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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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    Wednesday 8/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {278 Cal / 36.9g Carbs}
    ……………………………...4 mile run (hard, 29 min 35sec) New PB
    Snack (9pm): Mackerel (in tomato sauce) Straight from the can {232 Cal / 2.5g Carbs)

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {77 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {259 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, pecans {138 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    ……………………………..1.5 mile run (gentle)
    Dinner (6pm): Linguine prima vera (peas, broad beans & artichoke), salmon fillet {515 Cal / 41.5g Carbs}
    Pear, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {139 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    Snack (8pm): Toast (sourdough), peanut butter {159 Cal / 15.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1869
    Carbs 149.2g
    Protein 101.6g
    Fat 87.6g (Sat Fat 16.9g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Wednesday 08/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

    8:20 Breakfast:Oven cooked Omelette and plum
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 5.5
    18:15 Dinner: Chicken with kale
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    One dosa
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    20:00 Evening run for 2 miles

    Thursday 09/04/2020
    FGB(6:00) 6.9
     
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    Thursday 9/4
    FBG (06:00) 4.3

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, sourdough toast/
    Juice from one orange {362 Cal / 21.5g Carbs}
    ……………………………...4 mile run (hard, 29 min 46 sec)

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {99 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    Salmon & avocado salad {304 Cal / 5.1g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {121 Cal / 9.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Chicken saltimbocca, marsala wine sauce, pumpkin gnocchi,
    green beans / Gavi (5oz) {515 Cal / 41.5g Carbs}
    Baklava, strawberries {339 Cal / 29.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1805
    Carbs 115.1g
    Protein 115.6g
    Fat 78.2g (Sat Fat 14.9g / 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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    Friday 10/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today
    Exercise free day today


    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 34.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {67 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}
    Ham & avocado salad {275 Cal / 14.1g Carbs}
    Pear, blueberries, yoghurt, pecans {128 Cal / 10.7g Carbs}

    Snack (2pm): Chocolate egg [piece] {157 Cal / 16.2g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Hake, white bean & chorizo stew {506 Cal / 32.8g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {128 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1621
    Carbs 140.6g
    Protein 79.7g
    Fat 71.8g (Sat Fat 14.4g / 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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    Thursday 09/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

    8:20 Breakfast:Over night oats with berries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.8
    18:00 Dinner: Sprouts beans stir fry
    Cabbage stir fry
    Grilled sweet potato
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run for 2 miles

    Friday 10/04/2020
    FGB(6:30) 7.7
     
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    Friday 10/04/2020

    7:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    8:50 Breakfast:Oven cooked omelette and strawberries
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Busy entire day trimming branches
    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 5.2
    17:30 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run for 2 miles

    Saturday 11/04/2020
    FGB(6:45) 7.0
     
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    Saturday 11/4

    Snack (12.30am): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {126 Cal / 22.1g Carbs}
    Couldn't sleep so had an extremely rare midnight snack

    FBG (06:00) 4.3
    Breakfast (8am): Garlic mushrooms, avocado toast/ Juice from one orange {291 Cal / 22.1g Carbs}
    ………………………….2 mile run [very gentle]

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {63 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}
    Ham & cottage cheese salad {225 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}
    Plum, blackberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {128 Cal / 8.5g Carbs}

    Wine (4pm): Merlot (2 x 4oz) {200 Cal / 6.1g Carbs}
    Sneaky glass or two at the allotment

    Dinner (6pm): Venison steak, sweet potato mash, broad beans, sweetcorn {444 Cal / 37.6g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, almonds {127 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1673
    Carbs 140.4g
    Protein 89.4g
    Fat 55.4g (Sat Fat 10.3g / Trans fats 0.2g)

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    Sunday 12/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, bacon, mushrooms, tomatoes, baked beans, sourdough toast/
    Juice from half a grapefruit {435 Cal / 23.2g Carbs}
    ………………………….4 mile run [hard, 29 min 56 sec]

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {58 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {259 Cal / 6.1g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {137 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (5.30pm): Lamb & apricot tagine, cumin & turmeric roast potatoes,
    carrots with honey & fennel seeds, green beans, flatbread {743 Cal / 56.7g Carbs}
    Oops, I forgot about the dried apricots in the stew

    ……………………………...1.5 mile run [gentle]

    Lemon meringue pie {183 Cal / 22.9g Carbs}
    Eaten just once a year at Easter in our house


    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1884
    Carbs 134.7g
    Protein 125.7g
    Fat 81.8g (Sat Fat 18.4g / Trans fats 1.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 13/4
    FBG (06:00) 4.3

    ……………………………...3 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {275 Cal / 38.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {43 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {235 Cal / 7.4g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {133 Cal / 13.6g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (6pm): Mushroom, fennel & artichoke tagliatelle {535 Cal / 47.2g Carbs}
    ………………………………3 mile walk
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, almonds {128 Cal / 13.2g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1418
    Carbs 137.2g
    Protein 64.5g
    Fat 63.3g (Sat Fat 9.6g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Saturday 11/04/2020

    7:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    8:50 Breakfast:Oven cooked omelette and strawberries
    Coffee with cream
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Blood sugars before dinner 5.9
    17:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Salad and seaweed
    red peppers chutney
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Sunday 12/04/2020
    FGB(7:30) 7.5

    Fasting for 20 hours
    Lunch:Fish curry with aubergine
    Grilled sweet potato
    Sprouted chickpea stir fry
    Blood sugar before bedtime 7.1

