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Just finishing dinner, my home made pizza and some nasty commercial cider (run out of Coopers green, sadly) - had a small pack of sweet chilli chips (crisps to you poms) as an entree and was horrified to see they were 397kC - not that I'm counting, but there was hardly any in the pack! Every time I've eaten today I've ended up feeling like I've overindulged, and on amounts of food that I'd normally wolf down. Must be one of the most positive effects of the 5:2 fast.
I'm still feeling pretty good and will try to be restrained over the weekend before allowing myself to mount the scales on Monday morning, before starting my second week of partial fasting. Not sure what I'll find but nor am I too concerned because as I've said, weight loss is a bonus beside the metabolic changes which can be expected to happen. As a TOFI I'm vulnerable to coronary problems so my motivation is to lower blood cholesterol and ensure my other bloods are on the correct side of the ledger when I next get tested....

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Nearly 5 years, my how time flies. My current weight is 135, and I have decided to start fasting more often to get to my goal of 128. Anything between 128-132 is good these days. I have been around...

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With two big holiday events in the past 10 days, my eating parameters have suffered a bit to say the least! For some reason I just could not get myself to fast this past week AT ALL, plus those two events...

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I feel like I've entered the doldrums of weightloss, where everything goes sooooo sloooowly.... But I've finally touched the 152's! Yay! And I went clothes shopping this past weekend (my body was looking...

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Popped back up to the 155 range this morning (10/30/2017), but feels like this is the ceiling instead of the floor this time, which is encouraging. Besides, my monthly cycles appeared today, so must allow...

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I'm currently shifting a lot of my mindset and methods this week, so I'm jumping off the weeks and switching to days. This is, after all, a whole life kind of thing, right? Besides, I don't like having...

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Good luck, @moderatemeals! I think you'll love this way of life!
Losing 1.6 pounds is hardly a plateau! You are not going to keep losing at the same rate as the beginning. You should be very happy with 1 pound a week!
Thanks for the comment, cblasz.
Maybe this WOE is so successful that everyone's lost the weight and got on with their lives! I can hope ...

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Yes, it is terribly dead here, especially lately. I think that people either just have all the information they need or have stopped this WOE. It is a shame. But stick around. It seems to go in waves....

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