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Alternative Day Fasting Experiment (Combined Water and Dry) on the Fruitarian Diet

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23 Jun 2011 16:59 - 23 Jun 2011 17:40 #7983 by Yuliya
Yuliya created the topic: Alternative Day Fasting Experiment (Combined Water and Dry) on the Fruitarian Di
Inspired by the experience of Anne Osborne (see www.fastingconnection.com/forum/100-frui...ting-every-other-day ) I decided that I would like to see how an alternative day fasting will feel and work for me.

The Main Goal: I am trying to heal my gum infection (that has been chronic for the last year or so) and also the underlying cause for it which is the tooth that was damaged 4 or 5 years ago. I would like my body to heal both of these issues naturally. I am inspired by the experience of Dr. Stanley Bass ( www.drbass.com/firstfast.html ) , who wrote in one of his articles:
“Another interesting phenomena which I have experienced is, that on 3 occasions in my lifetime, whenever I had a dead or abscessed tooth causing inflammation and facial swelling, I invariably went on a water fast, and within 13 to 18 days the dead tooth fell out by itself. Naturally and painlessly.”
I do not think that alternative day fasting will heal my dental issue entirely, but it will allow my body to detoxify and will make my future long fast easier.
Also, alternative day fasting is allowing my gum to heal to a sufficient degree, so that on my eating day I do not experience any discomfort whatsoever.

Secondary Goal: To detoxify my body, and to train my body and my mind to go through 1 day fast painlessly and comfortably under any circumstances and without changing my usual routine, that is maintaining workouts and all responsibilities.

Tentative Length: I am determined to see this experiment through at least 1 month (30 days) and after that depending on my experience I might make adjustments or try something else.

My Diet: I've been a raw vegan since 2002 and currently I am gravitating towards low fat fruitarian diet. So, on my eating days I will be having mostly low fat juicy fruit.

Some of my fasting days will be dry and some will include water, depending on circumstances, and steering towards dry fasting whenever possible. On my dry fast days I will try to avoid any contact with water, except for necessary hands washing, etc.

The experiment has been officially started on June 10, 2011, which was my fasting day.
On June 10 my Tanita scale showed that my weight was 119.8lb, my body water - 56.8%, my body fat - 18%.
My lowest recent weight was 116lb (measured after 3 days water fast).
I am hoping that I will not loose any significant amount of weight during this fast. If through exercise combined with fasting I manage to replace some of my body fat with muscle and therefore to raise my hydration level, than I will consider it an added bonus.

Please see my blog for the description of the days 1 through 12:

Day 1 (Fasting) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/dedicate-...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 2 (Eating)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 3 (Fasting) and 4 (Eating) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 5 Part 1 (Fasting)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/
Day 5 Part 2 (Fasting) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 6 (Eating) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 7 (Fasting)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 8 Part 1 (Eating) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/
Day 8 Part 2 (Eating) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 9 (Fasting)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 10 (Eating) - www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 11 (Fasting)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

Day 12 (Eating)- www.fastingconnection.com/blog/alternati...html/blogger/Yuliya/

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23 Jun 2011 17:30 - 23 Jun 2011 17:43 #7984 by Yuliya
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Day 13 - Fasting

Since the moment I woke up I started feeling an upcoming headache. It was very light at first. I tried to get rid of it by listening to my vibrational pain-killer music, and it seemed to lessen. But later when I got into my work on the computer - it started getting worse and worse and eventually became so strong that I could hardly open my eyes without feeling as if my eyes were hurting. Usually my headaches are not so strong and can be managed with the pain killer music. Interestingly this headache began before I really started fasting. I think since my diet is so light now, my body is continuing to detoxify even when I am eating.

Around 8pm I decided that enough was enough and I needed to do something about my discomfort. First I sat in a meditation posture for 1 hour listening to my vibrational music and really giving it a shot. It seemed to help a little bit, but I think the presence of toxins in the blood was too concentrated this time to be overcome with music alone. I clearly needed to help the toxins to go through.

I decided to transition into the water fast and to go through 5 step detox cycle. After drinking some water I did Tai Chi for about 1 hour including some short power exercises. When I finished I was sweating and it was what I wanted. Then I brush my skin and had several rounds of hot and cold water in the shower. After I got out of the shower I felt A LOT better. Now instead of the whole front of my head hurting, the pain was located only in one area and seemed to be fading. I decided to chase it down through alternating laying down and sitting meditation listening to my vibrational music and trying to release the thoughts and to have my whole body sing just this one vibrational sound.

