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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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    Saturday 31/8
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blueberries, walnuts {277 Cal / 36.7g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Breakfast (7am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast (one slice, seeded)/
    Juice from one orange {334 Cal / 20.6g Carbs}

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

    Lunch (12pm): Picnic during walk, in a wood by a riverbank
    Chestnut soup {150 Cal / 20.2g Carbs}
    Guinea fowl, hummus & fig salad {224 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}
    Strawberries, mango, yoghurt, pecans {120 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}

    4pm in bar after walk: Malbec (6oz) {150 Cal / 4.6g Carbs}

    Dinner (6.30pm): Turkey meatballs, linguine, Nduja ragu {526 Cal / 48.0g Carbs}
    Malaga ice cream {133 Cal / 19.0g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 2047
    Carbs 194.6g
    Protein 104.0g
    Fat 71.6g (Sat Fat 18.1g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just
     
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  2. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Saturday 31/8.
    0750: Coffee with sweetener & double cream.
    1900: Sirloin steak, pork sausage, black pudding, fried egg and mushrooms. Royal Gala apple.

    Fbg today 6.4
     
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  3. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 1/9
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Exercise free day today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {288 Cal / 36.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {90 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {283 Cal / 15.1g Carbs}
    Plum, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {135 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Chicken, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, carrots, swede,
    cauliflower fondant, green beans {479 Cal / 31.4g Carbs}
    Strawberries, mango, yoghurt, pistachios {122 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    Snack (8pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {174 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1650
    Carbs 148.3g
    Protein 90.2g
    Fat 67.7g (Sat Fat 12.3g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Sunday (1/9).
    0635: Coffee with sweetener & double cream.
    1600: Fried egg, black pudding, mushrooms, one sliced buttered wholemeal toast (15g carbs). Tea.
    2000: Paneer, spinach & chickpea pie (54.2g carbs). 100ml OPPO choc & hazelnut icecream (10g carbs).

    Fbg today 7.5
     
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  5. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 30/08/2019

    07:30: Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

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

    18:45 Blood sugar before dinner 4.8
    18:45 Dinner: Noodles with prawns, Ginger, garlic, coconut milk
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    Saturday 31/08/2019
    FGB(5:45) 6.8
     
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  6. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 31/08/2019

    07:30: Berries smoothie
    Leftover Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    16:30 Blood sugar before dinner 5.3
    16:30 Dinner:Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Asparagus, Courgette and egg stir fry
    Leftover Noodles with prawns, Ginger, garlic, coconut milk
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    Sunday 01/09/2019
    FGB(6:30) 7.1
     
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  7. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 01/09/2019

    07:00 Morning run for 3 miles
    08:30: Sausage, asparagus, mushrooms, red peppers
    Coffee with single cream
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:10 Blood sugar before dinner 5.8
    18:10 Dinner: Dosa with Lamb curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    Monday 02/09/2019
    FGB(6:30) 7.7
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 2/9
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {277 Cal / 34.5g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 42 sec]

    Breakfast (8am): Mackerel, toast (one slice, sourdough)/ Juice from one orange {220 Cal / 17.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (1pm): Chicken, celeriac mash, carrots, swede, peas [leftovers] {286 Cal / 25.2g Carbs}
    Kiwi, blackberries, blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {143 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}

    BG (5pm) 4.3
    Snack (5pm): Very hungry and dinner to be a little late
    Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {85 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6.30pm): Moussaka {332 Cal / 25.9g Carbs}
    Peach, strawberries, yoghurt, cashews {139 Cal / 16.5g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1543
    Carbs 153.8g
    Protein 98.5g
    Fat 49.4g (Sat Fat 13.1g / Trans fats 0.6g)

    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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    Monday 02/09/2019

    06:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    07:15: Oven cooked Omelette
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and three Green tea at work

    18:40 Blood sugar before dinner 5.3
    18:40 Dinner: Cauliflower, Broccoli, courgette, peppers, sprouted chick peas stir fry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    No cycling due to school holidays

    Tuesday 03/09/2019
    FGB(6:00) 7.3
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 3/9
    FBG (05:30) 3.9 [best morning reading for a few weeks]
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blackberries, walnuts {273 Cal / 33.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 32 sec]
    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast (one slice, sourdough), tomatoes/
    Juice from half a grapefruit {374 Cal / 21.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Diner for lunch, values estimated
    Blueberry pancakes (US style), bacon, maple syrup {421 Cal / 32.6g Carbs}
    Chocolate brownie, pistachio ice cream {242 Cal / 20.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Trout almondine, new potatoes, celeriac remoulade, salad {395 Cal / 22.2g Carbs}

    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Snack (8pm): Peach, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {144 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1924
    Carbs 154.8g
    Protein 95.6g
    Fat 94.6g (Sat Fat 24.9g / Trans fats 0.8g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Anniya84 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FBG 7.1
    Breakfast 8am: Coffee with whole milk - I think I need to start replacing the milk with cream
    Snack 11am: A slice of low carb cake I baked myself, made with almond flour, and cream cheese and whipped cream frosting
    Lunch 1pm: Tesco's Simple salad with ham slices
    Dinner 7pm: Beef stir fry
     

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  12. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 03/09/2019

    06:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    07:15: Two boiled eggs
    Pan fired mushrooms, Asparagus, pepper with butter and herbs
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and one Green tea at work

