So, tomorrow, June 22nd, I begin my eight-day water fast. Eight days specifically because on the ninth I will be getting on a plane to Venice and will be interrailing (travelling by train) around Europe for 24 days, and I figure it wouldn’t be a great idea to try that while weak and lightheaded. However, I think I can manage coming gently down from the fast while on holiday.
So, to cut a very long story short, I admit that my main motivation is weight loss - but tied in with that is a desperate desire to change my eating habits. My starting weight is 119 lbs (8 st 7) and while at first ... read more