I am proud to announce that before I finally fell asleep my headache was gone completely. :)

The one thing that I will do differently in a similar situation next time is that after first trying my vibrational music and if it doesn't work, I will immediately transition into the water fast and go through 5 step detox cycle as soon as I can, instead of waiting and suffering the whole day.

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24 Jun 2011 03:45 - 24 Jun 2011 03:45 #7990 by Esmée La Fleur
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Sounds like an intensely uncomfortable day. :(

I have a history of migraines which I have mostly eliminated by avoiding trigger foods. Certain fruits, like watermelon and bananas will still cause them. But sometime they seem to be triggered by hormone fluctuations with my period. if i can catch it soon enough, my usualy remedy is an enema which helps to get the toxins out faster, if not I have to resort to liquid Advil (which i hate to do, but i hate suffering worse, lol!).

as always, you are a very brave and determined woman.

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24 Jun 2011 05:39 #7991 by Yuliya
Yuliya replied the topic: Re: Alternative Day Fasting Experiment (Combined Water and Dry) on the Fruitaria
Thank you, Esmee ♥

I stopped using all kinds of medications including painkillers a long time ago.
Any toxins that we take in will have to come out sooner or later.
I am quite sure that you wouldn't take a painkiller during the fast either, would you?

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24 Jun 2011 05:54 - 24 Jun 2011 05:57 #7992 by Yuliya
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Day 14 - Eating

My after-fast weight today was 118lb.

My food:

- 1 medium organic watermelon
- 2 medium honeydews
- 3 cherimoyas

I didn't buy any coconuts yesterday, so today I broke my fast with a half of watermelon (around 6:45am). It was awesome.
After giving it a couple of hours to digest I did my workout including about 5.5 miles run.

All fruit today was eaten as monomeals with breaks in between. I finished eating just around 7pm.

Esmee, I thought about your question regarding my digestion and the amount of fruit that I am eating.
While I don't feel that fasting per se is improving my digestion (because I think it was as good as it gets on this diet), but fasting is moving me towards refining of the way I am eating. I definitely feel the connection between rumbling in my stomach on my fasting day and combos-ambos eaten on my eating day.
So, I am now being guided towards eating simple monomeals of juicy fruit, and THIS is what improves my digestion and also allows me to feel a lot more comfortable on my fasting day.

It is my deep conviction, that when I will achieve perfect digestion on my eating day(by not overeating, eating simple monomeals, and spacing out the different kinds of fruit), than I will not feel any discomfort whatsoever on my fasting day. At least discomfort associated with false hunger.

Also, I feel that fasting is building up my discipline that allows me to gradually be able to eat the way I truly want to eat. I am not quite there yet, but I am definitely moving in this direction.

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24 Jun 2011 08:35 - 24 Jun 2011 08:55 #7996 by Esmée La Fleur
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Ideally, no, I would not use pain meds on a fast. But if it was bad enough, yes. I went for years without using pain meds for menstrual cramps or migraines, and finally decided that it was not worth the suffering. Gradually, I have been able to identify most everything that provokes the headaches, but occasionally I will get thrown off balance by something (chemical in the environment usually) and I will take Advil, otherwise I will be sick (unable to eat) for two days. The distinction ofr me is whether I am dealing with a run-of-the-mill headache, or a serious migraine. I have never gotten a migraine on a fast, so it is unlikely that I would need to resort to advil during such a time.

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24 Jun 2011 08:52 #7997 by Esmée La Fleur
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By the way, I REALLY liked your discussion about only eating those foods that taste and feel good to you. I think I may join you in that pursuit. :cheer:

I was reading The Fasting Path by Stephen Buhner yesterday and he has a long discussion of his own experience with this. When he was a child, he HAD to eat whatever was put in front of him and it was pretty disgusting fare. When he moved out and had a choice about what to eat, it took him a long time to realize that he did have a choice, that he didn't have to clean his plate, that he didn't have to eat things he didn't like, and that he actually deserved to eat the best food available. His odyssey through this complex emotional process was very interesting to read and gave me something to think about, especially after just reading your own manifesto on the same issue.

