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T2s: What was your fasting BG this morning, and what did you eat yesterday?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by helga_t75, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 7/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.4

    Breakfast (7am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, avocado toast (one slice, seeded) /
    Juice from one orange {355 Cal / 20.3g Carbs}

    Snack (9am): Banana {62 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    …………………………………….13 mile walk

    Lunch (12pm): Picnic during walk
    Avgolemono soup {169 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}
    Parma ham & melon / salad {145 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, walnuts {133 Cal / 13.2g Carbs}

    Pub after walk (3pm): Beer (1pt), fries {289 Cal / 21.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Meatballs, ragu, linguine {473 Cal / 46.7g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, pistachios {132 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 decaf)

    Calories 1831
    Carbs 159.3g
    Protein 88.8g
    Fat 68.6g (Sat Fat 19.1g / Trans fats 0.9g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  2. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 07/07/2019

    07:50 Two miles barefoot running
    One hour badminton
    Two miles barefoot running

    10:40 Breakfast: Omelette and one slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Coffee with cream
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    1 hour cycling and walking

    16:00 Coffie with cream
    One hour gardening

    18:30 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Pepper, Green Beans, cauliflower and panner stir fry
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixer and Dark chocolate

    Monday 08/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -7.3

    Not slept well last night, entire day busy doing some thing and by end of day 20K steps.
     
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  3. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 8/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Exercise free day today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {288 Cal / 35.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & green lentil soup {129 Cal / 17.4g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {363 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {153 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 3.9
    Dinner (6pm): Chicken, chorizo & butter bean stew, garlic bread {596 Cal / 41.8g Carbs}
    Melon, strawberries, yoghurt, macadamias {163 Cal / 13.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1771
    Carbs 140.3g
    Protein 102.8g
    Fat 73.6g (Sat Fat 14.3g / Trans fats 0.9g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  4. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 08/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Red pepper, Mushrooms, sugar snap peas and Asparagus stir fry
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Cycling to office and back home
    One black coffee and 3 Green tea at work

    19:00 Blood sugar before dinner 5.5
    19:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixer and Dark chocolate

    Tuesday 09/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -6.8
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 9/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {281 Cal / 35.1g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    BG (06:30) 5.0
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, seeded) {279 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Avgolemono soup {156 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {251 Cal / 8.2g Carbs}
    Plum, apricots, yoghurt, pecans {144 Cal / 10.7g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Peach, almonds {95 Cal / 7.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Partridge with hazelnut & orange sauce, celeriac fondant, roast cauliflower,
    squash, green beans, red cabbage {374 Cal / 24.9g Carbs}
    Chocolate & cherry clafoutis, ice cream {223 Cal / 21.8g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1883
    Carbs 143.2g
    Protein 121.0g
    Fat 84.1g (Sat Fat 17.6g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  6. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 09/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Spinach, garlic, sugar snap peas stir fry
    Boiled Egg and Slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 2 Green tea at work

    16:00 Dinner: Grilled Chicken with herbs and Honey
    Chicken Curry
    Sweet potato grilled and cucumbers
    Two Dosa
    Nuts mixer and Dark chocolate
    Two spoons of Cake

    Wednesday 10/07/2019
    FGB(06:20) -7.8

    Resting Day, No exercise and Probably amount of Protein and Carbs raised blood sugars in morning
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 10/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    ……………………………….5 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, avocado toast (one slice, seeded) /
    Juice from one orange {413 Cal / 24.5g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Chicken, chorizo & butter bean stew [leftovers], garlic bread {559 Cal / 42.5g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {146 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    ……………………………….3 mile walk
    Snack (4pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {95 Cal / 14.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Prawn linguine / Picpoul (4oz) {475 Cal / 47.3g Carbs}
    Strawberries, blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {145 Cal / 12.5g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1912
    Carbs 164.6g
    Protein 115.3g
    Fat 65.1g (Sat Fat 16.0g / Trans fats 1.0g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  8. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 10/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Spinach, Mushrooms stir fry
    Home made sourdough bread and Boiled egg
    Dark chocolate

    Cycling to office and back home
    One black coffee and 3 Green tea at work

    18:50 Blood sugar before dinner 6.4
    19:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Aubergine and egg curry
    Salad
    Dark chocolate
    Homemade Chocolate brownie made with normal sugar

    Thursday 11/07/2019
    FGB(06:20) -6.7
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 11/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.5
    Snack (5.30am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….5 mile walk

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, raspberries, walnuts {280 Cal / 35.1g Carbs}

    BG (12pm) 4.5
    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {98 Cal / 15.3g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {286 Cal / 6.7g Carbs}
    Nectarine, cherries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {130 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 3.5
    Dinner (6pm): Lemon chicken stew, roast queen squash, celeriac fondant, peas {403 Cal / 25.2g Carbs}
    Strawberries, blackberries, yoghurt, pecans {138 Cal / 9.7g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {161 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1639
    Carbs 142.2g
    Protein 101.2g
    Fat 64.0g (Sat Fat 13.2g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 11/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Cycling to office and back home
    One black coffee and 3 Green tea at work

    19:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Two Dosa(wanted to test how much blood sugar increase i will get)
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Friday 12/07/2019
    FGB(06:20) -7.1
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 12/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Snack (5.30am): Nectarine, almonds {99 Cal / 9.1g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….5 mile walk

