* day 55 on the fast metabolism diet (-12 lbs)

Written by 200pockets

2018.  Trying the Fast Metabolism Diet.  So far so good.  Life changing.

  • SUMMARY
    • Week 1 (4/30/18 to 5/6/18) – 3 lbs lost to date
    • Week 2 (5/7/18 to 5/13/18) – 3 to 6 lbs lost to date
    • Week 3 (5/14/18 to 5/20/18) – 5.2 to 7.2 lbs lost to date
    • Week 4 (5/21/18 to 5/27/18) – 6 to 9.8 lbs lost to date
    • Week 5 (5/28/18 to 6/3/18) – 8.8 to 7.8 lbs lost to date
    • Week 6 (6/4/18 to 6/10/18) – 8.2 to 9.4 lbs lost to date
    • Week 7 (6/11/18 to 6/17/18) – 9.8 to 11.8 lbs lost to date
    • Week 8 (6/18/18 to 6/24/18) – 10.2 to xxx lbs lost to date

 

  • TIPS
    • Before starting, thoroughly read the Fast Metabolism Diet books.  Take lots of notes.
    • Discuss this with your family before starting so they understand your change in diet.
    • Prepare meals at least 1 day in advance.

** WEEK 1 ** 3 lbs lost to date **

  • DAY 1 – Monday, 4/30/18
    • AM weight = 169.4 (starting weight)
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 2 – Tuesday, 5/1/18 ** + 0.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 169.6
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 3 – Wednesday, 5/2/18 ** -0.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 169.4
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 4 – Thursday, 5/3/18 ** -0.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 168.8 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 5 – Friday, 5/4/18 ** -2.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 166.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 6 – Saturday, 5/5/18 ** -3 lbs **
    • AM weight = 166.4 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 7 – Sunday, 5/6/18
    • AM weight = Forgot to weigh
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 2 ** 3.0 to 6.0 lbs to date **

  • DAY 8 – Monday, 5/7/18 ** -3 lbs **
    • AM weight = 166.4
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 9 – Tuesday, 5/8/18 ** -4 lbs **
    • AM weight = 165.4
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 10 – Wednesday, 5/9/18 ** -3.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 165.6
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 11 – Thursday, 5/10/18 ** -4.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 165.2
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 12 – Friday, 5/11/18 ** -5.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 163.8 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 13 – Saturday, 5/12/18** -6.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 163.2 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities include – Dinner @The Dead Fish Restaurant, Crockett, California
  • DAY 14 – Sunday, 5/13/18** -6.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 162.8 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities – Mother’s Day

** WEEK 3 ** 5.2 to 7.2 lbs lost to date **

  • DAY 15 – Monday, 5/15/18 ** -5.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 164.2
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 16 – Tuesday, 5/15/18 ** -5.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 164.2 lbs
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 17 – Wednesday, 5/16/18 ** -5 lbs **
    • AM weight = 164.4 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 18 – Thursday, 5/17/18 ** -5.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 163.6
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 19 – Friday, 5/18/18 ** -7.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 161.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Blood work described as “amazing” by primary care physician
  • DAY 20 – Saturday, 5/19/18 ** -8.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds + mediterranean salad lunch at Jerusalem Cafe
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 21 – Sunday, 5/20/18 ** -7.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 162.2 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds 
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 4 ** 6 to 9.8 lbs lost to date **

  • DAY 22 – Monday, 5/21/18 ** -6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 163.4
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 23 – Tuesday, 5/22/18 ** -7 lbs **
    • AM weight = 162 lbs
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 24 – Wednesday, 5/23/18 ** -7.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 161.8
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
    • Notes – Busy day at work, end of year graduation
  • DAY 25 – Thursday, 5/24/18 ** -8.4 lbs **
    • AM weight = 161 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 26 – Friday, 5/25/18 ** -8.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.8 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 27 Saturday, 5/26/18 ** -9.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 28 – Sunday, 5/27/18 ** -9.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 5 ** 8.8 to 7.8 lbs lost to date **

