If you’d like to have your success story (as well as before & after photos if possible please!) included on the site please feel free to use the guidelines below to help you put it together. I’ve tried to break the journey down into some kind of sensible order and prompted with questions which I hope will aid you in penning your inspirational tale!
You can post your story and photos in this thread, by PM to @Moogie or @carorees or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
How you got to where you were at weight/health-wise
What you have tried in the past to lose weight/get healthy? Why didn't it work for you?
How did you find out about fasting?
What appealed to you about it and made you decide to start it?
What did you want to achieve?
Did you have a particular timescale in mind or other motivations (eg forthcoming events, a health scare etc)?
How were your early fasting experiences?
What were your early results like?
Your Fasting Journey
What did you do which made fasting sustainable for you?
What do you like/dislike about it?
How did the loss/health benefits progress?
When did people start to notice the changes in you?
When did you reach your goal?
How did you feel about reaching your goal?
Did you find it easy/hard, fast/slow?
Your Fasting Future
Have you considered how you plan to maintain? (or are you currently maintaining, and if so, how?)
Will you keep fasting in some form or have your eating habits changed in other ways to help you maintain?
Have you hit any bumps in the road while maintaining - ie continued unwanted weight loss, unexpected gains etc?
Your Top Tip!
If you could give a new faster just one piece of advice based on your experience, what would it be?
Fasting in a Nutshell
Sum your experience up & 'big-up' fasting in around 25 words! (we may use this as a snappy headline to link to your full story)
Please share before and after photos with us*. The community finds it inspiring to see people who have succeeded - and the photos make it so real. We hope you are proud of yourself!
*You can share your photos by attaching them to the email with your story or by attaching them to your post/PM here at the forum. Below the posting box you should see some tabs which say 'Options', 'Upload attachment', 'Poll Creation'. Click on 'Upload attachment' and from here you can click to browse to the file on your computer/device to upload it. Please note that if the photo is too big to attach (1MB maximum) you can use a free online service like http://www.picresize.com to make your photo smaller!