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Hi from a fasting newbie.
08 Jan 2018, 15:04
Hi everyone,

I posted on Friday but it hasn’t appeared so second time lucky?

I started a 36 hour fast Thursday evening, followed by the rest of the week on 16/8. I’m hoping to do this every week.
I’m 5 ft 6 and currently 10 stone 2lb. I’m hoping to get back down to my previous weight of between 8 stone 10 & 9 stone. I work out but have gained weight over the past year or so when I gave up smoking.

I’m a vegetarian and the owner of two labradors who take me for daily walks.

I’ve enjoyed reading the posts for inspiration. :like: :grin:
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Re: Hi from a fasting newbie.
12 Jan 2018, 16:08
Yes, the delay in posts appearing does seem a little odd...

Welcome. Much to see and read here. Questions? Ask them. We'll do what we can.
Re: Hi from a fasting newbie.
12 Jan 2018, 21:04
I believe that first time posters have to be approved by a site administrator before they show up and so it may take them a little while to get to them!
Re: Hi from a fasting newbie.
15 Jan 2018, 18:34
Thanks guys.

I’m on day 11 now, today was supposed to be a 36 hour fast but I’m going to eat at 8.00p.m which will make it a 24 hour fast..I think I may do this once a week instead of the 36 hr. The rest of the week I’m doing 16/8 as planned. I haven’t weighed myself yet but my clothes are looser.
I’m feeling pretty good at the moment. I started doing Yoga today which is quite difficult.

I’ve been having overnight oats for lunch followed by a normal evening meal. So far so good...I’m very hungry at the moment...roll on 8 o’clock :D
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