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  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 19
    FBG 6.8 Pump class forward by 20 treadmill trot Breakfast coffee with cream Lunch Smoked salmon salad Dinner Roast pork & mushrooms forgot to take my readings before bed, but was in range all day
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 18
    Starting to feel like the Geordie narrator for Big Brother. FBG 7.8 Breakfast Coffee with Cream No gym today after yesterdays park run, 1st day of moving my once a day to lunchtime. going to Droitwich today to pick up my new garden toy (a petrol lawnmower) Lunch Chicken & salad, Dinner Roast...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 17
    FBG 5.4 Decided to move taking my sitaglipin and dapagliflozin to lunchtime so just metformin and my supliments taken this morning with my usual coffee with cream. 1st park run (5k) completed and I was amazed when my official time came through, was aiming for around the hour mark, but completed...
  • We all know the benefits of exercise in fighting T2. I use strong man training which means that every now and then, I end up doing exercises that are a little bit 'out there'. Today I did the duck walk...........walking whilst holding a weight with both hands so that the weight lies between the...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 16
    Fbg 6.6 5k trot at the gym Breakfast coffee with cream Another mini hypo 3.7 but felt fine at about 11:30 had a couple of mini Haribo Lunch tinned sardines in tomato sauce and salad Dinner gallon steak with purple broccoli , asparagus and mushrooms NSV went to the cinema(Captain Marvel) and...
  • BrigitteGoretzky
    Posted by BrigitteGoretzky on Mar 16
    First ten days are done, just thirtytwo to go. :happy: I won the contest "who is more stubborn" against my stomach. It stopped rumbling every morning. As long as I keep busy I do not feel any hunger, which makes weekend at home interesting. The kitchen is cleaned, the bedroom as tidy as mine...
  • PatsyB
    Posted by PatsyB on Mar 16
    I must say i have not had a good start to 2019 , lost tow of my dogs one to cancer the other to old age, my herat aches but have to carry on as have two more 13 year old's and it surely will happen, my health well they said i had plaques oin the lungs and me being me wanted it all...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 15
    After yesterdays results even more motivated to do this FBG 4.3 30 min Combat class followed by 20 minute trot on the treadmill on the interval Breakfast Coffee with cream Lunch Trout with salad Tea sausage with oven roasted veg and salad
  • My 60th Birthday treat !! ...I just came back from a juicing retreat in Portugal...decided "what have I got to lose it was only 7 days of JUICING!!! " It was amazing , I am using an insulin Omnipod pump and also freestyle libre so between the two I was able to micro manage my blood sugar. I...
  • Mijas_pueblo_
    Posted by Mijas_pueblo_ on Mar 14
    I have been on Trulicity weekly injection for 7 weeks now. First 2 weeks horrendous Nausea/Sulphur Burps + Wind + Diareah. Stuck with it . Eventually reprieve ! Only had Sulphur problems and diareah day after injection . Now no symptoms. HOW ? My friend who has an Indian Resturant bumped...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 14
    Big weigh in this morning and to say I was shocked is an understatement Weight 94.1 kg (down 4.5kg that's almost 10lbs in old money!) was hoping/expecting around half that Waist 113.5 down 5cm (2") Hips 121.5 down 2.5cm (1") FBG 4.9 Breakfast Coffee with cream Lunch Salmon Salad Dinner Stir...
  • Tipetoo
    Posted by Tipetoo on Mar 13
    I got my latest blood test results yesterday, 34 mmol/l or 5.3%, my GP is very pleased with the results so he is dropping my Metformin 500 dose to one a day for the next three months. At the next blood tests in June if the results are the same dropping Metformin completely. [IMG] Keeping good...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 13
    First week completed, and apart from this headcold feeling good, only 1 "true" hunger through the week, and learning to ignore the habit eating and "brain" hunger FBG 5.0 Breakfast Coffee with cream Lunch the remains of yesterdays Cauliflower fried rice with chicken & prawns Dinner Mushroom...
  • lessci
    Posted by lessci on Mar 12
    FBG 7.8 Breakfast Coffee with cream Pump Class 30 mins then 20 minutes on the treadmill on random hill climb mini hypo mid morning (3.6) 2 mini haribo sorted that Lunch Prawn salad with vinagarette Dinner Cauliflower rice with LC veg and chicken Feeling rough this evening - think I'm coming...
  • BrigitteGoretzky
    Posted by BrigitteGoretzky on Mar 11
    The fast started different than expected. I usually eat in a window from 12 am to 8pm. Trust my body to start rumbling about 10:00 in the morning the day I decide to fast for lent. :wtf: Still, so far I have stuck to my plan: one öow carb meal a day in the evening. Logging food is not something...
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