I finally learned how to do error bars in Microsoft Excel! In honor of that lesson, I wanted to share a graph that I find very interesting. I believe I have written before about not loving how FitBit determines resting heart rate, but I never really understood what was happening until recently. I started obtaining … Continue reading Resting Heart Rate – Settling Down
The Rolling Stones sang an appropriate song to where I am writing this blog... "You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want But if you try sometimes, you might find You get what you need." That song is on my heart this … Continue reading Month Two Update – Not the Plan…
I was thinking yesterday that I feel I am made a fundamental shift in my mindset. Looking back over my life, I have always seen myself as a fat person. That view started in high school and it was clearly incorrect from pictures of myself from that time period. It continued as I got older … Continue reading Shift in Mindset
Creating a list of 100 go-to foods was one of my 90-day goals; however, 50 days in, I am going to stop progressing on this goal (I have been halfway through for a couple of weeks now). I have noticed that I don’t have time or the desire to go find these food items, and more … Continue reading Discontinuation of 100 Go-To Foods
Okay, here goes... I am going to post things that I never thought I would about myself. Hahaha, just not the pictures. I may share those on my Facebook group, but I still have to work up that courage! For full disclosure, the data presented below come from the following days of this process: Initial … Continue reading One Month Numbers
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!
Years ago, I did my first one-day fast. It was a corporate fast for someone who attended my former church. Even though I had moved away, I thought it would be good to join the congregation in their fast. Unfortunately, the day of the fast corresponded to a day where I participated in a training … Continue reading Fasting, Part 1 – History
When I signed up for my two long-term Diet Bets six months ago, I knew the losing weight part would be the easier task, but that keeping it off would be a challenge. I mean, that’s how dieting always works – you do great when you’re following a plan, but as soon as you go … Continue reading Six Months and Going Strong