I know it’s unusual to think about but.

I love food and that’s why I do Intermittent Fasting. I choose this lifestyle because I get to choose to fast longer if I know I’m going to eat out and enjoy a big meal with family and friends.

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I get to enjoy steak and other meals like pizza. I usually try to stay away from pasta, breads and grains while I’m trying to keep the weight down but like I said I love food. And occasionally I get to enjoy a good meal.

 

I found that because I fast consistently I can eat some of these foods on special occasions and I don’t gain weight back. Now I’m not saying that I do this every day or week but I am human and well food is something that we all love and especially we socialize when eating.

I honestly don’t crave these foods all the time but it’s nice to know that if I want to it’s not a big deal.

One thing that I am happy about is I don’t have acid reflux anymore. After I lost the first 10 pounds I didn’t have the problem anymore.

My experiences have shown me that it’s very beneficial for me and I am much healthier. I always listen to my body and I never do anything that gets me out of sinc with it.

When I first started I started with the 18/6 schedule. I felt comfortable so I switched to 20/4 schedule and I started to shed weight like crazy. I was getting ready to go on a big hike with my son and I needed to lose as much as possible before I went so I did a 5 day water fast. It wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be. Before I went on the hike I lost a total of 30 pounds. After the hike I lost about 15 more pounds. Which is almost 45 pounds. I’m trying to drop a little more weight because I still have to much fat percentage so I’m pushing hard this week. I have been just going with 1 meal per day this week and it’s working great. My meal is a little bigger than my usual meal but it feels great. So far this week I dropped about 4 pounds. It does fluctuate because I drink lots of water. But I’m positive that I will be able to get to my goal body fat mass.

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(My disclaimer is that you should always study before you try anything new and consult your doctor about any concerns you have.)

 

 

 

 

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