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What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Administrator, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My attempt at OMAD yesterday failed.
    I had some 85% choc and a neat brandy in the evening while dealing with a family thing
    Then woke at 4:30 so hungry that I was trying to identify which o the Dawn chorus was edible! Gave up trying to go back to sleep and got up at 5:30 for ff greek with seeds and strawberries and blueberries.
    Had a second breakfast at 8:30 of lc bread and cheese

    L: cheese and salad and 4 homemade millionaire bites.

    Does anyone else days where you just have to keep eating until finally the hunger goes away?

    D homemade chicken and cauliflower curry. Even my men refused rice with it. They are very supportive of this low carb malarkey, thank heavens
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes, too often sadly.
    Well done for nearly doing OMAD, at least you attempted it, I’ve pretty much stopped trying to kid myself I will do it now.
     
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  3. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Breakfast was soft boiled eggs mashed in a lo- dough wrap and a spoonful of chilli sauerkraut.
    Lunch- fried mince and broccoli seasoned with garlic powder, onion salt and chilli flakes.
    Dinner was locally caught hake from my freezer, I used this recipe and would thoroughly recommend it. https://www.dietdoctor.com/recipes/low-carb-chorizo-crumb-topped-cod-with-padron-peppers Served it with sautéed mushrooms, red pepper and spinach rather than padron peppers ( no idea what they are and my local Co-op certainly doesn’t sell them)
    @Annb I agree about fish. I Wasn’t able to get skate today, like you I need someone to drive me to the fish place now, I’m hoping to get some soon.
    @SlimLizzy glad the hoglet is eating and I’m amused that our ‘What have you eaten today’ thread now includes a hedgehog menu. The slug at least must be low carb.
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  4. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Breakfast: my usual low carb coconut ‘porridge’ with strawberries washed down with a black coffee.
    Late morning: black coffee and Fibre One caramel protein bar.
    Skipped lunch.
    Mid afternoon: black coffee and coffee chia pudding.
    Dinner: one 1/4lb burger with melted cheese and leafy salad followed by SF cherry jelly, cream and LC chocolate and raspberry granola.
     
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  5. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, there are days when nothing seems to fill the gap but I don't ever reach the stage where it finally goes away.
     
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  6. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh Cherry jelly! Is that from a packet or some recipe? Love cherry
     
  7. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had my 2nd meal today - slices of black pudding topped with a rasher of streaky bacon, a slice of processed cheese and a fried egg. Yum!
     
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  8. Rachox

    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    It’s actually supposed to be Cherry Bakewell, but just tastes like cherry to me. It one of the Hartleys 10cal SF jelly range :hungry:
     
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  9. Sarahjane41

    Sarahjane41 Type 2 · Active Member

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    B 3x egg ham tomato pepper muffins

    L alpine light cereal bar few strawberries

    D prawn salad with red cabbage and few chilli flakes for taste

    Snack some chicken 2x plums I'm still working out what affects me xx
     
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  10. Sarahjane41

    Sarahjane41 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Ps how hard is it to get sugarfree jelly unless you get supermarkets near or a delivery slot????
     
  11. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The local corner / convenience stores do not sell sugar free jelly where I live, we get ours from the major shopping centre or get it delivered. Not much of a hassle to do this here.
     
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  12. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If you do get the sachets that you make up with water, the sachets last for years so its worth buying a few. Hartley tend to use the best sweetner, supermarket own labels use ones that can spike some people. One of the few occasions when I go for a brand rather than an own label
     
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  13. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Usual bacon and eggs, mushrooms for breakfast.
    Cuppa hearty beef soup, chicken and salad low carb wrap.
    Pork loin chops, veggies and gravy for dinner.

    We use Aeroplane jelly crystals, from the supermarket, I don't think I have seen a generic store brand for it tho'.

    https://www.aeroplanejelly.com.au/our-products/jelly-lite/lite-lemon
     
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  14. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    About an hour after having my black pudding etc, I started to feel unwell. In fact I had to go to bed for a couple of hours. Couldn't figure out what was wrong. But I'm up again, still feeling nauseous and bloated. This is what I am beginning to recognise as a reaction to wheat. But what wheat did I have? Black pudding is made with oats, not wheat. Or is it? Just checked the label on the pack. The last item on the ingredients list is wheat. Can't be much of it, but obviously enough. So the rest will go out. I am currently trying to get the nausea under control with ginger and lemon tea. Waistband is far too tight, but when I go to bed properly that won't be an issue. Must try to get a different make and check the ingredients list.
     
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  15. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    16.06.
    Breakfast slice of toast with butter and peanut butter. 2x CWC
    CWC couple of biscuits
    Lunch mashed avocadeon toast, celeriac remoulade and large portion of mixed salad. Squash and tea
    Snack lump of cheese
    Dinner steak, roasted cauliflower and peas.
    Few wild strawberries. 2glasses red wine.
    Later 2 squares chocolate, CWC
    Planning lemon tea before bed.
    Fail! didn't post
     
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  16. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, and now am considering having protein snacks instead of fatty ones. Chicken slice or hard boiled egg, not cheese or olives. Will see if this different approach works


    (Mod edit to sort out quote)
     
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  17. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Yep. Seem to be having one today. Probably a combination of eating too much gunk yesterday and lack of sleep (which may also be connected to the former). Note to self: stick to meat.

    So far today I’ve had a vat of 0% Fage, cream and raspberries and some pork belly strips coated in salt and chilli oil and air fried. Still hungry.

    I believe you can get it on Amazon.
     
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  18. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: fairly early before my cleaner came - bacon and egg
    Lunch: hungry because of the early breakfast - pork sausages

    Neil was puzzled abut the black pudding because I do have sausages from time to time and British sausages always have some kind of rusk and so wheat. Just realising that I don't do well with sausages either - feeling nauseous and waistband a bit tight again. I'll give the rest of the sausages to No 2 son when he comes to pick up Em this afternoon. Neil checked other black puddings in the supermarket today and they all seem to have wheat in them. So - no more black pudding and no more sausages. Stick to bacon and home cooked meat in future.

    Might not feel up to eating again today - had 2 cups of black coffee to try to settle my stomach - hasn't worked. Not sure what I can trust my stomach to accept after these 2 days of reactions. Egg, I suppose, but I already had 2 today. Puzzle.
     
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  19. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I phoned the surgery and asked if I could get a blood test for gluten intolerance so that I can see my way forward on this. Dr arranged it for next Tuesday but told me meantime to keep up eating the gluten products so that there will be something to measure on Tuesday. Bearing in mind my reaction to the black pudding and the sausages, I'm not looking forward to that! I did explain and she agreed that it would be rough, but said I should do it anyway. Durum wheat pasta anyone? Spag bol? Macaroni cheese? I'll use some of Neil's supply of pasta and that should do it.

    No 2 son bought a packet of crisps for me and I used them to settle my stomach - it usually works. That's the reason I usually have a bag of ready salted crisps in the cupboard. It helped but hasn't completely got rid of the discomfort. Probably shan't eat anything else today. Maybe more fruit tea to keep the fluid levels up.
     
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  20. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Breakfast was a small amount of mince fried with s&p and chilli flakes. 2 fried eggs on top.
    L: pack of Co-op King prawns marinated in chilli and garlic
    D: chicken breast stuffed with smoked cheese and wrapped in bacon. Served with rocket and cherry tomato salad. Handful of Callebaut 100% cocoa mass buttons afterwards.
    @Annb hugs for the the wheat reaction. Would gluten free black pudding or sausages be ok do you think?
     
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