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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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    Monday 28/12/2020

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    09:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Coffee and tea in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 6.7
    17:30 Dinner: Vegetable and lentil soup
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 29/12/2020

    FBG(07:00) - 6.8

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

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

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.3
    18:00 Dinner: Lamb curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 30/12/2020

    FBG(07:30) - 6.8
     
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  2. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 30/12
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Duck egg, mushroom, avocado toast/ Juice from one orange {404 Cal / 23.4g Carbs}
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    Snack (9am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs)
    ..................................1 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................2 km run
    .................................Rowing machine (7 x 500m sprints, 1 min rests)
    ...................................1 km run

    Far too icy to run outside today so had to run on the treadmill which I really don't like


    Snack (11am): Fruitcake {155 Cal / 24.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (1pm): Celeriac & apple soup {58 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {278 Cal / 16.2g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {140 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Chicken, chips & salad {412 Cal / 28.5g Carbs}
    Pear, blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {136 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Gyms are now closed for he foreseeable future and running outside looks impossible for a while. As any serious exercise would appear currently impossible I will have to cut down on food quite a bit.
    Food and exercise were amongst the very few pleasures still available and they have gone for the time being.
    Lets see; the company of friends and family, restaurants, museums & galleries, countryside (travel now banned), holidays, seeing people smile, watching kids play (or interact with their friends at all), a simple hug or a coffee with someone.
    There are fewer and fewer things to make life bearable and I have little hope of an improvement any time soon.
    Maybe it will thaw enough for a run next week!

    Calories 1717
    Carbs 152.6g
    Protein 68.3g
    Fat 75.2g (Sat Fat 12.7g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    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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    Wednesday 30/12/2020

    08:30 Morning run for 2 miles

    09:30 Breakfast: Oven cooked omelette
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.6
    17:30 Dinner: Grilled chicken and sweet potato's
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Thursday 31/12/2020

    FBG(07:00) - 7.5 (Poor Sleep)
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 31/12
    FBG (05:30) 4.0

    ......................................5 km walk
    Breakfast (7.30am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, raspberries, pecans {278 Cal / 34.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (1pm): Tomato & lentil soup {103 Cal / 15.0g Carbs}
    Cottage cheese & avocado salad {251 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}
    Peach, cherries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {124 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Risotto primavera, salmon fillet {440 Cal / 47.2g Carbs}
    Panettone & chocolate orange trifle {249 Cal / 14.0g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1515
    Carbs 142.9g
    Protein 70.5g
    Fat 55.4g (Sat Fat 13.3g / 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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    Thursday 31/12/2020

    No Morning run

    09:00 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 6.3
    17:30 Dinner: Pan fired Salmon fillet
    Cabbage stir-fry
    Salad and peppers chutney
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Friday 01/01/2021

    FBG(07:00) - 7.0
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 1/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, blueberries, walnuts {270 Cal / 35.7g Carbs}

    .................................10km run [not timed, still very icy in parts]

    Snack (10am): Fruitcake {165 Cal / 26.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {58 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {294 Cal / 5.3g Carbs}
    Persimmon, kiwi, yoghurt, pecans {150 Cal / 14.7g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Mince pie {82 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 5.3 [not bad 2 hours after mince pie]
    Dinner (6pm): Brisket [slow cooked all day in a bottle of red wine], Yorkshire pudding,
    roast potatoes, cauliflower fondant, carrots, green beans/ Pinot Noir (4oz) {526 Cal / 33.4g Carbs}
    Panettone & chocolate orange trifle [small portion] {99 Cal / 7.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1713
    Carbs 155.4g
    Protein 88.2g
    Fat 65.1g (Sat Fat 15.9g / Trans fats 0.9g)

    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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    Friday 01/01/2021

    08:00 Morning run for 1.5 miles

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

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.8
    17:30 Dinner: chicken curry
    Cabbage stir-fry
    cranberries chutney
    Salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Saturday 02/01/2021

    FBG(06:00) - 6.2
     
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    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday fbg was 7.9
    Breakfast was 2 fried eggs ( in olive oil ) 2 small rashers of bacon ( grilled ) dry fried mushrooms ...2 w/m toast with butter ..cup of tea .
    snack of blue brie
    lunch ...tuna ( tinned and drained ) green salad black olives.
    mid afternoon ..brandy snap with whipped double cream frozen raspberries ( treat very yummy )
    Evening meal .... roast chicken 1 roastie .. 2 small yorkies ( not the dogs lol ) swede mashed with butter and black pepper and low carb gravy .
    Total carbs for the day 85 .
     
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    Saturday 2/1
    FBG (05:30) 4.2

    Breakfast (7.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {285 Cal / 39.3g Carbs}

    ................................4 km walk, then snowball fight

    Snack (10am): Mince pie {82 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {73 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}
    Chicken & artichoke salad {293 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {131 Cal / 9.1g Carbs}

    ...................................6 km run [33 min 51 sec] a little slippery in parts
    Snack (4pm): Beef & barley broth {73 Cal / 11.2g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Dinner with bubble
    Mango chutney, popadums/ Bellini (3oz) {149 Cal / 18.2g Carbs}
    Thai green prawn curry, jasmine rice [very small portion]/
    Gewurtztraminer (2 x 5oz) {527 Cal / 32.0g Carbs}
    Ginger brownie, pistachio kulfi, ginger tuile/ Ginger martini {302 Cal / 35.5g Carbs}

    A very indulgent meal to finish the xmas holiday. Back to normal tomorrow.

