That Fat Boy Slims – The Ketogenic Diet – Day 10
I struggled a bit to wake up this morning. I don’t think I felt the effects of a mini hangover, though. My sleep was pretty broken last night so I’m assuming it was that. Very weird and realistic dreams that, now that I come to write this, I can’t recall even the slightest of details.
I made the kids’ packed lunches and walked them to school. It was boiling, even at 08:30. The walk wasn’t too bad but I put thin socks on and my new trainers have rubbed the back of my heels. Great. By the time I walked back home I’d drank over three quarters of my water bottle.
I’ve only eaten brunch/lunch today, and a yoghurt somewhat later. Lunch was three sausages, six bacon strips and scrambled eggs with cheese and Sriracha hot sauce. I couldn’t finish it – leaving one bacon strip, one and a half sausages and about a fifth of my scrambled eggs. I just felt sick. Compared to the breakfast I had at Tiffins two weeks ago, this is shocking!
I’ve been feeling sick a lot today and I’m not sure if it’s this heat or the diet. The mere thought of food, at times, makes me feel like hurling and I find myself worrying in case I have inadvertently developed an eating disorder. I’m not consuming many calories these past few days – at most, I’m hitting just over half my set intake. Maybe it’s still the adjustment period but I do find it pretty concerning that I’m not hungry even when I know I should be ravenous.
This leads to my next concern – could this work out to be counter productive in that I start gaining weight through malnourishment or some other dietary side effect/issue. I could just be being the typical me and over-thinking and worrying about superfluous things so I’m going to try and monitor without any running, internalised commentary.
Throughout the day I have felt incredibly tired and, at times, fucking exhausted. Again, could this be the diet/lack of calories/changes as a result of me reducing my antidepressants? Serotonin levels could be dropping for all manner of reasons so again I’m in a position where I can see things happening but I’m unsure on how to change them or wonder if I should let things run their course and hope for the best.
I’d give anything to sleep right about now but I know that when I wake up I will feel even more shitty. No one likes a shitty siesta.
On the plus side, I weighed first thing this morning and I am now under 16st!
Additional supplements such as Apple Cider Vinegar, Coconut Oil etc. we get from Holland & Barett.
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