My 6-Day Fast (Day 2)

It was a good day…why do I feel suspicious?

Woman must be the pioneer in this turning inward for strength.
In a sense she has always been the pioneer.  – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Knock on wood, today was a relatively easy day. I have gotten used to a few random stomach grumblings by now and it simply reminds me to drink more Snake Juice and be grateful that I am finding the fortitude somewhere somehow to push through. In days gone by I would sprint to the fridge or the cupboard, because a rumbling stomach meant, YAY!, time to eat (usually whatever I wanted).  I LOVE to eat. I can spend hours planning, obsessing, making lists, saving pins, perusing cookbooks, prepping, chopping, cooking, and so on and so forth. My addiction isn’t just to the food substance, it’s to the whole experience. Continue reading “My 6-Day Fast (Day 2)”

My 5-day Fast (Day 2)

How am I feeling physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually as my short fast continues?

Purpose: Physical and spiritual reset

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

Day 2:

Weight: 165.8 pounds (2.8 pounds down from Day 1: 168.6)

Sleep: +/- 6 hours Continue reading “My 5-day Fast (Day 2)”

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”