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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 8/6
    FBG (05:30) 4.0
    Breakfast (8am): Pain perdu [leftover mixture], cherries, blueberries, pecans {379 Cal / 31.8g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Sweet potato, coconut & chilli soup {122 Cal / 19.4g Carbs}
    Chicken, hummus & avocado salad {305 Cal / 8.3g Carbs}
    Peach, blackberries, yoghurt, almonds {134 Cal / 10.8g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Dinner (6pm): Sausages (2), celeriac mash, roast cauliflower, carrots, green beans /
    Pinot Noir (3oz) {482 Cal / 39.2g Carbs}
    Strawberries, raspberries, ice cream {130 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {158 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)
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    Calories 1863
    Carbs 163.3g
    Protein 99.5g
    Fat 76.5g (Sat Fat 21.3g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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  2. Shas3

    Shas3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.3 this morning
    Salad last night
     
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  3. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had never ever heard of this type of soup before, checked it out, very interesting, even though I'm not vegetarian. We may have to try a Canadian version...
     
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    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday June 9
    FBG at 0935 was 5.1 (11 hours fasting), food yesterday eas;

    Breakfast: blueberries 1/4 cup in 3/4 cup honey nut cheerios w/2% milk, black tea, 500 mg metformin
    Lunch: BLT sandwich minus the bread (lettuce leaves), black tea
    Dinner: Sliced ham with Keen's hot English mustard, slices salami with same, salsa in Doritos thin corn cups, raw cauliflower and Helluva good dip, green salad w/Kraft Catalina dressing, glass of red wine, forgot metformin
    Snack: Land Rover engine antifreeze, 2 shots tequila, handful of raspberries

    Temp here at 1000 was +13C, skies cloudy and expecting light showers. Forgot metformin at dinner last night, worked late preparing Land Rover for transport and got sprayed by antifreeze while draining, gave up and cleaned up to get ready for today. D-Day remembrances over so changed avatar back to cub scout childhood from RCAF. Taking granddaughter to mall, wife to IKEA for shopping "fix", rest of day for radio spread spectrum exploring...
     
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  5. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunday 9/6
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    Breakfast (8am): Porridge [almond milk], pear, blackberries, walnuts {282 Cal / 34.7g Carbs}

    Snack (9.30am): Banana {64 Cal / 14.6g Carbs}
    ...............…...............…...….Fell walking, 12 miles

    Lunch (12pm): Picnic during walk
    Celeriac & apple soup {94 Cal / 14.2g Carbs}
    Pigeon & hummus salad {185 Cal / 9.9g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {148 Cal / 10.5g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Pub after walk
    Chips / Malbec (4oz) {252 Cal / 27.5g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Turkey meatballs, linguine, Nduja ragu / Pinot Noir (4oz) {569 Cal / 40.5g Carbs}
    Strawberries, passion fruit, yoghurt, pistachios {132 Cal / 9.6g Carbs}

    Snack (9pm): Toast (one slice, seeded), peanut butter {184 Cal / 15.2g Carbs}

    3 cups of coffee (1 decaf)
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    Calories 1972
    Carbs 185.0g
    Protein 87.5g
    Fat 70.6g (Sat Fat 14.9g / Trans fats 0.2g)

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

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You can look recipe below

    https://www.archanaskitchen.com/horsegram-dal-recipe

    Attached photo of my dinner plate
     

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  7. Venkat K

    Venkat K Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Saturday 08/06/2019

    07:30 Breakfast: Berries Smoothie
    5 Almond nuts
    Apricot
    85% dark chocolate

    16:50 Dinner- Oven cooked Chicken Thigh with Flax Seed Coating
    Leftover Horsegram soup
    Sweet Potato
    Bitter Gourd pickle
    Apricot
    Two Dark chocolate

    21:00 Blood Sugar Before bedtime 9.0

    Sunday 09/06/2019
    FGB(06:30) - 8.8

    7:30 Two miles running
    1 hour badminton
    Two miles Running

    10:40 Mushrooms,Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas and half sausage
    5 pecan nuts

    16:00 1 hour gardening

    18:00 Blood sugar before dinner 6.6
    18:00 Dinner- Chicken Curry
    Sprouted beans stir fry
    Aubergine and panner curry
    Spinach stir fry
    Bitter Gourd pickle
    Two Dark chocolate

    Monday 10/06/2019
    FGB(06:30) - 8.8
     
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  8. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, bears a lot of resemblance to vegetarian chili which we make a lot using navy beans instead of the horsegram dal. Will have to find out what those are called here...

