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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 16/10
    FBG (05:30) 4.3

    Breakfast (6.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {273 Cal / 37.4g Carbs}
    ................................2.5 km run
    ................................rowing machine (8 x 500m, 30sec rests)

    ................................1 km run

    Snack (10,30am): Pissaladiere {188 Cal / 21.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Lunch with Bubble, after a morning at the allotment
    Burrata with endive and raspberry salad/ Duoro (large) {573 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}
    Pear and ricotta tart {201 Cal / 20.2g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Tuna steak, parmentier potatoes, salad {509 Cal / 26.3g Carbs}
    Dragon fruit, passion fruit, yoghurt, pistachios {134 Cal / 14.5g Carbs}

    6 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1925
    Carbs 143.1g
    Protein 130.5g
    Fat 67.5g (Sat Fat 24.4g / Trans fats 1.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Breakfast: porridge 60g oats 1xtbsp sesame seeds ss milk
    Lunch:500g (raw weight) baked potatoes + 60g low fat cheddar +half can baked beans
    6pm: 50g stewed apple + sugar
    bedtime: 4 x weatabix + ss milk
    total for day 3x tea + ss milk
    FBG 4.7
    total 1407 cals; 208g carbs (832 cals from carbs); 59% cals from carbs
     
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  3. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 17/10
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (7.30am): Smoked mackerel, toast/ Half a grapefruit {427 Cal / 25.6g Carbs}

    2 hours heavy gardening
    Lunch (12pm): Pumpkin & sage soup {99 Cal / 12.9g Carbs}
    Guinea fowl & avocado salad {271 Cal / 5.8g Carbs}
    Dragon fruit, mango, yoghurt, pistachios {141 Cal / 15.2g Carbs}

    ....................................5 km walk
    BG (6pm) 4.0

    Dinner (6pm): Meatballs, Nduja ragu, linguine {470 Cal / 49.8g Carbs}
    Pear and ricotta tart, raspberries {201 Cal / 20.2g Carbs} {216 Cal / 25.3g Carbs}

    6 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1688
    Carbs 143.5g
    Protein 115.7g
    Fat 62.9g (Sat Fat 18.4g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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  4. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 16/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 8.2

    Sunday 17/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 8.2

    08:00 Badminton for an hour

    09:30 Breakfast: Scrambled eggs
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Couple of black coffees in the morning

    Couple of hours gardening

    16:30 Lunch: Tofu curry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Beetroot curry
    salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Monday 18/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 7.7
     
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    Breakfast: porridge 60g oats 1xtbsp sesame seeds ss milk
    Lunch:500g (raw weight) mashed potatoes + half can chicken in white sauce (258 cals) +half can ratatouille (82 cals)+ half can chopped tomatoes (28 cals)
    6pm: 50g stewed apple + sugar
    bedtime: 4 x weatabix + ss milk
    total for day 3x tea + ss milk
    FBG 4.7
    Cals 1508 - too many for me - I shall have to cut down wheatabix.
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 18/10
    FBG (05:30) 4.4

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 37.8g Carbs}
    ................................2.5 km run
    ................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30sec rests)

    ................................2.5 km run

    Snack (10,30am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    .................................6 km run [33 min 08 sec, new PB]

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {43 Cal / 3.0g Carbs}
    Parma ham & fig salad {261 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    Nectarine, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {131 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}

    Dinner (5pm): Romanesco hummus, crackers {149 Cal / 13.3g Carbs}
    Tasting a new recipe, whilst waiting for dinner
    (6pm) Salmon, sauteed potatoes, green beans, peas, runner beans, courgette {470 Cal / 27.3g Carbs}
    Figs, yoghurt, almonds {122 Cal / 11.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1584
    Carbs 144.0g
    Protein 71.0g
    Fat 67.4g (Sat Fat 10.0g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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  7. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 18/10/2021

    07:00 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:00 Breakfast: Boiled eggs and avocado dip with Ryvita and Half grape fruit
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Couple of black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.2

    17:30 Dinner: Tuna curry
    Cauliflower hash browns and mozzarella sticks
    Cabbage stirfry
    salad
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    18:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 19/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 8.1
     
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  8. Tannith

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    Breakfast: 2 boiled eggs , 1 piece toast + spread 293 cals
    Lunch tuna& potato salad:
    500g potatoes 385 cals, 100g tuna 109 cals, 2tbs olive oil 240 cals, 3 tbs mayonnaise (low fat), 100cals, capers & parsley 10 cals
    supper: 1x banana, 105 cals, 175g posh yoghurt (kefir), 138 cals total 243 cals
    3x tea + ss milk, 75 cals
    Total for day1455 cals. Still too many for me even without weatabix
    FBG 5.4 HORRORS!
    I'm hoping this was caused by double jabs flu & covid booster one in each arm on saturday. But suspect it might be because I am overeating. I changed my diet 7 weeks ago because of dental pain, and focusing recently on what I could comfortably eat rather than what I should eat, probably caused the problem.
     
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  9. midnightrider

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    Tuesday 19/10
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blackberries, walnuts {271 Cal / 37.7g Carbs}
    ................................2.5 km run
    ................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30sec rests)

    ................................1 km run

    Snack (10,30am): Pissaladiere {92 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}
    .................................6 km run [34 min 28 sec]

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {51 Cal / 3.6g Carbs}
    Chicken salad {319 Cal / 17.0g Carbs}
    Strawberries, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {115 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Pumpkin, fennel & pea risotto {345 Cal / 52.0g Carbs}
    The last of this year's pumpkin
    Apple crumble [Bramleys, fresh from the tree], ice cream {267 Cal / 33.4g Carbs}

    A bit of a sore throat so will drink some honey & lemon and ****** the BG tomorrow!