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24 Jun 2011 08:54 #7998 by Esmée La Fleur
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Yuliya wrote: Day 14 - Eating

Esmee, I thought about your question regarding my digestion and the amount of fruit that I am eating.
While I don't feel that fasting per se is improving my digestion (because I think it was as good as it gets on this diet), but fasting is moving me towards refining of the way I am eating. I definitely feel the connection between rumbling in my stomach on my fasting day and combos-ambos eaten on my eating day.
So, I am now being guided towards eating simple monomeals of juicy fruit, and THIS is what improves my digestion and also allows me to feel a lot more comfortable on my fasting day.

It is my deep conviction, that when I will achieve perfect digestion on my eating day(by not overeating, eating simple monomeals, and spacing out the different kinds of fruit), than I will not feel any discomfort whatsoever on my fasting day. At least discomfort associated with false hunger.

Also, I feel that fasting is building up my discipline that allows me to gradually be able to eat the way I truly want to eat. I am not quite there yet, but I am definitely moving in this direction.


Very interesting. Thank you.

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24 Jun 2011 17:37 #8001 by Yuliya
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Esmée La Fleur wrote: I was reading The Fasting Path by Stephen Buhner yesterday and he has a long discussion of his own experience with this. When he was a child, he HAD to eat whatever was put in front of him and it was pretty disgusting fare. When he moved out and had a choice about what to eat, it took him a long time to realize that he did have a choice, that he didn't have to clean his plate, that he didn't have to eat things he didn't like, and that he actually deserved to eat the best food available. His odyssey through this complex emotional process was very interesting to read and gave me something to think about, especially after just reading your own manifesto on the same issue.


I was forced to eat lots of 'healthy' things when I was child. Forced to the point when I would try to get rid of food whatever way possible, like hiding it behind furniture, etc. Sometimes I would choose to swallow food without chewing, because I was utterly disgusted with taste. Those 'healthy' things included hot milk with butter added to it, and boiled buckwheat floating in milk, etc., and I think contributed greatly to my future digestion and health problems.

Then later when I grew up I used to the concept of eating 'healthy' food that one doesn't desire, and I did it to myself. Though perhaps I did not hate these foods to the same degree as those from my childhood.
But still I used to drink wheatgrass even though it was nauseating. I taught myself to like green juice and green smoothies to some degree. Last year I even experimented with eating 3,000. calories a day, and I would make banana smoothies and date smoothies that I did not want (I actually hate bananas and I really dislike dates), and I would swallow them. I bought boxes of bananas and other fruit that I did not like, just because they were affordable and allowed me to eat 2,500 - 3,000 calories a days.

Until eventually I had enough.
Until I decided that I would rather fast than eat another meal that I did not want to eat.

But old habits die hard.
Even though I don't eat food just because it is considered healthy any more, I still sometimes eat fruit because it will go bad otherwise. But I am working on releasing this.

I am curious about this book that you are reading - The Fasting Path by Stephen Buhner. I am going to buy and read it.

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24 Jun 2011 20:09 #8003 by Esmée La Fleur
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Buhner's book is different than other fasting books I've read, because he emphasizes the spiritual and emotional reasons for and benefits of fasting--explaining that it is supposed to be an wholistic experience--like the Native American Vision Quest--and not just a physical one. I think you would find it interesting. It is possible that you could get it through your local library system.

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25 Jun 2011 05:07 #8007 by Yuliya
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Hi Esmee,

Perhaps getting book at the library was worth a try, but I've already ordered a used copy from Barnes&Nobles. It was only $15 with shipping, so I guess it's ok... :)
I am looking forward to it!

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25 Jun 2011 05:16 - 25 Jun 2011 05:17 #8008 by Yuliya
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Day 15 - Fasting

After a brief 10 min morning meditation, I've been working for about 10 hours straight today. I had one small break in the middle only to give a 15 min massage to my husband who had a back pain.

Gradually, my fasting days are becoming A LOT MORE productive than my eating days. It used to be the other way around. Now, I am almost looking forward to my fasting days knowing that I am going to get a lot done (unless I get a headache that is :) )

I am starting to notice that on my eating days my mind is a lot less clear and more scattered. I wonder if it has to do with the fact that I am eating too much (which is definitely still the case).

