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This year's body, last year's shorts



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In India at my starting weight; with the DW 40 pounds lighter.



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Dancing with the daughter of a friend, New Year's Eve 2006.


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  • v KDYLOSE
    The reason I asked, sometimes I wonder if 16:8 is enough to get results. I had moved up to 20:4 and liked it, but then one evening - after a strenuous mountain hike and not enough fluids - I had two hours of intense heart palpitations with jaw pain. I was thoroughly checked out by a cardiologist, who said my heart is in great shape and thought it was just a perfect storm of factors that triggered it, but it scared me off of the longer fasts. (Especially since he thought I shouldn't be fasting at all, though I realize other cardiologists might have said it was fine.) But if 16:8 got you off diabetes meds, then obviously it does something. (I also eat very low carb) Anyway, I'll be watching your progress!
    19 hours ago
  • v KDYLOSE
    I'm very stubborn about thinking for myself and not being a follower of anyone, but I think Dr. Fung has a real gift for presenting science to lay people. Agree on not trying to persuade anyone, but my friends are definitely watching me and they're curious. What hours are you fasting? I'm just doing a moderate 16:8.
    6 days ago
  • v KDYLOSE
    Not only the diabetics, though that is the most awful. I was also thinking about my little group of friends on here - older women who initially lost 20 pounds or so when they joined Spark and began tracking calories and exercise, then have stalled for years with another 20 or 30 to lose, working and working at it so intently and feeling like failures, blaming ourselves for not being perfect enough, not exercising enough, not being motivated enough. When Dr. Fung explained that you can't change your bodyweight setpoint with calories in/calories out, that you have to lower your insulin to lower the setpoint, I could just see that lightbulb coming on.
    7 days ago
  • v BARBARAROSE54
    Thanks
    8 days ago
  • v HMBROWN1
    Thanks for the info about IF. Best wishes to you and your wife and your friend! Heather
    13 days ago
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