Hi! I’ve been overeating or binge eating for the past 8 days. I feel like shit. Tomorrow I’m gonna start OMAD and I’m so excited! I feel like it will save me time, money, and help me have control of my weight. I’m sure in the past week I’ve gained about 2 lbs. I’m 17 and a first year in college (yay only one meal swipe at the dining hall and not wasting dining dollars). I’m 5’0 and was 93 lbs last week but probably 95 right now. Any tips?? :-)
first I`d like to say, I really like this community, found some great advice in here, you guys are great!
So, I am 5ft small, 120lbs. Honestly I don`t have that much to lose, my most comfortable weight ist around 105lbs (makes sense since I am a very short girl) I just have some comfort fat around my belly that I'd like to get rid of simply for esthetic reasons.
I've been on OMAD for two weeks now, very proud of myself because I struggled a lot with overeating and binging and those last two weeks I managed to not overeat at all, no binging, sticking to my caloric deficit and everything! I feel great in general, very energized, no terrible mood swings, barely hungry and close to zero sugar cravings.
So my BMR is about 1400cal
My meals are usually between 500-900cal I eat my one meal usually around 7 or 8pm depending on the day.
Also, I've been vegetarian for over two years now and I try to keep my meals as healthy and rich in vegetables as possible. I also try to avoid dairy mostly because my body doesn't really tolerate it.
With biking to uni every day and walking 10k steps a day and about 2-3 times of home exercise a week I burn roughly between 1800-2200cal a day.
The thing is, I'm a little discouraged since my body is not changing at all.
This is OMAD: One Meal A Day. How one chooses their one meal is up to them.
Stay civil. This should go without saying.
Probably the simplest method of Intermittent Fasting, eating One Meal A Day has, throughout history, been a regime that has suited many.
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