1. Get the Diabetes Forum App for your phone - available on iOS and Android.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. Guest, we'd love to know what you think about the forum! Take the Diabetes Forum Survey 2021 »
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Diabetes Forum should not be used in an emergency and does not replace your healthcare professional relationship. Posts can be seen by the public.
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Guest, stay home, stay safe, save the NHS. Stay up to date with information about keeping yourself and people around you safe here and GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19). Think you have symptoms? NHS 111 service is available here.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community »

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

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Friday 18/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.4
    17:30 Dinner: Kale Soup
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Saturday 19/12/2020

    FBG(07:00) - 6.8
     
    • Like Like x 1
  2. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Saturday 19/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), raspberries, blueberries, walnuts {281 Cal / 35.0g Carbs}
    ...................................10 km run [not timed, forgot to start my timer, oops]

    Lunch (12pm): Spicy parsnip soup {120 Cal / 20.1g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {286 Cal / 20.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, chocolate mousse, hazelnuts {137 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Dinner with bubble, cooking by the wife so values estimated
    Olives, dolmades/ Mavrodaphne (2 x small glasses) {247 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}
    Cod with tamarind sauce, honeyed carrots, cumin seed potatoes/
    Gewurtztraminer (2 medium glasses) {524 Cal / 37.9g Carbs}
    Spiced apricots with creme fraiche, baklava/ Tokaji (medium glass) {419 Cal/ 21.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 2079
    Carbs 167.3g
    Protein 60.3g
    Fat 84.5g (Sat Fat 17.7g / Trans fats 0.7g)

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

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Saturday 19/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.2
    17:30 Dinner: Lamb mince curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Sunday 20/12/2020

    FBG(07:00) - 7.0
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Sunday 20/12
    FBG (06:30) 4.3

    Breakfast (7.30am): Bacon, scrambled eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, toast/
    Juice from one orange {463 Cal / 29.1g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac, pear & walnut soup {106 Cal / 10.2g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {272 Cal / 15.4g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {140 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}

    .....................................6 mile walk
    Snack (4pm): Mince pies [still warm from the oven], Marsala (2oz) {210 Cal / 26.3g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Venison burger, fries, salad {554 Cal / 47.7g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {136 Cal / 10.0g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1950
    Carbs 161.6g
    Protein 107.7g
    Fat 81.1g (Sat Fat 21.1g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Sunday 20/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.4
    17:30 Dinner: Lamb mince curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Aubergine Chutney
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Monday 21/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 6.4
     
  6. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Monday 21/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {280 Cal / 36.6g Carbs}
    ...................................2.5 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................2.5 km run

    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Garlic mushrooms, toast/ Juice from one orange {206 Cal / 19.0g Carbs}

    Christmas shopping all morning, tired out!

    Lunch (1pm): Celeriac, pear & walnut soup {92 Cal / 15.5g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {259 Cal / 5.6g Carbs}
    Figs, yoghurt, pecans {134 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    ...................................6 km run [not timed, but very slow, more of a jog really]
    BG (6pm): 4.2

    Dinner (6pm): Guinea fowl, roast potatoes, cauliflower fondant, carrots,
    peas, sweetcorn, rowan jelly {412 Cal / 29.0g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {126 Cal / 8.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1578
    Carbs 135.0g
    Protein 92.3g
    Fat 64.8g (Sat Fat 13.0g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Monday 21/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.9
    17:30 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Aubergine Chutney
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 22/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 6.8
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Tuesday 22/12
    FBG (05:30) 4.1

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {272 Cal / 36.6g Carbs}
    ...................................2.5 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................1 km run

    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Tamarind cod [leftovers] with rice (a bit like kedgeree) {257 Cal / 26.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {67 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}
    Guinea fowl salad {254 Cal / 4.8g Carbs}
    Kiwi, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {134 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Lemon sole, sweet potato fries, peas, sweetcorn {466 Cal / 39.2g Carbs}
    Peach, cherries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {123 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1643
    Carbs 150.9g
    Protein 106.7g
    Fat 59.9g (Sat Fat 11.5g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  9. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Tuesday 22/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.6
    17:30 Dinner: Chicken curry
    Paneer curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 23/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 6.7
     
