This is the first official day of my extended water fast. I never count the actual first day, I call that day zero. I intermittent fast, so to me I am not actually fasting on the first day, I am just going about my normal daily routine. So although to me this is day 1 of my fast, I actually have not eaten in 47 hours as of me typing this sentence.
I always begin my fasts with a pre-fast ritual of not eating or drinking, so a dry fast, for 20 hours. For some reason drinking when I first start a fast makes me incredibly nauseous as soon as I skip my daily feeding window. So I dry-fasted a ... read more