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HUNGRY

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by brunodog25, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. brunodog25

    brunodog25 Type 2 · Active Member

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    SORRY ALL BUT TO MOST IT MUST SEEEM THAT ALL I DO IS MOAN. YES I AM OBESE 5FT 6 INS AND PRE DIAGNOSIS 3 WEEKS AGO 15 STONE WELL SAY 16 STONES.I DO NOT MIND HAVING TO DO WITHOUT AS I KNOW IF I DO NOT I COULD/WILL KILL ME, THOUGH MY WEIGHT IS MAINLY THE USE OF MEDICAL STEROIDS NO NOT AN EXCUSE.
    WHAT REALLY DOES ME IN IS I HAVE A MEAL AND AN HOUR MAYBE LATER AN HOUR AND A HALF LATER I AM HUNGRY AGAIN. I FEEL SORRY FOR THE WIFE AS I KNOW SHE HAS GIVEN THINGS UP TO MAKE ME FEEL THE SAME AND NOT THE ODD ONE OUT BUT SURELY ITS NOT NORMAL TO BE HUNGRY MOST OF THE TIME . BEFORE DIAGNOSIS I WAS SATISFIED ON A LOW FAT DIET NEVER NEEDED SUPPER NOW I DO NEVER ATE MUCH FRUIT NOW I DO ON AN AFTERNOON TO FILL THE GAP LETS HOPE IT GETS BETTER ITS LIKE THESE PEOPLE GIVING UP DRINK OR DRUGS AND GETTING THE SIDE EFFECTS :!:
     
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    Hi, do you have a meter? I tend to find that I get hungry once I start eating sugary stuff - it is a viscious circle! If I eat a lot of protein and fat and avoid carbs I don't get hungry - but as soon as I eat a bit of fruit or a christmas chocolate or even bread - I just need more about 20 mins later. If I were you I would check how much fruit you are eating - and replace it with greek yogurt or coffee with cream in or bacon and eggs!! BUT, you do need to test yourself and figure out what works for you rather than take my word for it - Good luck :)
     
  3. brunodog25

    brunodog25 Type 2 · Active Member

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    THANK FOR THE REPLY YES I HAVE A B/S MACHINE TROUBLE IS I CANNOT JUST GO AND COOK MYSELF ANYTHING AS I HAVE EPILEPSY USING SHARP KNIVES OR AND COOKING IS OUT OF THE Q EVEN TYHOUGH I USED TO ENJOY COOKING AND WORKED FOR MANY YEARS IN HOTEL KITCHENS I WILL TAKE IT ON BOARD BUT I THINK THINGS MAY SETTLE ONCE I HAVE SEEN THE CONSULTANT AS I WAS DIAGNOSED JUST PRE CHRISTMAS AND EVERYWHERE WAS AFFECTED BY THE WAY THE DATES FELL AND WE AND THE GP'S KNOW THAT THE MEDS I AM ON AT MO AT NOT REALLY WORKING BUT THEIR HANDS ARE TIED UNTIL I HAVE SEEN THE CONSULTANT UNLESS I GET IN TO SEE THE DIABETIC NURSE FIRST AT THE HOSPITAL
    THANKS FOR THE REPLY
    JOHNTY
     
  4. sassywriter43

    sassywriter43 · Well-Known Member

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    I would try just cutting down the carbs. Not cutting them out completely. I was 18 stone two years ago. I cannot cook myself a meal I have M.E. and literally do not have the energy to prepare food. Bread, pasta, potatoes are normally the main culprits. Whilst I was waiting for my blood results I put myself through a detox diet, and found I was allergic to quite a few things, so for me cutting out bread, and pasta was fairly easy as I have a problem with both wheat and yeast. I am also intolerant to eggs and have recently omitted them out of my diet.
    Anyhow I am now 13 stone 9lbs and my latest HBA1c was 4.3 my GP was shocked as she said it was the fastest turn around she has ever seen, as on diagnosis in October 2012 my fasting blood glucose was 13.7, my cholesterol has improved as well. I was on steroids once and anti-depressants and also pregablin (for the M.E) but not eating much, only starchy carbs to try and regain energy. I still have no energy - so exercise is minimal as I am mainly bed - bound or if I can tolerate sound I am allowed downstairs. But I was taken off them when I threatened to starve myself to death, in desperation to lose the weight.
     
  5. brunodog25

    brunodog25 Type 2 · Active Member

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    HI AS I SAID I AM HUNGRY AN HOUR OR SO AFTER ANY MEAL SO WHAT I WAS WANTING TO DO WAS TRY DIFFERENT FOODS TO SEE WHAT SENT MY B/S LEVELS HIGH AND THEN AVOID THEM BUT JUST HAD THE DISTRICT NURSE MATRON OUT TO SEE ME AND SHE HAS JUST TOLD ME TO LEAVE THINGS THE WAY THAT THEY ARE AS I LIKE YOU HAVE EXTRA COMPLEXED NEEDS HEALTH WISE WHICH IS LOOKING LIKE BEEN PUT ON INSULIN AS SOON I AS SEE THE CONSULTANT AS JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS ISN'T THE BEST TIME TO BE DIAGNOSED HOSPITAL APP WISE SO LOOKING AT END OF THIS MONTHIF NOT INSULIN THEN SHE THINKS 9OT WILL BE MY NEXT FEW APPS NOT LOOKING FORWARD TO IT BUT AST LEAST I CAN ADJUST THE INSULIN TO SUIT THE MEALS AS I GO ON RESPITE EVERY 7 WEEKS AND WELL THE LATE TURN STAFF AND I ENJOY A CURRY OR DID ANYWAY TIRED NOW BUT CONGRATS ON THE HUGE WEIGHT LOSS AND MINE IS COMING OFF MORER EVERYTIME I GET WEIGHED
    TAKE CARE
    JOHNTY
     
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