Intermittent Fasting Journal 31

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

"Life in the Fast Lane"

Intermittent Fasting Journal 31:  The best laid plans

Today was going to be an all day fast.  That was the plan.  But life happens and I had to go with the flow.  But I did manage to honor an intermittent fast by fasting from 6pm last night to noon today.  A total of 18 hours.

The fact is, any time you go long periods without eating you're not triggering an insulin response.  The more often we can do that, the better it is, at least for those of us who are insulin resistant.  So I choose to see today as a victory.

I did contemplate skipping dinner because it was late (too close to my bedtime) but I chose to eat.  Like I said, sometimes you have to go with it.

And the menu was not ketogenic by any stretch of the imagination.  Oh well.  A small blip overall.

My Journal - Day 31

Start Weight: 148
Today's Weight: 147
Total Loss: (-1)

3oz chicken breast
1 hard boiled egg
1oz lean roast beef
1 mini guacamole

4oz chicken breast
2 squares 90% dark chocolate

Calories: 734
Protein: 80g
Carbs: 11g
Fiber: 5.7g
Net Carbs: 5.3g
Fat: 40g

49% Fat, 46% Protein, 5% Carbs

And that's a wrap for intermittent fasting journal 31.  I really can't wait to see what tomorrow brings!

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