Keto Challenge Day 9: Weight Loss!

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keto week 2Whatever bug I have kept me up most of the night coughing and sneezing. Although my energy is very low this morning, I had enough to pull myself out of bed and stumble onto the scale.

Weight wise Iā€™m down, despite a couple of missteps last week. At the start of my reset I weighed 232.3. Today Iā€™m at 230.8. Not to shabby.

No doubt my low appetite over the weekend (thanks bug!) contributed to my loss. So I look at the numbers with a very skeptical eye. Despite the lack of sleep I am feeling a little better today as my fever broke earlier this morning.

Practicing Mindfulness
As far as getting back on track with keto, I need to correct the problems (stress induced eating & drinking) from last week.

While convalescing in bed this weekend I made an effort to use my meditation app. Of course, it was easy since I was sick in bed…I mean how much stress is involved with that! Still, it’s good practice. Any time I felt frustrated that I couldn’t do anything, I reached for my phone and listened to some calming sound or music.

That put me right to sleep…almost as good as NightTime NyQuil.

16 thoughts on “Keto Challenge Day 9: Weight Loss!

  1. Rhiannon

    Oh dot I have tried a few ways of losing weight which cost me a fortune with no long lasting results. I chose to do the good old fashioned slow and steady wind the race mindset. I am grateful I found you on YouTube, you certainly have uplifted me. I thankyou so much in sharing your journey and hope this afternoon….oh no it might where you are hahaha, well I hope you awake fresh, healthy.

  2. Sam Kassouf


    I just started keto diet 7 months ago and intermittent fasting 18 months ago before that Dukan diet and before that Atkins so I know the struggle is real….this week I started doing restorative (beginners) yoga.IF and keto now combined with yoga everyday to relieve stress and loosen muscles is optimum good health for me…I’m only sorry that I didn’t start doing those things way earlier in life I’m 67 and feel better than I have in 30 years.. I weighed at my highest 325 now I weigh 210…I hate it for you when you have a meltdown as you called it but when you say all the things you’re grateful for I know you will be all right..
    Wesley and you are two of my favorites so I was glad he mentioned you in his reset video…He has a great personality but you can out cook him any day..Try some yoga for stress

    • Dot2Trot

      Wow, I’m super impressed with your awesome success! And thanks so much for the kind words about my cooking. I’m a big admirer of Wes too šŸ™‚ He’s a great cook.

  3. Aw, and this too shall pass…..discipline in faith, hope and love while you rest & boost those Vit. C foods when your well. Peppers, kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, peas, chicken livers to name a few. šŸŒø

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