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Type 2s: What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Administrator, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. Mete90

    Mete90 · Member

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    Just had a boiled egg salad waiting to check my levels again in an hour as lunch gives me hypos
     
  2. aard

    aard · Well-Known Member

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    breakfast: can of coke/ 2 sausages
    dinner: meatballs/can if coke
    dinner chicken/parmentier potatoes

    snacks : 100g packet crisps, half pack strawberries, 6 cans of coke, 2 pints milk

    You know before covid 19 I was eating less than 50 carbs a day, exercising 10 hours week at gym., walking 40 miles a week.

    Then it all went wrong, I am addicted to sweet things and my willpower sort of ebbed away not being able to go to gym and eating stuff i shouldn't when the shops ran out of food.

    I think I need to read some diabetes horror stories to shock me back into healthy routine. I guess its normal ti go through periods where just think s*d it and give up
     
  3. aard

    aard · Well-Known Member

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    breakfast. 2 slices of toast, 6 bacon rasher, pkt ringos, can coke - heaven
    lunch - celery, radishes, salad, chikem, tomatoes - miserable
    snacks - 5 bourbon biscuits - feeling guilty
    dinner - one pork loin chop
    late snack - 2 eggs, salad, cheese - i really cant face salad for next 5 days :(

    From tomorrow no crisps or bacon or coke so all joy in life gone, but I have to do something my blood level was 9.8 today my highest ever!!!
     
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  4. JenniferM55

    JenniferM55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had my lowest ever carb day today! I'm trying to eat between the hours of 11AM and 7PM.

    Breakfast - 2 smoked mackerel fillets (150g), with about a teaspoon of butter on the top.

    Dinner - 185g cold roast chicken, 15g low carb sauce, stick of celery.

    Coffee with 2 tablespoons of double cream.

    3.9 total carbs!
     
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  5. Paulbirch

    Paulbirch · Member

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    Last week I was bad. Sausage rolls. Pizza. Too much beer. My blood sugar was hitting 12. The last two days I've been v good. And my bloods have stayed between 5-7 (5.6 this morning)
    I've been more vegetarian the last two days. Quorn mince with cauliflower rice. Some mushrooms tomato and garlic. Lovely.
    Plain porridge for breakfast and a soup with a pack of snack a jack's for lunch

    If you do have a blow out don't beat yourself up too much is all I'm saying
     
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  6. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Expert

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    Totally agree if you blow out it’s that meal and nothing to stop you getting back,on it for the subsequent ones.

    Just for the record quorn has noticeably more carbs than mince beef So unless you are vegetarian not a great swap. Porridge can be made with coconut flour, chia seeds etc instead of carb heavy oats if you’re interested. Snack a Jack’s are rice and again carb heavy. Your last two days would send me high after breakfast and lunch. Have you checked then not just first thing?
     
  7. Onlinecaroline

    Onlinecaroline · Well-Known Member

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    Awaiting a diagnosis but thought I’d make a start with a LCHF lifestyle and be proactive.

    Brunch - courgette fritters with an egg for binding, 2 poachers, halloumi cheese and homemade hollandaise

    Snack - 15g whole food peanut butter

    Dinner - roast chicken, broccoli with cheese sauce (made from cream cheese and Red Leicester and double cream) and cauliflower mash. Plus a tiny serving of Peppercorn sauce which was about 6g of carbs

    Snack - tea and a square of dark chocolate.

    This is my second day low carbing, awaiting a shopping delivery. I was just seeking some opinions if you think the above is ok? It came in at 26g of carbs for the day.
     
  8. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Caroline, thats an excellent start. There's a lot to learn and its a marathon not a sprint
     
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  9. Brokenbill

    Brokenbill Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast - 2 slices of small wholemeal toast with 2 poached eggs, tomato and beetroot
    Lunch - carrot and coriander soup
    Tea - keema curry and cauliflower rice with salad
    Snack - about 8-10 almonds
     
  10. stoney43

    stoney43 Type 2 · Member

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    1 slice white bread toast butter and marmite cup of black coffee for breakfast. loads of tomatoes going soft in greenhouse so home made tomato soup and 2 slices of white bread lunch. coffee. welsh rarebit for tea. 2 glasses red wine. and a gin and tonic to see me to bed....... whoops 9.4 mmol this morning.
     
