fourfooteleven Posted November 10, 2014 Share Posted November 10, 2014 So, full disclosure - I didn't finish my first Whole30, which I started Oct 2 and made it to Day 18 (Oct. 19) Long story, won't go into it, but since then, while not doing a strict Whole30 again, I've been eating mostly Whole30-compliant and making meals from Well Fed 2 (which hasn't been too hard b/c I've been eating Paleo for the past few years anyway and love that cookbook), but give into a beer once or twice a week. Maybe some chocolate. But definitely more aware of what's out there now. ANYWAY, two observations that I'm curious about: A couple times when I gave into junk food (chocolate and fries are two instances I clearly remember), I honestly walked away feeling like I'm starving instead of full.... especially the chocolate. It is the weirdest thing. Wanting to crave more and more... I guess that goes back to crap food tricking our brain we want more ... (I'm reading ISWF finally). The other thing: I keep losing weight. Last week, I had a few very un-compliant meals that included lasagna, clam chowder and fries. I'm just wondering - During those 18 days, was it possible to really change the body from a sugar-burning to a fat-burning machine? And by sticking with mostly W30 meals 90% of the time, it's possible to support that changed metabolism? Does any of this make sense? I got on the scale this morning (after a big day yesterday of eating essentially nothing but eggs and veggies and roasted potatoes and soy-sausage (not my choice) and orange juice and ...) and lost yet ANOTHER pound this morning ... Since Oct. 2, this brings me down to 5.5 pounds lost. Thoughts? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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