    Monday June 10
    FBG at 0640 was 4.6 (9 hours fasting), food yesterday was;

    Breakfast: zero, zilch, black tea, 500 mg metformin
    Lunch: 2 slices salami w/Keen's hot English mustard, 1/4 cup blueberries, 1/4 cup raspberries, black tea
    Dinner: 3 scrambled eggs w/tabasco sauce, 3 small sausages, green salad w/Krafy Catalina dressing, 1/4 cup blueberries, glass of red wine, 500 mg metformin
    Snack: 3 small glasses sake

    Temp here at 0700 was +6C, scattered cloud but clear, winds must be blowing forest fire smoke in a different direction. FBG lower due to no real food for a late snack, obviously eating anything after dinner in the evening is not a good idea so will try to be more religious about that. Ordering up compressor for daughter's Chrysler 200 and crating used engine for transport & rebuilding (Land Rover), that should occupy all day...
     
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  9. midnightrider

    midnightrider Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Monday 10/6
    FBG (05:30) 4.3
    ……………………………..4 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Bacon, eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, seeded)/
    Juice from one orange {356 Cal / 21.2g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Avgolemono soup {119 Cal / 9.3g Carbs}
    Tuna & avocado salad {319 Cal / 6.5g Carbs}
    Pear, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {130 Cal / 10.2g Carbs}

    BG (6pm) 4.3
    Dinner (6pm): Prawn & cashew rendang with pilau rice {514 Cal / 48.1g Carbs}
    Flambed pineapple, ice cream {142 Cal / 23.9g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)
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    Calories 1806
    Carbs 142.8g
    Protein 118.6g
    Fat 79.1g (Sat Fat 22.3g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    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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    Monday 10/06/2019

    07:30 Breakfast: Summer Berries Smoothie with wheatgrass Powder
    5 Almond nuts and dark chocolate

    18:30 Blood Sugar Before dinner 6.3
    18:30 Dinner- Spinach Coconut stir fry
    Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Scrambled Eggs with herbs
    Bitter Gourd pickle
    Pecan, Almond nuts and Dark chocolate

    Exercise free day less than 1000 steps

    Tuesday 11/06/2019
    FGB(06:30) -7.7
     
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  11. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tuesday June 11
    FBG was 5.8 at 0410 (3 hours fast), food yesterday was;

    Breakfast: 1/4 cup blueberries, black tea, 500 mg metformin
    Lunch: zero, nada, black tea
    Dinner: 4 large Atlantic scallops stir fried in butter and Harvey's Bristol Cream sherry, butter roasted potato w/garlic, cauliflower lettuce and carrot salad w/Kraft Russian dressing, glass of red wine, 500 mg metformin
    Snack: 2 shots tequila w/water
    Late late snack: blueberries with cheerios and 2% milk

    Temp here at 0950 was +15C, skies mostly clear with scattered cloud, possible rain later. Woke up at about 0100 craving food, had cereal berries and milk, should not do that, went back to bed and woke up again with leg cramps at 0400, going to pick up some magnesium supplements today. Spending the day with Mr. Land Rover, finding many entertaining facts about how many microprocessors are in this vehicle, plus removing the tow hook covers and fuses for the active suspension system prior to installing a new primary battery. It will be a busy day...
     
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    Tuesday 11/6
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today
    ……………………………..4 mile walk
    Breakfast (8am): Porridge (almond milk), pear, blackberries, walnuts {287 Cal / 36.7g Carbs}

    ……………………………..2 mile walk
    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {71 Cal / 10.6g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {342 Cal / 6.1g Carbs}
    Peach, raspberries, yoghurt, pecans {149 Cal / 11.7g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Nectarine, almonds {133 Cal / 9.0g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Poulet au pot, celeriac mash, green beans {460 Cal / 40.1g Carbs}
    Strawberries, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {118 Cal / 12.0g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)
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    Calories 1630
    Carbs 137.0g
    Protein 102.9g
    Fat 62.8g (Sat Fat 10.1g / Trans fats 0.3g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    6.7

    Dinner was a salad
     
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    Tuesday 11/06/2019

    07:30 Breakfast: Scrambled egg with herbs, Okra, Mushrooms and red pepper
    Pecan, Almond nuts and dark chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    3 Green tea and one Black Coffee at work

    19:00 Blood Sugar Before dinner 8.4
    19:00 Dinner- Thai Prawn coconut soup with Vegetables
    Papad with soft cheese
    Pecan, Almond nuts and Dark chocolate

    Wednesday 12/06/2019
    FGB(06:30) -7.3
     
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    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wednesday June 12
    FBG at 0700 was 5.4 (6.5 hours fasting)

    Breakfast: 3/4 cup honey nut cheerios w/2% milk, black tea, 500 mg metformin
    Lunch: 2 small pieces salami w/hot mustard, black tea
    Dinner: 3 large spring rolls (vegetable) w/teriyaki sauce, banana flavoured tofu, black tea, 500 mg metformin
    Snack: handful mixed salted nuts, 2 glasses rum w/diet Pepsi

    Temp here at 0715 was +12C, skies partly cloudy, supposed to go up to +26C today. Heading out to pick up Ford 4.0 litre SOHC V6 engine with a friend, we'll then take it to his shop (160 Km) and prepare for major surgery (open timing chains). All in prep for transplanting to Mr. Land Rover, whose electrical difficulties I seem to have resolved. Should be an interesting day...
     
