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LAFENBOY Posts: 23
5/4/10 11:24 P

thanks everyone. I ended up just having a late night snack when I got home from work. Tuna and brown rice with some strawberries. That held me over until I could eat again at 1300. Drank lots of water before the gym and after the gym to replace breakfast.

RGRJOE175 Posts: 469
5/4/10 10:07 A

Skip breakfast. Drink plenty of water. The fasting relates to food intake.



T-BONE200 Posts: 29
5/3/10 11:24 P

When I have to do a fasting blood sugar test I get an earlier appointment when possible. when not I don't stay up late and snack twelve hours prior that would mess up my eating schedule more. I take it as a treat day on my calories and eat something that I normally would not be able to afford calorie wise like liver cheese or bacon wrapped cheese jalapeņos.

POSNIVY24 Posts: 72
5/3/10 10:33 P

I agree. Making up the calories could cause you to overeat and one day is not going to destroy you. Are you allowed to drink water?

KSCYCLONE Posts: 1
5/3/10 8:35 P

I would suggest a late night snack (perhaps protein based) to get you through the fast, and just move on to lunch after the blood test without "making up the calories".

LAFENBOY Posts: 23
5/3/10 7:56 P

Guys, I have a dilemma. I am having blood work done tomorrow at 1215. I need to fast for 12 hours. Here is the dilemma...how do I eat breakfast? before midnight or skip it altogether and make up the calories with the other meals?

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