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Day 1 & 2 of New Fast and How Much I Gained Back After Refeed- plus Fitbit Versa stuff and other sundry nonsense.

Am on day 1 of another 1-3 day fast. The wasp bite is necessitating some inflammation busting, immune system assistance. My epi pen will not be available until Walgreens can locate more, so I have to be careful about future stings for now.

I took my blood pressure meds this morning, as it is finally elevated again.

Anyway, back to weight gain…. drumroll, please: I gained 5 lbs back overnight! Total weight loss from initial 6 day fast minus weight gain= 9 lbs in 6 days (after refeed). It was initially 14 lbs, but I knew a majority was water weight.

Still, not too shabby.

Also, my Fitbit Versa somehow got stuck and didn’t reset at midnight last night. I am currently in Fitbit limbo and we tried to reset it, but can’t.

Update- it updated the next day at midnight.

Day 2 and I lost 2 lbs, which brought it down to 11 lbs total in 8 days.

I broke fast after day 2 and will do intermittent again starting tomorrow.

I am a bit improved from wasp issue, now dealing with a bit of sciatica.

Spring cleaning the house currently, as my nephew from Palau is coming to spend his leave from the US Army with us. He’s been a year in Iraq, poor thing.

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Update on the crazy wasp sting

More on it here: https://missmaisieandme.com/2018/06/17/breaking-fast-and-going-back-on-tomorrow/

Took 25 mg of Benedryl after the initial sting today- and it helped a ton, though I had very little energy.

So, I somehow got almost 2 hours of cardio (to date), mostly while I slept. I also had super low blood pressure at the same time- so weird.

Thinking this was PROBABLY not a good thing, I texted my doctor.

Since the site where I was stung (paper wasp inexplicably on my Windex bottle- I reached with my right hand, it stung my middle finger- how apropos!) didn’t swell and I could still breathe, she said to take TWO Benedryl pills (50 mg). I was not to take my usual blood pressure meds (Lisinopril, damn my horrible genetics) until the morning, if my blood pressure goes up by morning, that is.

She called in an Epipen to the pharmacy for future snafus.

So, for now, still alive. Maybe not kicking. Pissed off it put a dent in my day.

I am a freaking health nut so I stay alive. I will be damned if a little Windex fetish’d insect will fell me like a log.

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Breaking fast and keto and wasp stings- and going back to IF tomorrow

update on wasp sting HERE

So, broke my fast at day 6 and glad I did. I will also be doing a shorter fast tomorrow (1-3 days, depending on how I feel). Maybe I will just do an intermittent 24 hr fast. I am going to wing it.

Unfortunately, was stung on finger by a paper wasp this morning and had a weird reaction.

There should be no way in hell I have 1hr 37 min of cardio, but the fucking wasp sting- even with the Benedryl- elevated my heart rate insanely today. No wonder I am exhausted. My blood pressure is still lower than normal, hours after it happened.

I have less than 5k steps for the day. I slept a lot. I ate a ton today- all keto.

Asparagus, eggs, keto enchiladas. I made keto charsiu bbq pork in the instant pot with pork belly. IDK how it turned out, still cooking as I type.

I also experienced stomach issues, which are not a shocker.

Life goes on- and all in all, quite pleased with how things have progressed- except for the damned wasp issue.