Welcome to my blog. I will be writing about my daily life, my health struggles, what I research and find (and sometimes implement), and eventually how I heal my body. As I write this post, I am in the midst of an extended water fast. I just finished day three of a fourteen day water fast….I have never made it past day five of just water. But, this time feels different. My hunger is a lot less. My resolve is really high. I will accomplish this goal. I currently need to lose around 75 lbs….the same 75 lbs that have been there for YEARS!!
I have tried everything….Keto, Weight Watchers, the lemon/cayenne pepper/maple syrup fast (that one really sucked), vegan, vegetarianism, Atkins, Mediterranean, and counting calories to name just a few. NOTHING, and I do mean NOTHING has worked. So, upon tons of research, many books read, many medical papers gone over, talking to doctors, and watching tons of youtube videos, I think I may have finally figured out what is wrong with me. Finally….Is this the answer that I’ve been searching for?
My insulin is constantly high…my blood glucose is high, and even when I eat Keto for months and months, with 18 to 20 hours daily fasts, it doesn’t come down. Why??? Well, I have wrecked my body for almost two decades and it will take more than a couple of months to heal. And it will take longer to heal just doing Keto and intermittent fasting. All of my research indicates that I must do an extended fast. How the heck am I going to do an extended water fast when I haven’t be able to get past five days before….ever!
So, my blood sugar is normally in the 115-124 range. This, according to just about every website says I am pre-diabetic…or inching towards that. So it wasn’t really a surprise that my blood sugar took 3 days of fasting to come down into the high 90’s. I’ve been faithfully Keto since December 26th 2018 and I still have a liver putting out glucose. Sheesh!
With longs fasts like the one that I have embarked on, maybe I can heal myself. I have read all of Dr. Jason Fung, all of Dr. Eric Berg, and watched all of their videos on youtube.com. I’ve tried everything else, so why not.
In two days I have lost 5.2 lbs….I will keep reporting my weight loss achievements every day because I weight every day. I have my before pictures and as soon as I have made some milestone changes in my weight, I will post before and during pics.
Thanks for reading my first blog post….a lot more to come