On September 2, 2012, I was 207.6. This morning, October 10, 2012, I am 193.0 – 14.6 lbs down in 39 days.
Today, if I haven’t messed up in my counting, I have been on a strict ketogenic-type low carb diet – pretty much a long-term Atkins Induction for 30 days straight and am less than 10 pounds away from my target weight of 185, which is when my wife starts to complain that I look too thin.
I am on day 30. I haven’t been in ketosis this long for a long, long, time.
I have proven conclusively something that I thought I could do but had no proof: that after another 9 years older, I could have the same kind of results I had on Atkins the first go-round.
There’s a notion in the low carb community about ‘The Golden Shot’ – that low carb only works once, and if you lose it and gained it back, you can’t repeat it.
In actuality, it seems you can do this – it just takes a little longer. But what I am finding is that I don’t care about how long it takes because the diet is making me, in general, feel better. Continue reading “Atkins Induction: How Does It Feel at Day 30?”