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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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    Monday 3/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8.30am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {272 Cal / 37.4g Carbs}
    .................................2.5 km run to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................2.5 km jog home


    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {56 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}
    Chicken salad {336 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}
    Persimmon, figs, yoghurt, pistachios {143 Cal / 16.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Prawn & cashew rendang, jasmine rice {527 Cal / 42.3g Carbs}
    Strawberries, nectarine, yoghurt, almonds {126 Cal / 12.2g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1503
    Carbs 138.8g
    Protein 91.3g
    Fat 56.7g (Sat Fat 11.9g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 03/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Omelette

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 5.7

    18:00 Lunch: Grilled Chicken
    Mixed Vegetable stir-fry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Mozzarella sticks and samosa
    Salad
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 04/01/2022

    FBG(07:00)- 7.8
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 4/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.3

    Breakfast (8.30am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 37.9g Carbs}
    .................................2.5 km run to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................2.5 km jog home


    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & basil soup {54 Cal / 4.7g Carbs}
    Tuna steak, fennel salad {385 Cal / 4.2g Carbs}
    Figs, yoghurt, pistachios {118 Cal / 14.0g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Black bun {139 Cal / 22.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Cauliflower casarecce {419 Cal / 52.4g Carbs}
    Strawberries, peach, yoghurt, pecans {128 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1576
    Carbs 154.8g
    Protein 90.1g
    Fat 58.8g (Sat Fat 12.1g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday 04/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado dip with boiled eggs and Ryvita
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 5.6

    18:00 Lunch: Grilled Chicken
    Tofu and Vegetable stir-fry
    Mozzarella sticks and samosa
    Salad
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 05/01/2022

    FBG(06:00)- 8.1
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 05/01/2022

    No Morning run

    08:30 Breakfast: Skipped

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    13:30 Lunch: Spinach Chicken
    Tofu and Vegetable stir-fry
    Salad, Samosa and papad
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Thursday 06/01/2022

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

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    Wednesday 5/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30am): Bacon & eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, toast/ OJ {396 Cal / 24.7g Carbs}
    .................................Half marathon [timer battery failed, but time seemed okay]

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {78 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}
    Chicken, aubergine & hummus salad {365 Cal / 14.8g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {121 Cal / 11.0g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.1
    Dinner (6pm): Roast pheasant, celeriac mash, carrots, turnip, green beans {328 Cal / 31.1g Carbs}
    Black & blueberries, yoghurt, pecans {123 Cal / 11.2g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1464
    Carbs 113.6g
    Protein 102.6g
    Fat 55.1g (Sat Fat 11.6g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 6/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.0
    Exercise free day


    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, blueberries, walnuts {277 Cal / 37.5g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Curried parsnip soup {65 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}
    Fig & green bean salad {255 Cal / 29.5g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {127 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}

    Snack (4pm): Black bun {153 Cal / 22.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Linguine primavera, salmon {479 Cal / 40.6g Carbs}
    Plum & blackberry crumble, ice cream {277 Cal / 26.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1676
    Carbs 184.0g
    Protein 72.4g
    Fat 63.0g (Sat Fat 11.4g / Trans fats 0.3g)

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

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 06/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Avocado dip with boiled eggs and Ryvita
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 5.9

    18:00 Dinner: Chicken Curry
    Cabbage Stirfry
    Salad
    Roasted almonds and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Friday 07/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.2
     
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    Can I have the Rendang recipe please. That sounds tasty!
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 7/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), peach, raspberries, pecans {279 Cal / 38.1g Carbs}
    .................................1 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (8 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................7.5 km run [not timed, too icy to go very fast]


    Lunch (12pm): Curried parsnip soup {70 Cal / 10.2g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {288 Cal / 5.5g Carbs}
    Black & blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {127 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Friday meal with Bubble. She cooked this week.
    Mushroom pate [home made, an Xmas present], toast/ Manzanilla (3oz) {297 Cal / 24.1g Carbs}
    Leek, goats cheese & walnut tart, fennel salad / Malbec (2 glasses) {614 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}
    Malaga ice cream {168 Cal / 23.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1893
    Carbs 140.8g
    Protein 65.6g
    Fat 81.8g (Sat Fat 22.9g / Trans fats 0.8g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I have friends staying tonight so am a little tied up. I'll post it in a day or two when I get a minute.
     
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    MoorT2 · Well-Known Member

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    No urgency :). Feel free to send via Private Message when ever you get time.
     
