OK, So Maybe I Am Fast

Alrighty then, I just broke my fast. I mean, I could probably continue on and ignore what I just did but I’m not going to. I had a handful of nuts. I wasn’t really even hungry. It’s Friday morning, and the last time I ate was Sunday evening. I estimate that this fast lasted for roughly 111 hours. This wasn’t a planned event. I had been doing 24-hour fasts a couple of times per week for the last two weeks.
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Twinkle, twinkle

Just a quick data point … I had planned a 24-hour fast (not a big deal - skip meals between the last dinner and the next). In a moment of weakness last night I downed a bit of chips. Processed carbs - not the best choice. Not the worst, but … ok, fine - probably the worst. At any rate, at about the 18-hour mark, though I had not yet felt hunger or anything else, my eyesight started going wonky.
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I'm Not Fast

During a bit of research on type 2 diabetes, I came across a book by Jason Fung, MD, titled The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss. I purchased the audiobook and listened on the way to/from work. Surprisingly, I actually enjoyed the book. The narrator did a great job. The book was engaging, funny at times, and written on my level. The author gave what amounted to a history lesson - describing how and why our diets have changed over the years, and what we have learned along the way.
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Dewey Hylton

Child of God, saved by grace.

Husband, father,
amateur photographer, VW enthusiast.

Jack of all trades, master of …
well, perhaps a few things.

Infrastructure Engineer