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2 Feb 21
Does anyone else get cold on fasting days? I’ve shifted from 500 calories on fast days to 0 and am finding it so much easier and more effective. I am not normally cold – I’m the one that turns the heating down and opens windows. However on fast days I get colder and colder throughout the day. I end up wearing many layers and keeping going with hot drinks. I have to keep my body heat up during the day otherwise by the evening I cannot get warm again. Exercising doesn’t affect this. I just get colder and colder as the day goes by. I layer up to go to bed and once I’m asleep it’s ok but if I don’t make an effort to stay warm then I can’t warm up once I’m in bed and then I can’t sleep. Being cold is a new phenomenon for me!
7 Feb 21
Hi Hope Eternal,
This isn’t something I’ve experienced, but I’ve never done a zero calorie fast day, so I’m not sure I can help much. It sounds like your body doesn’t like it much even though it’s working well from a weight loss viewpoint. Maybe try to eat a very small amount at lunchtime of a 100 calories or so, just to see if that very little bit of extra energy for your body helps keep the cold at bay.
Good luck with it.
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