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Old 04-30-2009, 03:25 PM   #11
Amanda Mitchell
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I took off the first 5 pounds within a couple months. The last couple are literally coming off in ounces a week. Which I am totally ok with. I weigh myself maybe every other week and take measurements once every 4-6 weeks. I'm seeing way more definition, vascularity and energy. All good things, so why obsess over the scale?

Basically, I love food! I eat real food, I don't go overboard with my portions and enjoy the occasional treat on the weekends. If skipping a few meals each week allows me the freedom to eat and be happy and healthy at the same time, it's worth every little hunger pang (which I don't really get until about 20 hours into my fasts anyway). Just start fasting and then tweak until you find your perfect balance!
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Old 04-30-2009, 03:41 PM   #12
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Basically, I love food! I eat real food, I don't go overboard with my portions and enjoy the occasional treat on the weekends. If skipping a few meals each week allows me the freedom to eat and be happy and healthy at the same time, it's worth every little hunger pang (which I don't really get until about 20 hours into my fasts anyway). Just start fasting and then tweak until you find your perfect balance!
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Old 05-01-2009, 08:06 AM   #13
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Well, yesterday was my first fast. I went about 19 hours and I must say I felt a LOT better than I thought I was going to feel. I had a bit of a nut attack later in the evening, which didn't feel so great on my tummy later that night, but otherwise, I'm pretty happy with the results. I felt tighter and smaller this morning and was raring to eat like usual this morning. And, I broke through that plateau...all good stuff! I think I will keep doing this on my rest days for a while.

Thanks everyone for your insight and that link on IF 101 was JUST WHAT I NEEDED!!! Thanks Mike.
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