Well I am finally on the home stretch. Of course the biggest challenge just happened to be the last three days of the fast; not because of any cravings, pains, or food desires. The reason it was so challenging was I had to make a short-notice trip to Lumberton, NC to help out my father-in-law [...]
Today is day 15 of my fast and I am through my second weekend. All is going well.
On Saturday, we went to a 1st Holy Communion celebration at a friend’s house. The food spread was fantastic; spiral ham, meatballs, chicken, assorted rolls, fruit, vegetables, dips, etc. I would say this was my first [...]
As of today, all is going well. After 10 days I am definitely feeling healthier and possess a much greater ability to concentrate on things. At this point in the fast, I am realizing that I have been focusing too much on the fasting part and not enough on the spiritual aspects. As I have [...]
Well, I am now on day 8 of the fast and all is going extremely well. No major pains, cravings or desires regarding food and nourishment. I am even learning to cook dinners and entrees using the basic “Fruits and Vegetables” limit for the fast.
I continue reading Daniel and will probably go to [...]
Another day down and getting easier each day. I am now half way through day five. Last night there weren’t any hunger pains or cravings. Actually ate some cabbage and strawberries for dinner along with some good ole’ H2O. No real or drastic changes to mention but I will say I do feel much healthier [...]
Greetings to all as I approach the end of day three; it is getting late and almost time for bed. Today was a great day. No hunger pains (pangs) at all. No headaches. No cravings. It is truly amazing to me, someone who loves diet coke, cheese burgers, meat and cheese that I am no [...]
Just a quick note to let you know that I have begun to fast as Daniel did using his basic principles.
“In those days I, Daniel, was mourning three full weeks. I ate no pleasant food, no meat or wine came into my mouth, nor did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks [...]