The day I finally accessed my body’s fat stores (Fast 800 diet)

This morning I weed on a stick and it turned pink. To bring you up to speed (god forbid you should miss something on this riveting journey of mine) it's day 4 of the Fast 800 diet, which I've decided to follow for 6.5 weeks over Lent. It's really hard to write these blogs because…

The Last Supper (before my fast 800 Lent)

It's the night before I go for my metaphorical wander through the desert for 40 days and 40 nights.  As you'll know if you've read my blog from the other night, I'm going to be eating only 800 calories within a 10-hour window every day for the next 6.5 weeks a) because it's Lent and…

I’m trying Michael Mosley’s fast 800 diet for Lent

Lent is a test of willpower. Every year, like many people around the world, I renounce things I like for 6 weeks - not because I'm a Catholic (although this is what the official papers say I am) but because I feel like if I don't follow Lent, something bad will happen. In other words,…