are all exactly the same so have kept the cms off.

    Ketones are down to 0.6, which is the lowest they’ve been for a while. Today’s FBG is 5.9 - higher than in a long time.

    This was a first so difficult to draw conclusions, especially as I’ve been out of sorts this week - very unwell on Monday, with blood pressure going pretty low and struggling with hunger/eating a bit too much the rest of the week. Whether any of that is related to the fasting is unknown, but it is leaving me doubting whether the longer stuff is for me. Think I will give the May one a whirl as that will hopefully provide more clues as to whether this week’s events are just a coincidence.
     
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