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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. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 15/07/2019

    7:15 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette with red Pepper, Mushrooms and Broccoli
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    08:00 Cycling to office
    One black coffee, One Green tea and Handful of Blue Berries at work

    Lunch & Dinner Fasting

    19:00 One and Half hour canoeing with scouts
    20:30 Cycling back home
    22:00 Blood sugar Before Bed time 6.6

    Tuesday 16/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -6.1
     
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    Tuesday 16/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackcurrants, walnuts {276 Cal / 36.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 12 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast (one slice, sourdough)/ Juice from one orange {109 Cal / 18.9g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {61 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {55 Cal / 10.7g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {392 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}
    Blackberries, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {126 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Peach, almonds {93 Cal / 8.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Melanzane Parmigiana {446 Cal / 37.3g Carbs}
    Strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {127 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1763
    Carbs 169.9g
    Protein 98.4g
    Fat 63.9g (Sat Fat 10.3g / Trans fats 0.2g)

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

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 16/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Two boiled eggs
    Asparagus, mushrooms, sugar snap peas, Broccoli and red pepper stir fry
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    One black coffee, One Green tea and Chia seeds in water at work

    18:20 Blood sugar before dinner 5.7
    18:30 Dinner:Cauliflower cheese
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Wednesday 17/07/2019
    FGB(06:20) -5.8 (Lowest ever reading with two meal day)
    Resting day, Just 5k steps and no cycling. Maybe Monday workout and fasting helping next day
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 17/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.5
    Exercise free day


    Breakfast (8am): Bacon, scrambled egg, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {271 Cal / 19.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {54 Cal / 10.5g Carbs}
    Parma ham & melon, avocado, salad {256 Cal / 15.2g Carbs}
    Blackberries, blueberries, yoghurt, almonds {146 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.2
    Dinner (6pm): Linguine with salmon & prawn alfredo {393 Cal / 41.8g Carbs}
    Chocolate mousse, cherries, hazelnuts {260 Cal / 19.7g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {162 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1622
    Carbs 143.1g
    Protein 84.0g
    Fat 72.9g (Sat Fat 20.4g / 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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    Wednesday 17/07/2019

    7:15 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette with red Pepper, Mushrooms and Broccoli
    One slice of Homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Cycling to Work & Cycle back home
    One black coffee, Three Green tea and Chia seeds in water at work

    No Lunch & No Dinner

    21:15 Blood sugar Before Bed time 5.7

    Thursday 18/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -5.5 (Reading as expected)
     
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    Thursday 18/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Woke up feeling lousy, slow start today, no heavy exercise

    Snack (6am): Banana {61 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}
    ………………………...2 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, sourdough {272 Cal / 16.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {121 Cal / 18.0g Carbs}
    Tuna, prawn & avocado salad {374 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blueberries, yoghurt, almonds {139 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Pear, walnuts {122 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    …………………………3 mile walk

    Dinner (6pm): Mushroom risotto / Chianti (4oz) {466 Cal / 48.8g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {138 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, sourdough), peanut butter {129 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1901
    Carbs 170.8g
    Protein 110.5g
    Fat 66.1g (Sat Fat 12.7g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 18/07/2019

    7:30 Breakfast: Two boiled eggs
    Beans, mushrooms, sugar snap peas, Broccoli, carrot and red pepper stir fry
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One black coffee, two Green tea at work

    19:00 Dinner:Chicken liver fry
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Friday 19/07/2019
    FGB(06:30) -6.2
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 19/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.5
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {290 Cal / 39.1g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 14 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Goats cheese & mushroom omelette/ Half a grapefruit {298 Cal / 16.6g Carbs}

    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {66 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {348 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}
    Cherries, apricots, yoghurt, almonds {139 Cal / 15.1g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.2
    Dinner (6pm): Pollock in breadcrumbs, sweet potato fries, peas, sweetcorn {462 Cal / 38.2g Carbs}
    Spiced banana loaf [hot from the oven], passion fruit ice cream {231 Cal / 30.6g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1913
    Carbs 174.8g
    Protein 111.0g
    Fat 74.9g (Sat Fat 18.5g / Trans fats 1.0g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 19/07/2019

    7:15 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette with red Pepper, Mushrooms and Broccoli
    One slice of Homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Cycling to Work & Cycle back home
    One black coffee at work

    No Lunch & No Dinner

    Saturday 20/07/2019
    FGB not measured
     
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    Saturday 20/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blackcurrants, walnuts {270 Cal / 35.4g Carbs}
    …………………………….....2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, sourdough) {285 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {109 Cal / 14.4g Carbs}
    Corned beef & avocado salad {323 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}
    Peach, plum, yoghurt, hazelnuts {137 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Lamb & aubergine curry, sag aloo, naan bread {495 Cal / 47.3g Carbs}
    ………………………………4 mile walk
    Strawberries, cherries, yoghurt, pecans {139 Cal / 16.8g Carbs}

