It has now been one month since I started my initial fast. I have reintroduced many foods and have had two sets of post-fast blood work, one after ten days and the other after 24 days (right before writing this). My eating patterns have been based on intermittent fasting, beginning with time restricted eating over ~8 … Continue reading One Month Update!
Since my proof of concept fast went well, I began planning for my next fast - the one I would use to change my lifestyle, my cravings, and all of the negativity that goes along with that. I previously shared my goals for the 90-day period (see 2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near … Continue reading January Fast – Starting Clean
About a month after my two-day, I decided to embark on a five-day fast. I was feeling decently, and my blood work appeared to be pretty stable over time, so I thought it was a good time to go for it. I had also noticed that my mindless eating was increasing and I knew there … Continue reading Fasting, Part 2 – 5 days!
I have struggled with situational high blood pressure that can periodically become the status quo. I have always had high cholesterol, but I never considered type 2 diabetes because blood sugar isn’t something I struggle with. I assumed my blood pressure was due to stress and my cholesterol, hereditary. Never did I think any of my … Continue reading Metabolic Triad – Insulin, Who Knew…
Wanted to share my 2019 plans publicly for accountability and to encourage community. I've also shared it with my tiny Facebook group, encouraging them to join me. Here’s the basics. I’ll start with the part that some people may have issue with - fasting. For more information, I recommend “The Complete Guide to Fasting” by … Continue reading 2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near You!
I haven't disappeared off the face of the earth, I've just been busy with work, school, and family. There's a new medical school starting near me and they've received funding to pay for school for the inaugural class of 30 students in 2020. When I first heard about that over the summer, I decided I … Continue reading Quick Update
That's not quite Newton's 3rd Law of Motion, but it may as well be my custom law of weight loss. In three days, from Tuesday through Friday, my weight decreased 3.3 pounds. In three days, from Friday through today (Monday), my weight increased 4.2 pounds. What's that all about? Let me start with the good news. Even though … Continue reading What Goes Down Must Come Up…