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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

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    Thursday 1/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast (7.30am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, seeded),
    baked beans/ Juice from one grapefruit {397 Cal / 27.0g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 45 sec. PB]

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom soup {84 Cal / 3.0g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {342 Cal / 7.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {149 Cal / 15.3g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Banana {71 Cal / 16.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………….4 mile walk

    BG (6pm) 4.4
    Dinner (6pm): Prawn & cashew rendang, jasmine rice {514 Cal / 48.1g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, walnuts {125 Cal / 11.0g Carbs}

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

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1923
    Carbs 151.1g
    Protein 121.1g
    Fat 85.3g (Sat Fat 19.6g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 01/08/2019

    06:30 Running 3.5 miles
    08:30 Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with onions
    Berries Smootie
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    No Lunch & No Dinner

    Friday 02/08/2019
    FGB(06:20) 5.8 (After 24 hour fasting)
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 2/8
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), greengage, blackberries, walnuts {267 Cal / 33.8g Carbs}
    …………………………….....2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from half a grapefruit {166 Cal / 17.5g Carbs}

    Snack (10am): Chocolate cake [small piece] {122 Cal / 14.1g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {117 Cal / 18.3g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {269 Cal / 9.0g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {126 Cal / 15.1g Carbs}

    Away at friends' house overnight, values estimated
    Dinner (6pm): Spaghetti Bolognese [ate very little pasta] {409 Cal / 21.0g Carbs}
    Blackberries, blackcurrants, yoghurt, peanuts {141 Cal / 13.6g Carbs}
    St.Emilion (2 x4oz) {200 Cal / 6.1g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (1 decaf)

    Calories 1889
    Carbs 158.3g
    Protein 86.1g
    Fat 73.0g (Sat Fat 20.5g / Trans fats 0.6g)

    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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    Saturday 3/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    ……………………………...3 mile walk
    Still away visiting friends, all values estimated
    Breakfast (8.30am): Scrambled eggs, toast (one slice, sourdough) {192 Cal / 11.9g Carbs}
    Greengages, raspberries, yoghurt {80 Cal / 10.0g Carbs}


    Lunch (11am to 2pm): Out at a country show, values estimated, Grazing for a while.
    Bread (sourdough & granary)
    Pickles & chutneys
    Sausage roll
    Cheese (sheep & goat)
    Fruitcake
    Ice cream {602 Cal / 54.9g Carbs}

    Back home
    Dinner (6pm): Mushroom soup {68 Cal / 2.4g Carbs}
    Quiche Loraine, salad {435 Cal / 20.0g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {111 Cal / 16.5g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (1 decaf)

    Calories 1567
    Carbs 126.5g
    Protein 64.0g
    Fat 82.0g (Sat Fat 25.1g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    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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    Sunday 4/8
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), kiwi, strawberries, almonds {281 Cal / 38.8g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 59 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel, toast (one slice, sourdough)/ Tangerine {208 Cal / 18.8g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {61 Cal / 14.0g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {146 Cal / 18.2g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {313 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {128 Cal / 13.9g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (6pm): Roast chicken, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, carrots, swede,
    cauliflower fondant, green beans / Merlot (3oz) {550 Cal / 42.7g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {114 Cal / 13.6g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 decaf)

    Calories 1863
    Carbs 181.2g
    Protein 108.7g
    Fat 59.3g (Sat Fat 11.2g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 02/08/2019

    08:00 Breakfast: Sugar snap peas, Green pepper, Spinach, mushrooms stir fry
    Scrambled egg
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

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

    20:45 Dinner: Chicken Curry
    Spinach and Lentils curry
    Beans Curry
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Saturday 03/08/2019
    FGB(06:00) 5.5
     
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    Saturday 03/08/2019

    07:20 Breakfast: Omelette and Berries Smoothie
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    21:15 Blood sugar Before dinner 6.8
    21:20 Dinner: Chicken Curry
    Beans Curry
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Busy all day around 13000 steps

