So for the next 19 days, I got to wake up around 5am and not eat from sunrise to sunset. Why would I subject myself to this brutality? Ask me later! But I will say this. There is no better time for ending bad habits, and returning to a more spiritual state. I seem to have much better discipline during the fast.
Want to know a secret? In addition to eating well, The key to an easy fast is wearing warm clothes. Why? If you wear warm clothes, your body nees to burn fewer calories to keep warm. And while we're on the subject, did you know that ice water has negative calories? Why? Because that cold water has to be heated to body temperature.