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What's your Achille's heel T1 & T2?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by SueJB, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Dodo

    Dodo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Maltesers!
     
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    Kailee56 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Peanut M&M’s (peanuts covered in chocolate and then covered in candy so they don’t melt and make a mess)
    Flakey pastries like croissants, fresh from the oven with butter and jam.
     
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    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Great question! My Achilles Heel is any food that's in front of me after I've had booze, my self control goes out the window!
     
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    Tabbyjoolz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cakes, desserts, scones, bread. Given that I work at a conference centre and there's loads of all these things, plus colleagues who keep buying stuff to share, it becomes a gargantuan struggle.
     
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    Struma Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's ice cream for me!
     
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    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    German Niederegger dark chocolate marzipan in all its various shapes and sizes - recently rediscovered,and the only food I can currently claim a serious addiction to.

    Oherwise I don't think I could survive without my two little dogs, who usually feel the same about me when I have something tasty they might like to eat - particularly if it involves nice fatty or creamy low carb offerings.
     
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    Pasha Prediabetes · Expert

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    Sour cream, by the pound or kilogram when the binge hits.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Pasta, rice, potatoes, bread, cereal. Thats about it really!!!
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    With a milkshake shop on the ground floor , maybe ??
     
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  10. Indy51

    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Me too.
     
  11. JoKalsbeek

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

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    Here in the Netherlands we're nearing the Feast of Saint Nicholas. (Santa, really). And there is SO MUCH SEASONAL, TRADITIONAL CANDY involved! And it's all sooooo good...

    So, hello, additional 2 kilo's.

    I gave everything I was given so far to my husband, who took it to work with him this morning, so I wouldn't be tempted at home anymore. Argh, and it went so well last year... Still allowing myself the tiny little truffles from the adventcalendar I got at Hudson's Bay though. Because I've been good all year, and one tiny little truffle after dinner won't kill me.
     
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  12. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Oppo do 3 good flavours, not cheap though which reduces the temptation to go bonkers
     
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    Indy51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Haven't seen that brand in my neck of the woods. Not sure if it's sold elsewhere in Oz though.
     
  14. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Probably not available for you yet but who knows
    https://www.oppobrothers.com/ourstory/
     
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    I only consider it an Achilles heel if it does me ill.
    Sure, I eat bread and chocolate and pasta but I dose with insulin so I don't experience large BG spikes and I exercise a lot so don't experience weight gain.
    Perhaps my Achilles heel is variety - I get bored eating or doing the same thing all the time so sometimes I do things and get a surprising BG response (high or low).
     
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