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I think my lesson was a little different from you Motherof2... I am doing 5:2 and I wanted to do 16:8 too, but it was really difficult after a fast not to eat, and I felt like I was restricting myself way too much and that can make me swing back into more of a binge eating pattern like you did.... so now I'm just doing 5:2, it's very slow progress, but I feel comfortable enough with it not to be on a diet swing. I just like eating what I like on my feast days (being sensible though) and then only restricting myself 2 days a week... for now that's enough for me.
However on my fast days, I eat my 500 calories in a 8 hour window, because there are not that many calories, and I figure it may extend my fast better to use that window method. And I may do a few 16:8 days, but only if I feel they are easy and doable. That's the key with me!
Chin up, tomorrow's another day to just be sensible.
All is well today.
I do 16:8 and generally I am disciplined but today I just thought I am hungry so I had breakfast and lunch and dinner, snacks and just topped the lot with herbal tea and a couple of squares of chocolate. So I have blown even my window today but tomorrow I am back to my regular fast.
An aside, I did take out the tape measure and was pleasantly surprised at a couple of inches lost on my hips even with slow scales. I don't want to ruin my hard work so back on track. Be gentle on yourself and just get back on track. Some days we do this well and some days meh!