We’re still finishing up the birthday goodies. Despite that, fasting goes well and really, it’s a relief to be back to 5:2. As always it’s the temptations rather than the hunger that can be problematic. I do wonder how different it is for people who spend less time at home, where food is easily available, and who don’t have young children who need food put in front of them several times a day. Tonight, I’ll eat supper with my children because I want to inculcate good eating habits in them. It means my fast is 24 hours instead of from suppertime one day to breakfast the day after next, but I don’t eat at all on a fasting day so perhaps that compensates?

This was interesting I thought: BBC article – all about standing up to lose fat. It chimes in with my developing habit of not sitting down for more than 20 minutes a day. I got very involved in something I was working on earlier and completely forgot to keep moving, but working standing up would address that. I’ll try it tomorrow. Ernest Hemingway always stood up to work, so if it’s good enough for him…