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Post-Ramadan routine

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Salam to all! I was hoping that someone might be able to offer advice on how to get back to a normal routine post-Ramadan. I'm still waking up before sunrise VERY hungry, then I just want to sleep during the day, and I get hungry at night (and during the day if I can't sleep). School is back in session so, this is very problematic... Advice please!


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Eat more goat. I only say that as a farmer who raises meat goats and i couldn't resist. Fasting often seems to make us hungry afterwards. The only time i haven't felt that was when i just didn't eat for several days. The need seemed to pass and when i ate again i wasn't driven to eat too much. I am certainly not advocating a full fast but when it was forced upon me by illness that was my experience. Oh by the way i'm a vegetarian so i don't eat the goats i care for. I try to raise them well. They go to an Halal butcher and hopefully find their way into sustaining the lives of others.



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Haha. Goat. I've actually been eating more meat lately since I've found a place to get halal beef (it doesn't matter to me for chicken) but I think it's more of an issue that my metabolism slowed down during Ramadan and then, I have issues already with tiredness so, I end up eating calorie-dense foods (breads) to stay awake. I've started drinking a lot more coffee and tea to hopefully kick-start things and have put myself on a high-ish protein diet. I've also started working out/ dancing so, hopefully, I'll begin to see the results soon. :)

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