I don’t mind sharing at all. I was wondering about getting the MUSE headband myself, but decided not to invest in it after doing Vipassana (not saying its not a great product, but I didn’t find that I needed any guidance after Vipassana). When I went to my second retreat, my dosage was the following (for non-first time students, we don’t technically get dinner but rather have hot lemon water, but I still had to take slices of bread to my room to eat before bed to try and prevent night time lows WHILE I WAS REDUCING MY INSULIN):
First Day of Retreat
19u Tresiba once daily
5u Fiasp per meal (roughly 45 - 60 carbs per meal)
5th Day of Retreat
13u Tresiba once daily
3-4u Fiasp per meal (still keeping to same carb amounts)
I should note here that you are not allowed to do ANY exercise of any type during a retreat, so these drastic changes had nothing to do with exercise (and to the best of my knowledge, diet)
10th Day of Retreat
11u Tresiba once daily
3-4u Fiasp per meal
I had to reduce because I was waking up low almost every night even though I still ate 10g carb (1 slice whole wheat bread) before bed.
I do an hour of yoga almost daily, practise martial arts on non-yoga days and meditate for 1 hour every 2-3 days and take
14u Tresiba and around 3-4u Fiasp for my meals (keeping to around 50g carbs per meal).
The Vipassana method is just a body-scanning technique where you feel every sensation in the body. You start the retreat by learning the Anapana technique (concentrating on the breath for the first 4 days) before transitioning to Vipassana. It is definitely a tough experience but the amount of insight gained and the aftereffects of the retreat leave lasting changes and positive impacts across all parts of my life, which is why I continue with the method.
Sorry for all the text, just wanted to be as detailed as possible. I take more insulin today than I did then even though I am much more physically active. I am interested to go on much longer retreats (20 or 30 days retreats) to see how that impacts my sugars.
Hope this helped.