Day 5 – How to kill an Intermittent Fasting Day

Day 5 Weight – 167.1 pounds Lost – 1.3 pounds I am back to the weight I was two days back. And I realize that this will go up again if I don’t eat maturely today. For a while my scales have been fluctuating between 75 and 79. That is my plateau. Earlier I used…

Day 4 : ‘Compensation diet’ (day 2)

Day 4 Weight – 168.4 pounds. Weight lost – 1.8 pounds. Yesterday, I was eating or drinking something every one or two hours the whole day but still I lost 1.8 pounds. So, I want to review the main ingredients of my yesterday’s diet that must have worked to cause the weight loss – wheat…

Day 3: The Compensation Diet

Day 3 Weight – 170.2 pounds Increase -3.1 pounds Up until now, I didn’t know that ‘distraction eating’ can cause this much weight gain in a couple of ¬†hours time. Stumped!! Feeling a little frustrated after my morning weigh in. Thinking about going on a different route today. Instead of the ‘leangains’, I am going…

Day 1 of Intermittent fasting

Day 1 Starting Weight – 168.6 pounds. Woke up in the morning feeling full after last night’s heavy meal of rice and lentils which I had at 10.30 pm as a buffer against predictable hunger that I may experience in the day from fasting. Went straight to the kitchen and made myself a cup of…

My ‘diet’ challenge

In January this year, I had gone for a 15 day fasting programme for weightloss at a well-known naturopathy centre at my hometown. It was a very rigorous form of fasting with just three glasses of fruit juices a day and plenty of water. I didn’t last long. ¬†After three days of it, I ran…