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Dilemma.

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by briped, Jan 22, 2019.

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High carb birthday buffet. What do I do?

  1. Do I eat before I go to the party?

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  2. Do I ask sister B if it's possible to arrange for a burger without bun and chips instead?

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  3. Do I sneak away from the party to eat my bunless burger by myself to avoid being provocative?

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  4. Am I being too hysterical?

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  5. Other suggestions? Please write them as a reply.

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  1. briped

    briped Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    She's a superstar and eligible for a medal!! Can I have her as my sister too, please? Pretty please? :angelic:
     
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  2. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Wooohooo! I'd say that went exceedingly well! And hey, that FBG could be due to a little stress, maybe you didn't sleep as well as usual or had a nighmare or, well, whatever... Who cares? You kicked ***, and I am so happy for you!
     
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    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking maybe we could all pitch in and time-share your sister?
     
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    briped Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks so much, Jo, and now I've got you, I love your carb post to newcomers, and often wondered why you didn't do exactly that. Well, you came to the same conclusion :) Are you ok with being tagged whenever someone needs the info?
     
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    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Well, to be honest, I've had it on my mind for a while, but I'm no mod, (have no desire to be one either, as people scare me still.), and I'm kindof in awe of Daisy1 for keeping up with it all, all the time with her info sheet. But yeah, though I'm usually away from the computer on the weekend and most evenings, I don't mind being tagged in. I'll try to keep up! ;)
     
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    briped Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Let me know if you want any help with spreading your good word. I will credit you, of course. It's no good if it stresses you out, as I imagine it might easily do. Yes, Daisy1 is doing an amazing job, but so are you.
     
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    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the offer! I'll give it a go, as during most weekdays I'm on anyway, and will give a shout if it's a bit much. :)
     
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    briped Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Please do :)
     
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    verdesca Type 2 · Member

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    verdesca Type 2 · Member

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    In Italy, orzo is Barley. Just thought I would say
     
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    helensaramay Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It is likely the orzo pasta is named after barley - orzo pasta is shaped like and/or barley.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Yes it means 'Barley' we learn something new everyday :)
    The word "orzo" means "barley" in Italian, but most orzo pasta does not contain barley (also a gluten-containing grain). Wheat semolina flour, traditionally used to make orzo pasta, is a coarser type of flour made from high-protein durum wheat that contains an above-average amount of gluten
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ha @briped, I love the term you used, discretionary nibbling - if someone asks what you are doing you could explain that you are adopting mouse-like behaviour - ? is that an ice breaker or what !!??
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Moderator
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    Thanks for pointing that our Verdasca. Every day is a school day in my world.

    Had I recognised it as being barley (as opposed to the pasta it was,) I wouldn't have eaten that either for hte resons @Robinredbreast cites.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Moderator
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    @briped - I just caught up with your thread. I'm so glad for you that a situation that caused p rior concern turned out so well, without any disruption or discord. It all helps to build the confidence for future events.

    Well done you.
     
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    Did I really write that? I must've been referring to that lovely cheese platter :hilarious:
     
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