^what he said.
[QUOTE=Pebbles67;1098726]At least March has a fifth week, so an extra pay period. Maybe we'll get caught up then if we don't owe the gov't. too much.
I have a great spreadsheet that I use to track where each dollar we earn is going to be spent. It accounts for "5th week" pay periods as well, if you want to look at it. I'd be willing to email it to you.
[QUOTE=namelesswonder;1099618]Kymma, you are such a sage. Even when you are sorting out your own things on your journal, I feel enlightened for having read your posts :).[/QUOTE]
Paula, I'm interested in your new experiment and will keep close tabs on it. :) I hope all is going well with you emotionally and mentally today.
You go girl! :) Great plan!
How did today go? By the end of day 2, I was ready to move on. It did great things for me, but still ready to move on.:)
Day 2 was my good day. 1 & 3 were not fun
Fat Fast Day 3
WT 232 same
BS 106 (103 yesterday)
Ketostix - skipped
Last night was rough. My brain was screaming for food. Today I thought I would get up and have a protein drink to make sure I was getting 60g protein with my high fat. Alas. I have no more Protein Powder. So regular FF it is. Not sure if this is my last day or not.
I looked up info on protein intake for exercise and the news is interesting.
Weight in lbs x .36 for the average person. (The lowest I saw was 46g / day sedentary women and 56g/ day sedentary men)
Or .8g per kg. For me, both formulas come to 60grams of protein
For heavier exercisers the range is 1 g to a max of 2.5 g / kg. For me 75 with a max of 188. I have never eaten over 130.
I am setting my new protein goal to 60-75. I may eat the extra protein after heavy workouts.
that is interesting. It is probably a very good idea to increase your protein on heavy work out days, and let yourself creep up during TOM too. I was reading yesterday that TOM decreases any number of nutrients that eating meat helps to alleviate. Wish I could remember where I saw it, sorry. (it may have been on the Dr. Ede protein page?)
Experimentations continue. I hope you find what works for you P.
I wanted to add that most places I researched said that we eat way too much protein, and even the heaviest exercisers should not need more than 1.5 x wt in KG with an absolute max of 2.5 for athletes.
This gives me hope that I can eat 60-75g protein and still manage deep ketosis. I have been eating 75 up to 90.
[QUOTE=Pebbles67;1101738]I wanted to add that most places I researched said that we eat way too much protein, and even the heaviest exercisers should not need more than 1.5 x wt in KG with an absolute max of 2.5 for athletes.
This gives me hope that I can eat 60-75g protein and still manage deep ketosis. I have been eating 75 up to 90.[/QUOTE]
Are those numbers the grams needed to be in ketosis or needed for overall health? Presuming one was not trying to be in ketosis and therefore kept their fat lower and carbs higher is the same amount of protein recommended or is this the recommended amount for those loading up on fat/cutting carbs to achieve ketosis?
Those are numbers for general health. I even found a body building site which said eating too much protein for your needs can raise glucose. They recommended the max of 2.5 for heavy lifting athletes.
Luckily, the low end .8 -1.0 multiplier would be the right level for deep ketosis too.