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So yesterday went very well, except I discovered the broth had 2x more calories than I thought, and I ate something unplanned before calculating it's calories. About an hour after my strawberries, I had a third cup of broth (10 calories instead of the 5 I thought it was) and it left a bad taste in my mouth. I would normally pop a stick of gum in my mouth, but since I'm quitting artificial sweetners, I tried to think of something else. I passed the pantry, saw the macadamia nuts and counted out 3, thinking it was such a small amount... Today I weighed out 3 nuts and they weighed 7 grams for 50 calories! At least they weren't all carb calories.
Total calories for day 1 fasting: 579 (38g fat, 33g prot, 38g carb (-12g fiber = 26 net carbs)
Anyhow, I woke up feeling like I could continue the fasting condition till dinner. So I had 2 cups coffee w 3 Tbs HWC (150 cal), and a whey protein shake (150 cal: 25g prot/4g fat/5g carb). Then for the rest of the day I only had plain water. At 12:30 I noticed...

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It started yesterday and after another bad night I am very low again. I just have an overwhelming feeling I want to move back to the UK. OH is not listening to me, he is always of the opinion that if he ignores it all will be well. I have been battling with life here for some time and he just doesn't get it! He is happy here! We have friends staying a couple of days so I have to hold it in and put on a show. I keep finding ways we could get back but OH just dismisses all my ideas.
Not sure where to go from here!
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well i'm new to the blogging and the diet but lost a lb in my first week which i am really happy with as have been stuck more less trying to shift my last stone for about 6 months, so here's hope that the lb a week continue's.
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Wmr309's comments have certainly given me food for thought. No pun intended.

Anyway, yesterday I ate my std brekkie and lunch, and had lots of veg with a small amount of bolognaise sauce for dinner, plus the orange. No cravings or wish to eat in the evening, but I made a conscious decision to have some chocolate, for emotional reasons (!) but I had no problems with that decision, and only had a relatively small amount (for me!).

Felt good this morning, have fasted so far, as per normal Wed fast, because it fits my routine not to eat til mid pm. I am deciding whether I will have a late lunch, or wait til dinner time. I will perhaps let hunger dictate??
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I am actually doing 4:3 as I have a family holiday in Italy to get into shape for ,also my 50th !!!!!! birthday :dazed: . Swore I'd be fit and slim by then ,struggling to get fit as am suffering from my second frozen shoulder in two years. :cry: so walking just about all I can do (and that's quite painful sometimes). Lost just under a stone since Christmas, about 3 weeks of which I have done intermittent fasting.Find it strangely addictive and it seems to work :victory: (up to now).I am even doing a 5:2 this week and I'm on holiday ,have never followed a diet on holiday before!! :bugeyes:
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