    • Like Like x 1
  10. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Wednesday 23/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 5.8
    17:30 Dinner: Grilled Chicken
    Paneer curry
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Thursday 24/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 6.7
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Wednesday 23/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Bacon, duck eggs, avocado toast/ Juice from one orange {547 Cal / 32.0g Carbs}
    ...................................2.5 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................1 km run

    Snack (10.30am): Mince pie (small) {82 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {67 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {147 Cal / 14.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (5pm): Tapas with wife and bubble after they were xmas shopping
    Home made as all the restaurants are closed. Values approximate.

    Olives/ Carrot & harissa hummus, flatbread/ Cremant (2 glasses) {319 Cal / 26.1g Carbs}
    Caponata with chilli squid {181 Cal / 9.7g Carbs}
    Haloumi fries with fennel salad {125 Cal / 4.3g Carbs}
    Scallops, celeriac remoulade, cold pea & mint soup/ Petit Chablis (5oz) {278 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}
    Chocolate orange brownie, buttermilk panna cotta, fennel seed granola/
    Tokaji (3oz) {224 Cal / 19.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 2037
    Carbs 151.8g
    Protein 75.7g
    Fat 83.8g (Sat Fat 18.7g / Trans fats 0.6g)

    Thursday 24/12
    FBG (05:30) 4.2

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {283 Cal / 37.0g Carbs}
    ...................................2.5 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................2.5 km run


    Snack (10.30am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    ...................................1 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................1 km run

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {69 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {269 Cal / 20.5g Carbs}
    Kiwi, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {137 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}

    BG (6pm): 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Crab risotto, trout caviar {371 Cal / 50.3g Carbs}
    Cherries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {186 Cal / 20.1g Carbs}

    I will post this now, though being xmas eve, I suspect that there will be pork pie, pickled walnuts
    and a glass of something later.
    I don't usually eat between dinner and breakfast but probably will tonight.
    Merry xmas to one and all.


    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1453
    Carbs 176.3g
    Protein 46.2g
    Fat 55.3g (Sat Fat 10.0g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 2
  12. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Friday 25/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8.30am): Blueberry pancakes, bacon, maple syrup {367 Cal / 38.5g Carbs}

    Friends and bubble round for xmas. Oddly we were able to have the xmas that we have planned for the last year. Bubble included in our household, friends tested negative the day before coming.
    I do hope that others managed a good day too.


    Christmas lunch (12pm):
    Began eating at 12, and finished around 8pm. Regular food (with breaks for games) though I tried to keep portions on the small side. Values estimated
    Celeriac & chestnut soup {94 Cal / 13.3g Carbs}
    Lobster & prawn cocktail {187 Cal / 2.0g Carbs}
    Turkey, duck breast, roast potatoes & parsnips, carrots, green beans, cranberry sauce {302 Cal / 24.9g Carbs}
    Christmas pudding, brandy cream {239 Cal / 29.3g Carbs}
    Clementine tart {149 Cal / 23.1g Carbs}
    Cheese & biscuits {236 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {123 Cal / 8.5g Carbs}

    I also had a couple of pieces of Toblerone at some point {134 Cal / 14.0g Carbs}

    Booze, throughout the day, beginning before breakfast with a bellini
    Bellini (3 medium)
    Petit Chablis (1 medium)
    Valpolicella Ripasso (1 large)
    Tokaji (small) {378 Cal / 19.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 2264
    Carbs 191.1g
    Protein 93.4g
    Fat 83.6g (Sat Fat 32.1g / Trans fats 1.6g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  13. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Thursday 24/12/2020

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood glucose before dinner 6.7
    17:30 Dinner: Tofu and Cabbage stir fry
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Friday 25/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 7.2
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Friday 25/12/2020

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    13:30 Lunch: Grilled chicken and sweet potato
    Lamb curry
    Paneer curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Couple of medu vada
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Saturday 26/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 7.6
     
