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If you're new and have a question or need some advice, please give us as much information as you can about your situation in order for us to be able to help you as best we can. For example, it's helpful to know your BMI/weight, how much you want to lose, any medical conditions which might affect your weight and (if you've started fasting already) how you do your fasts in terms of splitting up your calories, what you eat etc. Thanks!

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Introduce myself
26 Jul 2017, 14:57
Hi there, fellow dieters, and my support group! 65 year old man here, with a bit of a paunch. I have done the 5:2 intermittent diet twice before, both times with complete success...at reaching my desired weight. But then I'd go off it for a year and gain all that weight back. This time I am determined to both lose and maintain. Suggestions? Is it possible to maintain by fasting once a week instead of twice? Or raising the daily caloric intake on two fasting days to 1,000? I have almost reached my desired weight, perhaps in another two weeks, three maximum, I will be there! I find this diet easy to use, and terribly effective! Love to hear back from someone! Thanks, and best of health to all. :cool: [incompatible emoji removed]
Re: Introduce myself
26 Jul 2017, 16:06
Hi and welcome!

I think there are quite a few people here who maintain by fasting less. Fasting once per week seems to work for many, as well as going to 16:8 most days. -- we have a lot of threads on maintenance. Here is the part of the forum dedicated to that topic: weight-maintenance-f18/

Glad to hear it's working so well for you. Best of luck on reach your goal soon
Re: Introduce myself
26 Jul 2017, 17:44
Thanks, Tracie, I'll certainly check out the links!
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