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    Wednesday 12/6
    FBG (05:30) 4.1
    Breakfast 1 (5.30am): Porridge (almond milk), nectarine, raspberries, pecans {279 Cal / 34.6g Carbs}
    ……………………………...2 mile run
    ……………………………...5 km on rowing machine [23 min 12 sec]
    Breakfast 2 (8am): Mackerel (in tomato sauce), toast (one slice, sourdough) {289 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}

    Lunch (12pm): Celeriac & apple soup {82 Cal / 12.3g Carbs}
    Chicken, fig, hummus & avocado salad {386 Cal / 16.3g Carbs}
    Strawberries, cherries, yoghurt, almonds {126 Cal / 13.8g Carbs}

    Snack (2pm): Banana {65 Cal / 14.8g Carbs}
    ….………………………...….2 mile run
    ……………………………….7 x 500m [sprints, 1 minute rests] on rowing machine

    Snack (4pm): Peach, macadamias {118 Cal / 8.3g Carbs}

    Dinner (6pm): Sweet & sour pork & walnuts, noodles {465 Cal / 40.4g Carbs}
    Blackberries, blueberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {137 Cal / 11.4g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 2025
    Carbs 178.6g
    Protein 106.5g
    Fat 88.5g (Sat Fat 15.8g / Trans fats 0.4g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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    6.3 last night and 6.8 this morning. Not great but not unhappy. Dinner was salad and a small salmon and.... two glasses of a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc
     
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    Wednesday 12/06/2019

    07:30 Breakfast: Berries, Chia seeds, almonds, walnuts and Banana
    dark chocolate

    Cycle to work and back home
    3 Green tea and one Black Coffee at work

    19:00 Blood Sugar Before dinner 7.1
    19:00 Dinner- Cauliflower and Broccoli rice
    Pepper, Courgette stir fry
    Salad and Papad with soft cheese
    Pecan, Almond nuts and Dark chocolate

    Thursday 13/06/2019
    FGB(06:30) -8.1
     
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    Thursday June 13
    FBG at 0800 was 5.5 (8 hours fast), food yesterday was;

    Breakfast: zero, nuthin', nada Tim Horton's black coffee, 500 mg metformin
    Lunch: cold cuts, cucumbers, tomato slices, spinach leaves, cauliflower hunks, cheese slices, black tea
    Dinner: salami and cheese with hot English mustard, dill pickles, shot of tequila, 500 mg metformin
    Snack: handful of mixed salted nuts

    Temp here at 0800 was +14C and hazy skies with a light wind. Today get A1C results (1630), hoping for better than 9% and new metformin prescription, down to 3 tablets. Got AC compressor for #1 daughter's Chrysler, Ford V6 engine transported to friend's shop and installed on engine stand, disassembly starts tomorrow but acquiring set of TORX sockets (external and internal) is a necessary first step. Another busy day...
     
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    Thursday 13/6
    FBG (05:30) Not measured today

    Breakfast (8am): Scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, toast (one slice, sourdough)/
    Juice from one orange {262 Cal / 20.0g Carbs}
    ………………………………...4 mile walk

    Lunch (12pm): Avgolemono soup {91 Cal / 7.1g Carbs}
    Prawn & avocado salad {253 Cal / 5.8g Carbs}
    Nectarine, blackberries, yoghurt, walnuts {134 Cal / 10.4g Carbs}

    Snack (3pm): Peach, pecans {93 Cal / 6.8g Carbs}

    BG (5.30pm) 4.2
    Dinner (6pm): Squash & fennel risotto {433 Cal / 47.9g Carbs}
    Cherries, raspberries, yoghurt, hazelnuts {113 Cal / 9.5g Carbs}

    4 cups of coffee (3 decaf)

    Calories 1457
    Carbs 118.3g
    Protein 79.1g
    Fat 67.3g (Sat Fat 16.6g / Trans fats 0.2g)

    All food cooked from scratch, if you would like any recipes please just ask
     
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