    Monday 13/04/2020
    FGB(6:20) 7.3

    7:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette and plum
    slice of homemade bread
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Blood sugars before dinner 5.8
    17:30 Dinner:Sprouted chickpea stir fry
    Panner curry
    Grilled sweet potato and swede
    Red peppers chutney
    Salad and seaweed
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Tuesday 14/04/2020
    FGB(6:20) 8.6
     
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    Tuesday 14/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, walnuts {276 Cal / 35.2g Carbs}
    ………………………….4 mile run [hard, 29 min 12 sec] PB
    Not exactly 4 miles to be fair, about 3.7 by my measurement


    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {63 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {317 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {136 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Banana {67 Cal / 15.2g Carbs}
    …………………………..2.5 mile run {hard, 16 min, 12 sec} PB

    Dinner (6.30pm): Prawn, squash & mango curry, fennel seed socca {509 Cal / 35.1g Carbs}
    Short on flour, so used chick pea flour instead for the flatbreads
    Pancake, raspberries, chocolate ice cream, pecans {282 Cal / 28.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1709
    Carbs 153.0g
    Protein 93.3g
    Fat 71.5g (Sat Fat 14.3g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 14/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

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

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.2
    18:00 Dinner: Kale stir fry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Paneer curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run for 2 miles

    Wednesday 15/04/2020
    FGB(6:00) 8.3
     
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    Wednesday 15/4
    FBG (06:00) 4.3

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast/ Orange juice {307 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}

    ………………………….2 mile run [gentle]

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {57 Cal / 3.4g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {206 Cal / 10.1g Carbs}
    Mango, passion fruit, yoghurt, pistachios {125 Cal / 14.1g Carbs}

    …………………………..2.5 mile run {gemtle}

    Dinner (6.30pm): Duck breast, celeriac mash, cauliflower fondant, carrots,
    broad beans {508 Cal / 32.2g Carbs}

    Pineapple flambed in rum, ice cream, macadamias {173 Cal / 16.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1446
    Carbs 100.9g
    Protein 91.0g
    Fat 67.7g (Sat Fat 17.4g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Wednesday 15/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

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

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.2
    18:00 Dinner: Sprouted beans stirfry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run for 2 miles

    Thursday 16/04/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.6
     
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    Thursday 16/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, walnuts {285 Cal / 35.6g Carbs}
    ………………………….2 mile run [hard]

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {46 Cal / 8.3g Carbs}
    Chicken & avocado salad {292 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {158 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}

    BG (4.1)
    Dinner (6.30pm): Crab, prawn & fennel risotto {413 Cal / 55.4g Carbs}
    Strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {135 Cal / 8.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1398
    Carbs 137.6g
    Protein 71.3g
    Fat 53.2g (Sat Fat 8.4g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Thursday 16/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

    8:00 Breakfast:Oven cooked omelette with plum
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 5.3
    18:00 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run for 2 miles

    Friday 17/04/2020
    FGB(6:00) 7.3
     
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    Friday 17/4
    FBG (06:00) 4.1

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), blackberries, blueberries, walnuts {276 Cal / 34.4g Carbs}
    ………………………….3.5 mile run [29 min, 14 sec]
    Snack (9am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce) {232 Cal / 2.5g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {38 Cal / 2.2g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {215 Cal / 7.9g Carbs}
    Pineapple, passion fruit, yoghurt, macadamias {137 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    ……………………………..3 mile walk
    Dinner (6.30pm): Cod in breadcrumbs, sweet potato fries, baked beans {376 Cal / 32.8g Carbs}
    Banana bread [hot from the oven], ice cream {233 Cal / 31.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1566
    Carbs 132.0g
    Protein 82.1g
    Fat 71.1g (Sat Fat 17.9g / Trans fats 0.7g)

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    Saturday 18/4
    FBG (06:00) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, walnuts {285 Cal / 35.6g Carbs}
    ………………………….3 mile walk

    Lunch (12pm): Avgolemono soup {91 Cal / 7.7g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {256 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {128 Cal / 9.2g Carbs}

    Beaujolais (2 x 4 oz) {200 Cal / 6.1g Carbs)
    Bread & cheese {146 Cal / 16.2g Carbs}
    A couple of chilled glasses in the sunshine with friends after working at the allotment.
    Certainly breaking the law but fine with me (we were a few feet apart so followed the spirit of the law if not the actual letter of the law). We are not quite a police state yet.


    Dinner (6pm): Lamb casserole, sweet potato mash, roast celeriac, green beans {493 Cal / 33.2g Carbs}
    Plum, blackberries, yoghurt, almonds {125 Cal / 10.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1714
    Carbs 122.3g
    Protein 99.8g
    Fat 66.3g (Sat Fat 13.4g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Friday 17/04/2020

    7:00 Morning run for 2 miles

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

    Couple of Black coffees in between

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.5
    18:30 Dinner: Sprouts stir fry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate


    Saturday 18/04/2020
    FGB(7:00) 7.5
     
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    Saturday 18/04/2020

    8:20 Breakfast:Berries smoothie
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate


    Blood sugars before dinner 5.6
    15:00 Lunch/Dinner: Chicken curry
    Pickled cabbage
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark Chocolate

    18:30 Evening run 2 miles

    20:00 one Apple

    Sunday 19/04/2020
    FGB(7:00) 7.9
     
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