  11. Junglepot

    Junglepot · Newbie

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  12. Junglepot

    Junglepot · Newbie

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    So sorry to come in the middle. I am trying to ask a question on the forum and stupidly I cant see where to create the post except to reply to one as I am doing.. I am new and never posted before so this is my excuse.​
     
  13. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Moderator
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    Hi @Junglepot

    To start a new thread to ask your question, navigate to whichever part of the forum you would like your question to sit (use the Forums button to find where you want).

    Once there you will find a green Post New Thread button that you can use.

    Hope that helps!
     
  14. Bex72

    Bex72 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: bacon, eggs, spinach, avocado and chilli flakes
    Lunch: diced courgette with a little water, garlic, chilli, s&p, cooked down to a soupy/sauce consistency with parmesan on top
    Dinner: chicken kiev (made by dipping in buckwheat flour, then dipped in egg and finally diped in ground almond and parmesan) with french beans and broccoli.
    snacks: two squares of green and blacks dark choc (85%) and later a few salted peanuts
    yum
     
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  15. OzBlossom

    OzBlossom Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: omelette 2 eggs with bok choy and mushrooms, a little chili and ginger, 1/2 tsp sesame oil and 1 tsp tamari
    Lunch: broccoli and goats cheese soup
    Dinner will be: mexican spice stuffed capsicum with mushroom and mozzarella, mixed salad leaves
    No snacks - can't spare the calories, I've only got 800 at present! (halfway through a 12 week program low cal, low carb)
     
  16. Terry D

    Terry D · Newbie

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    Lunch 3 Rashers bacon 4 sausages Fried egg. 10 % fat Yoghurt with 100 % cocoa chocolate shavings.
    Snack 40g pork scratchings
    Dinner Fried whitebait 2 avocados cheesey coleslaw.

    BG 6.6 2 hours after Dinner.
     
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  17. WAGR57

    WAGR57 Type 2 · Active Member

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    With regards to bacon, some people do a clean keto( grass feed beef, lamb pork etc.., 100% organic on the veggies), very expensive and is harder to obtain. There is also dirty keto, food is typically bought from your main stream grocery stores and much cheaper. Iv'e been doing dirty keto for about 10 months now it at this point it has been working. A1C is better and cholestoral is way better. I always check for sugar on the packages of bacon.
     
  18. Haddo16

    Haddo16 Type 2 · Member

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    Fasting blood sugar 5.6 morning after

    Porridge and raspberries

    Wholemeal bread role sandwich with beef and tomato
    Boiled egg and a apple and pear

    chicken ragu with wholemeal noodles
    Hand full of nuts bloods 6.1 2 hours after meal
     
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  19. Bex72

    Bex72 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Greek yoghurt, berries and toasted seeds
    Spinnach and broccoli soup
    Several squares of green and blacks 85% cocoa chocolate

    Dinner will be fish pie with cauliflower, celeriac and swede mash.

    Happy low carbing, enjoy your Sunday afternoons x
     
  20. nutribolt

    nutribolt Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yorkshire Tea in morning with milk, 10 almonds

    Breakfast: 4 toasts of eggless almond bread with 2 poached eggs, avacado and a cup of coffee

    Mid meal: One cup tea

    Lunch: Three 8 inch coconut flour tortillas with spinach and paneer (cottage cheese) and a cup of tea.

    Snack: 20 almonds, keto sback bar, coffee with MCT powder and soya milk

    Dinner: Three 8 inch coconut flour tortillas with Baigan Bharta (spicy roasted Aubergine sauted with onion and some herbs)

    250 ml Remedy Kombucha
     
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