My boss asked me to go fruit shopping on Tuesday which is supposed to be my fasting day. While I can try to determine the quality of fruit by sight and smell instead of tasting them, I am considering to fast for 2 days in a row (Sunday and Monday) and then to eat for 2 days in a row (Tuesday and Wednesday).

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25 Jun 2011 07:22 - 25 Jun 2011 07:26 #8013 by Esmée La Fleur
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That is what I paid for Buhner's book from Amazon. I read more of it today, and he has an excellent section on ketosis and what happens physiologically during a fast. I predict that you will not regret your purchase.:cheer:

I would be interested to know if you have any ketones in your urine during your fasting days.

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26 Jun 2011 02:09 #8031 by Yuliya
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Esmée La Fleur wrote: I would be interested to know if you have any ketones in your urine during your fasting days.


yes, me too.
I am going to buy that ketono-meter stuff.

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26 Jun 2011 08:05 #8035 by Yuliya
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Day 16 - Eating

My after-fasting weight today - 118.4lb

water - 57.6%

fat - 16.8%

Conclusions: My weight is definitely not going anywhere (which is great!).

My water is consistently measuring higher than it used to (53-55%).

My Fat is consistently measuring lower than it used to (21-23%).

So, it looks like my dry and water fasting does nothing but benefit my body in every way possible.

I woke up today around 6:30am. The window was wide open and the birds outside were literally yelling on top of their lungs :) I love waking up like this :) The morning was so fresh. The air felt dump from all the rain that fell yesterday.

My mouth was heavily coated (after just 1 day!) and I felt happy and excited about the beginning of my next eating day :)

I drank the water of 3 green coconuts, did my meditation, than push-ups and than went for 3.5 miles run. Today I ate monomeals of 2.5 honeydews, a bowl of cherries, and 3 cherimoyas.

In the evening I started desiring a savory blended vegetable 'stew' like I used to make. And I decided to go for it! I blended at a low setting rainbow chard, celery, sunflower sprouts, lemon, tomato, portobello mushrooms, dates, basil, and mamey sapote. Than I added more tomato pieces, corn cut from the cob, some chopped cilantro and ate it with more portobello mushrooms used as pieces of bread :) It tasted very good. I didn't make a lot - just a small bowl and it was very satisfying. So, much for promoting monomeals, Esmee :) I must say over my raw food years I became really good with vegetable 'stews'. So, occasionally I start missing them :)

Anyway, I felt today that I am getting very tired constantly switching my mind between fasting and eating modes. I think my body is doing fine, but my mind is getting hysterical sometimes. And I am feeling somewhat worse on my eating days. Because I am eating in expectation of fasting.

I am seriously considering finishing up the fruit in the house and experimenting with only drinking coconut water on my eating days. I think that it might be a lot more easier and comfortable for my mind as well as for my body. I feel the best both physically and mentally in the mornings of my eating days when I break my fast with coconut water. Coconut water provides me with fluid and energy, but it does not bring me back into the eating mode. I think I would feel a lot more peaceful if I just drank coconut water for the whole day.

I know that Anne Osborne went for long periods of time on orange juice and I think she felt similar to how I expect to feel on coconut water. But I have no desire whatsoever to drink orange juice. First of all I am simply not drawn to it. And second - I don't feel that I should be drinking large amounts of juice, if I do not want to 'juice' the oranges with my teeth. That is my teeth would likely suffer if I had to eat so many oranges. (Anne O. experienced enamel erosion after juicing oranges with her teeth as she shared in her interview) And if my teeth are not designed to juice so many oranges, than I think my stomach is also not designed to handle all this orange juice.

Anyway, looking forward to trying coconut water fast.

Happy and Safe Fasting to All ♥ ♥ ♥

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27 Jun 2011 08:40 - 27 Jun 2011 08:42 #8052 by Esmée La Fleur
Esmée La Fleur replied the topic: Re: Alternative Day Fasting Experiment (Combined Water and Dry) on the Fruitaria
On several of her OJ mono diets, Anne did not actually drink all that much OJ. It was less than a liter per day on most days, and usually consumed between a short eating "window." I don't think this was necessarily planned, but she just went by what her body seemed to want. I do agree that she is probaly a bit more "advanced" than most of us. For myself, I have noticed that when I eat less fruit or its juice in a day, the fruit or its juice does not seem to throw me out of balance the way it might when I eat more quantity or consume it more frequently. Too much of some fruits can defintely "yin" me out so-to-speak and cause me to want to balance out with greens.

