Been keeping my head down and Keto’in on, without any super weight loss news to relate. Started the beginning of January and I’m still sitting with only a 5 lb loss. I agree with Tracy about the head spin when it comes to all the philosophies! The last two weeks I’ve recorded all my macros and somedays I seem to belong to one group’s ideologies, others days another. I’m not totally in anyone’s camp it seems, maybe that’s the problem. I do keep my carbs less than 20g though. Will just KCKO.
I really appreciate everyone’s honesty. When I first started checking out Keto and all the success stories it seemed like it might be the Holy Grail! It troubles me some when I see what looks like the same old problems creeping up. It would be nice if there was a one way that worked for all of us! I wonder about going too low on the carbs. When I ate a Paleo diet, and lost weight at a nice rate, I found if I restricted the carbs too much I didn’t sleep well. However, that has not been a problem with Keto, maybe the fat help out in that department. One thing that does concern me is how my body will react to carbs, say when you get to a maintenance WOE. Will you gain 5 lbs if you eat 1/2 an apple? I worry that by restricting carbs too much I might set myself up to be carb intolerant. So, I’m interested in checking out the books mentioned.
I’m doing this months fast. Some to get movement weight wise, but more for the autophagy. I don’t want to look at a future where I have to fast to control my weight, so I’m glad I can say I’m doing it for the other benefits.
Overall I feel good, and have lost some inches so… what’s there to do but keep chugging away.