  • DAY 29 – Monday, 5/28/18 – Memorial Day
    • AM weight = Forgot to weigh
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
    • Notes – Memorial Day
  • DAY 30 – Tuesday. 5/29/18 ** -8.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.6
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 31 – Wednesday, 5/30/18 
    • AM weight = Forgot to weigh
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 32 – Thursday, 5/31/18 ** -8.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.8
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training
  • DAY 33 – Friday, 6/1/18 ** -10 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.4 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 34 – Saturday, 6/2/18 ** -9.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
  • DAY 35 – Sunday, 6/3/18 ** -7.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 161.6 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 6 ** 8.2 to 10.2 lbs lost to date **

  • DAY 36 – Monday, 6/4/18 ** -8.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 161.2 lbs
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio (30 m)
  • DAY 37 – Tuesday, 6/5/18 ** -8.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.6 lbs
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio (15 m elliptical)
    • Activity – Seated pedaler (30 m)
  • DAY 38 –  Wednesday, 6/6/18 ** 8.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.6 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training (not done)
  • DAY 39 – Thursday, 6/7/18 ** -9 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.4 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training (30 m)
  • DAY 40 – Friday, 6/8/18 ** -10.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.2 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Recommended activity – stress reducing (ie. massage, deep breathing)
    • Activity completed – pedaler (40 m), weights (15 m) <– while watching television; used a kitchen timer & a stopwatch
    • Notes – Discovered that the two seasonings I have been using list cane sugar as an ingredient. 🙁
  • DAY 41 – Saturday, 6/9/18 ** -10.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 158.6 
    • Phase 3grapefruit, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities done – gardening – hauled buckets of worms and compost (8-10 m), pedaler (60 m), weights (18 m), elliptical (0 m)
  • DAY 42 – Sunday, 6/10/18 ** -9.4 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.0 
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans/lentils, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 7 ** -9.8 lbs ** to 11.8 lbs **

  • DAY 43 – Monday, 6/11/18 ** -9.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.6 lbs 
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
    • Activities done – pedaler (40 m), weights (10 m)
  • DAY 44 – Tuesday, 6/12/18 ** -8.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.2 
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
  • DAY 45 – Wednesday, 6/13/18 ** -9 lbs **
    • AM weight = 160.4 
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training 
    • Activity done – weights (8 m)
  • DAY 46 – Thursday, 6/14/18 ** -10 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.4 
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training 
    • Activities done – pedaler (25 m), weights (6 minutes)
  • DAY 47 – Friday, 6/15/18 ** -11.6 lbs **
    • AM weight = 157.8
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities done – photographed a show in Point Richmond, California (3 hrs)
  • DAY 48 – Saturday, 6/16/18 ** – 11.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 158.2
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities done – Walking at the Pirate Festival, Vallejo, California (3 hrs), repotting plants (20 m)
  • DAY 49 – Sunday, 6/17/18 ** – 11.8 lbs **
    • AM weight = 157.6
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing

** WEEK 8 ** -10.2 lbs ** to xxx lbs **

  • DAY 50 – Monday, 6/18/18 ** – 10.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.2 lbs 
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
    • Activities done – pedaler, weights
  • DAY 51 – Tuesday, 6/19/18 ** – 10.4 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159 lbs 
    • Phase 1 –  orange, quinoa, beans, vegetables
    • Activity – Vigorous cardio
    • Activities done – pedaler (20 m), weights, elliptical
  • DAY 52 – Wednesday, 6/20/18 ** – 10.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 159.2 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training 
    • Activity done – weights (xx m)
  • DAY 53 – Thursday, 6/21/18 ** -11 lbs **
    • AM weight = 158.4 lbs
    • Phase 2fish/oysters, tofu, vegetables, vegetable broth
    • Activity – strength training 
    • Activities done – pedaler (25 m), weights (6 minutes)
  • DAY 54 – Friday, 6/22/18 ** -12.2 lbs **
    • AM weight = 157.2 lbs
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities done – photographed a show in Point Richmond, California (3 hrs)
  • DAY 55 – Saturday, 6/23/18 ** – 12 lbs **
    • AM weight = 157.4
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing
    • Activities done – Walking at the Pirate Festival, Vallejo, California (3 hrs), repotting plants (20 m)
  • DAY 56 – Sunday, 6/24/18 ** – xx lbs **
    • AM weight = xxx
    • Phase 3blackberries, quinoa, vegetables, vegetable broth, beans, raw sunflower & flax seeds
    • Activity – stress reducing