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What was your fasting blood glucose? (with some chat)

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by NewdestinyX, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    I am really hungry, this isn’t sustainable for me, I started to feel quite grotty this afternoon, but to be fair that could have been due to too much coffee!
    I’m going to try a narrow eating window like your 3 small meals in 8hr or 2 medium meals.
    It’s never boring, this condition is it?
     
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  2. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Wednesday. It it is the hump of the week; once you've gotten over it you're on the downhill run to the weekend.
    Sometimes called Wonderful Wednesday. :)

    This is a commercial for a car insurance company (maybe this is also Dan & Desmond at the end?)--

     
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  3. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Okay Saskia...you learn something new every day...:)
     
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  4. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good idea @DJC3 know I’ve told you this before but I only ever managed a maximum 23 hour fast so hats off to you on your 30hours. I stuck to eating in a one hour window for one month but I was very overweight and so had fat on board! I really can’t anymore now I’m slender. Max I reduce to is 2 meals but only if there is a reason like not hungry as ate late, Pilates class or just in a rush. Prefer the three small meals in 8 hour feeding window and 16 hours IF. Keeps me from feeling hungry and deprived which is how I used to feel when eating low fat.. let’s hope having reset this would help you to maintain it. I do also feel you should consider having another meter if only to run it alongside for a bit. Thinking of you x
     
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  5. rhubarb73

    rhubarb73 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've kept my resolution today that instead of just sulking about a bad morning score, I will put it in perspective and go and give some encouragement to new forum members. I can readily recall how overwhelming it all was at first. I thought I'd tag a few in case they feel like joining in our thread. So hello to @yorkshirelad27 @Starfish18 @Muddikins and @Emily D.
    That's my good deed for the day folks - back to my sulk.
     
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  6. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @ianpspurs you know what I eat from my daily diary! I don’t give quantities or breakdowns as I do not and have never analysed my fat to protein ratio just count my carb max up to 30. I would suspect though that I am much higher on protein than fat. I am nervous about lots of fat rightly or wrongly because of my high cholesterol and so tend to balance fat with protein. I also don’t eat masses of veg but really couldn’t do without my veggies. I do have a fair amount of diary and know you’re not keen but also lots of olive oil, nuts, seeds, fat free fage yoghurt ( as it’s same carb content as the 5%) it’s hard working out best way for you but intend to stick to my keto carb count and not worry too much about the other two as long as I maintain my bgs and weight at the level they are at and I’m happy with at the moment. Good luck
     
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  7. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations @Debandez well done you especially at this time of year
     
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  8. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a brilliant idea @rhubarb73 lets hope tomorrow is more like you expect
     
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  9. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks for the reply @shelley262. I am really starting to rue the day I delved into parts of this site and the links suggested. IF, OMAD, Keto, autophagy, macros (surely we eat meals not percentages?) and Uncle Tom Cobley. This is much more woe than help with a WOE:arghh::arghh::arghh:
     
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    #40889 ianpspurs, Jan 29, 2019 at 6:32 PM
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2019
  10. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    O ... K ...
     
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  11. neithskye

    neithskye Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm in Toronto (Mississauga) too, and it's been crazy. They're saying it's going to feel like -30°C until Friday. :eek:
     
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  12. Emma_369

    Emma_369 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs for the weather. Makes me cold just reading about it!
     
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  13. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Thanks Ian
     
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  14. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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  15. Debandez

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

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    In my book it means half way through the week. In others something totally different!!
     
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    Ziggy2017 Type 3 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello everyone I forgot to post these last couple of days days but my blood sugars have been 4.9 for the last few mornings I finally got a sample from my cough so it’s been sent of to the hospital in Newcastle where they will test it. I know
    this is an awfully silly thing to be having nightmares about but they want to put a scope down in to my tummy and test for acid reflux they are also doing a broncoscopy and I’m terrified as I’ve had feeding tubes put in before and it has caused a lot of trauma but they reassured me I would be asleep during these procedures. Hope everyone has had a good day tbh I’m ready for bed right now have a good night everyone
     
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  17. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Hi Ian

    My macros work out at 80% fat, 1-5% carbs (depending on level of carnivory) and the rest protein. Ideally aim for twice as many grams of fat as protein, but that’s very difficult to achieve without vats of cream / butter being added to everything. The lower the carbs the less important the protein/fat thing seems to be in terms of FBG and BG in general. Probably not much help to you as you like more veg.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    At my primary school good behaviour used to be rewarded with a black star being stamped on your hand using an ink pad. They were known as ‘bonking stars’!
     
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  19. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks @Goonergal. Think Meatloaf has that covered for me.:banghead:
     
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  20. karen8967

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    Goodnight everyone sleep well
     
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