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

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

  1. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.2 for me FB_IMG_1640344583983.jpg
     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    5.2 here. I think we can all agree that is so me:D @Estragon Norfolk Black is the way to go. I followed a Yummy Mummy in a Porsche down a country lane and ended up taking one home. (You decide:angelic:)
     
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  3. Widgets

    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.2 this morning. Honestly, I think I could just save myself the cost of the test every morning, the number so closely maps how well/badly I slept (middling last night, middling for me number. Good night's sleep and I'm at 4.something, bad night and I'm 5.lots)

    @Alexandra100 - I only let myself buy jars of almond butter very infrequently, it is just too tempting to have 'just a bit more'. Nuts, in all their guises, are a really good way for me to sabotage myself!
     
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  4. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Merry Christmas all this morning Santa brought me a 4.3.
     
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  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Greetings, peace, love and joy to you all.
    I erred and strayed into mince pie and rum territory last night. Did you know I was one of Santa’s little helpers? Next time I will have the rum, Santa can have the mince pie. Though I am keeping the rum. A whopping 9.0 early this morning. I did pledge to keep testing, and reporting, so rest of the day will check a bit more, and eat sensible foods. Started day with scrambled egg, and bacon.
    Oh and, in case any of you wondered, I didn’t enjoy the mince pie, far too sweet.

    Christmas blessings to you all, and those you hold dear.
     
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  6. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    When your rum expires have a chug on some of this. The taste will sleigh y'all. What kind of person ever arrives at a point where mince pies/normal chocolate etc taste too sweet (like expecting a dog to be a hippo) whilst eating abominations like almond butter? Get a *bleep*grip people. .:D
     
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    #61766 ianpspurs, Dec 25, 2021 at 9:46 AM
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  7. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    In the Pipp household rum never runs out. There is a steady supply of this
    https://pussersrum.com/
    It is in the genes.:D
     
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  8. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I have bought some coffee walnut butter recently lowish in carb and tastes quite nice on low carb toast with a cup of espresso,

    Must add that my 4.3 this morning came as a bit of a shock after consuming a mince pie a slice of pizza with a small portion of cheesie chips some brandy a glass or two of Jack daniels fire and a bottle of porter my daughter bought for me.
     
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  9. Alexandra100

    Alexandra100 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    Are mice pies one of the frankly hideous foods you tried?
     
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    Alexandra100 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    This is very interesting to me, as I still have some unopened packets of walnuts I couldn't bear to throw away. If I could reduce them to "butter", perhaps with pestle and mortar. I would have something significantly lower carb than almond butter and perhaps miraculously as delicious. I hadn't thought of adding coffee. Caveat - I usually find flavouring essences over-priced and disgusting. But I do have wistful memories of coffee and walnut iced cake.
     
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    Alexandra100 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    This reminds me of a post I read with great interest on this site years ago. The writer, on holiday somewhere hot, had been tempted by the fruit. Getting no spikes, he ate more, and more - still with no bad results. BUT on return to the UK, suddenly his tolerance for fruit had gone. (What a disappointment, as an abstinent fruitoholic I grieved for him!) My interpretation for what it is worth, is that a long period of low carb had built up some strength in his beta cells, so that they were able to tolerate all that fruit, but not forever. In the end his credit was all used up and it was back to low carb again.
     
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  12. Marianne67

    Marianne67 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh I like rum, was introduced to Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva by The Thinking Drinkers who my daughter works with, I need to treat myself to a small bottle! (Or get the boys to donate one )
     
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  13. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    8.3 Oops!
    Serious work to do!
     
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    8.7 - We ALL know why. Actually, I’m quite content with the outcome of yesterday’s indulgences. Roasties AND chocolates were involved, but not at the exact same time ;).

    Knowing that there’s some leftover Beef rib, and horseradish, I’m setup for BxDay.
     
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    Widgets Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    5.3 this morning - went to bed on 5.2 last night.

    I ate more or less 'normally' yesterday and didn't test during the day, so I've no idea what my levels were doing after various Christmas foods, but I'm quite happy with how I ended the day and started today. I do weigh about a kilo more than I did yesterday, but I expect that to vanish when I've used up the glycogen stores that my liver has decided to stock up on.
     
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  16. DEBBIESCOTT

    DEBBIESCOTT MODY · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning
    Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas day
    Larry 6.2
    Contour 4.8
    Had a large Christmas lunch with a roast potato, parsnip & bread sauce, really have no idea how it’s 4.8, but very pleased with it
     
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  17. HeliGary

    HeliGary Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A belated happy Christmas to you all.

    5.5 yesterday morning , pre-run.

    I’ll report back with today’s FBG shortly.
     
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  18. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    The ones made by my wife and granddaughter were wonderful when I reviewed them.:angelic:
     
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  19. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    5.9 for me
     
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  20. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    4.5 for me.
     
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