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What was your fasting blood glucose? (full on chat)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Alien Aspie, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...worked again yesterday thankfully had a relatively early finish around 7pm so could relax for the rest of the evening...brilliant sunshine today both beasts have been out now relaxing one on the dining table the other on the radiator cover...why they refuse to use their cat beds or a chair or the sofa or one of their blankets perhaps because I'm finishing off some work emails they are wanting to assist me...some paperwork to do must do it every day of days...I let it build up and had no enthusiasm to deal with it...woke to a 6.7...keep safe...off to London tomorrow finally!
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I like heffalumps!
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh dear @ianpspurs
    You definitely need vastly different coffee mugs, and no reaching for the coffee much in absent mindedness...
    Not just different coloured coffee mugs, but different shaped mugs...
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You are doing brilliantly @HarryBeau
    Enjoy London tomorrow!!!!
     
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  5. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    It is so interesting that using Zoom is as exhausting as doing actual physical exercise.
    Which is why I really hope I can start back teaching my pilates classes in September. Trying to teach class members on Zoom will be a nightmare - whereas in a class I can easily spot and correct incorrect alignment.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    That is exactly how I am beginning to feel.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I do really like this art work.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Good to see your blood sugars are back to normal after the blip with the basal.
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Usually I either make my own or Julie brings it to me. I thought I would be helpful and deliver my own but forgot to ask which was which. Spectacular 9.3 at the peak after 40 mins. I now know I can feel a high but sub 3.9 has no effect. May try a banana when this is well out of my system and averages just for the hell heck of it.
     
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    #28269 ianpspurs, Jul 13, 2020 at 9:26 AM
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Wow - that s that is a spectacular blood sugar rise.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    I will be interested to see the 2 hrs figure - kind of unscientific mini OGT test! 80% carbs and a fair dollop in there.
     
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  12. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    4.6 this morning. I did enjoy our meal out yesterday.

    I ordered roast pork with seasonal vegetables - minus roast potatoes, carrots and parsnips and Yorkshire Pudding etc - which is what I usually do.

    The waiter wrote it all down but my plate arrived with everything on it. So got a new plate and carefully fished out the lovely roast pork. Seasonal green veg arrived - leeks and peas. Oh no. Probably should have chosen salad to accompany the pork. The pork was lovely and so was the coffee. Mr K had sticky toffee pudding which he said was delicious.

    The trials and tribulations of eating out low carb.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am not very good with any sugar @ianpspurs
    Even a tiny bit of sugar raises my readings.
    At least you know what the high feels like now!

    Maybe you remember me escaping across the border to England for that post birthday ice-cream? It was delicious after a few months of lockdown. But when I got home, less than an hour later, I knew I was on a blood sugar high. The reading was 16.9 so I rechecked it, it went up even more. I didn't take another reading until the next day. I didn't dare. But I ate foods to lower it.

    No more ice creams for me :(
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi guys,
    Please, do you guys use a hosting site to post your pictures? I can't seem to do it directly?
    Atb
    D.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    5.6 two hours after breakfast. So a gold star for my pancreas which seems to be behaving perfectly. Although what usually happens is that the moment I post this on the forum my blood sugars go haywire.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    thanks krystyna x
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    4.9 @ 2 hrs after #coffeegate. Slightly higher than I would like but hardly surprising. Spike looks suitably impressive. 4.2 @ 4 hrs - IDK if I'm working properly or not
     

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  19. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @lindisfel
    When you write out your post, to the right of 'post reply', the green button, is a grey button 'upload a file'. Press that and you can upload your file. BUT, it must be less than 1MB.
    To reduce the file, the iPad gives me the option of large, medium , or small file size. I click on the appropriate one, and then choose full size on the app or thumbnail (you almost cannot make out a thumbnail photo, so I do full size).
    On my Android it is different. I have to do all this before I press upload file. I have to have an image reducer app which I put my photo in first, and get it to under 1MB, then save it, and then I can press upload file.

    I just couldn't do all this to start with. So, good luck.
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks Gennepher, I will give it a try.
    Atb
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