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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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    Thursday 20/02/2020

    7:20 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    8:20 Breakfast: Scrambled Egg with Mushrooms and Spinach
    Tender stem broccoli, Asparagus and Red peppers fried with butter
    Slice of sour dough bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.7
    18:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    19:30 One hour badminton

    Friday 21/02/2020
    FGB(6:30) 5.9
     
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  2. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 21/2
    FBG (06:30) 4.3
    Staying with friends so will eat what we are given, values estimated


    Snack (5.30am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...……………5 mile walk
    Breakfast (8.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, cherries, almonds {285 Cal / 37.9g Carbs}}

    Lunch (12pm): Out for the day, very limited choice
    Fish & chips [very small portion] {353 Cal / 41.6g Carbs}
    Ice cream {104 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (6pm): Tomato & basil soup {48 Cal / 4.2g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {239 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}
    Mango, raspberries, yoghurt {87 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1272
    Carbs 144.7g
    Protein 43.7g
    Fat 49.9g (Sat Fat 13.4g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    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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    Friday 21/02/2020

    7:50 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Strawberries, blue berries and cherries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 6.0
    19:50 Dinner: Spinach curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Raw bitter guard and red chilli pickles
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate


    Saturday 22/02/2020
    FGB(6:30) 5.9
     
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  4. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 22/2
    FBG (06:30) Not measured today
    Staying with friends so will eat what we are given, values estimated


    ……...…...……...……………5 mile walk
    Breakfast (7.30am): Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, avocado toast {292 Cal / 18.3g Carbs}}

    Snack (10am): Carrot cake {154 Cal / 18.5g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Pub lunch on the way home
    Oysters/ Rioja blanco (5oz) {193 Cal / 8.2g Carbs}
    Slow cooked belly pork with rhubarb, celeriac fondant, kale {470 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}

    Back home, nobody to blame but myself now!
    Dinner (6pm): Tomato & lentil soup {121 Cal / 17.6g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {171 Cal / 5.g Carbs}
    Mango, raspberries, yoghurt {87 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Funny, but I enjoyed the workout. I've missed it.

    6 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1638
    Carbs 104.2g
    Protein 65.9g
    Fat 87.6g (Sat Fat 24.3g / 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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    Saturday 22/02/2020

    8:20 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    10:00 one hour tang soo do

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.1
    18:00 Dinner: chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Raw bitter guard and red chilli pickles
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Sunday 23/02/2020
    FGB(7:10) 7.0
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 23/2
    FBG (06:00) 4.1

    Breakfast (7.30am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, strawberries, pecans {277 Cal / 35.0g Carbs}


    Snack (11am): Banana bread [small piece] {78 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [training run, not timed]

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {89 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {293 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}
    Mango, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {140 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Lamb, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes (2 small), celeriac,
    cauliflower, carrots, runner beans / Douro (4oz) {589 Cal / 35.1g Carbs}
    Kiwi, blueberries, yoghurt, pistachios {126 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1688
    Carbs 143.6g
    Protein 91.6g
    Fat 63.2g (Sat Fat 14.7g / Trans fats 0.9g)

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

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    Sunday 23/02/2020

    8:45 Breakfast: Slice of homemade sourdough bread
    Quinoa with peppers and cheese
    Asparagus frid with butter
    Blue berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    12:30 Couple of hour in garden cleaning

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.6
    17:00 Dinner: Ragi Roti(Brown millet)
    chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Raw bitter guard and red chilli pickles
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Monday 24/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 6.9
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 24/2
    FBG (06:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, avocado toast /
    Juice from one orange {343 Cal / 21.7g Carbs}}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {89 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}
    Chicken, fig, fennel & green bean salad {221 Cal / 16.4g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {136 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

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

    Dinner (6pm): Squash & pea risotto {270 Cal / 50.7g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {128 Cal / 9.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1319
    Carbs 139.8g
    Protein 68.5g
    Fat 46.4g (Sat Fat 13.7g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    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 24/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    blue berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 7.2
    19:30 Dinner: Kale stirfry
    Courgette and black eye beans
    Raw bitter guard and tamarind pickles
    Ridge Guard curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate


    Tuesday 25/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.6
     
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    mansingh01 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi - eat low carbs and reduce insulin accordingly - insulin makes you eat more. Test blood sugars 2 hours before and after2 hours of eating
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 25/2
    FBG (05:30) 4.3

    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {273 Cal / 34.7g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast/ Juice from one orange {216 Cal / 23.9g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {61 Cal /14.0g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...……………2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [training run, not timed]

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {118 Cal / 15.0g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {365 Cal / 7.2g Carbs}
    Plum, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {123 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Partridge breast, celeriac mash, runner beans, peas, rowan jelly {408 Cal / 26.5g Carbs}
    Sadly, the last of this years rowan jelly, have to wait until September now for berries to be ripe.

