Amanda : 40 days of Water Fasting

  • Amanda S, 23 years old Female, weighing 112 kg / 246.4 lbs, 68 in /172.72 cm tall, Chritianity . From victoria , Canada

  • Doing 40 days of Water Fasting. Starting November 22, 2010

  • Reasons for Fasting:
    I am fasting to reach a normal healthy weight. I think fasting can help me break some of my bad eating habits. I want to make this fasting a spiritual experience. I want to do some soul searching and finally reach my goals.

  • Past Fasting Experience:
    I used to fast on a monthly basis, when I was at a healthy weight. But due to depression I gained a lot of weight. The longest I ever fast was 15 days water and 30 days juice. This time I want to go on a long water fast. The last time I fasted I was at 265 and came to 240. Now my current weight is 245, so from the previous fast I lost about 25 pounds and only gained 5 pounds.

  • Present Diet:
    I do not eat any fast food, only home cooked food. Staying away from processed food.

  • Relevant Medical History:

  • Present Medical Problems:

  • State of Mind:
    I am in a really good state of mind. I am finally coming out of my depression. I am getting back to doing normal things. I feel that I can do this. I believe fasting can change my life.

  • Limitations:
    I have no limitations. I believe my own mind and body is the barrier to my success. I have to take full control of my mind and stay focused.

  • Questions:
    How do you stay on the fast, when you get that urge to just put something in your mouth? How do you prevent mouth odor when fasting?

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