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Day 2 of intermittent fasting.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

"IF" is going really easily so far. I just had my first meal of the day at 1pm. I actually wasn't hungry at all leading into my eating time, stomach wasn't growling, didn't feel hungry, but I ate anyways.

My first meal was a nice 650 calorie meal; 2 servings of special k red berries cereal and a splash of light vanilla soy milk (I like my cereal damp, not swimming), a cup of vanilla greek yogurt and 2 bananas. When I put everything in the tracker, the number of calories shocked me, but then I remembered how calorie dense bananas are. Might stay away from bananas inside of meals and stick with them just being snacks... even though I don't really have time for snacks, I have time for 2-3 meals within 5 hours.

For lunch in an hour or so, I'm going to have a spicy black bean veggie burger on white bread (we don't have any wheat D:) with some ketchup and additional Texas Pete and black pepper because I like extra hotness.

For dinner, I might just have a can of creamed corn, nothing special.
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LUCINDARW 8/4/2012 2:33PM

    I"m glad it's working for you hope you can loose weight and not muscle while you are using that method. Good luck. Lucinda

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TIGER-PLUSHIE 8/2/2012 2:25PM

    Intermittent fasting is where you fast 16-19 hours a day and you have a 5-8 hour window where you eat your NORMAL meals.

I would type a lengthy rant about popular nutritional beliefs and how I think most are bull****, but maybe I'll save that for tomorrow's blog.

Thanks for taking the time to comment though.

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THEFLORIDAFAIRY 8/2/2012 2:02PM

    What program is intermittent fasting? If you are fasting part of the day and then eating high calorie foods, your bodies metabolism may get messed up. Try for 6 small meals a day at 2-3 hour intervals. Sounds like you should add more veggies too. Corn is mostly carbs and sugar, not really a good choice in my opinion. Make sure you get your protein in too. Just egg whites are high in protein and low in calories. Just sayin' emoticon

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TIGER-PLUSHIE 8/2/2012 1:47PM

    I'm trying, thanks Femi :)

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FEMISLIM 8/2/2012 1:45PM

    Good that you are focused on your goal.
Femi


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