    • Like Like x 1
  15. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Saturday 26/12
    FBG (5am) 4.5

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, plum, walnuts {273 Cal / 36.5g Carbs}
    ...................................6 km run (33 min 44 sec)

    Snack (10.30am): Panettone (small piece] {95 Cal / 13.9g Carbs}
    ...................................6 km run (34 min 02 sec)

    Lunch (12pm): Carrot & ginger soup {75 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {251 Cal / 4.8g Carbs}
    Pear, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {134 Cal / 12.4g Carbs}

    BG (5pm): 4.2
    Dinner (6pm): Spaghetti alla Norma {429 Cal / 49.5g Carbs}
    Mango, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {135 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1461
    Carbs 151.8g
    Protein 56.7g
    Fat 61.9g (Sat Fat 13.7g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  16. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Saturday 26/12/2020

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    09:00 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 6.2
    17:30 Dinner: Lamb curry
    Paneer curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Aubergine Chutney
    Salad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Sunday 27/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 7.0
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Sunday 27/12
    FBG (6am) 4.2

    Breakfast (6.30am): Baked beans & mushrooms on toast/ Juice from one orange {233 Cal / 26.1g Carbs}
    ...................................5 km walk

    Snack (10.30am): Fruitcake {211 Cal / 33.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {101 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {267 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}
    Plum, blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {128 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Turkey & spinach curry, aloo gobi {413 Cal / 29.7g Carbs}
    Mince pies, ice cream {245 Cal / 35.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1667
    Carbs 171.5g
    Protein 82.7g
    Fat 64.0g (Sat Fat 14.7g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    After doing my stats for the week, expecting that I had finished eating for the day, we had an unexpected visit from Bubble with some wine and cheese that needed to be consumed. As my stats had been done I don't intend to change them so for this one time I'm giving myself a freebie.

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    985
    Likes Received:
    1,333
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Sunday 27/12/2020

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    09:30 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 6.3
    17:30 Dinner: Quinoa and vegetables pulav
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Monday 28/12/2020

    FBG(06:30) - 7.1
     
    • Like Like x 2
  19. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Monday 28/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {273 Cal / 36.9g Carbs}
    ...................................2 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................2 km run
    Far too icy to run outside today so had to run on the treadmill which I really don't like

    Snack (10.30am): Banana & peanut butter on toast {190 Cal / 26.8g Carbs}
    ...................................2 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................2 km run


    Lunch (1pm): Chestnut & celeriac soup {94 Cal / 13.3g Carbs}
    Turkey & avocado salad {286 Cal / 10.6g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {131 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Linguine al funghi e carciofini {359 Cal / 49.5g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {132 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1534
    Carbs 168.0g
    Protein 72.8g
    Fat 55.1g (Sat Fat 10.5g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 2
  20. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,747
    Likes Received:
    1,847
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Tuesday 29/12
    FBG (05:30) 4.4

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blueberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 38.1g Carbs}
    ...................................10 km run [not timed]
    Far too icy to run outside today so had to run on the treadmill which I really don't like


    Breakfast 2 (7.30am): Baked beans & mushrooms on toast/ Half a grapefruit {225 Cal / 24.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {114 Cal / 16.5g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {284 Cal / 5.6g Carbs}
    Kiwi, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {126 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}

    BG (5pm) 4.2
    Dinner (5pm): Venison & duck stew, celeriac mash, carrots, green beans {521 Cal / 41.1g Carbs}
    Persimmon, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {133 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1752
    Carbs 160.5g
    Protein 98.1g
    Fat 68.1g (Sat Fat 11.3g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
    • Like Like x 1
  • Meet the Community

    Find support, connect with others, ask questions and share your experiences with people with diabetes, their carers and family.

    Did you know: 7 out of 10 people improve their understanding of diabetes within 6 months of being a Diabetes Forum member. Get the Diabetes Forum App and stay connected on iOS and Android

    Grab the app!
  • Tweet with us

  • Like us on Facebook