Thursday, 13 November 2014

A Day In The Life - Monday

Hello, I have a day in the life post all about how I get through one of my two fast days I do each week. Back in September I wrote a post all about me doing the 5:2 diet which you can read here. I have been doing the 5:2 since February so now my fast days are pretty easy to do not always but most of the time. This week I fasted Monday and I will be doing today and this post is about Mondays...

8.30am - Alarm goes off and I am feeling good after a great nights sleep, it helps I got to sleep in a little this morning! I get up, dressed and sort my face : )

8.45am - Make a hot water with lemon and catch up on my social media sites.


9am - Make a almond milk latte with 1 teaspoon of coconut sugar - 43 calories

9.45am - Time to drive to my sports massage appointment. I am glad to report my back is pretty much sorted but I will continue to have my sports massages every six weeks. 

10.45am - Get home crack open a 2 litre bottle of water, guzzle a quarter of it then get my front room ready for my first client. 

11.15am - First client arrives 

12.15pm - Client leaves, I drink more water then talk to Dale on the phone for half hour. He always calls me on his lunch break : )

1pm - I do a workout with my Skype client, just 30 minutes which is enough for me when fasting!

1.30pm Get freshened up, drink a peppermint tea


2pm - Boil two medium eggs and eat with a little salt - 130 calories 

2.30pm - Look through emails briefly as I need to get ready for my next client 

3pm - Train my next client

4pm - Go back to my emails and start replying etc and drink a peppermint tea

6pm - Start to get dinner prepared for when Dale gets home.

6.30pm Cook our dinner


7pm - Eat! I had baked lemon and garlic salmon with veggies - 360 calories

7.30pm - 9.30pm - Chill on the sofa with Dale watching TV

10pm - Bed : )

Total Daily Calories - 513

Just slightly over on my calories on Monday but still a good fast in my book! I always do a Monday because it starts off the week well and its a day I am usually not too crazy busy. I drink at least 2 litres of water which fills me up and keep myself doing something all day. Sometimes I just have a coffee in the morning then water up until dinner it really depends on the day and how I am feeling. 

Questions:

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6 comments:

  1. Oh. My. God. I just would crumble. I couldn't do it. I'd be horrible to be around. Literally a monster. It's amazing you're able to do this - and so consistently from such a while ago! I'm glad it's working for you but I just couldn't do it. I think I'd go mad... ;-)

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    1. Ha I did at first but after a couple of months it gets easier! I actually quite enjoy my fasts these days reminds me I do have some will power when it comes to food ha x

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  2. I am always really interested to see what people eat on fast days. It's surprising how much you can eat for so little calories when you get inventive!

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    1. It is! If your careful you can actually eat quite a lot x

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  3. I think this is really interesting and a post like this shows how it works in practical terms. I don't think fasting is something I could do but I'm glad it works for you!

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    1. I agree and it's not for everyone but it definitely works for me, glad you liked the post x

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