Well, I’m about 65 hours into a 72 hour fast. So I thought why not bash out a quick post harnessing the focus and energy that being in a fasted state somewhat counter-intuitively creates?
For a host of reasons actually.
Well first off it’s a nice challenge. It’s almost definitely good for your health - our bodies have been shaped by an ancestral past that would have had periods where food would not been available. Fasting is to health what working out in the gym is to physical strength.
What about it?
Actually it’s fine. If you’ve never fasted you’d probably imagine that the normal hunger you experience after 4-6 hours of eating would continue to intensify. However, not so. Fasting for long periods is no picnic, literally nor metaphorically, and not exactly fun, but it’s not that physically uncomfortable.
There are a few acute side-effects
So, I have dinner on Sunday night then I’m done with food until Wednesday dinner time. That’s only two days with no food whatsoever.
What is permitted however is
And don’t knock the Bouillon… when it’s all you have, trust me it’s good.
And for a briliant guide philosophically, on this and all matters