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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. OB87

    OB87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for always posting your meal plans, you have really inspired me since I was diagnosed in 2020 and I try to follow similar meal ideas and it seems to be working well so far :)
     
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    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday 12/01/2022

    No Morning run

    07:30 Breakfast: Avocado dip with boiled eggs and Ryvita
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    BG before dinner 6.3

    18:00 Dinner: Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Chickpea and Courgette stir-fry
    Salmon fillet
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Thursday 13/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.3
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thursday 13/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {274 Cal / 38.3g Carbs}
    .................................2.5 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home


    Lunch (12pm): Mushroom & fennel soup, toast {105 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {241 Cal / 5.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {116 Cal / 11.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Lasagne {565 Cal / 38.4g Carbs}
    Persimmon, passion fruit, yoghurt, pistachios {131 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1492
    Carbs 129.0g
    Protein 100.2g
    Fat 56.2g (Sat Fat 13.4g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    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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    Thursday 13/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    14:00 Lunch: Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Grilled Vegetables
    Samosa, Veg spring roll
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    19:00 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Friday 14/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.3
     
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    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday 14/1
    FBG (05.30) 3.9

    .................................11 km run [54 min 29 sec, happy with that]
    Breakfast (8 am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {274 Cal / 37.8g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {97 Cal / 14.4g Carbs}
    Chicken salad {255 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {133 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Friday supper with Bubble
    Mushroom pate, toast {201 Cal / 13.0g Carbs}
    Linguine al caponata {408 Cal / 47.7g Carbs}
    Salted caramel & chocolate panna cotta, cherries, hazelnuts {220 Cal / 20.8g Carbs}
    Couple of glasses of Cabalie grenache {226 Cal / 6.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1848
    Carbs 169.1g
    Protein 73.3g
    Fat 67.2g (Sat Fat 17.2g / 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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    Saturday 15/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ................................5 km walk
    Breakfast (7.30 am): Baked beans, mushrooms, toast/ Orange juice {336 Cal / 37.9g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {78 Cal / 13.4g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {230 Cal / 25.8g Carbs}
    Plum, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {133 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Venison steak, fries, onion rings, salad {552 Cal / 41.9g Carbs}
    Banana bread [warm], ice cream {221 Cal / 33.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1597
    Carbs 173.7g
    Protein 75.1g
    Fat 56.5g (Sat Fat 12.1g / Trans fats 0.7g)

    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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    Sunday 16/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.3

    Breakfast (7.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {269 Cal / 37.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Tomato & lentil soup {103 Cal / 15.3g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {232 Cal / 4.9g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {132 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}

    ................................5 km walk
    Snack (4pm): Pecan & maple brownie {163 Cal / 26.4g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Breaded basa, sweet potato fries, peas, sweetcorn {456 Cal / 40.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, pistachios {138 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1532
    Carbs 155.5g
    Protein 79.6g
    Fat 54.5g (Sat Fat 8.4g / 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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    Saturday 15/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.3

    Sunday 16/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.1

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    10:30 Breakfast: Olive bread with avocado dip and boiled egg
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    18:30 Dinner: Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Tofu curry
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    No Evening walk

    Monday 17/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.7
     
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    Monday 17/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ...............................11 km run [not timed, quite icy in parts, had to run quite carefully]

    Breakfast (7.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {271 Cal / 37.9g 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): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {70 Cal / 12.1g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {257 Cal / 7.2g Carbs}
    Persimmon, kiwi, yoghurt, pistachios {130 Cal / 15.8g Carbs}

    Snack (5pm): Toast, walnut butter {193 Cal / 16.1g Carbs}

    Dinner (8pm): Eating late as friends dropping in
    Chicken pie, celeriac mash, carrots, green beans, peas/ Cabalie (4oz) {543 Cal / 48.2g Carbs}
    Rhubarb crumble, ice cream [small portion] {223 Cal / 25.0g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1798
    Carbs 184.7g
    Protein 84.0g
    Fat 59.0g (Sat Fat 15.0g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    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 18/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.7

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:30 Breakfast: Olive bread with avocado dip and boiled egg
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate


    16:30 Dinner: Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Chicken curry
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Wednesday 19/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.6
     
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    Tuesday 18/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.1

    Breakfast (5.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, strawberries, pecans {269 Cal / 37.8g Carbs}
    .................................1 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home


    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {68 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {225 Cal / 22.5g Carbs}
    Black & blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {128 Cal / 12.8g Carbs}

    BG (6pm): 3.8
    Dinner (6pm): Cauliflower & chilli casarecce {376 Cal / 53.6g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, almonds {129 Cal / 11.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1237
    Carbs 156.5g
    Protein 40.8g
    Fat 41.6g (Sat Fat 6.0g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    Wednesday 19/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ...............................5 km walk
    Breakfast (7.30 am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, avocado toast, orange juice {460 Cal / 37.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {63 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}
    Albacore tuna steak, watercress salad {324 Cal / 4.2g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {134 Cal / 11.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Rabbit & wild mushroom stew, sweet potato mash, green beans,
    cauliflower fondant, peas {489 Cal / 37.3g Carbs}
    Black & blueberries, yoghurt, walnuts {140 Cal / 13.7g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1644
    Carbs 120.8g
    Protein 123.4g
    Fat 62.2g (Sat Fat 11.5g / 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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    Wednesday 19/01/2022

