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SURVIVAL WEEK - 8/17/09

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  • #31
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    Congrats! Sometimes you have to take it one day at a time.


    It's my pleasure. I'd been doing Survival Week for a while now, but I have to say it's so much more fun when you all join in with me!

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    • #32
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      Woo-hoo Maba!

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      • #33
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        Wow, the second day went without hunger.


        B: I/F

        L : Big salad and a can of sardines in olive oil.

        S: 2 tablespoons of sunflower seed butter.

        D: 2 grassfed hot dogs. 1/4 cup walnuts.


        Total calories at this point: 1070. I may eat a little bit of chicken later on (150-200 calories' worth) if I feel hungry.


        Exercise: 1 hour and 15 minutes yoga. 20 minutes weight lifting.

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        • #34
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          I forgot to say 27.5 carbs. 69% fat, 29% protein.

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          • #35
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            Sounds like everyone is doing fabulous!


            I think I am probably close to 60 carbs today cuz I added cantaloupe and almond butter to what I had listed above. I walked 30 minutes during lunch and then another hour after work on the trail with several sprints. Saw a rattlesnake but did not attempt to catch it ^_^ There was a lady on the trail with her 2 dogs and she had stopped to look and I called out to her asking what was there- she was so scared she said "It's a skattlerake!" Skattlerake instead of rattlesnake- lol. I thought it was cute.

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            • #36
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              HEY! Last to post yesterday and first to post today. What's everyone doing?


              eggs, coconut oil, canadian bacon, lunch at Red Robin with a friend (chicken salad of some kind), cherries, almonds, salmon, cauliflower, cod liver oil


              Will probably hit the trail again after work.

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              • #37
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                Ok, I'm close to 18 hours of IF. I packed some coconut pieces to snack on if I felt hungry. I was hoping for a 20 hour fast and to break it with this nice porterhouse steak. What do y'all think? Wait it out or eat the coconut pieces, as 18 hours is my longest-to-date anyway?

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                • #38
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                  I say hold out for the steak and have the coconut for dessert. If you've already gone 18 hours, going another 2 should be easy!


                  That being said, I don't think its the end of the world if you eat the coconut now, its a prime snack choice and isn't going to derail your fasting efforts.


                  Now I want both coconut and steak.... and I'm starting my IF now haha...

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                  • #39
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                    maba, you are probably done with your fast by now. What did you end up doing?


                    Good luck on yours, ccarrigan.


                    I am working on getting a massive headache right now. My salad at lunch did not have enough meat in it.

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                    • #40
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                      let's see....

                      B: Omelet

                      L:IF

                      Dinner: some tequila grilled chicken with dijon and chives. YUM. And some boring cauliflower and broccoli

                      S: artichoke and a glass of red wine (alcohol isn't my vice, if I can't have almond butter, give me a glass of red)

                      Carbs are prolly close to 50 today b.c of the choke and veg


                      I dug out an old school Firm workout today. It was awesome. Those original ones are hard. Seriously, they would give old Horton a run for his money.

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                      • #41
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                        I was stuck in traffic for almost an hour and I ate the coconut - 1/2 a dehydrated coconut - the moment the clock turned 6 - my first 20 hour IF. Have to go cook the steak now, but am hoping to get in a quick weights session before that.

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                        • #42
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                          OMG, you guys are doing great!


                          I'm seriously having some cravings right now. I want fruit so bad but I have nothing in the house. I just chowed down some pork rinds and some sunflower seeds, but they didn't hit the spot. I want an apple! I'm almost considering walking to the ice cream shop/fruit stand to buy some fruit. That doesn't count as groceries, does it?


                          B: IF


                          L: Raw zucchini and green beans, egg salad with lots of spices.


                          D: Big bowl of soup (pork, onion and mushroom), pork rinds with mayo/mustard/hot sauce mixed, and sunflower seeds.


                          Carbs: 38-ish

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                          • #43
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                            B: IF

                            L: 1 tbsp of sunflower seed butter, 1 egg, 1 carrot

                            D: A can of wild sockeye from Whole Foods. Handful of bluberries and raspberries, and a slice of apple. (I had major fruit cravings, but managed to weigh the fruit and come under the daily allotment of carbs.)


                            45 gram carbs. F43/P30/C22.734 calories total.


                            I did have a migraine today, developed possibly because I had my coffee and food too late (at 2 p.m.), so consequently I didn't move much and didn't eat much. But I think I might grab some protein shake with coco milk later on so that my muscles are not depleted.

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                            • #44
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                              Just posted this on my journal:


                              - No almonds today

                              - 20 hour IF

                              - Carbs under 50


                              B/f & L : IF (20 hours)


                              S: 1/2 dehydrated coconut


                              D:

                              Porterhouse steak cooked in ghee

                              Zucchini-yellow string bean stir fry

                              Salsa Verde

                              slightly frozen coconut milk + cocoa w/ fresh blueberries (yummy)


                              WOD:

                              30 min walk


                              Macronutrients:

                              Fat: 76 % - 144.7g

                              Protein: 16% - 62.2g

                              Carbs: 8% - 35.5g


                              Total calories: 1642


                              I'm happy about the 20 hour IF. Although I wasn't particularly hungry, I had this nagging feeling to munch on something. It wasn't craving but just something I could chew on. Didn't want to drink green tea either, so kept sipping hot water.

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                              • #45
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                                I completely and utterly devastated my fast. I ate two apples at basketball practice and almost ate another one just now. tragic. oh well. I will attempt the fast again for my dinner tomorrow night.


                                I have such a difficult time keeping my carbs under 50g I am such a fruit junkie. Plus the fact that I don't have any meat in the house, and the only protein sources I have are eggs and almonds. Survival week is hard dangit!


                                Too bed! Where the carbs can't get me!

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