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Weekly weigh in - Fridays

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Kyi, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    What are your bgs saying. I only lose weight if my bgs are good as well as low carbing. If spiking... eliminate those foods too.
     
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    MontyZ Type 2 · Active Member

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    Another trip to the pound shop so that's 17 Stone 6 Lbs - looks like I'm on a roll and long may it continue!
     
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    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday June 21
    Weight today is 179 pounds
     
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  4. Vidar

    Vidar · Active Member

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    I don't self test yet, I am sick to death of needles and getting poked and pricked.
     
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  5. MontyZ

    MontyZ Type 2 · Active Member

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    Another £ off so that's 17 Stone 5 Lbs - even had some choccy last night to celebrate the magnificent Lionesses!
     
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  6. enb54

    enb54 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Friday June 28
    Weight today is 179 pounds (same as last week)
     
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  7. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Weighed myself on Friday and I was 122.60kgs. I think the lowest I've been for 5yrs.
    Sooooo looking 4ward to next Friday weigh-in.
    Not seeing bariatric Unit til end of July for a weigh in.
    Will use GP health service til then. They are very supportive.
    I hv before and continuing after pics but I want to wait til I'm my ideal weight.
     
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  8. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm lost if I don't monitor my bgs. Specialist not happy either. However I'm on insulin. You?
     
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  9. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm 121.80kgs this morning :) :) :) Using gallstones prevention med which makes me loose but no alternative med. I think it's the lime in it. I dont agree with citrus fruits anymore.
     
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  10. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm 120.90kgs this morning. So nearly 2kgs off since last Friday.
    I'm terrified I will stop losing.
    But celebrating so far. :) :) :)

    On the cusp of jointing the 18stones and out of the 19s. :)
     
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  11. SZB2357

    SZB2357 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday Friday weighed after a long break from this activity..... 69.4 kg recorded....
     
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  12. Vidar

    Vidar · Active Member

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    Sorry for not replying sooner, I've had a rough couple of weeks. Another infection in my leg and now have to get more surgery.

    I'm not on insulin.

    My weight loss got stuck around the 195"kg mark for about 2 weeks. However I had a liver function test and was told there's been a massive difference in both markers and am now nearly in the healthy range for both. Think she said I'm 75 on one and below 75 is considered normal.

    Anyway weighed myself again today and I'm now at 191.8kgs. Still a long way to go but I'm 4 stone lighter than when I started so I'm super pleased.
     
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  13. ianf0ster

    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Why test your BG? - Because we are all have different responses to carbs in different forms. I get a bad BG reaction to Carrots, but I am OK with a few berries with cream while others are fine with Carrots, but may not be with even a few berries.
    You need to know which foods affect your BG the most.
    If you can stand having similar food every day (I always have 2 boiled eggs for breakfast), then you don't need to test too often : before each new meal and 2hrs after first bite.

    Since you are T2D on metformin and trying a LCHF diet, I strongly suggest that you get a BG meter ( either a CodeFree or a Tee2 - both have cheap testing strips), because your aim should be to control your Diabetes as well as losing weight. And like they say in engineering: 'If you can't measure it, you can't improve it!'
     
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  14. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if a wanting to maintain or gain belongs in this group?

    Since diagnosis have lost, over two stone, and am now well into underweight for my height.
     
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    #3974 SlimLizzy, Jul 11, 2019 at 1:24 PM
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    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Why not ! You now need to balance BG versus weight, rather than reduce both of them.
     
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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Seem to have got the BG sorted. But weight, has been falling off, and didn't really have any spare to start with.
     
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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Last week was 47.2kg up from 46.9
    This week back to 47.0
    BG well controlled, usually somewhere bit above 5.
     
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  18. ianf0ster

    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi SlimLizzy,
    I have absolutely no personal experience here, but I have spent some time looking around the Forum about haltingg the LCHF weight loss phase.
    If you are on 100grans of carbs per day, you are nowhere near ultra low, so may need to be careful about adding more carbs to gain weight/stop weight loss. Thus the choices are : increase protein, increase fat , or some of both.

    There is a thread about Women (of menopausal age) finding it harder to lose weight on a LCHF diet. In there is a link to a Podcast by 'the fat emperor' about how women to whom that applies should probably go more Low Carb High Protein than Low Carb High Fat.
     
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  19. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Still losing :) :) :)
    119.20kgs this morning. :) so lost 1.7kgs this week. Which is 3.75lb loss.
    Beats only losing 1lb a week if I was lucky pre Op.
    Soooooo happy !!!!

    Edited to note: averaging in 7s throughout the day on both insulins.
     
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    #3979 ickihun, Jul 12, 2019 at 1:43 PM
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  20. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Well done @Vidar :)
     
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