    6 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1528
    Carbs 176.4g
    Protein 71.4g
    Fat 51.7g (Sat Fat 10.8g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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  10. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 19/10/2021

    07:00 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:00 Breakfast: Porridge with Strawberries
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Couple of black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.6

    17:30 Dinner: Tofu curry
    Aubergine and sweet potato cooked with Kidney beans
    salad
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    18:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 20/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 7.4
     
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    Breakfast:Energy drink 300cals
    Lunch:500g (raw weight) baked potatoes 385 cals + 50g low fat cheddar 47 cals,+half can baked beans, 195cals,Total 627 cals
    Evening Half avocado, 125 cals, banana 105 cals Total 130 cals
    3x tea + ss milk 75 cals
    Total cals 1132
    FBG 5.2 (slight improvement)
     
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    Wednesday 20/10
    FBG (05:30) 5.5
    Up most of the night with a rotten cold, had plenty of lemon & honey


    Breakfast (7.30am): Sausages, scrambled eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, toast/
    Half a grapefruit {549 Cal / 31.5g Carbs}

    BG (12pm) 5.4
    Lunch (12pm): Pumpkin galette, salad {506 Cal / 40.6g Carbs}
    Made by Bubble
    Plum, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {136 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (6pm): Swordfish, fries, peas, sweetcorn {566 Cal / 31.7g Carbs}
    Peach, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {123 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1949
    Carbs 136.9g
    Protein 108.8g
    Fat 103.2g (Sat Fat 31.7g / Trans fats 1.0g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Tannith · BANNED

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    Your recipes always sound so good! I shall be asking you for some when at last this horrid covid is over. Then I shall be able to resume my 3 times a week trips to the fruit & veg market for fresh and varied stuff.
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 20/10/2021

    No Morning run

    Couple of black coffees and boiled eggs in the morning

    15:30 Dinner: Tofu curry
    Grilled Chicken, Mozzarella stick and Cauliflower Hash brown
    salad
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    No Evening walk

    Thursday 21/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 8.0
     
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    Breakfast: porridge 80g oats 1x tbsp dessicated coconut (30g) ss milk 319.4 cals
    Lunch:500g (raw weight) mashed potatoes + 87.25 g silken tofu 48.86 cals +half can ratatouille (82 cals)+ half can chopped tomatoes (28 cals) total 543.86 cals
    supper: banana 105 cals; half avocado 125 cals. total 230 cals
    4 squares dark chocolate;220 cals
    3x mugs tea + ss milk
    Total cals for day: 1388.26
    FBG 5.3
     
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    Thursday 21/10
    FBG (05:30) 5.1
    Still under the weather, though a bit better


    .................................5 km walk
    Trip to docs for my annual blood panel (first since feb 2019)

    Breakfast (9am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {270 Cal / 36.4g Carbs}

    ...................................10 km run [gentle jog, didn't push myself]

    BG (12pm) 4.7
    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {54 Cal / 3.7g Carbs}
    Runner bean & fig salad {310 Cal 25.2g Carbs}
    Strawberries, kiwi, yoghurt, hazelnuts {131 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.5
    Dinner (6pm): Rump steak, fries, mushrooms, salad {822 Cal / 33.6g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {123 Cal / 10.3g Carbs}

    Entirely vegan today [except for a large steak of course]

    5 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1611
    Carbs 126.4g
    Protein 97.5g
    Fat 71.7g (Sat Fat 12.2g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    I actually get most stuff from Sainsbury's twice a week delivery, or home grown (about half of our veg).
    Game I get from wildmeat.com, again delivered.
    I do go into town on a Friday where I visit the market for a fishmongers, cheese shop, unusual veg stall, coffee bean stall, sometimes a butcher too.
    Even during the strictest lockdown we still had the allotment (sharing the occasional bottle of wine with friends in the polytunnel after grafting for an afternoon). The only thing missing was the weekly market trip but that doesn't contribute much to the weekly food basket, just a bit of human contact.
    Covid is with us forever. I'm happy to get any vaccinations offered but think that life should be lived to the full. I'm semi retired and have had a couple of brushes with the grim reaper in the past, so just want to make the most of every day.
    I do hope that you can get out and about soon. Good food, good wine, good company are all we need, but good company, the society of others are essential for sanity.
     
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    Thursday 21/10/2021

    No Morning run

    08:00 Breakfast: Omelette with half grape fruit
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    Couple of black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.6

    17:30 Dinner: Grilled chicken
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    salad and papad
    Nuts mixture and dark chocolate

    No Evening walk

    Friday 22/10/2021

    FBG(06:00)- 8.1
     
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    Breakfast: porridge 80g oats 1x tbsp dessicated coconut (30g) ss milk 319.4 cals
    Lunch:500g (raw weight) mashed potatoes 385 cal, lamb burger 232 cals, peas 80 cal total 697 cal
    Evening: half avocado 125 cal, red grapes 100g 70 cal total 195 cal
    3 x teas + semi skimmed milk 75 cal
    total 1286.4 cals
    FBG 5.2
     
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    I had a bowl of salad with feta cheese around 200g and about 100gms of lean chicken. My fasting today morning was 120. Woke up to a very nice graph in my blucon CGM..One of my good days.
     
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