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My First Week on a Keto Diet Plan

by | Apr 6, 2021 | Dieting Tricks | 0 comments

The keto diet plan is definitely more than I bargained for.  I give Holly credit for giving it a try, and I can see where there is a lot of room for error. I can also understand why she gave up. Am I going to give up? Not a chance!

Why I’m Continuing the Keto Diet Plan

If you have been following us on our Facebook page, you’ll know that the start of this keto diet plan hasn’t been easy for me (and that Holly and I have a friendly rivalry going on about it). You’ll also have seen that I ordered a supplement to help get me on the right track, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. I think that’s going to make the difference I need in getting past the hard parts so that I can get into the real benefits of ketogenic dieting.

I strongly believe that this is a great way to get my body in gear to lose the extra weight so I can get into having a normal BMI. I’m doing it for my health first, but I also want it for my looks, I can admit it. I love the way I look right now, but there are some clothes I’d love to wear but that I can’t in my current shape. I just won’t like myself in them. I’m not shaming anyone for dressing any way they want. You do you. But I’ve got to do my things my way, and this is how it goes.

The Dreaded Keto Flu

In my first week of the keto diet plan alone, I got the keto flu. I got it and I got it hard. It’s like having all the energy sucked out of me. I mean fully drained out. I didn’t even want to write this post, even though I love sharing how things are going. It’s hard to get out of bed in the morning, and I don’t sleep so great at night. My stomach swirls, and I don’t feel so good after my meals. It does feel like catching a 24-hour bug.

That’s why I decided to arm myself with the supplement I picked. This one is called KETO FASTCUT and these pills are seriously bright blue. They’re capsules, which I like because I find them easier to swallow than tablets. I’ll start taking them today, so I’ll post updates on Facebook between now and my next blog post here in 2 weeks (Holly and I alternate).

I’ve read from another blogger that a great way to get through the Keto Flu is to drink homemade bone broth and make sure you’re getting enough magnesium.  What do you know? My supplement has magnesium in it! Now I just need to get the bone broth made and hope that diet pill works fast so that I can drink bone broth without thinking about it.

How I’m Doing the Keto Diet Plan

Just before I say my macros for my keto diet plan, I just need you to know that I’m not a nutritionist or a doctor or any other kind of medical expert. Don’t sue me. This isn’t advice for you. I’m just sharing my story.

My keto diet plan macros balance for low-carb, moderate-protein, and high-fat.  Every day, I eat about:

  • 60-75 percent of my calories from fat
  • 15-30 percent of my calories from protein
  • 5 to 10 percent of my calories from carbs

Let me tell you, it is very hard to eat carbs that low, especially when I feel sick. I’m used to having plain toast with mashed banana on it when my stomach is upset. This is all very new for me.

My goal moving ahead is to take the diet pill regularly and get my energy back and stomach settled. When I do, I’ll keep following tracking my macros.  Then, I plan to focus on exercise.  I can’t do that until I have enough energy to actually move.  Wish me luck!

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