Welcome to The Fast Diet › The official Fast forums › Soul › Support, chat and encourage › First Week,
This topic contains 4 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by August2024 5 years, 3 months ago.
Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total)
11 Aug 16
Day 4, 2nd fast day:
Four days in and on my 2nd Fast day. Saw that my second “non-fast day” caloric intake jumped from 1530 to 1907 yesterday mainly due to a terrible food choice based on convenience. I will try to stay between 1600 to 1800 on the normal days.
In the middle of a heat wave and staying in A/C most of the day, not sure how that impacts our food and exercise behaviour. Best wishes
12 Aug 16
Second fast day was harder;I have a challenge determining proper portion/size amounts for a 100% 600 calorie day. The scale shows a drop this am of 1.2 kilos day to day and BF% down 2.3; not sure how sustainable those results are in a first week.
14 Aug 16
It’s normal to lose much more in the first week or two – because a lot of it will be fluid/water weight. But keep going and soon it will be all fat you are losing – just a bit slower.
Its really hard, but you should try to weigh once a week. Maybe the day after your first fast day of the week. Of course everyone says that, and most of us ignore it and weigh daily… But soon you will see a trend: It goes up and down, but the overall trend will be down. It should be pretty clear after a few weeks.
15 Aug 16
Thank you; tomorrow will start my second week. Ate with abandon-giving into cravings- since last fast day on Thursday, not sure why!. Back to it!
Lesson learned; after 2nd fast day on Thursday I gave into “bad” carbs (comfort food) over the weekend. Paying price at the scales today but happy to see a small (.5 kilo) weight drop, week over week, proving the value of cumulative calorie reduction/restriction. At that rate I could reach goal weight slowly, and maybe sustain-ably, in about 23 weeks or around the last week in January 2017. However it is not realistic to think I would not go a bit crazy over the holidays though; that said I would be down almost 9 kilos by Christmas!
We just ended a heat wave and I hid inside with the A/C watching movies; I think I switched into winter hibernation “mode”. Very glad I went for walks when I could prior to the heat and humidity escalating each day.
This week I may try some alternate fasting days as I will be traveling on Thursday, with Friday a birthday celebration, and realize that fasting will be impossible/challenging on those days. Best to all
You must be logged in to reply.
Username or Email:
Track your weight and measurements, BMI and TDEE with our new tracker.
The Fast books are available throughout the world and in many different languages. Buy a copy today.
Michael is touring Australia this September! Here's a link to dates and tickets. Hope to see you there.
Michael Mosley gives an update for 2019, current research in the field and announces a tour starting in February.
Michael looks at the Horizon special, "What's the Right Diet for You" and tells us which diet they say is best for him.
• All featured posts •
in Weight loss • updated 3 minutes ago by FUNSHIPFREDDIE
in Welcome to The Fast Diet and Exercise forums • updated 6 hours, 38 minutes ago by Cinque
in Weight loss • updated 9 hours, 13 minutes ago by hedgehogs
• All recent topics •
Copyright © 2021 Michael Mosley and Mimi Spencer
Technical questions or problems with the site? Please email our technical contact.