Everything I Did Wrong on my Fasting Journey (So Far)

Here’s what not to do…believe me, I know.

I recently completed a 5-day fast and attempted a 6-day fast making it only to day 4. During these fasts I consumed water, water with salt and No Salt added (sodium and potassium chloride), tea, and some bone broth. Immediately after the fasting was over I gained back the weight I had lost, abandoned my focus on all self-care pursuits, and began indulging in sweet and salty food cravings. In short, I accomplished nothing except proving to myself that I can go without food for five days.  Here are some lessons learned: Continue reading “Everything I Did Wrong on my Fasting Journey (So Far)”

My 5-Day Fast (Day 3)

The third day brought hunger yet continued resolve.

Purpose: Physical and spiritual reset

Goal: Daily meditation/prayer, exercise, and journaling with a focus on weight-loss

Day 3:

Weight: 164.8 pounds (3.8 pounds down from Day 1: 168.6) Continue reading “My 5-Day Fast (Day 3)”

My 5-day Fast

I started a 5-day fast, my longest so far. In this post, I detail my objectives and outline where I’m at on Day 1 with regards to my physical, emotional, mental and spiritual outlook.

Purpose: Physical and spiritual reset

Goal: Daily meditation/prayer, exercise, and journaling with a focus on weight-loss

Description: I started a 5-day Fast last night (Sunday). The plan is to fast until Friday night, drinking only water, cinnamon tea, electrolyte water (sodium and potassium added, called Snake Juice by some), and if I’m desperate, a mug of bone broth. Continue reading “My 5-day Fast”