The Real Challenge to Fasting

Is psychological hunger. There is nothing that makes fasting more difficult than my brain trying to constantly sabotage my efforts by obsessively thinking about food. I attempted to go on a 72 hour fast yesterday, but broke it by the 43rd because I couldn’t stop thinking about food. Physical hunger itself is not a problem….

Things I Recently Learned About Fasting

A few days ago, I read Dr. Jason Fung’s series of write-ups on Fasting, Calories, and How to Lose Weight on his website after signing up for the free 12 week fasting course, and it’s been revelatory. I’ve learned about some of the benefits of fasting nine years ago, where I first read about Eat…

Japan at Last: Osaka Day 1

I’ve been meaning to post about my trip to Japan with my husband but kept procrastinating because I didn’t know how to start writing about it! Japan has always been the one country I wanted to visit; heck, I even dreamed of working and living there. Blame it on my being a 90s kid who…

Keto and Intermittent Fasting Update

The longest I’ve managed to stick to the ketogenic diet was about six weeks. I’ve never been able to hit any weight loss goal because, as I’ve shared in my previous post about self-esteem, I have a tendency to self-sabotage. Since starting my attempt at reconfiguring my thinking, however, sticking to keto has been a…