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Today’s carbs.

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

  1. zand

    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    Yep me too! Cod and chips for me. I like Fridays:)
     
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  2. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Carbs today...........ran out of fingers and toes.....usual breakfast (60g carbs), and then it all went to cake......:joyful:......followed by last nights left over pasta dish for lunch and tonight I think it's Mexican, if I end up on the sameish BG number I started on today I suppose I could work out the carbs from the number of units I've had.......ball park figure?......lots!
     
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  3. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So far plain yoghurt with nut butter, coffee x 2
    More coffee and a protein bar 15g
    \Hoping for more at the Mexican and cocktail place tonight!
     
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  4. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Rasps and yoghurt
    2 slices whole meal seeded bread with a topping of
    4 rashers bacon
    2 fried eggs
    Patterson’s chutney (a Grimsby chutney always stock up on visits home)
    Orange
    Oatie biscuit
    Olives
     
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  5. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @becca59 .
    Patterson’s chutney??????? Tell more.
    A rapid drop after gym hence 4 jelly babies and a good slice of malt loaf.
    Dinner was soup and French stick. New England butternut squash it said on the front label, wish I had turned it around. Back of label.....”with added cumin for warmth”. Not overly keen on spicy and the soup tasted more like curry sauce. The most annoying thing is that it now feels like a wasted meal.
    Will have to make tomorrow’s full English extra special.
     
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  6. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Patterson’s was a local Grimsby factory which made chutneys and pickles. They were taken over some years ago by some company not local, but they must have bought the recipe and produce and sell it. But only around that area. It is our favourite. Not too harsh, and it is just made to go with a fry up.
     
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  7. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast - same old
    Dinner - Milano salami sandwich and dark chocolate ginger (7 slices salami!)
    Tea - 2 minute steaks, baby potatoes, roasted sprouts, onion gravy and a square lindt 90%
    xx
     
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  8. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This is my favourite thread to lurk in - I’m keto but I’m absolutely loving reading and tasting vicariously all the yummy carbs you are all having - I’m what you call a “feeder” so love seeing people enjoy their food no matter what it is :);)
     
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  9. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Worked out I must have had about 250g of carbs today! Yeah ended the day on the same number I started on so I’m happyish - I could of bolused better and not corrected later as much as I had to.
     
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  10. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Today I've had porridge made with soya milk, 3 bourbon biscuits, a spoonful of peanut butter, a madeleine and an instant pasta pot, I should probably eat some fruit or vegetables as I haven't had a single one today, but have had plenty of rubbish :meh:
     
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  11. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    After tonight’s soup let down and a breezy one hour walk I had to deal with a low.
    Found 3 rashers of bacon in the fridge . OH left them there yesterday, she had bacon sarnies but didn’t use all the bacon.
    Lucky me;). A few seconds in the microwave and the resulting bacon sarnie has been delicious.
    A few biscuits ( rich teas ) with a cup of coffee , just to be on the safe side and I should be good to go for the night.:)
     
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  12. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Bacon mmmmmmmmm

    I’ve had a sausage butty Friday brekky

    Chicken Spuds n veg for dinner

    Cream crackers and Red Leicester around 9pm
     
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  13. Walking Girl

    Walking Girl Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: typical berry smoothie. Golden (tumeric) latte
    L: “Mediterranean plate” at the restaurant. Toasted Pita bread, olives, fresh mozzarella, red pepper, and hummus.. small salad.
    D: homemade split pea soup, plus 2 added handfuls of kale as I was light on My goal for leafy greens for the day.. 2 pieces Ezekiel bread, toasted as croutons.
    3 mile run :)
     
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  14. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well today, a bit of a Christmas dinner re run, yum yum!
    Rasps and yoghurt (usual 10 carb breakfast)
    Satsuma- a bit low pre walk (yesterday’s swimming making its presence known)
    Dry Sherry
    Roast Pheasant
    Chipolata sausages
    Roast celeriac
    Carrots
    Parsnips
    Sprouts
    Broccoli
    Leeks
    Peas
    Gravy
    Rebeccas own Christmas pudding and cream with a dash of brandy. (An old diabetic sugar free counted version)
    Half a bottle of red wine
    Prosecco
    10 units taken for the lot. Sitting on a 5.9 with no rise above my 8.5 blue line limit on the Libre 4 hours later. A win win I would say.
    May have a whisky later ( a treat after a manic week )
     
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  15. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Full English breakfast. Egg, bacon, tomatoes, beans, sausage, hash brown, black pudding, toast and fried bread.
    All accompanied by a large latte.
    Total carbs? Erm....... Guesstimated and following the 4 feet on floor 90 mins previously I followed up with a further 10 units.
    Seemed there or there about. Highest BS was 9.7 and then came down again. I’ll take that.
    Evening dinner is yet to be decided, in all honesty not overly hungry so maybe something snacky will suffice.
     
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  16. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @becca59 . Sounds like you’ve had a very enjoyable day with good food and drink.
    Enjoy your whisky.;)
     
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  17. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello friends, I had my shake this morning 15g and now I finished McDonald’s, half a burger and large fries, I’m guessing 50g, with a diet sprite :)
     
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  18. smc4761

    smc4761 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Same old brekkie of porridge, with sprinkling of cinnamon 40g
    Roll and sausage +egg 30g

    Tonight is fun trying to guesstimate. carry out from Indian, which will be about 5 pieces of pakora, 2 popadoms and some spiced onions, about 35 g of carbs ???

    Followed by smallish portion of fried rice and Chiken Tikka Bhuna maybe 40/50 g of carbs

    Will do a dual bolus over 3 hours on pump

    ooooh followed by a cheeky wee bottle of Pinot
     
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  19. sleepster

    sleepster Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Before bed last night I had some carrot and celery sticks since I had been lacking in the vegetable department!
    Today I've had a banana, an m&s chicken and bacon caesar wrap, 2 cheese and onion crispbakes with half a tin of baked beans, a madeleine cake (I don't eat these every day, I bought a box of them from costco a while ago and realised last week they were best before the end of December!) and I'm going to have an apple. Tea and water to drink :)
     
  20. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I added 100g of green grapes, 15g, 1 small jazz apple, 8g and two boiled eggs, which I’m assuming 2-3g for both :)
     
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