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Fasting Blood Sugar this morning + yesterday's food AND physical activity

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by AGC_68, Dec 13, 2021.

  1. AGC_68

    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    66 in one go is bloody great .. I have to admit that once I get past 40 burpees I just get bored! 25 at a time mixed in with other exercises keeps it fresh and fast for me.
    Some people are into pretty crazy burpee workouts where they do 100s of them kind of at medium pace with good from. But I don't see how they don't get bored of the repetition!
    Yes .. I found after intense cardio workouts made my lungs felt much better after covid, seemed to reduce the inflammation and really help.
    Your FBGs are doing great. So cool!
    Mine are hard to get in the 5s in the mornings since starting on statins. I probably need to make some adjustments, have my final meal a lot earlier and be really strict about the snacking after the final meal now!

    ON the peanut butter front .. I'll be honest .. the teaspoons are a bit heaped! LOL I know exactly what you mean about the PB and the walnuts. I could eat tons of them .. but I keep it under control now since the T2 diagnosis. That Meridian nothing added crunchy peanut butter is just too tasty!!

    Have a great day!
     
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    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning!
    FBG: 6.4

    B: Huel Black - vanilla
    L: Tandoori roast chicken breast x 2, chickpea and mushroom curry, green salad, with avocado, Dessert: Greek yoghurt, protein powder, berries, nuts, nut butter, choc, cream pudding thingy
    D: Huel Black - chocolate, followed by pudding as above
    Late night snack: raspberry and blueberry, vanilla protein powder ice cream (naughty, even though it was low carb, home made and high protein .. not good for the FBGs to eat so late)

    Activity:
    Steps ~ 6000

    Workout with 16 kg kettlebell
    Took it a little easy today but still got a workout in after the ice cream
    4 x 6 min rounds, each 6 min round as below:
    a. 2 mins squats
    b. 2 mins cleans (1 min L, 1 min R)
    c. 2 mins shoulder press (1 min L, 1 min R)
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    FBG libre 7.9 contour meter 7.7
    No meds yesterday, blood sugar was 4.6 before breakfast
    Food/
    Mug of tea before exercise
    Vanilla protein shake with almond milk after
    B/ bacon & eggs
    L/ celery, peanut butter & 2 cheese strings (247 calories of peanut butter, but was so worth the calories)
    D/ steak, mushrooms, salad & garlic butter
    Alpro yogurt with coconut, strawberries & pecans
    S/ strawberry protein shake with almond milk
    Exercise
    Early morning
    6x10 Barbell deadlifts, increasing weight
    5x10 barbell shoulder press (no dip)
    5x10 barbell rows
    Evening
    Intermediate plank workout
    8x25 kettlebell swings
    5x20 kettlebell pull over to to reach
    Steps 5887
    Calories1,583
     

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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Hope you’re having a good weekend
    Blood sugar played nice all day yesterday time in target 100% with no medication
    Need to cut back on fat & have more protein, really hard to get enough protein without the fat some days,
    Did the kettlebell swings for a bit of cardio, too windy here to run, hopefully going to look at a treadmill today & have lunch out, loads for sale in a 40 mile radius,
    It’s great you’re still exercising & logging, it’s making me do the same (still a pain to keep weighing everything) but it does work

    How are you getting on with the statins, hope no side effects, nurse rang me to offer me them a while back, but she didn’t really know why as I don’t need them, but said it I can have them if I want, I didn’t
    If you need them you do, we all need to do whatever we need to to keep fit & healthy for as long as possible
    I think you’re doing great, you’re doing everything you can to keep your body at its best.
    1 walnut is still so wrong
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend, back to work tomorrow
     
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    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG: 7.0
    B: Huel Black Vanilla
    L: Lamb Keema and cauliflower rice, Greek yoghurt & Protein powder pud
    D: 3 egg omelette with spinach, mushrooms, cheddar, 1 avocado, Pudding: 1 keto ice cream bar

    Activity:
    Steps ~6000 steps

    Workout:
    Rest day!
     
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    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey there .. having a good weekend thanks.
    I'm doing OK with the statins, definite raise in FBG in the mornings though.
    I may get some Libre sensors to see what is happening over a 24 hour period for a couple of weeks. My cholesterol levels are on the high side, have a family history to consider too, so I think I do need to take them. I may need to dial down my protein a little, as any protein in excess to building does get turned into glucose, so maybe I should try erring on the lower side and see what happens. I would turn down the statins if my cholesterol levels where good.

