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Today was better. The headache that I had on Tuesday was terrible and hopefully not something to ever be repeated. The transition from being a ‘weekday faster’ was a lot harder than I anticipated. What I learned from my experience yesterday was that I probably cannot fast every day of the week and then flip to eating regularly on the weekend. I will have to experiment with a three day fasting cycle then a regular day, then three days, and so on. Today I planned on focusing on a healthier day.
So breakfast was my coffee, with a mid-morning snack of my 100 calorie granola bar (around 10:30am) that I ate as a way to adjust myself to not eating. I had hoped it was just enough food to keep off the headache and I was right. I also took a brisk walk around my building (it’s a huge building) to get my heart rate up.
2:00 pm- Lunch was a salad with hard boiled eggs and fat free/low calorie ranch dressing. I also had a chicken chimichanga … (don’t judge me)
7:00 pm- Small bowl of cereal and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
8:00 pm- roasted pork and fried rice (homemade so I feel better about eating it than I usually would if I had gone out to eat)
Overall, today was successful in my book. No headache, no nausea, no sleepiness.
I definitely want to switch to tea though. I don’t feel like coffee every single day is good for me. Hopefully, tea will be an similarly satisfying drink for my mornings.
To my readers:
Have any of you done intermittent fasting before? How did you get through the morning?