Hey beautiful ladies. So, how do you guys treat alcohol when you're on a fast. I usually dont because of all of the calories (and the fact that if I get tipsy, I'm more likely to make a bad judgement call and break my fast). But i never feel like I drank all of those calories like I do if I drank, say, milk or juice. Alcohol DOES act as a diuretic, and I feel like it helps me lose the water weight I sometimes get puffed up with on fasts (with all of the diet soda and stuff that I drink). I'm on a fast right now, and I think I'm going to disregard alcohol calories so long as it's just lower cal booze (vodka, maybe white wine or champagne). Thoughts? What do you guys do about booze?
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Alcohol while fasting?5'4.5" - Female
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I'm not fasting, but when restricting I am careful with alcohol. I stick to vodka/diet coke and make sure I eat beforehand because drinking on an empty stomach makes it so so sore- it feels like it's turning itself inside out if that makes any sense. So I would be really careful if drinking whilst fasting- you will get so much more drunk so much quicker and it'll really irritate your stomach.
In terms of calories, I dont really count alcohol cals as long as I stick to vodka or even wine sometimes- I lose weight after drinking but like you said it is just water weight and comes back on again a day or so later i find. I dont really think alcohol makes you put on weight though unless you drink tons and tons of it- I'm a big drinker and it doesnt make too much difference. The only thing is is that your body metabolises alcohol first, so if you eat a ton, it wont get digested/broken down as quickly. (not the most scientific explanation- someone correct me if i'm wrong!)if i'm starving you can feed me lollipops™
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Yeah I always count alcohol calories!...and stay away from white wine, quite calorific you know! Although I tihnk sparkling wine is supposed to be a little better?...yup I always stick with vodka diet cokes, or you can have other pure spirits like gin! No liquours though like Malibu, Baileys, Archers etc, they have more sugar. . . .vodka and gin are 55cals per shot :-) xx
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Yes... we have to be careful... I once drank cranberry juice-vodka-lemon juice after I hadn't eaten anything in 2 days (ok... they were more vodka drinks than cranberry juice drinks !!!!) and I just had the worst blackout of my life !!! I had not been sick -which would had help "debbooze"!- I was not use to be drunk so fast... I've always been a heavy drinker... but with an empty stomach... !!!!