    Sunday 04/08/2019
    FGB(06:00) 6.3
     
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    Sunday 04/08/2019

    07:20 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:40 Blood sugar Before dinner 5.8
    19:00 Dinner: Stuffed pepper with Cauliflower, nuts, cottage cheese
    Courgette and Egg curry
    Amaranthus(Thotakura) Stir fry with garlic
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Busy all day around 12000 steps

    Monday 05/08/2019
    FGB(06:00) 6.2
     
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    Monday 5/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {283 Cal / 38.3g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 15 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {204 Cal / 27.1g Carbs}

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

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {98 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {309 Cal / 12.4g Carbs}
    Plum, strawberries, yoghurt, walnuts {134 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Peach, almonds {97 Cal / 8.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Melanzane Parmigiana / Pinot Noir (6oz) {498 Cal / 37.4g Carbs}
    Cherries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {156 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1858
    Carbs 175.4g
    Protein 91.1g
    Fat 60.9g (Sat Fat 11.8g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 05/08/2019

    07:00 Breakfast: Sugar snap peas, Green pepper and mushrooms stir fry
    Scrambled egg
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    18:55 Blood sugar Before dinner 5.6
    19:00 Dinner: Leftover Stuffed pepper with Cauliflower, nuts, cottage cheese
    Leftover Courgette and Egg curry
    Leftover Amaranthus(Thotakura) Stir fry with garlic
    Salad and Papad
    Dark chocolate

    Unable to cycling or exercise due to house work

    Tuesday 06/08/2019
    FGB(06:00) 6.6
     
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    Tuesday 6/8
    FBG (05:30) 3.9

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {331 Cal / 28.0g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 35 sec]

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {57 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {343 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}
    Peach, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {130 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}

    On holiday, some values estimated though will still be doing plenty of cooking
    Dinner (8pm): Moules mariniere / Montagny (4oz) {180 Cal / 5.9g Carbs}
    Magret de canard au cerises, celeriac dauphinoise, carrots, haricots verts /
    Gevrey Chambertin (8oz) {578 Cal / 29.8g Carbs}
    Tarte au citron / Sauternes (2oz) {255 Cal / 30.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 2025
    Carbs 137.8g
    Protein 112.8g
    Fat 68.7g (Sat Fat 21.2g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 06/08/2019

    07:00 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    18:30 Dinner: Cauliflower, broccoli rice
    Leftover Courgette and Egg curry
    Salad and Papad
    Dark chocolate

    Unable to cycling or exercise due to Kitchen upgrade

    Wednesday 07/08/2019
    FGB(06:00) 6.4
     
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    Wednesday 7/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Away on holiday, many values are estimated (where stated)

    …………………………….3 mile run
    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, tomatoes, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {259 Cal / 24.3g Carbs}

    Snack (10am): Crepe with chestnut puree {157 Cal / 22.4g Carbs - estimated}

    Lunch (12pm): French onion soup, garlic crouton {127 Cal / 23.1g Carbs}
    Ham salad {257Cal / 12.0g Carbs}
    Peaches, walnuts {138 Cal / 9.8g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.5

    Dinner (8pm): Restaurant, values estimated
    Risotto primavera {281 Cal / 44.4g Carbs}
    Summer berries, crème fraiche {133 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1422
    Carbs 155.5g
    Protein 67.1g
    Fat 50.8g (Sat Fat 11.9g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Wednesday 07/08/2019

    07:00 Breakfast: Berries Smoothie
    Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    18:50 Blood sugar before dinner 5.2
    18:50 Dinner: Prawns soup with coconut milk, mushrooms,Green pepper, Spring onion and ginger
    Leftover Cauliflower, broccoli rice
    Papad
    Dark chocolate

    Unable to do cycling or exercise due to Kitchen upgrade

    Thursday 08/08/2019
    FGB(06:30) 6.8
     
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    Thursday 8/8
    FBG (05:30) 4.1
    Away on holiday (farmhouse in Burgundy), many values are estimated (where stated)


    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), apricots, almonds {276 Cal / 36.5g Carbs}
    ……………………………...4 mile run [according to device, before it got too hot}

    Breakfast 2 (8am): Sardines, toasted baguette, tomatoes (from the garden) {337 Cal / 28.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Brasserie, values estimated
    Chicken & lentil salad {309 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}
    Passion fruit tarte {244 Cal / 27.9g Carbs}

