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

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

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So that's where SOL has got off to this morning ... I've been wondering ...

    He was here smiling through tears the other day ...

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    HarrisonK Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I agree in that I have no plan. Last year I was really cranky about my numbers, fasted for a week etc
    and whilst I admire everyone that has lost weight, I haven't lost anywhere near what others have. I think it's because I don't really understand and I've just lowered my carbs. 'Tis the Way of the Wryd, all magic to me :)
     
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    Goacher55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It’s fab now
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I went all LCHF a year ago when first diagnosed T2. I lost 27 pounds over the summer. I haven't lost a pound since, and when my doctor told me my LDL cholesterol was too high, I quit the LCHF and started eating oat products. And occasionally other grains as well. I want to lose another 27 pounds but I also want to keep my cholesterol and BP and FBG in some sort of balance, as well as just plain feel good. :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yay!

    I hope your appointment went well.

    Please tell Harry I'm sorry our MACK garbage trucks no longer seem to have their hood ornaments --

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    Gosh @SaskiaKC thats a bit posh for a garbage truck look like it should be on a royal car. Re BG and LCHF I stick to approximate levels of carbs and do tend to eat meals that have been well tested. Lately I have been finding too much meat gives me higher levels and its not what I eat with it cos its salad or brocolli unless there is a combo thing going on. So to cut to the chase I often have surprise readings too, good or bad.
    How is the KC today, normal service resumed?
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A friend just sent me this:
     

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    Bubbsie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I didn't get the numbers I'd hoped for so back in another week Saskia….good grief Harry has a doppelganger ... I'd love one of those I'd put it on my car.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for asking. No "movement" on the KC front yet this morning but she ate two very good breakfasts and seems to feel fine.

    Actually I just realized that "front" was rather a bad choice of word on my part ...

    Hood ornament idea for a royal car --

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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Love it!
     
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  12. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry about your numbers. I hope they will be better next time. I have a doc appointment just under a month from now ... I have no idea how my numbers will be ... so much juggling ... :confused:
     
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    You have just reminded me of yesterday I went to the garden centre for a couple of Dahlias and parked next to a shiny navy blue Bentley with the chauffeur polishing the bonnet/hood. I was most surprised and wondered what titled person was inside. Anyway didnt see anybody and was in a rush to get through the tills where the assistant was walky talkying the manager saying a customer wanted to spend £5,000. I would have thought that would be entire shop! I will never know as when I returned to my car the Bentley was gone.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe if they have any stock left the Bentley will come back for it -- while you are there. :)

    There was a Bentley outside the grocery store here a couple of months ago. No chauffeur in sight -- maybe he was inside doing the grocery shopping! It didn't look like a Bentley to me at first glance -- no hood ornament. But by the time I walked around it I saw "Bentley" spelled out on the back.

    I miss hood ornaments. Even Jags and Mercedeseseses don't have them these days.
     
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    @Bubbsie sorry you have to go back for another test next week. Hope it will be better.
     
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    Health n safety I'd say @SaskiaKC .

    Plus the beastie boys started the car emblem craze, with the VW....Sure a few mercs lost their emblem due to 'over enthusiasm_
    Can't say I've seen the 3 pointed star 'circle' on recent mercs. ??
    Does seem to be an aversion to adding ornaments, as it's unclear in the event of damage to others (pedestrian), who would be liable...easy route out, no mascots I guess
     
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    I’m not really a big bread eater to be honest but hot dogs mmm
     
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    Sometimes our levels just dont react the way we anticipate they will.

    I had the wrong thing to eat tonight.

    We were invited to a cocktail party for the wedding of a friend's daughter. I stayed away from all the food as almost everything involved bread in some form or rather.

    As is customary at Cypriot weddings, on leaving we took with as a "loukoumi, a wedding treat consisting of a semolina pastry staffed with slightly sweetened almonds and pistachio nuts and covered in castor sugar.

    When we got home I succumbed to the temptation and ate one of them instead of dinner, though at least I made sure to scrape off most of the icing sugar.

    I regreted it as I was then worried about what this would do to my glucose. Unfortunately I had not tested prior but testing every half an hour after came back with 5.8, 5.7, 5.3 and 5.4!

    Now I would not dream of suggesting that this is food suitable for diabetics, it is not, but based on this counts I would say that this one time I got away with it!

    Let's see what tomorrow morning will bring. IMG_68341.jpeg
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well, look at it this way: you had some nice nutritious almonds and pistachios! :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It always interests me that y'all say "Merc" for Mercedes; over here a "Merc" is a Mercury. At least "Jag" is the same here and there (except of course for where they put the steering wheels!).

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    Remember this? --


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    Way back in 1970 when I was in my first year at college and the peace symbol was still very popular on T-shirts and posters and everything else, a girl who lived down the hall from me had her version of the peace symbol on her door -- in full psychedelic colors, but with one slight variation ...

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