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Today is a fast day. The last three weeks have seen only one fast each week, so I really do want to go back to 4:3 this week (Sunday's are day one for me). One week of grains and a little sugar (last night) after nearly 4 months of not having it has really taken its toll on my system. I have dreadful rosacea and have patches of dry skin. The swollen fingers have still not gone down.

I'm wondering what to do today. I'm considering not eating at all and just drinking water, and dandelion tea but I don't know if I might be better eating some anti-inflammatory soup.

I'm feeling a bit low about it, but I suppose I just need to buckle up and get on with it. Whilst I have become a lifelong faster, the no grain/sugar thing I have been doing simultaneously has been a massive eye opener for me.
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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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