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What have you eaten today?

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

  1. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Vanilla essence is the best for getting rid of smells in fridges big and small.
     
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  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    I hate the smell of vanilla but some ground coffee in a cup in the door of my fridge seems to do the job too!
     
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  3. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It depends on your body and what your bg meter shows.
    For me, in the past I have gone to 12 after a piece of cake and stayed there for several hours. That level and duration would worry me. However I have to live my life and yesterday was a family occasion so I took the decision beforehand to allow myself to have a piece of cake.
    Was it right for me? Bg wise probably not, from an emotional point of view, yes it was.
    I will take chances rarely, but with forethought and a plan to compensate over the next few days.
    Each of us has to work out for ourselves what works for our bodies and our lives. We are all individuals and what works for one may not for another. There's no absolute right or wromg
     
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  4. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Two slices middle bacon, three egg and cheese omelette, mushrooms for breakfast.
    Nothng for smoko, cordial osomolax mix.
    MRE beef and veggie casserole for lunch, Not bad either, cooking time 15 minutes in the microwave at 1000, instead of ~6 -7 hours in a slow cooker.
    Toasted ham and cheese sandwiches for supper at. six.
     
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  5. Jayne1983

    Jayne1983 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I totally agree with you. You have to Iive life I wish I could do it. My partner n kids say mam you don’t have diabetes no more have a treat even my 3 year old son understands it all I’m just so scared to let go n have a treat even tho I want to: I’ve read so many stories saying your not allowed a treat once n a while because your bloods will spike. I’m sorry if I’ve up set you I’m just wanting to know if a one of spike is ok like on a birthday or Mother’s Day Xmas xxxx
     
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  6. RosemaryJackson

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    Morning all. It's a beautiful day and I hope all's right with your worlds. 9.4 bedtime and 7.4 rising means a very, very low carb day. Had toasted cheese on a livlife slice for bf. Having ham, slice of goats cheese, hm scotch egg with lots of salad for midday and scrambled eggs for teatime. :angelic: have I earned one lol???
     
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  7. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The odd treat is OK and might even be beneficial in emotional/mental health terms, but it's when the treats become more than occasional that they become a problem. A lot of people don't have treats because they can't manage to keep them under control, others find that they can manage with quite a few - depends, I suppose, on what the treats are and on the individual. If you feel the need and can keep it to occasional, then that's OK but it is whatever suits you, as usual.
     
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  8. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The bicarb has worked fine and it's a lot cheaper than vanilla.
    Edit: Also cheaper than coffee.
     
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  9. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Breakfast: Lamb and mushrooms with 1/4 slice white bread.

    2nd meal will be a salad made with chicken and whatever I can find around the place.

    That meal will have to be early because I have just been warned that I will have guests this evening (well - I was asked if it was OK, so what could I say?) So it's going to be a bit of a rush because I have an appointment at the hospital, Neil will be shopping and also wants to go to the rubbish dump to get rid of some things that have been hanging around. So I've made some shortbread - just out of the oven - to go with a cup of tea, and that will have to do. No time for anything else. Probably back from town about 4.30 and they will arrive about 6.0. The place is a bit of a bouroch (spelling?) because Neil hasn't finished putting the new radiator on - he had to paint the wall behind it first and the carpet is still up in the hall from when he needed access to the under-floor.

    I'd better get on.
     
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  10. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    I think bourach has an a in the second syllable, but wouldn't bet the farm on it. It's a looooong time since I heard the word.
     
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  11. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  12. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You pre-empted me and got your correction in while I was keying in my correction. Now I must go!
     
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  13. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I’ve never heard of Bourach so thanks @Annb ( and @AndBreathe ) I like learning new words.
    B- Greek yoghurt and blueberries. I forgot the effect Gk yog has on my innards so poor Dennis had a very rushed walk this morning when realisation hit.
    L- cold plate: Turkey breast, Brie, sauerkraut, h/b egg, leaves, 1/2 avocado and walnuts.
    A bit of hotel chocolat fruit&nut 100% Easter egg. @Goonergal did you notice they were 1/2 price the week after Easter? I bought 4!
    D- Chicken fajitas (in LoDough wrap )
     
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  14. Goonergal

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    Yes! Bought 1 then thought better of it and gave it to my Dad! Hasn’t stopped me going back for hot chocolate and other chocs though. However I’d likely have eaten most of it at once.

