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This 8 week 800 calorie a day thing

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Jamrox, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @AndBreathe couldn't have said it better myself .
    @Donna go and enjoy your weekend , the 800 Cals will still be here when you get back . We are humans not robots , we need to enjoy ourselves too.
     
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  2. Donnadoobie

    Donnadoobie Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @AndBreathe I know you are right and I also know I beat myself up over things that I cannot control all the time. Perhaps I should just relax and let my body respond to the care and attention I have been giving it, I think I worry too much all the time.

    @Jamrox Yes I will go and enjoy the weekend. It is a Christmas gift from our daughter, so myself and my husband are going to London and staying in a posh hotel and going to see Warhorse ( my favourite). He has already bought some bubbly to set us on our way. Back to plan on Monday.

    Thank you both for keeping me grounded!
     
  3. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Confession time . Well Friday TEA time confession .
    Chicken wings , I pitta, chicken breast in nandos sauce , sausages , salad then ..... Phish food ice cream which was heaven.
    Now to get back. My reckoning is I have to do 2 extra days at the end because of last Friday and today .
     
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  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    what is ir about Fridays @Jamrox?

    Btw, what is phish food ice cream? I thought 'phish' meant going to the loo where you come from? ;):D Or is that 'pish'?
     
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  6. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't know why I go off the rails after 6 on a Friday @Pipp , my will power goes . It's a night where I chill , working week is over and I don't think about anything . We sit in the kitchen , listening to Simon Mayo and chat about nothing in particular. My hubby cooks snacky picky food and he has a beer , I sometimes have wine but can take it or leave it.
    My diet goes to pot . Usually I'm not to bad though . I think I'm noticing it more because I am being strict about this 8 week thing. To be honest last Friday after I had the chilli and rice made me stricter the next couple of days so it might just be a coping thing.
    Anyway onwards and upwards .

    Phish food ice cream is a Ben and Jerrys ice cream . Triple chocolate and I love it. Didn't go overboard but I could have eaten the whole tub lol. I'm sure my daughter will oblige and eat it all.

    After my tea last night my "bowels" decided to rebel a bit ....well a lot !!! Lol
    No more to be said about that lol.

    By the way for every day I go off the rails I am going to add a day on the end .Hopefully won't be many .

    FBS 6.2 @Clivethedrive before I got up.

    Here's to day 14 , quarter of the way in .
    Thankfully my knee is improving and we are going for a walk .
     
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  7. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well after my night of bowels rebelling I appear to have lost 3lb . I reckon the reason I was stuck at 160 lb for 10 days was because my body was "storing " the pounds in my intestines lol.
     
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    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh dear!! I hope you are feeling better now. My husband has had the same thing due to all the additional vegetables we've been eating.
     
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    Pooing oneself ( not literally, I hope BUT I do know of many Met horror stories) thin has a lot going for it...
     
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    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh I did that haha
     
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  11. DaveNN

    DaveNN · Well-Known Member

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    Nice... A mate of mine once won the Triple Crown in an Indian eatery...
     
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  12. Jamrox

    Jamrox Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel his pain DaveNN
     
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    DaveNN · Well-Known Member

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    Can you imagine the mess.... Perhaps you would kindly advise the rest of the forum just what said crown is pls....
     
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    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    I think most of us can imagine... :)
     
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    I can't.... However, do Google the funniest joke in the world- as told be the late Clement Freud ( he wasn't dead when he told it). It involves a guy going out for a beer....
     
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    muzza3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys

    Just finished my 8 week diet thing today. 30 day avg BG 5.3 Weight-loss 35.3 lb Now going to LCHF. HbA1c in four weeks
     
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    A superb result. It's such a shame that others seem incapable of doing what you and others ( me included) have done...or continue to do.
    I've got 2lb to go, though only started Michael Mosley's ( et al) regime two weeks or so back...as my own weight loss had stalled.
    Again, I genuinely salute you!
     
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  18. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    Whoa! That is a level of judgementalism and superiority we rarely see on these boards. How unpleasant.

    I suggest that you open your mind to the idea that diabetes (and people) do not all fit your particular ideas of what they should be.
     
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    muzza3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks DaveNN
    I prefer to call it the Newcastle Diet than Mosley's as I think the best place for Mediterranean Food is under the Mediterranean. I still have some way to go with weight-loss and want to maintain the control of my blood sugars. But this exceeded my wildest expectations
     
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    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    @muzza3

    Congratulations! Love seeing people achieve a triumph like this. :)
     
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