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Type 2s: What have you eaten today?

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

  1. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Brunch Omelette with onion mushrooms, cheese, diced bacon, spinach and flax seed.

    Evening meal Beef Stroganoff and a glass of Merlot or two,
     
  2. DeejayR

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

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    Normally I post in the low-carb thread but today we visited some of Mrs DeeJay's family for roast turkey and all the trimmings, and I decided beforehand to eat everything, including roast spuds, and mince pie for pud. The only exception I made was to take diet Pepsi, because I just fancied some.
    My other options were to plead illness and not go at all, or to take back-up food and eat just turkey and sprouts. The first would have been dishonest and the second would have been bad manners considering we don't visit often and they don't know anything about diabetes. I'm not ill, I'm just a T2. One meal won't hurt me.
    They have invited us to New Year celebrations and I've offered to take a giant beef casserole and will ask for lots of green veg.
    Apart from that I had fried black pud, tomatoes, egg & cheese on half a toasted Lidl roll for breakfast and a bowl of home-made fish pie for dinner. Exercise after lunch was a seaside walk.
     
  3. SWUSA_

    SWUSA_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am using chron-o-meter for daily carb and calorie counting now, since last week but still like to get ideas from other people sometimes.
    Breakfast: Brown Cow full fat vanilla yogurt with Great Grains Raisin, Date, Pecan Granola on top, coffee with 2% milk (I have drunk 2% so long I just do not like the way full fat tastes)
    Lunch: 6 large shrimp, half an apple and some chopped Asian salad with Greek vinaigrette, water to drink
    Dinner: Cheeseburger, few fries, mixed veggies-summer squash, celery, bell pepper, onion, asparagus, coffee with cream (dinner out)
    Snack: Avocado with Greek dressing and sprinkle of feta cheese,milk, a few whole wheat crackers
     
  4. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    First meal celery brie cheese and almonds
    Second meal corned beef and tomato sugar free jelly
    midnight snack ham and tomato
     
  5. majnoon

    majnoon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast Cup of coffee with milk
    lunch two pieces of toast
    dinner beef casserole with veggies
     
  6. David_A_Hughes

    David_A_Hughes Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I suppose it's laziness, but I don't go looking at all the info on packaged foods. If I'm hungry, I eat, but I don't eat any of the recognised HC foods or sugary foods/drinks - NO bread, chips (UK - fries US), rice, root veg, beer, white wine, etc., etc. and I don't eat huge portions, either. I exercise and eat veg, salad, meat, cheese, etc., etc. and so on. As I write my BG is 9.6 an hour after eating my evening meal - chicken Kiev with a few peas and a cup of tea - yes, there were a few breadcrumbs on the chicken, but minimal on the carb-count scale, surely! I'm looking forward to the comments from my family round the Christmas dinner-table as I eat a portion of turkey, sprouts, a few peas and a little gravy. No roast or boiled spuds, parsnips, stuffing, carrots, cranberry sauce, etc. What a good boy I'll be.....until the Christmas pud arrives, and then I'll be very, very naughty!

    Incidentally, my food intake today consisted of beef burgers for breakfast (there was nothing else suitable left in my 'fridge), lunch was fish soup and a stir-fry of mainly vegetables with a little bacon thrown in and the chicken Kiev mentioned above for my evening meal - and now a stiff single malt Scotch, just because I like it.
     
  7. SWUSA_

    SWUSA_ Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've starting entering mine into chron-o-meter so I can analyze all the nutrients-I just got back from my doctor's appointment-My HA1c is now in controlled range, It went from 7.5 three months ago to 7.0 with blood drawn a week ago. I lost two pounds and my kidney function had improved a little on all three measures. I'm happy.
    Oh, I ate oatmeal and water for breakfast. I had a beef and cheddar sandwich with a few fries ( 4), and water for lunch. and For dinner I had half a small hamburger with extra lettuce and tomato, a few fries, coffee with cream, and one 21 carb biscuit with peanut butter. I will have a small green salad with sunflower seeds, cheese and Greek dressing later for a snack. Have fun with your Christmas pudding!
     
  8. shwcis1963

    shwcis1963 Type 2 · Member

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    I have'nt eaten anything today as yet waiting until 8:00 pm to check blood sugar is below 100mg/dl then Ill have a small salad with a small chicken breast with some melted butter
     
  9. 4ratbags

    4ratbags Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @shwcis1963 just curious but why are you waiting for your BS to drop below a certain point before you eat.
     
  10. Jung the foreman

    Jung the foreman Parent · Well-Known Member

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    Nothing yet (09:26) but going for bacon and eggs with tomatoes and mushrooms (fasting level was 13.0)
     
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  11. majnoon

    majnoon Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    breakfast =0
    lunch=tomato soup
    dinner=chicken and rice
     
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  12. dave43

    dave43 Type 2 · Newbie

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    two slices brown bread with marmite, cup of black coffee
     
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  13. Mongolia

    Mongolia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    An interesting experimental eating and testing day today with some surprising results!
    B: coffee & pecan muffin (BS before 6.0 +2hrs 5.1:woot:)
    L: charcoal crackers + A LOT of cheese! (BS before 5.1 still +2hrs 5.7)
    S: custard slice (so this is going to send it off the radar, right? BS before 5.7 +2hrs 6.6:joyful:)
    D: beef coconut curry, cauli rice

    I'm not really sure what to conclude from this, other than unless you test, you really can't tell what is going on. Am going to experiment with some porridge tomorrow.;)
     
  14. willow67

    willow67 Type 2 · Member

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    so this morning i had, bacon,eggs,coffee with full fat milk and sweetener .
    bg 11.3 before breakfast and tablets.
    now 8.9
     
  15. frankman

    frankman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    For breakfast I had 3 Weetabix, with a cup of tea.

    For lunch I had a large bowl of chicken noodle soup, with 3 slices bread and butter and large glass of water.
     
  16. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Wow! Great result with that custard slice. :) How did you get on with the porridge.
     
  17. Bellatom

    Bellatom Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Pre breakfast g/l 6.0
    2 hr Post breakfast g/l 7.0

    Breakfast was Dorset cranberry porridge, cup of tea.
     
  18. Mongolia

    Mongolia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Must confess I was very surprised by the custard slice too!! Porridge was also ok. Bs went from 6.3 to 7.6 at +2hrs so will allow myself some every so often. Thinking that the full fat milk and cream I made it with may have helped.
     
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  19. Chaobaby7

    Chaobaby7 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    1 chocolate croissant ( my daily treat) grape fruit, yoghurt and coffee for breky

    quorn roast , cauliflower, carrots, peas and sprouts and small portion of roast spuds
    apple and satsuma for pudding

    cornflakes and semi skimmed milk for supper

    drinks in the day have been sparkling water, black tea and non concentrate orange juice watered down with sparkly water
     
  20. Freema

    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    fbreakfast and lunch :
    300 grams chicken, and 125 grams of blueberries,

    afternoon: a lower carb protein bar with chokolate taste.... 12 grams of carbs.
    and more blueberries 125 grams again

    dinner :
    some peanuts and fresh cheese with onions and Herbs
    and potato Soup with peas and onions and carots and butter...

    I guess that spikes my bloods cause 80 minutes later my blood glucose was 4.9 very much lower than expected...

    all in all 140 grams of carbs today and 125 grams of proteins... tomorrow my numbers must be high in the morning I think
     
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