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It looked beautiful and I expected my glucose levels to have dipped today, but not so.... I don't seem to get things down to much under 6 in the mornings. I clearly have a surge in the early hours and seem unable to do anything about that. I have tried taking cider vinegar and a few nuts before bed, but that doesn't seem to make a difference.
Anyway, 5.6 is much better than the 9 which I saw a couple of times over the last few weeks.
The whole point was not for weight loss, of course, but I have learned something else since Fasting 4:3. It is easier. Drinking smoothies for meals was filling for a time but abstaining for hours is easier to me and I've lost 14 lbs. : )
Am I keeping busier? Maybe.
Do I stay prayerful? Definitely, as this helped me conquer emotional eating.
Am I avoiding food on purpose? I cooked so much bacon yesterday I filled a gallon bag. Temptation was not there to eat. (Preparing for a trip...we don't eat that much bacon! Lol)
Am I drinking more water? Some...but I've added ice tea and am loving that.
I don't have the answers. Fasting has saved my health. I can't wait until the weight is gone (I have 58 lbs to go). I'm actually looking forward to my physical in August...never said that before! Really hoping (with this site...
the good news- my GP is very interested in the 5:2 and seriously thinking of starting her journey!!! and I met up here with an old friend- how lovely that was to see her here!!
I was thinking about holidays - I am fortunate in that I do have quite a lot of them and often I do not enjoy them or am hugely stressed by them as I have nothing and I mean literally , nothing to wear as I have refused to buy bigger clothes whilst my weight kept on going up! Once I get to my target weight I will...