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27 Jun 2011 18:50 - 27 Jun 2011 19:11 #8061 by Yuliya
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Day 17 - Dry Fasting

It was a beautiful day.

I had to work in coop (to walk people with carts to their cars and home and then to bring the carts back to coop). The weather was simply perfect. The sun was out but it wasn't too hot and the light breeze felt really amazing on the skin.

Than after about 3 hours and over 6 miles (according to my GPS watch) of walking I took a yoga class in the nearby yoga studio.

When I got home (to the Bronx from Brooklyn) it was after 8pm. I did 1 hour of meditation and went to sleep.

It was a really peaceful day with no significant cravings or discomfort.

OM, Shanti, Shanti, Shanti ♥♥♥

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28 Jun 2011 07:58 - 28 Jun 2011 07:58 #8076 by Yuliya
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Day 18 - Dry Fasting (the second day in a row)

If you are following my blog posts, you know that I've been feeling intimidated by the prospect to dry fast for 2 days and to have to work particularly on the second day. In the past I've never been particularly productive even on the first day of any fast, let alone the second day. Also, because I work from home, it takes extra discipline to get myself to work truly productively, as there is no collective energy to carry me through.

Today was a dream.

I felt clear in my mind. My energy felt very strong and even slightly hyper as if I couldn't wait to get done all the things that needed to be done. I felt very determined and optimistic throughout the day. I didn't feel the slightest bit of suffering or cravings, even though I did feel a hint of hunger and thirst. I didn't feel any pain or deprivation. On the contrary I felt that my inner experience today was well worth all the prior suffering that I went through during my fasting in the last 2 months.

I did my meditation in the morning and then worked nonstop for several hours.

In the evening I did something different. I went to explore :) I went to a nearby energy school called Dahn Yoga ( www.dahnyoga.com/ ). I found out that it was a korean art that had more to do with cultivating internal energy of the body and opening meridians, than with traditional yoga, stretching and asanas.

I found it very interesting when the teacher told me that 1/3 of all energy was concentrated in the area of the stomach, intestines, and elimination organs such as liver and kidneys, and most often all this energy was used in digestion of food.

During the class we did a lot of deep breathing with lower abdomen in all kinds of different postures and also a lot of tapping on the lower abdomen and other parts of the body with our fists. I think that this was especially enjoyable for me since my stomach and intestines seemed to be completely empty and yet I had so much energy that I was able to do anything the teacher asked us to do.

By the way before I went to yoga, I had to take a hot and cold shower to wash my hair which looked unacceptable today. I went there by bicycle (about 15 min ride) . I was a bit afraid of getting dehydrated by doing all these activities, but I got through everything feeling fine.

When I came home I talked to my husband a lot about my recent experiences, and I think all this talking left my mouth dry and dehydrated more than anything else that I did today.

In conclusion, I would like to say that I think that fasting is a GREAT time to do all the things that we normally don't have time and money to do. When you fast you get extra time and extra money on your hands and this is the best time to truly treat yourself, to become a kid, and to go and explore the world!

Oh, almost forgot, today on my way back from yoga I stopped by the pharmacy and I bought Ketostix (THANK YOU, MILENA!) I tried measuring my ketones at home and the color of the stick for the darkest color on the bottle (meaning that I am in full ketosis now). Well, of course I already knew that without the stick, but it was still very interesting. I will keep measuring in different times and reporting the results!

Happy Fasting to All ♥ ♥ ♥

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28 Jun 2011 19:49 - 28 Jun 2011 19:50 #8078 by Esmée La Fleur
Esmée La Fleur replied the topic: Re: Alternative Day Fasting Experiment (Combined Water and Dry) on the Fruitaria
It sounds like you asre breaking through to a new level in your fasting experience. I am really happy for you. You are inspiring me. I do think eating and digesting (especially when you have digestive problems) can take up an enormous amount of time and energy that we could use for other things (like exploring and having fun as you did today).

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02 Jul 2011 06:15 - 02 Jul 2011 06:16 #8129 by Yuliya
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Thank you, Esmee, for your continuous support.
It means a lot for me when I am fasting to know that someone is following my experience.
♥ ♥ ♥

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