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My 14-Day Keto Experiment – Keto Diet Day Six

Day six of my keto diet feels smooth. In fact, I believe I hit my stride today and it feels awesome.

I pushed my first meal of the day to noon to see how far I can take intermittent fasting without feeling bad. I gave myself a seven hour feeding window, but I finished my last snack around 6:00 P.M.

Read on to see how my macros looked on my first real day of intermittent fasting.

Disclaimer: Every article on How I Lost the Weight is about ME.  I can’t tell you if a certain diet is healthy for you. Ask your doctor.

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My Two Week Keto Diet Journal – Day Six

My Keto Macros Plan

Daily target macros:

Calories – 1600

Fat – 124 grams

Protein – 70 grams

Carbs – 50 grams

Keto Weight Loss Tracker

Starting weight – 181.4

Today’s weight – 177.6

Total Weight loss – 3.8 lbs

I’ve lost nearly four pounds in six days. I don’t think it’s water weight anymore. I never intended to lose weight this quickly, so hopefully next week my weight loss will slow down a bit.

My Keto Food Diary – Day Six

Breakfast – No breakfast. I had unsweetened coffee with heavy cream

Lunch – Four eggs scrambled in butter with parmesan cheese; mushrooms and spinach sauteed in butter

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Dinner – I wasn’t hungry at dinner, so I didn’t eat

Snack – Barney’s Almond Butter; medium banana

Actual Macros

Calories – 1004

Fat – 72g

Protein – 55g

Carbs – 40g

How I Feel on Day Six of Keto

I felt great on day six of keto!

I’m pumped to wake up and not immediately feel anxious and hangry. I feel calm in the mornings now. Today I felt so at ease that I pushed my first meal of the day to noon. I felt hungry by around 11:30AM and began to prepare my lunch then.

For the first time . . . maybe ever . . . I didn’t feel ruled by food. I’m pretty sure that means I’ve broken my sugar and carb addiction.

I’m Not Eating Enough on Intermittent Fasting

I know this was only the first real day of intermittent fasting, but my macros were low. It is not my goal to cut calories so strictly, so I’ll figure out a better way to get everything in while sticking to a feeding window of about seven hours.

I already feel like I’ll keep intermittent fasting as a lifestyle even if I don’t continue keto after these two weeks.

If I want to make it sustainable and keep my metabolism from tanking, I’ve got to find a way to eat more during my feeding window.

I Worked Out Again

Today I walked a mile at a pace of 4 mph. It’s really not my intention to have regular workouts until I get my macros to a sustainable level, but walking felt good today so I did it.

Four mph is a little fast for my short legs, so I think next time I’ll keep it at 3-3.5 mpg. Whew!

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It feels good to feel good!

Read About the Rest of My Two Week Keto Diet

Keto Diet Day One

Keto Diet Day Two

Keto Diet Day Three

Keto Diet Day Four

Keto Diet Day Five

Keto Diet Day Seven

Keto Diet Day Eleven

Keto Diet Day Thirteen

Keto Diet Day Fourteen

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