    Good luck with the treadmill. Look forward to hearing about it.

    I'm going to get in a kettlebell and bodyweight workout, then off out to do some food shopping, nice long walk with an audiobook.

    Have a great weekend :)
     
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    That was a great workout by the way Debbie! Weights for resistance training and kettlebells for the cardio. The PT will be happy :D
     
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    What news on the treadmill hunt? :)
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Messaged 5 people
    One was sold, one bloke was an idiot (that’s putting it nicely) & other 3 didn’t bother replying, pub roast lunch was really good though
     
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    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    OMG!! How annoying is that? 5 people all useless. in their own way! Sometimes we forget just how much hard work it is dealing with people :wideyed:
    I hope some of the remaining 4 get back to you tomorrow :)
     
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    FBG: 6.0

    Food:
    B: Greek yoghurt, berry, nuts, protein powder pudding
    L: Chicken curry and cauliflower rice
    D: Steamed broccoli, lamb keema, cauliflower rice, 2 eggs, Pudding: Greek yoghurt protein powder pudding thing as above

    Activity:
    Steps ~ 6000

    Workout:
    4 x 25 chest press with pair of 20 kg kettlebells
    4 x 25 press ups
    4 x 25 shoulder press with pair of 16 kg kettlebells
    4 x25 bent over rows with 32 kg kettlebell
    4 x 6 biceps curls with 32 kg kettlebell
    1 x 300 bodyweight only squats
    4 x 25 crunches
     
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    Good luck with the treadmill responses today! :woot:
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    FBG libre 8.7 contour 8.1
    A bit of consistency every day would be nice
    Yesterdays food
    After workout vanilla protein shake with almond milk
    B/ 3 scrambled eggs on slice of nimble toast & butter
    L/ turkey, 1 roast potato & parsnip, stuffing, Yorkshire pudding, carrots, mashed swede, Brussels, cauliflower & broccoli
    S/ cold roast chicken, Brie & strawberry protein shake
    Don’t go out for Sunday lunch very often & not going to be the odd one out, never have a pudding though
    Exercise
    Am 6x10 barbell deadlifts (not heavy)
    5x50 kettlebell swings (hr up to 75%)
    Pm 1,200 hoola hoop rotations
    Steps 6,552
    RHR 54
    Didn’t log on mfp yesterday
    Today’s breakfast & lunch prepped & logged
    Disappointing about treadmills, friends not gone yet so plenty of time to get one, going to keep looking on Facebook & eBay, somebody in the running club will know someone selling one & back at the gym 3 times a week & got the peloton at work
    Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend, Monday seems to come round so quick
    Enjoy your day
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Is that a typo or really 300 squats, with a bad knee?
    You’re doing great as always
    Gym session done
    Nowrecovering at desk & looking busy
     
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    Knee is much better .. not 100%, but can do 300 squats without any pain. So very happy about that :)
    The pub lunch sounds good. I agree, need to keep it real on social occasions and enjoy the same food as everyone else.

    Loving your workout from yesterday, deadlifts and swings.. nice, simple, effective full body workout.
    I think I'll go for something similar to that myself today.

    Yorkshire puddings .. delish! When I was a lecturer at a big uni many decades ago, the staff canteen used to serve Mexican chilli in a huge Yorkshire pudding bowl, MASSIVE! I don't know who came up with that idea, but GENIUS!!!!!!

    Good luck with the treadmill hunt .. you're right something will turn up. Not tempted by the Peleton treadmill?

    Weekend was good thanks, caught up with some friends and got plenty of rest and exercise. Meant to do some French lessons but wasn't in the mood. Might do some today after work, if the afternoon at work isn't too intense. You never know how some meetings are going to go!!
    I'm going to sneak in a good, simple KB workout at lunchtime though!:joyful:
     
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    Fireman friend just called into work for a coffee,
    Local fires station has just skipped all their exercise equipment including a treadmill, nothing wrong with it, just had all new equipment,
    Made a chilli last night but I’ll stick to cauliflower rice, can’t have Yorkshire puddings twice
     
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    WOW!! That's just fate! Excellent!! Get that treadmill!!
     
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    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Already gone in the skip & skip collected
     
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    AGC_68 · Well-Known Member

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    LOL ... awesome!!
     
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    Now go and buy a lottery ticket .. one for me too. I'm good for it! Honest LOL:joyful:
     
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