Fasting Weight Loss Blog
Weight: 135 lbs
Reason To Fast: Weight Loss
Intended Fasting Method: Intermittent Fasting
Intended Fasting Period: 24 hours
Report Progress and Seek Support: I have never had a weight problem in the past. I have been about 115 lbs all of my life - until now. The past year I gained 20 lbs and am miserable at 135 lbs.
To make it worse I keep gaining. I bought a bunch of pants in a size 8 a few months ago and now they are all too tight. I am a vegetarian and eat pretty healthy but I eat all the time. Mostly from boredom. I have past injuries that prevent me from excercising very much, so that is not an option. I exercise as much as I can - mostly walking.
Anyway, I am going to try 18-24 hr water fasts a few times a week and see if that helps. I want to lose about 10-15 lbs.
I just completed my first 18-hr water fast today. I will work up to 24 hrs in time.
Thanks so much for this wonderful site and all the great information.
I am really excited about this new way of life!
Posted date: April 25, 2011
Editor's Notes: Hi Patricia, Anna here. I fully understand your feeling. I was in your situation a few years back. I'm not a vegetarian, but love eating and sometimes from boredom too. My leg problem limited my workouts, so I do swimming. Fact is, at some stage in life, determination will overcome procrastination. When you dearly want to have a better life, you'll do something to make that happen. I've done that and you are doing it too.
My suggestion is not to set a rigid plan. Do it naturally. Set IF be part of your life, but eat when you feel you need to. You may also want to visit Mike O'Donnell's website, learn more about IF and the art of eating two meals a day.
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