- Eat no grains or sugars
- Don't limit fat intake
- Correct vitamin D deficiency
- Supplement omega-3 fatty acids (from fish oil)
- Correct bowel flora
- Supplement magnesium
- Fast intermittently
- Sleep adequately
- Be active
I don't eat grains or sugar, but I do limit fat on Dr Poon's Diet. I used to take Magnesium but haven't in awhile. I do take Calcium plus Vitamin D but I don't do fish oil. My probiotics have run out but they are so expensive! I've been getting enough sleep, I've been active, that's for sure. That leaves intermittent fasting. I kinda do that on weekends now, rarely eating breakfast, but I want to try a scheduled fast. I'm not sure whether the 4:3 or the 8 hr window method is right for me. I'm leaning toward the latter, because I can easily just skip breakfast and hold lunch till 12 noon. Then stop eating at 8pm for an 8 hour eating window. Or eat only from 9am to 5pm - whatever works for you, the goal is to just have an 8 hour window each day during which you can eat.
Tonight I stood in the doorway of my living room enjoying the cool breeze and asked myself, "Are we ready to do this? Are we ready to finish this journey and bring it home now?" I've eaten right (other than during the holidays) and worked out but I'm still stalled at this weight. I've hovered between 80 and 85kg for the last four and a half months. I have stayed mostly Phase 1 and worked out, and if that's not enough then we're gonna have to shake things up.
I'm on week 2 day 3 in the C25K but this time on the treadmill. I'm averaging 8.8k/hr when running. I'm really enjoying doing it on the treadmill. I've found the right position for my iPad so I can still see the stats I need to on the display. I can start them at the same time and listen to music without needing headphones. Hubby said I have a great little set-up going. Now if the C25K app would just stay active when I launch YouTube so I could watch more scenic views, that would be perfect. :)