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Constant Hunger! by nbjasmine ..... Fasting: Water Only

Date:   10/2/2009 11:08:11 PM ( 12 years ago ago)
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Hello fellow fasters,

I am new to the forum but very glad I found it. I am winding down day 11 of a water only fast and in general I feel great. However, I have not reached that quieting of the body where no hunger is achieved. I am nearly always hungry.

I am not able to rest as is recommended. I have two school aged boys who have needs and demands only mom can fill. In other words, I am handling food all the time, making meals for them and my husband. Also, I am continuing to exercise, lightly, just to keep my blood moving.

My fast is specifically to deal with my chronic overfeeding. I used to be very healthy, but i have been using food as a drug to self-medicate. Unhealthy food as well as plain old too much food.

Another thing I notice is I am dry dry dry! No matter how much water I drink, my skin seems to be papery, thin, and DRY.

I welcome feedback and comments, mostly I don't want to feel alone in this endeavor.

Nice to meet all of you!

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