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The upside to intermittent fasting is....

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by berylc, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As I'm not having breakfast I don't need to get up at 5.30am when I'm on a 7am start for work (from Monday this week) I can stay in bed until 5.50am :);):happy::joyful::smug::singing::woot:
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    you lucky beast you..!
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    A lie in while managing to annoy your husband by fasting! Surely a double bonus. Wicked grin.
     
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  4. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The down side was I set my alarm for 6.50 instead of 5.50 luckily for me (and not my BS) I woke up at 6.10 and still managed to leave the house by 6.30. Just as well I was fasting!
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    The upside of being retired is we can get up whenever we like and throw out the alarm clocks! :)
     
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    Yeah, thanks for rubbing it in... ;)
     
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    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have another 4 yrs, 9 months and 1 day to go until I can throw out the alarm clock. Less if I don't use up my holidays in the months leading up to my retirement :)
     
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    sarah_chadwick Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm a long way off from retiring, however, I am lucky and get all the school holidays to not have an alarm call - I might add that I do still work during those holidays (marking, prepping etc.) I can just do it in my scruffs at the kitchen table! ;)
     
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    Doriand Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you don't have lunch as well, just see how much energy you have in the afternoon and not require a 'siesta':)
     
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    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Your time will come!K
     
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    Granny_grump_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My hubby has 4 years 11 months and I can't wait!!!!!!K
     
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    But don't wish your current life away - my retirement has tended to be something of a disaster area and much of what I intended to do I now wish I'd tried harder to fit into my working life instead of waiting. :banghead:

    Robbity
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Quite right. My younger me dream was a long safari in Africa. When we retire, I decided. Oh no! The very thought of spending hour and after hour in rickety old trucks on unmade roads sends my back into spasms, let alone all those silly hour mornings and unsuitable food ...... should have done it sooner!
     
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    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My dream was to go to Australia, I waited 30 years to go and see my friend who had emigrated (I didn't have the money sooner) and 7 wks before my dream holiday she died suddenly at a young age. So now I travel when I can and enjoy every moment with my family and friends.
    But my job in a care home is very stressful and hard on the body, young ones and old! I'm looking forward to waking up and hoepfully not wincing with pain!
     
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