My 14-Day Keto Experiment – Keto Diet Day Two
Today marks day two on keto. Before I tell you how I felt and what I ate today, make sure you’ve read all about my day one.
Read about my Keto Diet Day One experience. In that article I talk about why I decided to try keto for two weeks (and only two weeks) and what I hope to gain from my keto experiment.
If you’ve already read about day one, let’s jump into my keto diet day two log.
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 Two
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 – 180.6
Total Weight loss – .8 lbs
Wow, I can’t believe I’ve already lost weight. Stepping on the scale this morning and seeing the lower number was a nice surprise.
Of course, it’s mostly water weight. In fact, I’m losing a lot of water, which happens on the keto diet. As your body uses up glycogen stores, which contain a lot of water, you urinate more. Bye-bye water retention. I won’t miss ya!
My Keto Food Diary – Day Two
Lunch – 80/20 burger patty, spinach and mushrooms sauted in butter (leftovers from yesterday’s lunch), sharp cheddar cheese, avocado oil
Dinner – Creamy Low Carb Pork Chops, stir fry veggie mix
Snack – pecans, more coffee with almond milk creamer and liquid monk fruit
I decided to use SparkPeople to track my macros for these two weeks on keto. Here’s what today looked like. I’ve got a little tweaking to do.
Calories – 1549
Fat – 134g
Protein – 67g
Carbs – 14g
How I Feel on Day Two of Keto
I feel good today. Honestly, I’m worried about getting the dreaded keto flu, but so far I feel pretty normal.
I still miss coconut sugar in my coffee terribly. It’s just not the same experience. And yet, I had a second cup of coffee today for the first time in years. I’ve already decided that the first thing I’ll have when I’m done with this two weeks of keto is a cup of coffee with coconut sugar.
Yep, I’m a sugar addict. Hopefully by the end of these two weeks I’ll feel differently about coconut sugar in my coffee.