    No Morning run

    07:15 Breakfast: Olive bread with avocado dip and boiled egg
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.6

    17:30 Dinner: Green beans stirfry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Chicken curry
    Salad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Thursday 20/01/2022

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

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    Thursday 20/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:15 Breakfast: Omelette
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugars before dinner 6.4

    17:30 Dinner: Green beans stirfry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Salad and Papad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Friday 21/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.7
     
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    Thusday 20/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.1

    Breakfast (5.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {269 Cal / 36.8g Carbs}
    .................................1 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (12 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................1 km jog back home


    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {68 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}
    Chicken salad {281 Cal / 10.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {134 Cal / 13.2g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Haddock & caper fishcakes, sweetcorn & parsnip latkes, salad {447 Cal / 32.3g Carbs}
    Cookie [warm], ice cream {229 Cal / 27.7g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1462
    Carbs 137.9g
    Protein 75.8g
    Fat 58.8g (Sat Fat 13.8g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    Friday 21/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (5.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {269 Cal / 37.1g Carbs}
    .................................1 km jog to the gym
    .................................rowing machine (8 x 500m, 30 sec rests)
    .................................7.5 km run [not timed]


    Lunch (12pm): Friend visiting for lunch
    Olives/ Aubergine involtini {162 Cal / 16.8g Carbs}
    Papardelle with wood pigeon & fennel ragu {438 Cal / 48.9g Carbs}
    Torta della Nonna {242 Cal / 22.1g Carbs}
    Sangiovese (4 glasses, though it could have been more) {401 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    BG (8.30pm) 4.2
    Dinner (8.30pm): After a long post lunch nap
    Fish cake [leftovers], fries, baked beans {271 Cal / 27.2g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1825
    Carbs 170.7g
    Protein 64.3g
    Fat 51.7g (Sat Fat 15.6g / Trans fats 0.5g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Saturday 22/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.3

    ...............................5 km walk
    Breakfast (8.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), plum, blueberries, walnuts {270 Cal / 38.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {63 Cal / 11.1g Carbs}
    Turkey & fig salad {251 Cal / 17.3g Carbs}
    Nectarine, strawberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {124 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Torta della Nonna {162 Cal / 14.7g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Cauliflower casarecce [leftovers] {386 Cal / 53.6g Carbs}
    Mango, passion fruit, yoghurt, pistachios {131 Cal / 14.3g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1425
    Carbs 166.6g
    Protein 64.4g
    Fat 47.4g (Sat Fat 10.3g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Sunday 23/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ...............................5 km walk
    Breakfast (8.30 am): Scrambled eggs, avocado toast, orange juice/
    Toast, damson jam [from a friend's tree] {558 Cal / 45.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {59 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}
    Green bean & fig salad {249 Cal / 25.9g Carbs}
    Plum, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {127 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Crab & fennel risotto {428 Cal / 54.2g Carbs}
    Nectarine, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {141 Cal / 12.6g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1605
    Carbs 167.8g
    Protein 67.6g
    Fat 62.7g (Sat Fat 11.3g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like a recipe, please just ask
     
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    Saturday 22/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.6

    Sunday 23/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.0

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    09:15 Breakfast: Olive bread with avocado dip and boiled egg
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning


    17:30 Dinner: Green beans stirfry
    Chicken curry
    Salad and Papad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Monday 24/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 8.0
     
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    Monday 24/1
    FBG (05.30) 4.0

    ...............................11 km run [not timed, quite icy in parts, had to run quite carefully]

    Breakfast (7.30 am): Porridge (almond milk), black & blueberries, walnuts {270 Cal / 37.6g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Spiced parsnip soup {65 Cal / 9.4g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {289 Cal / 5.6g Carbs}
    Plum, strawberries, yoghurt, pecans {125 Cal / 12.7g Carbs}

    BG (5.30pm): 4.1
    Dinner (8pm): Beetroot & goats cheese loaf, celeriac fries, chicory & walnut salad {547 Cal / 41.3g Carbs}
    Mango, kiwi, yoghurt, almonds {128 Cal / 15.4g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1462
    Carbs 127.9g
    Protein 65.8g
    Fat 67.4g (Sat Fat 10.5g / Trans fats 0.1g)

    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 24/01/2022

    07:30 Morning run for 1.5 miles

    08:15 Breakfast: Porridge with berries
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    Couple of Black coffees in the morning

    Blood sugar before dinner 6.5
    17:30 Dinner: Lamb mince curry
    Salad and Papad
    Roasted Nuts and Dark chocolate

    18:30 Evening walk for 1.5 miles

    Tuesday 25/01/2022

    FBG(06:30)- 7.4
     
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    Tuesday 25/1
    FBG (05.30) Not measured today

    ...............................5 km walk
    Breakfast (8 am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {558 Cal / 45.7g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Spiced parsnip soup {67 Cal / 9.7g Carbs}
    Beetroot & goats cheese loaf, chicory & walnut salad {361 Cal / 26.3g Carbs}
    Persimmon, strawberries, yoghurt, pistachios {128 Cal / 14.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Linguine primavera, trout fillet {483 Cal / 40.7g Carbs}
    Plum & blackberry crumble, ice cream {308 Cal / 28.5g Carbs}

    5 cups of coffee (3 of them decaf)

    Calories 1649
    Carbs 162.7g
    Protein 72.7g
    Fat 70.4g (Sat Fat 14.2g / Trans fats 0.4g)

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