Finally getting around to updating this.
Attached below are my results from testing my lipids over 30 hours as a part of the BloodTesters group:
This project was intended to be exploratory, so naturally, I was left with more questions than answers. I don't know what to make of the 238 result for total cholesterol around 4pm. There were a few dips in triglycerides that seemed interesting, but upon looking into it and consulting my notes, they were samples that I didn't feel were ideal. So I can't read much into it.
The two data points that I'm most interested in are the 146 and 143 results for Triglycerides in the early morning. I have no idea why it shot up like that, and I'm curious to learn more. Is there some circadian-related routine that happens that would affect those levels? I have no idea. Obviously a small sample size, but if I were to do this again, I would be looking to see if I experience a middle-of-the-night spike like that again.
I mentioned in the first post of this thread that I was doing this in conjunction with a triple chronotherapy protocol to reset my circadian rhythm. Unfortunately, I was traveling at the time and despite my best intentions, was not able to stick to the protocol. I couldn't get myself to go to bed at the right times.
That was my third time attempting the Triple Chronotherapy Protocol and it's worked for me once. The issue is that my compliance could be better. Even though the sleep deprivation should make it easier to have an earlier bedtime, I've found it difficult to adhere to it. The one time it did work, it felt great. I had never felt more awake in the morning.