    6 cups of coffee (4 of them decaf)

    Calories 1993
    Carbs 195.2g
    Protein 78.6g
    Fat 59.2g (Sat Fat 15.1g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    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 02/01/2021

    08:00 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    09:00 Breakfast: Avocado and Boiled eggs with Ryvita
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.7
    17:30 Dinner: Salmon fillet
    Cabbage and broccoli stir-fry
    Salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Sunday 03/01/2021

    FBG(07:00) - 7.1
     
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    Sunday 3/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8.30am): Scrambled eggs, mushroom, tomatoes, avocado toast/
    Juice from one orange {416 Cal / 20.0g Carbs}

    .................................6km walk


    Lunch (12pm): Beef & barley broth {181 Cal / 21.6g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, walnuts {138 Cal / 9.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Breaded basa fillet, sweet potato fries, salad {429 Cal / 33.3g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {141 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1384
    Carbs 106.3g
    Protein 77.8g
    Fat 63.4g (Sat Fat 12.9g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Saturday 2nd FGB 8.6
    Breakfast ...bacon tinned tomatoes and 2 slices of wholemeal toast cup of tea ( 40 carbs )
    Lunch cheese on toast ( I do like bread too much ) with peppers.
    3 chocolates and small amount of mixed nuts 2 Ryvita's with butter.
    Evening meal small potion of fish and chips with curry sauce ( no idea of carb content .

    Sunday 3rd FBG of 9.3 probably a reflection of the evening meal and lack of sleep ( on an early shift so up at 5.30 )
    A few slices of ham and some smoked cheese about 8 am then Breakfast at 11 am of 2 wholemeal toast and 2 boiled eggs
    slice of roast pork as a snack .( 37 carbs )
    lunch ( late 3pm ) small amount of baked beans on one w/m toast , few nuts and a cup of coffee ( 30 carbs )
    Evening meal h/m chicken curry and 2 tablespoonful of rice ( 30 carbs )
    Total carbs around the 100g
     
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    If you like bread, I recommend the Livlife seeded low carb bread. I expected it to be rubbish but it's really tasty and only 3.8g of carbs a slice. Slices are small though but you get used to it and it's nice to have a sandwich sometimes. I get mine from Ocado but think it's in Asda too.
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 03/01/2021

    08:00 Morning run for 1.5 miles

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

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.7
    18:30 Dinner: Grilled chicken
    Cabbage and broccoli stir-fry
    Cauliflower curry
    Salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Monday 04/01/2021

    FBG(06:30) - 7.3
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    WhatsApp Image 2021-01-05 at 08.19.09.jpeg

    Ryvita slices does not spike blood sugars much for me.
     
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    Thank you I will look out for it . I did try the lidi protein rolls a long time ago but they were too heavy and not bread like enough for me .
     
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    Monday 4/1
    FBG (05:30) 4.2

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, blueberries, walnuts {277 Cal / 37.5g Carbs}
    ...................................6 km run [not timed, far too slippery in parts]

    Snack (11am): Banana {66 Cal / 15.0g Carbs}
    ...................................6 km run [not timed, alternate route]

    Lunch (12pm): Spiced parsnip soup {94 Cal / 15.6g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {293 Cal / 5.9g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {137 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Spaghetti alla Norma {487 Cal / 49.4g Carbs}
    Cherries, chocolate ice cream, hazelnuts {221 Cal / 23.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1644
    Carbs 166.9g
    Protein 66.4g
    Fat 68.9g (Sat Fat 14.0g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    Monday 04/01/2021

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

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

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.4
    18:00 Dinner: Paneer curry
    Cauliflower curry
    Salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 05/01/2021

    FBG(06:30) - 7.0
     
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    Tuesday 5/1
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, raspberries, pecans {282 Cal / 35.4g Carbs}
    ...................................10 km run [not timed, alternate route to avoid icy part]

    Lunch (12pm): Spiced parsnip soup {98 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}
    Chicken & artichoke salad {275 Cal / 8.6g Carbs}
    Kiwi, strawberries, yoghurt, pistachios {138 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Texas chilli, sweet potato, cornbread, guacamole, tortilla chips {538 Cal / 46.8g Carbs}
    Persimmon, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {132 Cal / 13.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1532
    Carbs 140.4g
    Protein 90.5g
    Fat 57.9g (Sat Fat 12.7g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    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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    Tuesday 05/01/2021

    07:45 Morning run for 1.5 miles

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

    Couple of black Coffee in the morning

    Blood Sugar Before Dinner 5.7
    17:30 Dinner: Paneer curry
    Cauliflower and broccoli rice
    Salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 06/01/2021

    FBG(06:30) - 7.4
     
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