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Today’s carbs.

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by therower, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s a lot of sucking up.:)
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    It’s the station I’m hoping to get a job in after I qualify. There will be MUCH CAKE. The brownies I made last week went down a storm...
     
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  3. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Robinredbreast . Hope you can get the hypos sorted. It’s knowing where to start. Lower the insulin and the next day we go high, eat more carbs and 2 weeks later we’re injecting insulin for fun and putting weight on which in turn requires more insulin.
    Little tweaks here and there.
    Today was a late breakfast. Bit of yogurt and fruit
    Glucotabs required towards end of gym visit.:banghead:
    Roast chicken, mash, roast potatoes, cauliflower, brussels, roast onions and stuffing for today’s main course.
     
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    annliggins Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    On route to lanzarote today ..3.15 am pickup to manchester ...sarnies packed and mini pork pies ....its been a grueller ...arrived at 11.45 am ..delay of 2 hrs for bus .. carbs ?? Squashed ham and picallili sarrnies for brekkie 5.15 am , squashed ham and picallili sarnies for kinda like brunch 7.30am ...on the bus at 2pm a bite of soggy pork pie ( no insulin ) ...got to gaff ...off to beach bar 4.15 ..bag of crisps and jelly baby .. at said gaff now ...about to look after myself with a proper egg on toast.
    Total carbs ? Guestimation ..50 ... its tough to keep control when your travelling
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Ryvita and cheese for breakfast,
    Epic mixed grill for lunch (in pub)with onion rings did swap the chips for a side salad because i wanted to eat a bit healthier
    Two doorstep pueces of tost for tea as wasnt really hungry
     
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  6. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Work day so.......
    Granola and yogurt.
    Banana.
    Buttered chicken with roast butter nut squash, carrots and cauliflower.
    3 jelly babies and a choccy biscuit prior to an early evening stroll.
     
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  7. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Vegan potluck so a mix of a variety of things for lunch, always fun!
    A huge salad for dinner
    fruit salad with coconut whipped cream on it for dessert!
     
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  8. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Toast x2 for breakfast
    Chicken salad for lunch
    Chilli con carne with galic bread no rice for tea
     
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  9. db89

    db89 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Porridge with banana and cinnamon for breakfast. Lunch was 2 slices of toast with egg and beans. Rice burrito vegetable bake for dinner with a slice of lemon cheesecake for dessert.
     
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    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had toast for breakfast and an Indian takeaway for tea :nailbiting: saag paneer, aloo gobi, chicken tikka, onion bhaji, salad, poppadoms, yogurt and mango chutney. I think tomorrow I should have salad :D
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just catching up (from 3 days agao) Just read pancakes and now I want pancakes. Even after the pancake disaster after pancake day lol
     
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    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Can I call myself an influencer yet? :hilarious:
    I've had Welsh cakes for breakfast and a coronation chicken jacket potato with salad for tea.
     
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  13. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Granola and yogurt early doors.
    A couple of bananas and an apple to keep me above 4 at work.
    A egg and avocado sandwich on brown.
    Dinner has been. Steak and dumpling pie ( Morrisons) cabbage and brussel sprouts.
    Off out for a walk later this could result in a “ carb top up “ once back home.
     
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    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A standard bowl of porridge for me, followed by 3 eggs scrambled with a generous splash of Franks red hot sauce and the 2 slices of wholemeal bread, around 70g complex carbs & 4.5u Humalog, last night's tea was nice, chicken breast in a hot tomato sauce and fresh spaghetti (75g's worth0 tossed in pesto, lunch will be a sarnie in wholemeal with pork liver & mushroom pate.

    'Tother day I discovered Nightscouts reports and I eat around 150g carbs a day using around 32u insulin split 52% fast acting/48% basal.
     
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  15. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Into the confessional I go. Yesterday was my birthday btw:
    no breakfast other than copious coffee and 2 tsp almond butter.
    Love love love this product even without toast!
    Taught my cycle class for 30 minutes fuelled by fat alone.
    Butternut squash and a freshly baked cheese scone (guestimate at 30g)
    Then iced my own birthday cake with chocolatey items and butter cream. Stopped counting.
    Out for a meal of homous on bread and a halloumi burger in a bun with avocado followed by mini slice of cake and rose.
    Resulted in bg chaos overnight but worth it!
    That was my carb day and I am back to zero starch regime now because I really cannot be doing with the carb/insulin accountancy.
     
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  16. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @NicoleC1971 .
    Confessional? Surely it’s only a confessional if you have sinned. Have you sinned?
    Sadly this forum can make some people feel like they are sinners at times.:)
     
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    db89 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Catching up for yesterday:

    Bowl of porridge with a few dark chocolate chips scattered on top for breakfast. Later on in the morning had a chocolate waffle as well. Then nothing until dinner which was hunter's chicken, chips and veg consisting of peas, carrots and green beans.

    Today I skipped breakfast and waited until mid-morning to have a banana and nature valley bar. Will see what I've got for dinner tonight when I get in.

    Welcome back @kev-w, nice to see you around again. :)
    Can you let me know which report in Nightscout you're referring to? Curious to have a look in mine.
     
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    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi and cheers, on the Nightscout page there's 'buttons' top rightt, the one next to the + button gives you a 'reports' option, it's on there at the bottom of the page, I found it by accident...
     
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  19. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Usual ryvita x4 and cheese (red leicester) for breakfast
    Roast pork and salad sandwich an a packet of marmite crisp for dinner
    Special fried rice for tea when hubby gets in from work we live right facing the chippy and a fast food place its so tempting but i do resist most of the time nice to see you back kev xx
     
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  20. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Skipped breakfast.
    Out for lunch, ham and tomato sandwich for me, BLT for my better half. We did halvses or shares .
    Banana and 2 jelly babies prior to gym, 4 glucotabs during gym.
    Tonight is chippy night. A walk, pick up a tray of chips open and a battered sausage for the wife and then we just amble and eat.
     
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