I finished my fast this morning. Total duration: five days, 17 hours. I had decided the night before when I’d end it. AI’d call it a successful first attempt. I went longer than I expected to, and aside from some fatigue, it was relatively easy. The reduced cravings, the quieter and more focused brain, and […]
I’m closing in on the first 48 hours of a fast, and I feel pretty good. I stayed up far too late last night, and only got five hours sleep even with no alarm, but I had 90 minutes of deep sleep, which is what I tend to get most nights. I hadn’t weighed since […]
After I had lunch yesterday, I decided to try an intermittent fast as recommended in Dr. Fung’s book. I ate around 5pm, so I’m currently about 30 hours in. His approach isn’t water-only – bone broth is okay, as is a small amount of milk or cream in coffee or tea. I’ve watched a bunch […]
I finished Dr. Fung’s The Obesity Code this evening. A good read – I’ll need to read it again, but I got the basics down. Next on the reading list: Why We Get Fat and What to Do About It, by Gary Taubes.
I’m working my way in earnest through Dr. Fung’s The Obesity Code. I just reached the portion where he recommends intermittent and longer-term fasting to reduce insulin resistance. It spurred a memory. When I moved states years ago, I remember not eating for several days. What I found interesting is how good I felt on day […]
I was approached a few weeks ago about talking with Vinnie on his podcast, and it happened today. I don’t know when it will air. When I approached with a question, I was coming off a good seven days of full NSNG, but as of today I’ve been struggling for several weeks.