    18:00 Dinner: Prawns and Peppers Stir fry
    Lamb curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    No cycling due to school holidays

    Wednesday 04/09/2019
    FGB(5:30) 6.6
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 4/9
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Snack (6am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    ………………………….4 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Garlic mushrooms & tomatoes, one slice toast (sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {225 Cal / 22.8g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Chestnut soup {129 Cal / 17.4g Carbs}
    Chicken, fig & avocado salad {359 Cal / 13.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, walnuts {147 Cal / 10.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Stuffed aubergine, garlic bread, cucumber raita, pickled lemons {397 Cal / 38.2g Carbs}
    Strawberries, plum, yoghurt, pecans {128 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    Snack (8pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {158 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1691
    Carbs 150.9g
    Protein 88.4g
    Fat 72.2g (Sat Fat 12.7g / Trans fats 0.4g)

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

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    Wednesday 04/09/2019

    07:15: Ovencooked Omelette
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    One black coffee and one Green tea at work

    18:00 Blood sugar before dinner 5.4

    18:00 Dinner: Sprouted Chickpeas stir fry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    Thursday 05/09/2019
    FGB(6:10) 7.4
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 5/9
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {267 Cal / 37.3g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast (one slice, sourdough), tomatoes/
    Juice from half a grapefruit {331 Cal / 21.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm):Spanish fish stew [leftovers], pangrattato {311 Cal / 23.5g Carbs}
    Nectarine, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {135 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.5
    Dinner (6pm): Prawn & cashew rendang, sag aloo, garlic paratha {539 Cal / 43.2g Carbs}
    Peach, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {130 Cal / 11.9g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1792
    Carbs 159.7g
    Protein 122.7g
    Fat 64.8g (Sat Fat 13.3g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    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 05/09/2019

    07:30: Berries Smoothie
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

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

    18:40 Blood sugar before dinner 6.4
    18:40 Dinner: Chiken Curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts Mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 One hour badminton

    Friday 06/09/2019
    FGB(6:10) 7.4
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 3/9
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    ……………………………..4 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), raspberries, blackberries, walnuts {273 Cal / 33.9g Carbs}
    Berries picked from hedgerows on morning walk

    Snack (11am): Nectarine, almonds {105 Cal / 8.2g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [22 min 24 sec] 1 second off PB

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {120 Cal / 18.3g Carbs}
    Ham, fig & avocado salad {374 Cal / 17.0g Carbs}
    Kiwi, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {135 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Roast tomato & cheese quiche, fries, baked beans / Merlot (4oz) {564 Cal / 48.4g Carbs}
    We have a glut of tomatoes in the greenhouse at the moment
    Chocolate ice cream, raspberry coulis, hazelnuts {170 Cal / 15.9g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1825
    Carbs 166.4g
    Protein 53.3g
    Fat 83.4g (Sat Fat 20.3g / 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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    Saturday 7/9
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, blueberries, pecans {276 Cal / 35.2g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Breakfast (7am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, seeded) {267 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {66 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {206 Cal / 5.9g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {137 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Swordfish steak, sweet potato fries, salad {467 Cal / 27.5g Carbs}
    Blackberries, ice cream, pecans {169 Cal / 14.4g Carbs}

    Out at a party, values estimated (especially the booze as my glass was constantly topped up, from my head this morning it was certainly a lot of wine!)
    Food: Assorted canapes / Salmon, salad / Cheesecake (very small piece) {308 Cal / 27.1g Carbs}
    Wine: Champagne (approx. 10 small glasses) {482 Cal / 15.3g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 2457
    Carbs 171.4g
    Protein 128.0g
    Fat 83.6g (Sat Fat 18.7g / Trans fats 0.5g)

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

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    Sunday 8/9
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Snack (6.30am): Plum, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {132 Cal / 9.5g Carbs}
    Feeling a wee bit hungover, not ready for breakfast

    Breakfast (9am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, seeded) {220 Cal / 17.8g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {61 Cal / 9.3g Carbs}
    Cheese & tomato quiche, salad {307 Cal / 18.1g Carbs}
    Peach, strawberries, yoghurt, walnuts {122 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}

    ……………………………...5 mile walk
    BG (6pm): 4.5
    Dinner (6pm): Brisket [slow cooked for 8 hours in red wine], Yorkshire pudding, horseradish mash,
    roast cauliflower, carrots, swede, green beans {476 Cal / 41.5g Carbs}
    Blackberry & apple crumble, ice cream {252 Cal / 32.6g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1809
    Carbs 161.7g
    Protein 91.8g
    Fat 80.0g (Sat Fat 22.3g / Trans fats 0.8g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just
     
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    Sapien Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I read your post from December 2017 on you successful journey. It seems you got your fasting level below 5 in only six weeks. In your posts on your meals it appears that you are now consistently in the low 4s and sometimes 3s. How long did it take to get consistently levels in the low 4s?

    I am eating rather similar to you but my fasting level is still only in the high 4s or sometimes low 5s, only occasionally in the low 4s. (I had a good two weeks at the beginning of August.) My fasting had only gotten up to 5.9 so I haven’t been diagnosed with DM but after testing I saw that after some meals I would go above 7.8. I am currently eating about 100-140 grams of carbs/day and limiting portion size at meals. I only reached low pre-diabetic levels before I reduced carb intake and don’t have weight to lose. I exercise daily and I would like to put on more weight (as muscle).

    I am a bit envious of your success.
     
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