    Blueberry pancake, ice cream {185 Cal / 25.4g Carbs}
    Much of the world has Mardi Gras today - we have pancake day, bummer.

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1918
    Carbs 182.1g
    Protein 125.6g
    Fat 64.7g (Sat Fat 13.5g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 25/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 6.9
    19:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Raw bitter guard pickles
    Ridge Guard curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Wednesday 26/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.6
     
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    Wednesday 26/2
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Rest day today, no exercise


    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, raspberries, pecans {276 Cal / 33.3g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {117 Cal / 14.9g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {251 Cal / 10.1g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blackberries, yoghurt, cashews {118 Cal / 9.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Salmon, sweet potato fries, fennel & apple salad {413 Cal / 24.3g Carbs}
    Plum, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {120 Cal / 9.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1392
    Carbs 115.2g
    Protein 83.7g
    Fat 57.0g (Sat Fat 8.7g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Wednesday 26/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Slice of sour dough bread and blue berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.6
    18:40 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Beans Curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Thursday 27/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.7
     
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    Thursday 27/2
    FBG (05:30) 3.8
    I had a really good night sleep, always helps


    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, raspberries, pecans {278 Cal / 34.2g Carbs}
    ……...…...……...…………..2 mile walk
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [training run, not timed]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Garlic mushrooms, toast/ Juice from half a grapefruit {203 Cal / 19.0g Carbs}

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

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {84 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}
    Salmon & fennel salad {382 Cal / 8.9g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {127 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Shepherds pie (celeriac mash), cauliflower fondant, carrots {318 Cal / 34.1g Carbs}
    Malaga ice cream {125 Cal / 19.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1613
    Carbs 153.3g
    Protein 81.4g
    Fat 64.5g (Sat Fat 12.8g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 27/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Okra, Peppers, Asparagus and Mushrooms pan fired with butter
    Slice of sour dough bread and Straw berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.3
    17:30 Dinner: Beans curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Bitter Guard Pickle
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    19:00 Badminton for an hour

    Friday 28/02/2020
    FGB(6:00) 6.7
     
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    Friday 28/2
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast (sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {372 Cal / 21.6g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile walk [warm up]
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [21 min 49 sec], New PB by 1 second

    Lunch (12pm): Scotch broth {111 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    Chicken & fig salad {364 Cal / 24.7g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, walnuts {146 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Hake & prawn rendang, fennel seed paratha {517 Cal / 24.0g Carbs}

    Cru de Cotes du Rhone (2 x 5oz) {251 Cal / 7.8g Carbs}
    Blueberry pancake, ice cream {179 Cal / 24.7g Carbs}
    Leftover mixture

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 2043
    Carbs 150.8g
    Protein 120.1g
    Fat 73.0g (Sat Fat 17.5g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 28/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Strawberry and blue berries
    Slice of sour dough bread and Straw berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    One Black Coffee and three Green tea at work

    Blood glucose before Dinner 6.7
    19:40 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Red chilli chutney
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate


    Saturday 29/02/2020
    FGB(7:00) 6.2
     
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    Saturday 29/02/2020

    7:30 Breakfast:Scrambled eggs with spinach and mushrooms
    Asparagus, peppers and sprouts pan fried with butter
    Slice of sour dough bread and Blue berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    10:00 tang soo do for couple of hours

    One Black Coffee and one black tea afternoon

    Blood glucose before Dinner 5.2
    18:30 Dinner: courgette and Chicken cooked oven with mozzarella
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate


    Sunday 01/03/2020
    FGB(7:00) 7.2
     
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    Saturday 29/2
    FBG (05:30) 4.1
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, pecans {280 Cal / 34.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast {312 Cal / 16.5g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {120 Cal / 19.3g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {304 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {128 Cal / 8.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Chicken Milanese, fries, salad {578 Cal / 38.8g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blueberries, yoghurt, cashews {141 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1959
    Carbs 157.2g
    Protein 122.6g
    Fat 80.5g (Sat Fat 18.2g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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