So I was going to do the V-Diet without telling anyone because I’ve always been the type to keep to myself. But after reading various admonishments from Chris and others, I’ve decided to at least share my journey with the T-Nation community.
However, no one in my personal life really knows that I’m doing this (people in my circle seem to be against supplements and “extreme diets”).
But after starting the diet yesterday, I know that I will need some support from some people to get me through it.
However, that’s not to say that I am not self motivated–because I am!!
I don’t have my before measurements handy but will post them later today or tomorrow. But for the basics:
I must say, the day before yesterday (Sunday) I was really stoked about doing the V-Diet. I could barely sleep–I just wanted to get started. So when Monday finally rolled around, I was up at 6:30 am getting prepared to take my morning supps/shake (my plan was to get up around 8 or 9, as my school is on spring break).
To my surprise, the shakes were sort of hard to get down (I have ALL chocolate). However, I had absolutely NO cravings which was nice. But the hunger pains hit me pretty hard in the late afternoon/early evening. I just drank some water to try to quell the hunger.
I did my NEPA in the morning(walked the dog for about an hour) and lift (I felt good during/after the lift–although I think I need to lower the load because my work tempo probably should be faster.
It was very hard for me to sleep. I kept waking up every couple hours,had the most bizarre dreams, and went from hot and sweaty to having the chills. Nevertheless, I awoke this morning feeling good about Day 1 and did some meditation, focusing on what my ideal body would look like.
Speaking of which, my goal is to lose 17 lbs, as I am considering joining the military. Today (Tuesday) is my non-lift day, so I am going to do some NEPA and work on my soft tissue (foam roller).
Feel free to poke in and introduce yourself. Hopefully I can get some photos up soon–don’t have a camera and am sort of technologically challenged.
Good luck to all who are trying to accomplish their goals!