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    Saturday 8/1
    FBG (05.30) 3.9

    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), strawberries, raspberries, pecans {275 Cal / 37.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup, toast {202 Cal / 33.8g Carbs}
    Black & blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {120 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Long walk with friends along the coast, then take away from a chippy
    Scampi & chips {579 Cal / 52.8g Carbs}

    Back home
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {128 Cal / 11.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (2 of them decaf)

    Calories 1356
    Carbs 154.3g
    Protein 68.2g
    Fat 42.4g (Sat Fat 5.6g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    Sunday 9/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ..............................5 km walk
    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, smoked salmon, trout roe,
    avocado toast/ Juice from one orange {519 Cal / 26.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {40 Cal / 2.1g Carbs}
    Spinach salad with dates & almonds {264 Cal / 20.4g Carbs}
    Persimmon, kiwi, yoghurt, pistachios {130 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Duck with cherry sauce, celeriac dauphinoise, carrots, green beans/
    Shiraz (5oz) {687 Cal / 27.3g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {133 Cal / 13.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1822
    Carbs 110.8g
    Protein 112.3g
    Fat 80.2g (Sat Fat 19.5g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friends went home this afternoon, so I have time now. Hop that you enjoy it.

    Rendang paste
    If you don't have time, you can buy rendang paste from several suppliers, including Sainsburys.

    6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 inch ginger
    1 inch galangal
    2 lemongrass stalks (or 1 teaspoon of lemongrass paste)
    3 shallots, finely chopped
    2 teaspoons tamarind paste
    Chilli according to taste [i do like quite a lot]

    Mix ingredients in a pestle & mortar

    Prawn & cashew rendang
    Feeds 4

    300g squash or sweet potato cut into 2cm dice
    180g prawns
    75g cashews
    250ml coconut milk
    50g diced shallots
    100g mango cut into 2cm dice
    75g baby spinach

    1. Toss the squash in olive oil and roast at 180C until softened
    2. Soften the onion in a large frying pan.
    3. Add the paste and the coconut milk and heat.
    4. Add cashews, mango, prawns and squash. Heat for 5 minutes.
    5. Add spinach, cover and heat for another 2 minutes, until spinach is wilted.
    Serve with rice or flatbread.

    A very quick, simple meal if you are using a premade paste. I usually bulk make the paste and freeze a few portions for a quick meal if I am pushed for time.

    Hope that you enjoy it.
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 08/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.1

    Sunday 09/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.1

    08:00 Badminton for an hour

    09:30 Breakfast: Avocado dip with boiled eggs and Ryvita
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 6.9

    18:00 Dinner: Grilled Chicken
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    No Evening walk

    Monday 10/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.6
     
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    Monday 10/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.2

    ...............................11 km run [54 min 31 sec, my 2nd fastest time]
    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {279 Cal / 37.8g Carbs}

    Snack (11am): Banana {69 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    .................................1 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (8 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home


    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {90 Cal / 13.5g Carbs}
    Spinach & almond salad [leftovers] {241 Cal / 20.4g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {126 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Lemon sole in breadcrumbs, sweet potato fries, peas, sweetcorn {545 Cal / 45.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {134 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1527
    Carbs 163.9g
    Protein 61.7g
    Fat 60.3g (Sat Fat 7.6g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 10/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    06:30 Breakfast: Omelette
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 6.6
    18:00 Dinner: Tofu curry
    Samosa and mozzarella sticks
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 11/01/2022

    FBG(08:30)- 7.9
     
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    Tuesday 11/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {275 Cal / 38.5g Carbs}
    .................................2.5 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home

    Snack (7am): Mackerel in tomato sauce [straight from the can] {232 Cal / 2.5g Carbs}

    .................................2.5 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (8 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home

    Snack (11.45am): Cookie [blood sugar felt extremely low] {116 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup {40 Cal / 2.1g Carbs}
    Chicken salad {323 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {136 Cal / 11.8g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Jackfruit curry, fennel seed paratha {498 Cal / 46.5g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {138 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1805
    Carbs 145.5g
    Protein 98.4g
    Fat 82.3g (Sat Fat 17.3g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Tuesday 11/01/2022

    Morning run Skipped

    Breakfast: Skipped

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    13:30 Lunch: Chickpea and Courgette stir-fry
    Salmon fillet
    Salad and papad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 12/01/2022

    FBG(08:30)- 7.7
     
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    Wednesday 12/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.2

    .................................5 km walk
    Breakfast (7.30 am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast, mushrooms, toast/ OJ {528 Cal / 32.4g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup, toast {192 Cal / 27.9g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {137 Cal / 12.5g Carbs}

    BG (6pm): 3.9
    Dinner (6pm): Linguine with squid & fennel/ Durif (5oz) {513 Cal / 52.4g Carbs}
    Warm brownie, cherries, ice cream {244 Cal / 28.9g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1662
    Carbs 161.1g
    Protein 66.7g
    Fat 62.7g (Sat Fat 17.3g / Trans fats 0.4.g)

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