SUCCESS WITH MY INTERMITTENT FASTING (IF)
About the time I started doing IF, I met Dr. Manuel Lam online and he offered to help me, as I was struggling on how to determine how much of my insulins I should use and how to begin my intermittent fasting. He was awesome with helping manage my fasting times and how much of my insulins to take. His encouragement and knowledge of what would happen from me doing IF was wonderful.
I’m currently on Day 34 of my IF adventure. I’m down 22 pounds and essentially off all my insulins (short and long term). My fibromyalgia pain is pretty much gone and I’m getting up from my wheelchair and walking a few steps now. My A1C is down and in fact, my overall blood work is much better.
Here are my Blood work numbers and stats from an appointment with my general physician on 9/12/16 and a follow-up appointment today (1/13/17).
|Est Avg. Glucose||157||151|
|Temp||99.4 F||98.4 F|
My general physician was pleasantly surprised by my 21 pound weight loss and the much better numbers on my tests. He was curious about what intermittent fasting was and how I was eating. So I explained. My husband was there and wanted to ask if I was going to hurt myself. My doc indicated that I would not do myself harm the way I was fasting and eating and that all was good. I was happy after leaving my appointment.
DAY 34 GALLERY
I did take some more pictures today to start my before and after progression gallery. So I’m including them as part of this post. You’ll see that my 118 pound Giant Schnauzer decided to be part of that bottom right image. There’s not a lot of change to see yet, but I can feel those 12.5 inches gone and can definitely get up and down easier. And Wow oh Wow, I’m practically off all my insulins! Thank you SO much Dr. Lam
I can’t wait until I’ve lost enough to do swimsuit pictures, as of right now, it would be very embarrassing.
I’m sharing a link to the book that I read which started me on this journey. It’s wonderful and when I read that Dr. Jason Fung stated IF (intermittent fasting) is like “bariatric surgery without the knife”, I was hooked.
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