    ……………………………...3 mile walk
    Dinner (8pm): Pike perch, horseradish cream, celeriac puree, mange tout {457 Cal / 25.5g Carbs}
    Strawberries, ice cream {187 Cal / 23.7g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 decaf)

    Calories 1882
    Carbs 161.2g
    Protein 109.5g
    Fat 79.7g (Sat Fat 17.2g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 08/08/2019

    07:00 Breakfast: Oven cooked Omelette
    Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    19:00 Dinner: Cauliflower, broccoli, runner beans and garlic stir fry
    Leftover Prawns soup
    Salad and Papad
    Dark chocolate

    Unable to do cycling or exercise due to Kitchen upgrade

    Friday 09/08/2019
    FGB(06:30) 6.7
     
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    Friday 9/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Away on holiday (farmhouse in Burgundy), many values are estimated (where stated)


    ……………………………...4 mile run [according to device, before it got too hot}
    Breakfast (8am): Ham, scrambled eggs, mushrooms, toasted baguette,
    tomatoes (from the garden) / Grapefruit {402 Cal / 32.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Salmon & summer squash salad {371 Cal / 16.8g Carbs}
    Tarte aux pommes {229 Cal / 22.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...3 mile walk

    Dinner (8pm): At friends' house in Provence, values estimated
    Palestinian chicken, caramelized onions & cardamom rice, broad beans,
    beetroot & kohlrabi slaw {576 Cal / 50.3g Carbs}
    Pretty wild estimate as this food is unfamiliar (very tasty though)
    Chocolate truffles {163 Cal / 17.0g Carbs}

    Coted du Rhone (3 x 4oz) {301 Cal / 9.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 2120
    Carbs 159.8g
    Protein 115.2g
    Fat 72.4g (Sat Fat 18.0g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Saturday 10/8
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Away on holiday (farmhouse in Burgundy), many values are estimated (where stated)
    Staying with friends in Provence, all estimates


    Breakfast (8am): Shakshuka, toasted pitta {311 Cal / 17.9g Carbs}
    Plums, yoghurt, mixed nuts {141 Cal / 20.6g Carbs}

    ……………………………..3 mile walk
    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, lentil & spinach soup {159 Cal / 25.8g Carbs}
    Peach, yoghurt, mixed nuts {121 Cal / 16.7g Carbs]

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (8pm): Chicken with garlic & chilli, couscous, flatbreads, cucumber salad/
    Arak (2oz) {540 Cal / 46.2g Carbs}
    Saffron ice cream {124 Cal / 13.7g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1465
    Carbs 160.5g
    Protein 103.2g
    Fat 38.8g (Sat Fat 12.9g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Sunday 11/8
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Away on holiday (farmhouse in Burgundy), many values are estimated (where stated)
    Staying with friends in Provence, leaving after breakfast


    Breakfast (8am): Sourdough [fresh from the oven], gooseberry compote/
    Plums, yoghurt, mixed nuts {275 Cal / 40.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Provencal bean soup {204 Cal / 17.4g Carbs}
    Ham salad {116 Cal / 8.3g Carbs}
    Summer berries, yoghurt, walnuts {136 Cal / 12.0g Carbs]

    ………………………………..4 mile walk
    Dinner (7pm): Meatballs, linguine, ragu {423 Cal / 43.8g Carbs}
    Strawberry delice, blueberries, brazil nut praline {233 Cal / 19.1g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1516
    Carbs 152.2g
    Protein 71.7g
    Fat 53.8g (Sat Fat 18.0g / Trans fats 0.9g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 09/08/2019
    07:00 Breakfast: Berries smoothie
    Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and 3 green tea at work

    18:30 Blood sugar before dinner 6.1
    18:30 Dinner: Aubergine oven cooked
    Cauliflower, broccoli, runner beans and garlic stir fry
    Salad and Papad
    Dark chocolate

    Unable to do cycling or exercise due to Kitchen upgrade

    Saturday 10/08/2019
    FGB(05:45) 7.5
     
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