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, seeded)/
    Half a grapefruit {318 Cal / 23.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {109 Cal / 18.0g Carbs}
    Chicken, hummus & avocado salad {415 Cal / 13.6g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, pecans {131 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    ………………………………..3 mile walk
    Dinner (6pm): Hake & prawn curry, flatbread {544 Cal / 45.3g Carbs}
    Flambed pineapple, ice cream, passion fruit, pistachios {232 Cal / 26.3g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1927
    Carbs 159.5g
    Protein 117.3g
    Fat 78.0g (Sat Fat 21.2g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 12/07/2019

    Breakfast & Lunch fasting

    Cycling to office and back home
    One black coffee and 3 Green tea at work

    19:15 blood sugar before dinner 5.8
    19:15 Dinner: Grated Cauliflower and kale stir fry
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    21:00 one hour badminton

    Saturday 13/07/2019
    FGB(06:00) -5.8
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 13/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, walnuts {271 Cal / 34.6g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel, toast (one slice, seeded)/ Tangerine {231 Cal / 19.1g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & green lentil soup {95 Cal / 13.2g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {292 Cal / 15.0g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {129 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Queen squash & pea risotto [squash & peas from the garden] {361 Cal / 53.4g Carbs}
    Lemon & blueberry curd tart {222 Cal / 23.1g Carbs}
    Cheese & crackers, grapes [grazed over a couple of hours] {270 Cal / 17.9g Carbs}
    Pinot Noir (4 x 4oz) {400 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    BG (14/7 06:00) 4.0 [extra test due to high carbs yesterday]

    Calories 2365
    Carbs 214.1g
    Protein 97.9g
    Fat 74.6g (Sat Fat 24.7g / Trans fats 1.0g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 13/07/2019

    07:30 Breakfast: Two boiled eggs
    Asparagus, mushrooms, sugar snap peas, spinach and green pepper stir fry

    One hour walking and litter picking in village

    Juice from one grapefruit

    Coffee with cream


    17:30 : Aubergine cooked in oven with Parmesan
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Oven cooked Sweet potato
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixer and Dark chocolate

    One hour gardening after dinner

    Sunday 14/07/2019
    FGB(07:10) -6.6
    Resting day, not much exercise but more than 10k steps
     
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    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday July 14
    FBG at 0800 was 5.0 (8 hours fast), food yesterday was;

    Breakfast: zero, black tea, 250 mg metformin
    Lunch: Restaurant omelette (eggs, onions, green peppers, ham), coffee
    Dinner: Vegetable soup, 2 slices ham sausage w/hot English mustard, corn chips w/salsa sauce
    Snack: 2 shots spiced rum w/diet Pepsi

    Temp here at 0820 was 14C, skies cloudy. Drying out after torrential rains last night, just got computer working after disaster 5 days ago of machine crashing and backup not being formatted correctly, another life lesson learned the hard way...
     
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    Sunday 14/7
    FBG (06:00) 4.0

    Breakfast 2 (9.30am): Bacon, scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes [home grown],
    toast (one slice, seeded)/ Half a grapefruit {296 Cal / 22.5g Carbs}

    Snack (10.30am): Lemon & blueberry tart {148 Cal / 15.4g Carbs}
    Just sitting down to watch the cricket world cup final

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & green lentil soup {97 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {279 Cal / 11.0g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {148 Cal / 12.4g Carbs}

    …………………………….5 mile walk
    Cricket too tense to watch, listened on the radio whilst walking

    BG (6pm) 3.8
    Dinner (6pm): Game stew [leftovers from the freezer], celeriac mash, carrots,
    green beans, sweetcorn {476 Cal / 40.2g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {138 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 decaf)

    Calories 1644
    Carbs 135.4g
    Protein 108.2g
    Fat 64.2g (Sat Fat 14.8g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Sunday 14/07/2019

    07:40 Two miles barefoot running
    One hour badminton
    Two miles barefoot running

    10:30 Breakfast: Omelette and one slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Remaining day just resting watching cricket and Tennis

    16:30 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Aubergine and red pepper curry
    Salad
    Nuts mixer and Dark chocolate

    Apple before bed time

    Monday 15/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -7.4
     
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    Hope You enjoyed. One of best ever match with too many twists.
     
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    Monday 15/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), apricot, raspberries, pecans {293 Cal / 36.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 59 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel, toast (one slice, sourdough), gooseberries [home grown] {206 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}

    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {134 Cal / 20.9g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {250 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}
    Strawberries, nectarine, yoghurt, cashews {128 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Banana {63 Cal / 14.4g Carbs}
    ………………………………..3 mile walk

    Dinner (6pm): Roast chicken, Yorkshire pudding, roast squash, cauliflower fondant,
    green beans, turnip, redcurrant jelly {485 Cal / 40.9g Carbs}
    Yoghurt, blueberries, hazelnuts {147 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {147 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1912
    Carbs 185.8g
    Protein 113.3g
    Fat 68.1g (Sat Fat 13.6g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure whether enjoy is the right word! It was somewhat stressful, but a good result in the end. Now we just need to win the Ashes and then the Rugby world cup and 2019 will be a great year.
     
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