Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Ketogenic diet day four

Today was more of the same. Didn't run so my total calorie intake was lower - still managing a good split (77% fat, 9% carbs - including fiber, and 14% protein). My ketone urine test was the same as yesterday, and I won't weigh myself again until tomorrow or the next day. I was less foggy than yesterday, but I almost welcome that now to prove I am 'changing'. I did make some key observations today that are related to diet and lifestyle. I have realized that while I was definitely addicted to sugar, it was the fat content I was enjoying. Don't get me wrong, I do have a sweet tooth -- but, I love fat!! I am so satisfied with what I'm eating that I'm barely missing the sugar. I am also taking a huge amount of enjoyment from preparing my food (from scratch), and really thinking about what I'm putting into my body (using the My Fitness Pal app). I have also tried ghee for the first time (YUM!!), and coconut oil and almond flour are my new best friends. Unfortunately, I am still missing my pumpkin spice SB coffee in the morning :( Tomorrow, I will jump on the treadmill for a 8 mile speed workout. Maybe, just maybe I will deplete my carb stores.....

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