Midsummer challenge – the fast diet

It seems hard to imagine with the grey skies and cool temperatures here but midsummer day falls exactly 14 weeks from today. Paleo diet studies I’ve just signed up to this website and am doing my second FD today so I have a lot to learn but I hope to have made a decent weight loss by 21st June.

I remember recent summers and there are a few things I don’t want experience again:

Not being able to wear a skirt because my legs rubbed together.


Feeling hot and looking very pink because extra fat is like wearing a padded coat.

Feeling as if people are judging me as I walked to get in the swimming pool on holiday.

I’m determined that this year and in the future, things are going to very different. Weight loss vegetarian I’m going to do this 100% and can already imagine how much better I’m going to feel and look.

I would like some supportive, positive people who would also like to make a significant difference over the next 14 weeks. 10 tips to lose weight Who would like to join me? It doesn’t matter if you have a little or a lot to lose but let’s see what a difference 14 weeks can make.

Living in Florida and spending a lot of time in and on the water as my hubby and I do, I totally understand your feelings…and I too want this Summer to be a much better one.

I started 5:2 on January 1, and I am seeing a weight-loss of about 1 lb per week. Diet plan for abs bodybuilding So, as of this morning I am down like 13 lbs since the first of the year.

Today is also my second fasting day this week…good luck to you!

Hi Floridag1r1. Paleo definition It was very good to hear from you and I’m so pleased not to be the only one who wants to be quite a bit lighter by the summer. Weight loss instagrams to follow Your weight loss of 13lbs since January 1st is excellent. A healthy diet How much more do you want to lose?

My FD has gone OK today but I’ve been cold tonight. Weight loss lunch How did your day go?

Have you increased your exercise as well as following 5:2? I’m trying to do more gardening and cycling.

Hi! I like your post because I have a similar objective. Paleo instant pot recipes I’d like to lose most of my extra weight until June when is my 10 years high school anniversary.

I started on January with a calory restriction diet and later in February with 5:2. How to lose weight in a day for wrestling After 1 week in I started 4:3 to loose the weight faster.

Hi ChisAlina. How do i lose belly fat at home It’s really good to find other people with the same objectives. Lose belly fat diet and exercise plan How much weight have you lost already? I’m very interested in the 4:3 diet which I’ll consider if I don’t lose weight on 5:2. Paleo diet grocery list How much better are your losses on 4:3 than 5:2?

For me, today is a NFD but I’m going to be very careful. Exercise is medicine I love cooking and food in general so portion control is a big thing for me.

It’s sunny but cold here but the forecast is for 18c later. Healthy diet chart for indian I’m going to visulaise myself walking down the beach, wearing a swimsuit without everything wobbling!

firmandfruity, glad to hear that your fasting day went well. 5 exercises I think that I heard somewhere that when you switch over to fat burning, you can feel cold…so maybe that was a good sign.

I have increased my exercise since January…and I usually do 4:3…I fast Monday and Wednesday (36hr fasts), and do a partial fast on Friday (by that, I mean I don’t eat breakfast or lunch, 20hr fast). Paleo grubs To reach my first goal, I have about 20 lbs to lose. How to lose belly fat fast naturally I’ll still be overweight, but nothing like last summer. Paleo diet testimonials How about you? how much are you looking to lose?

ChisAlina, Great Job on your weight-loss so far! you and I both started the new year determined to do this! Congratulations!

This is an eating day for me also, I am with you, I am going to be very careful about my portions today.

Hello ladies. What should i weigh calculator How are your weekends going? Are you keeping on plan? After 2 days fasting this week I seem to have lost some of my appetite. Paleohacks cookbook review I seem to be feeling full up much sooner than usual which was one of the things I hoped might happen- but not so quickly.

We have friends coming for lunch tomorrow so I’ll start some food prep tonight. Exercises to burn fat in stomach Lots of lovely veg, I think. Paleo energy balls It’s my weigh-in on Monday so I’m hoping I’ve lost something.

It sounds like you are doing great, firmandfruity! I hope that your weigh-in went well.

I ate a little too much yesterday…but today is my fasting day and I am ready to get back on track.

Heya I have similar goals as you, as I get thigh chafing terribly.

I restarted 1st of March 2017 after nearly two year break as could not get back on the wagon.

At the moment I am a size 16-18 and not lost sizes as of yet but staying strong.

Can I please join the 14 weeks till summer challenge too if you do not mind as this would help me stay on track ??

I’ve lost 22lbs since January, but only 11lbs since February when I started 5:2.

I was on 5:2 only one week so I can’t tell you very well the difference.

I have FD on Mo, We and Fr but I often exceed the 500 cal because of calories counting.

I’m staying home with my 5 months daughter and it is easier to stick with the FDs. Paleomg recipes I’m curious to see how I’ll manage it after.

* 1 week: 181 lbs (there were too many carbs in the weekend and water retention, will see next week ?? ??

Welcome Priya and hello to Floridag1r1 and ChrisAlina. Military diet snacks How are you all doing? Who is fasting today?

I weighed in today, sadly only 0.5kg down but at least the scale moved in the right direction. How to lose weight in college We had friends over for lunch yesterday and I was greedy with the lemon meringue pie (and cream!) so I expect that’s part of it. Paleo hamburger However, I really enjoyed spending time with the friends and eating the pie so it was worth it but today I’m back fasting 100%. 2 week weight loss results That’s the joy of 5:2.

I ate 1 weetabix with milk for breakfast and tonight it’s going to be a vegetable steam fry (like stir fry but with no fat) with a little lean beef or if I continue to feel cold, I might have some butternut squash and chickpea curry.

