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Posted by: Mrs T O+, Friday, October 31, 2008, 3:16am
Since we discussed it here before, I'll title this 10/2008.
I hadn't fasted for some time, tho I advocated it.
A group was to have a day of fasting yesterday, so last Thursday I thought I would do a 'dry run' to see if I could do it or to see how long I could that day to prepare for Wed.
As a Gatherer, I still get the 'munches' so thought I would have more trouble fasting.  But it went well & I got thru the whole day.  Then yesterday, I also did it without much trouble.
One thing I did differently was to take an extra chromium tablet the night before.  I already take a large dose in the morning, but did this & it might have helped.  There may be more fasting coming up, so I have learned that, even tho when eating I still get too hungry, I can still fast when needed.
Any other experiences for GTD & fasting?
Sea Salt & Light,
Mrs "T"   O+  
Posted by: Caz B, Saturday, November 1, 2008, 8:38am; Reply: 1
Mrs T, what do you do when you fast, just drink water for 24hrs?
Posted by: Maldo, Saturday, November 1, 2008, 6:58pm; Reply: 2
And what effect did you notice?
Posted by: azredhead57, Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 6:08pm; Reply: 3
I do a 22-24 hr fast twice a week most weeks.  I do drink green teas though during that time.  I dont find it hard at all and I actually feel more energized and less bloated on those days, even though now Im eating at least 90% compliant Im still having weight issues :'( I do my fasts from dinner to dinner though so makes it really easy.  Meaning I eat an early dinner on the evening before a fast and then eat dinner at my regular time the next day.
Posted by: Mrs T O+, Tuesday, November 4, 2008, 10:29pm; Reply: 4
I do drink water during a fast.  It would be bad not to, altho a friend who used to be a Pentecostal, said they would fast till 3PM, but not drink.  I guess that isn't too long, but doesn't sound healthy.
Sometimes, a 24-hr. fast helps, and yes, after you do it a while, you feel pretty good.
There may be more days of fasting ahead, & it's a good thing to do. It also saves money in food & supps. Then you may need fewer supps as you clean your system.
S S & L,
Mrs "T"    O+  
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