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    Snack (9-11pm): Rioja (3 x 5oz)/ Sourdough [warm from the oven, was supposed to be for breakfast
    tomorrow]
    , Issau Iraty [sheeps cheese], grapes {573 Cal / 31.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1837
    Carbs 163.7g
    Protein 88.1g
    Fat 81.9g (Sat Fat 17.7g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Saturday 20/07/2019

    7:30 berries smoothie with hazelnut milk

    4 miles running

    9:30 Breakfast: Omelette
    Broad beans from garden
    Two slices of Homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    11:30 one hour gardening

    14:20 Lunch: chicken curry
    Homemade guacamole
    Oven fried sweet potatoes
    Salads from garden
    Aubergine and egg curry
    Papad with soft cheese
    Dark chocolate and nuts mixture

    Sunday 21/07/2019
    FGB(6:50) 5.7
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Your numbers are looking really good.
     
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    Sunday 21/7
    FBG (06:30) 3.9

    Breakfast 1 (8.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blackberries, walnuts {264 Cal / 36.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup, garlic croutons {97 Cal / 14.1g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {339 Cal / 11.0g Carbs}
    Strawberries, apricot, yoghurt, hazelnuts {131 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}

    ………………………………..4 mile walk
    Dinner (6pm): Sausages (2), celeriac mash, roast cauliflower, carrots, turnip,
    peas & green beans [from the garden, about 5 minutes from pick to pot] {542 Cal / 47.1g Carbs}
    Summer fruit, ice cream, cashews {163 Cal / 15.9g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 decaf)

    Calories 1597
    Carbs 146.7g
    Protein 89.6g
    Fat 67.0g (Sat Fat 15.2g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Sunday 21/07/2019

    7:30 half glass berries smoothie with hazelnut milk

    4 miles running

    9:00 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette with Mushrooms, Okra, Green Peppers, Spring onions and herbs
    Two slices of Homemade sourdough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    17:00 One hour walking in Lavender fields

    18:45 Lunch: Oven fried Aubergine with Parmesan cheese
    Oven fried sweet potatoes
    Kale and Broccoli stir fry
    Raw Bitter Gourd
    Leftover chicken curry
    Red Peppers and Courgette stir fry
    Salads from garden
    Papad with soft cheese
    Dark chocolate and nuts mixture

    Monday 22/07/2019
    FGB(5:45) 6.9
    Not slept well may be over doing exercise and running or could be some thing else
    Still less than other readings previous Mondays they are closer to 8.
     
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    Still lot to work to get those numbers below 5. Agree they are in right direction.
     
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    Monday 22/7
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, plum, walnuts {280 Cal / 37.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 56 sec] New PB by 3 seconds

    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast (one slice, sourdough)/ Half a grapefruit {177 Cal / 19.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {120 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {224 Cal / 5.8g Carbs}
    Apricots, raspberries, yoghurt, cashews {125 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.0
    Dinner (6pm): Prawn, queen squash & mango curry, basmati rice {423 Cal / 51.8g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, pecans {148 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}
    BG (8pm) 5.1

    Snack (9pm): Toast (sourdough), peanut butter, almond milk {170 Cal / 15.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 decaf)

    Calories 1763
    Carbs 186.7g
    Protein 100.7g
    Fat 60.1g (Sat Fat 12.0g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 22/07/2019

    7:15 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette with green Pepper, Mushrooms and okra
    One slice of courgette cake
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Cycling to Work & Cycle back home
    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    No Lunch & No Dinner

    Tuesday 23/07/2019
    FGB not measured
     
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    Tuesday 23/7
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blackcurrants, pecans {280 Cal / 34.8g Carbs}
    …………………………….....2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel, toast (one slice, sourdough)/ Tangerine {232 Cal / 17.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Greek restaurant whilst shopping, values estimated
    Chicken souvlaki, fries, salad, tzatziki, olives, hummus {504 Cal / 39.8g Carbs}
    Mango. passion fruit, yoghurt {90 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}

    Snack (5pm): Tomato & lentil soup {102 Cal / 14.9g Carbs}
    Dinner (6pm): Lemon hake, roast squash & sweet potato, peas, sweetcorn {387 Cal / 33.7g Carbs}
    ………………………………..3 mile walk
    Cherries, ice cream, hazelnuts {180 Cal / 20.7g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1858
    Carbs 188.2g
    Protein 114.8g
    Fat 61.9g (Sat Fat 11.3g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 23/07/2019

    14:00 Blood sugars before lunch 5.7
    14:00 Lunch: Stuffed pepper with cottage cheese and nuts
    Oven fried Aubergine
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Aubergine curry
    Raw bitter gourd
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Wednesday 24/07/2019
    FGB(6:30) 7.0
    Resting day, No exercise
    Quantity of lunch is more than normal or Could be one of peak reading
     
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