My fast day today is going ok not too bad, looking forward to my walk home today after work…praying that it stays dry and warm…

nearly four litres water down and soo looking forward to my shake of one banana, ice cubes and water and one and half scoop of protein powder as well as a few mugs of pukka licourice and spearmint tea to end the night with.

All the walking should really help and the licquorice tea sounds like a great idea. Fastest way to lose weight for women I have some Pukka fennel tea which is good for getting rid of hunger pangs and it tastes nice. How to lose weight really fast unhealthy Have you tried the Pukka 3 ginger tea?

I’ve just done an hours ironing which although not great exercise, it’s better than sitting down. Exercise lower back pain Your food diary is a fantastic idea. Exercise calories burned walking Keep up the good work.

I ironed a summer skirt (which shows how infrequently I do ironing) and imagined that time in about a month when I get my summer clothes out. Exercise at home for men Instead of feeling fat and fed-up about nothing nice fitting, I’m going to be able to wear some stuff that hasn’t fitted for a few years and later on in summer, some clothes I’ve never worn. How to lose weight properly For me, this kind of visualisation works and stops me from eating rubbish.

No I have not tried the 3 ginger but have had the ginger, lemomn and honey pukka tea. Military diet recipe The licoursie one is really nice and usually I stay away from flavoured teas.

Wishing for inch loss to come across and for me to see the 12s on the scales as a mini milestone lol….

@priya121 you’re doing a good job with the water. Lose belly fat quickly I can’t have more than 1.5 liters a day no matter how much I try

@firmandfruity that’s the secret of this diet/WOL, you can have favorite meals once in a while without giving up. Diet plan to lose weight fast at home This is my longest diet so far.

Hi girls. Weight loss graph How are you getting on? Is anyone fasting today? I’m doing a 750 calorie day today. Exercise challenge team names This week I did a 500 day (Monday), a 750 day (Tuesday), a 1900 day (yesterday) another 750 day (today) and I’ll probably do 1900 ish Fri, sat, Sun. Best diet for women over 40 Is that cheating? I don’t think so; it’s still fewer calories over the week than 5:2. Lose belly fat challenge I suppose it’s more like 4:3.

Why? To be honest, i was a bit disappointed with only losing 0.5kg my first week and also I’m so cold when I only eat 500.

This morning, I ate 40g fruit and fibre with 2 mugs of tea and then I did a 25km bike ride which used 947 calories (according to my garmin) and had loads more energy than usual. Weight loss team names for accountants I’ll have an apple and coffee for lunch and then a chickpea and butternut squash curry with some lean meat and veg tonight. Lose weight fast diet plan and exercise I hope Monday’s losses will be better than last week’s. How to lose weight quickly without exercise Oh, and thanks to Priya’s wonderful example, I’m trying to drink a lot more water. Weight loss pills south africa I’d love to hear how you’re all doing.

Hi all! My FDs were ok, one more for Saturday as tomorrow I have my kangoo jumps class. Reviews of military diet I’m curious to see my weight on Monday. Best diet for abs and muscles I’m aiming to eliminate sugar from my diet, so I hope to see a significant loss.

Hello. Losing weight while pregnant if overweight I’ve weighed in and have lost 1.2kg this week! Feeling very pleased. Vitamin d to lose weight This week might be difficult as we have family staying. 3 day military diet shopping list I need to find a way round this as we have a lot of guests to stay and a busy social life. Exercise vs diet I’ve found not drinking any alcohol Monday to Friday helps as it keeps my resistance higher.

Hello. Paleo autoimmune protocol Well done for your 5lbs loss in March Floridag1r1. Paleo chili powder That’s a really sustainable loss- you must be able to feel a difference. Exercise meaning in tamil We had a great time with our daughter and grandson but it was impossible for me to fast. Weight loss meal prep menu Anyway, they’ve gone back home, it’s Monday again so I’m on a FD. Lose weight fast exercise plan I’m going to focus on drinking lots of water and working in the garden to keep my mind off food. 7 days diet plan for weight loss vegetarian I did a 26km bike ride yesterday and might go out today for a shorter but much hillier ride to try and burn some more calories.

Let me know how you’re doing. Paleo diet wine I hope Priya and ChisAlina come back soon. Healthy diet plans to lose weight It’s only 11 weeks and 2 days til midsummer and hot weather so we need to keep on with this. Paleo recipes I hope your FD goes well.

Hi all! I’m still here and happy as in the last 2 weeks I lost 2.3 kgs. Best diet tracker app I hope to continue the same way and be able to incorporate more exercises.

My FDs are not perfect as I often always excede 500 cal, but at least are there and are helping me so much to control the apetit.

@firmandfruity 25km it’s quite a lot, there are years I didn’t ride a bike ?? ??

Good morning ladies. Low carb diet fatigue I’ve just weighed in and surprisingly, I’ve lost 0.8kg! This week I’m doing 4:3 again as it seems to work very well and 750 to 800 calories seems like luxury compared to 500.

ChrisAlina, I’m very impressed with your 2.3kg loss in 2 weeks. Protein diet list Well done!

It’s warmed up quite a lot the last couple of weeks and I’ve even been outside without a coat so summer is beckoning. How to lose weight quickly and safely I’m actually looking forward to trying on last year’s shorts; hopefully they’ll be looser.

My FD yesterday went well. Exercise for back pain youtube This week is a little messy because I am working the weekend and we will be eating out a lot. Weight loss recipes for breakfast I am doing FDs Monday and Wednesday for sure…Saturday and Sunday, I may do like a 16:8 thing…only eating dinner on those two days. 5 2 diet plan recipes and next Monday I am off work, it is really hard for me to fast when I am home.

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