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Are My Numbers OK?

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Rachox, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Yes, I'm conquering the diet and weight loss, I need to up my exercise, well to be truthful I need to start some meaningful exercise!
     
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    Don't make the mistake of going headfirst into an extensive workout regimen. Ease into it gradually, then begin to raise the bar. I do a lot of walking. As a keen photographer, I walk long distances around the area where I live. It works for me.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Oh don't worry, me and exercise aren't really the best of friends! It'll be walking or swimming very gently!
     
    #23 Rachox, Jun 8, 2017 at 8:47 PM
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    Those numbers are great!
    Also great idea re: walking and photography.. maybe time to get myself a new camera
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Well I walked around town with teenage daughter shopping yesterday:arghh: and got my step count way up from normal! I've just had my 'breakfast' of coffee with double cream (forgot the cinnamon, oopsie!), I'm planning a lazy morning watching TV and pottering round the house to keep my mind off having had no food, then I plan to trim our hedge with hand shears this afternoon for today's exercise!
     
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    #25 Rachox, Jun 10, 2017 at 10:02 AM
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    Try adding a knob of butter to the coffee as well to increase the fat content.
    I use salted but unsalted may suit you better.
    I can manage through to the evening meal on this.

    I don't regard this as fasting because the amount of calories makes this a meal in a cup.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    IMG_0423.PNG Well that didn't go well! I had coffee with double cream for breakfast, I then had exactly the same lunch as I had last Saturday (which put my sugar up by only 0.4), I then went out in the garden and worked up a sweat trimming the hedge. My sugar is now 8.1! It hasn't been 8.anything for two weeks!!!
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    It would have done the same to me - exercise and my blood sugars don't mix.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I'll just have to leave the gardening to hubby from now on!
     
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    Only if he knows the difference between a dandelion and a daffodil. Sadly, mine doesn't. :arghh:
     
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    Oh no! Luckily no daffodils in my garden, just lawn and shrubs, nothing too complicated!
     
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    Phew! Back to normal now!
     
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    Good numbers! What app is pictured in post 32?
     
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    Thank you for your comment. The app is called Glucose Companion. I got the free version to start with but the pop up ads were getting annoying so I bought the full version, it's only £3.99. I like it, you can record weight and blood sugars and you can have them transfer automatically to the Apple health app. The graphs are clear and it works out averages for you. There is an insulin calculator too which I don't understand as I'm just on tablets. If you get the free version first it's very easy to transfer the data to the full version if you decide to get it. Oh and you can use it on more than one device and sync them via iCloud.
     
    #34 Rachox, Jun 12, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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