    Speaking of which, I visited the Montezuma’s shop in Shoreditch at lunchtime. Had gone to my favourite food truck and eaten steak, brisket and onions but couldn’t resist the lure of the big M!

    Bourach describes my place most of the time!
     
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  15. Zhnyaka

    Zhnyaka Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Today, for the first time in my life, I made an cheese omelet. I usually cook it with sausages or tomatoes, but I've never done it with cheese. Oh my God, it turns out it's so delicious
     
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  16. Annb

    Annb Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Rushed around when I came home from the hospital and suddenly thought I should provide something savoury as well as the shortbread. I had been asking Neil to try to find hot smoked salmon for me for the last few weeks, but he couldn't find it. Today he found it and I had very little else to make something savoury with, so there went my hot smoked salmon - made into dainty little sandwiches with cucumber and mayonnaise and home made wholemeal bread. Turns out that one of the visitors felt unwell, so didn't come, another can't eat anything with high fibre content. The third one did have a couple of the sandwiches. I thought I would just have one or two since I didn't manage to eat anything earlier but all of a sudden I knew I was going to vomit and had to make a dash for the bathroom. Odd because my stomach should have been empty anyway. That over, I felt much better, albeit a bit shaky, but think I'd better not eat anything tonight.

    It's one way of persuading guests that it's time to go!

    DIL will eat the remaining shortbread and Alistair will have the dainty little sandwiches for his lunch tomorrow. But I have no wholemeal bread left and will have to make some more - once Neil's white bread is done - in about 1/4 hour. If I feel up to doing anything by then.
     
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  17. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    B: ff greek with seeds and half a pear
    Dance class
    L: salad with 1 drumstick, ham and various other bits
    An hours nap
    Dance class 2
    Handful brazils
    D: roast lamb, 1 small roast new potato, carrots, cauliflower and broccoli. Yoghurt, cream and 1 strawberry. 2 glasses wine

    Week of visit and celebrations continue
     
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  18. Antje77

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    I wanted zaziki so I had to make a meal to go with it.
    Not disappointed!

    Very garlicy spinach with tomato and onion, and 4 small meatballs inspired by köfte but made with beef and pork mince because that's what I had in the freezer. :hungry:

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Liver and bacon, small tin of baked beans, tomatoes for brealfast.
    Chicken pie, lemon cordial with a scoop of osmolax for smoko.
    Prawn and sand crab, mixed salad, scoop of lemon / lime sorbet for lunch.
    Small container of shepherds pie for supper at six.

    Couple of bits of naked ginger and chocolate watching Prime.

    Small glass of single malt to go to bed with listening to ABC Jazz.
     
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  20. maglil55

    maglil55 Type 2 · Expert

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    @Riva_Roxaban I hope you are recovered now. I still have a bit of catching up to do. @MrsA2 hope you managed to enjoy all the birthday celebrations. I used to have these large groups to cook for. I was quite fond of just cooking low carb for mist of them The LC Black Forest gateaux made mire than one appearance and noone ever knew is was LC. Just don't ask the calories in it! LC creme brulee was also popular. I still have a lot of nibbly LC things on my CopyMeThat. @DJC3 I'm miles behind too. The teaching of the younger grandson in the afternoons is taking up time as well as trying to stay on top of everything else.

    Wednesday 11 May - bed 7.1 FBG 7 3 Still doing a lot of stabbing. This Libre does not want to settle at a consistent over amount.

    B. Just TAG

    L. M&S pancetta crisps

    D. Another fishy evening. Boys here for dinner so I ate after I delivered them home. Poached salmon fillet with part of a pack of M&S seafood selection (mussels, prawns, squid), 1/2 avocado, santini tomatoes, a bit of edam. 4 & 4 raspberries/strawberries with a dash of cream

    Thursday bed 6.9 FBG 8

    B. TAG and a M&S Cracker with egg mayo.

    L. Pack of M&S pancetta crisps

    D. Chinese chicken wings and, @DJC3, I finally smashed into the Hotel Chocolat 100% dark Easter egg. Thankfully, you can't eat a lot of it. I did have a gin truffle too!

    It was a jujitsu evening. Grandson got his 2nd stripe as well.
     
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