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    I F moodiness

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    Does anyone else notice a mood change?

    I can go for hours without eating... hunger pains arnt an issue at all.

    But what I have noticed is that my mood gradually deterirotates.

    I have generally darker and more depressive thoughts the longer I go without food.

    Anyone else notice anything similar?
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    Um, no.

    I have to say I'm grateful that the only "symptom" I get when I IF is a little periodic tummy rumbling (which can be a bit embarrassing when you work in a small, quiet office). But I've never had the shakes, headaches, weird feelings, whatever that some others seem to get when they haven't eaten for a while.

    So - kind of opposite to you!
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    As above! I get up, full of energy once I get properly awakened, thinking clearly, I do get the hunger feelings and the odd growl but generally i'm very happy and always looking forward to breaking my fast with a juicy orange!
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    I do notice that I get a bit more moody the longer I go with out food, and I sometimes get naucious, but as soon as I eat something I bounce right back to my normal self.

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    I associate that with low blood sugar. Generally when a fast is harder for me (with depressive thoughts, shakes, whatever), it means I'm hypoglycemic, and I try to eat regularly for the rest of the week and by the next week, I can handle an IF again.
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    I did when I first started almost a year ago but this has diminished. Coffee seems to help.

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    How long a time period would you consider it to be an IF.. for instance i regularly don't eat between 7pm and 9 am. would that be an IF?

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    i think IF is an advanced maneuvre. it took me a while to get comfortable with it, and though i love that mark writes about it, i wish he would be more clear in recommending it for more experienced and healthy primal eaters. i ate dinner at 6pm last night, and i'll have lunch today at 12pm. i'm feeling fine. it took me a while to get to this point, and i would never advise anyone to rush it!!! you'll be ready to do it when you're ready. don't push.

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    I've been IF ing for a month or so. I love it. It's cured me of snacking, which I didn't even realize was holding me back. I have been irritable and my wife is bugging me to take it easy on the fasting. It's making me hard to live with (I guess).

    I haven't been depressed though, just a little short with people, but I tend to have that problem anyway haha.

    I think the above suggestion by fiercehunter to drink coffee is a good one. I'm not a coffee fan big picture/long term, but it's also not a good idea to give up too many things at once. Get your apetite and weight under control, then address the coffee problem, if you have one.

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    If you look at symptoms of depression, one of them is irritability

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