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Type 2s: What have you eaten today?

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

  1. Li4m79

    Li4m79 Type 2 · Active Member

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    I had a pretty big take away tonight, lots of breaded chicken, a massive hot dog (I only ate half the bun), pulled pork, black pudding and bottle of ginger beer, 5.8 just before i started eating, about 3 hours later I was at 5.9, i forgot to take a good post food reading, but happy enough my glucose levels were down :)
     
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  2. srobertson06

    srobertson06 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast - Greek Yogurt and fresh raspberries - don't really like much but it works
    Mid Morning - a couple of Brazil nuts as hunger pangs struck.
     
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  3. comicbookguy75

    comicbookguy75 Type 2 · Member

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    Full fat or low fat Greek yoghurt? Just wondering as I'm using the full fat stuff for the first time this week in the morning and this is the first week in ages I've had no weight loss, and was wondering about switching to the low fat Greek yoghurt in Lidl...

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  4. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Usual breakfast 1/2 avocado and a boiled egg
    Lunch: 2 oatcakes and some philadelphia cheese. Rasps and double cream
    Tea: 2 thin locally made rarebreed pork sausages (very tasty!), lots of kale, sprouting broccoli and asparagus.
    Rasps and cream.
    Cycled to shop after tea on to work it off!
    Lots of water with fresh lemon and lime juice

    Just checked BS and 3 hrs later 9.4 :arghh: After exercise On antibiotic Trimethoprim for UTI so maybe that is the reason BS high?
     
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  5. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast, usual 1/2 avocado and a boiled egg

    Lunch (main meal today as working from 2.30 to 10pm) 1 slice of Roast pork (Mangalitza breed, make very good sausages so hope the roast will be as tasty. Their colouring makes them look like Donald Trump look alikes - both have orangy hair and skin!) asparagus, broccoli spears and kale (the usual!)

    Tea (at work) small piece of brie, boiled egg, 4 baby tomatoes, 4 olives and a slice of parma ham.
     
  6. nomoredonuts

    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Love it!!:D
     
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  7. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Beware as some low fat ones are loaded with sugar to make them taste better. Maybe it's your weight loss slowing down? I know I lost loads to start with, but now, although my diet is roughly the same, my weight loss has slowed down.
     
  8. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Actually it was my 8yr old grandson who said that. We came round the corner to the pig pens at the Open Farm Sunday at the buffallo and rare breeds farm, and he said in a loud voice "Those pigs look just like Donald Trump!" So from now on they will forever be knows as Trump sausages and Trump pork roast :)
     
  9. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    breakfast (Monday 13th) usual 1/2 avocado and a boiled egg 2 carbs

    lunch 2 grilled portabello mushrooms topped with melted brie 0 carbs
    4 rasps, 1 strawberry and extra thick double cream 2 carbs

    tea: small piece brie, 1/2 avocado, 4 olives with garlic, spinach, asparagus and kale 8 carbs
    4 rasps, 1 strawberry double cream 2 carbs

    Supper: sm piece brie, 4 rasps, 1 strawberry, 1 dsp greek yogurt, 1 tsp philly cheese 4 carbs

    Intake today approx 18 carbs, the first time I've counted them (carbs & cals book, had it for ages without counting).
    I have a pretty low carb intake most days I think. Weight now down to 9st 1lb

    Readings today
    6am 6.00
    after breakfast 7.7
    after lunch 6.4
    after tea and before supper 5.8 So doing something right, eventually!:):happy:
     
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  10. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Gammon is cured pork which is sold in a thick slice, like a large, extra thick slice of bacon. Others might have a better description.
     
  11. PenfoldAPD

    PenfoldAPD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So a super busy week finishing a house for a client. Now tired beyond belief, but made sensible choices - until the chips arrived. With salt, oh, so good. Now - let's see what the BG is in 2 hours .....
     
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  12. KateA

    KateA Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I find sweet potatoes spike me so avoid them now.
     
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  13. KateA

    KateA Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: half a lidl high protein roll with sliced tomato
    Lunch: Butternut squash soup
    Afternoon tennis treat: 100grams strawberries, chopped up no sugar jelly and 50 grams of Greek yogurt, yummy!
    Dinner: Feta and salad
     
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  14. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What, no vinegar!
     
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  15. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: coffee n cream

    L: creamy chicken broccoli bake, pepsi max

    D: 2 chicken drums, steamed broccoli

    S: peanuts, 2 x coffee n cream
     
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  16. TooManyCrisps

    TooManyCrisps Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday i had:

    B - one slice of homemade low carb bread with a fried egg

    L - chicken salad (half a chicken breast, diced, lettuce, 5 cherry tomatoes, diced
    , some cucumber and a few walnuts. 1 tablespoon Caesar dressing).

    D - chicken thigh roasted with chopped courgettes, aubergine and red pepper.

    S - small piece of brie and a slice of ham.
     
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  17. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Had a black coffee and a small bowl of sweet potato and parsnip soup in a cafe for lunch (only a child's portion). Didn't have testing equipment with me, but decided to try the soup and test when I got home....... 10.5 about 90 mins later. So will mark that off my list of soup I can eat, pity as I love that soup :grumpy:
    Can't exercise properly still after fall as hip still sore from bruising, but trying short slow walks, better than nothing. At least weight static and not going up.
     
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  18. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had my usual breakfast of Greek yoghurt with berries this morning but I needed to use the last of the eggs before I go shopping so I had an omelette for my lunch. Tonight I'll be using more leftovers so it will be courgetti with whatever's left in the fridge :)
     
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  19. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Went out for a meal tonight with the local and Stavanger Norway Rotary club. I was quite well behaved and resisted the foods I really wanted.
    Starter: Green Pea soup (returned the bread)
    Main: 1 slice roast lamb, 1 tiny piece of broccoli and a little red cabbage (left the mashed and boiled tatties), no further veg on plate, bit skimpy to my mind. Gravy already on plate so had to eat it.
    Pudding: REFUSED! Orkney fudge cheesecake, sticky toffee pudding or 3 scoops local ice cream
    Cup black coffee
    Lots of water

    reading 2 hrs later 7.2

    Having a small piece of brie and a couple of olives for late supper.
     
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  20. berylc

    berylc Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Started the day with 1/2 lg avocado (so much tastier than my usual pack of 2) plus 3 strawberries (small)

    Lunch 1pm ..... Was bad. Husband clearing out kitchen ready for puppies arrival within the next 2-3 wks, if that. So kitchen a tip. He went off for lunch in a hotel with the Rotary club leaving me in the mess! So I made 2 slices of toast with seeded bread, then a buttery (round flat type of 'bread'. First bread for months.
    4pm Walk to the polling station, then sat outside coffee shop and had a cappuccino with no topping.
    Reading now 9.7 :(
    Tea for 8pm Cold chicken, LOTS of green veg.
    Kitchen sorted now, so normal kitchen duties continue :)
     
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