Sunday 9 December 2018

DAY 13 - Done

Day 13 is done.

Food has been prepped for the next two days. Today was a day much more focused around fats and not protein, which you can see from the below screenshot.

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I’ve taken five readings in the last 24 hours. The ketone strips cost about £0.80p each so they are not exactly cost effective. I have also had three errors so far, so that’s annoying. I am producing ketones but these numbers are quite low and would suggest my body is not going to give up a strong ketogenic response until I start hitting some nails on the head.

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In summary, my breath is weird; Jo described it like “sour biscuits”. Nice, she never pulls any punches. So clearly this is all starting to work, I just need to pay more attention to the fats and in particular - plant based fats.

I am getting quite excited to get back into the gym (garage) after Christmas and hopefully the addition of some physical exertion will move things forward a bit.

I am not sure which path to go down for the staff Christmas party. On the one hand, I do not want to ruin a strong streak, but on the other hand, it’s once a year and it has been planned well in advance.