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Won't be going to Costa again!

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by poshtotty, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know what you mean! I resisted the wine box in the fridge tonight as had 2 glasses of wine, a G&T at the weekend then a glass of wine yesterday and it's either black tea or coffee or water? My hubbie has same issue too!
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Looking at my home monitoring diary for the past month Jack, I seem to average 6-7
     
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    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    Mango lassi is my medium carb high fat treat
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Its a bummer, @Scandichic . I also drink large glasses of hot water with lemon on waking up and going to bed. Its hardly living life on the edge, is it??
     
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    jack412 Type 2 · Expert

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    Average 6-7 post meal is very good, you are going well
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Jack :D
     
  8. Scandichic

    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Never mind! If we can't have a few glasses of wine we can at least look stunning! Or maybe in my case when I've lost 3 stone! :rolleyes:
     
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    poshtotty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We can indeed! Drop dead gorgeous with a low carb cherry on the top!
     
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    It is Dianagrace, I'm surprised the Strawberry & Cream cooler drink didn't effect your bg levels the last time you visited Costa, 18 teaspoons of sugar is a hell of a lot :eek:
     
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    lessci Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's not just Costa, The Starbucks frappicinos and Cooler are as bad. Calorie wise equivelent to a Big Mac Meal for some of them (and I bet the carbs are as bad too)!!!
     
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    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    :depressed::hungover::dead:
     
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    Lightweight.

    I've eaten 200g of Galaxy, in 10 mins, in a hypo feeding frenzy.
    *sigh*
    Those were the days...:rolleyes:

    But of course, that was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.

    I'm a 70% good girl now. Honest. :angelic:
     
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    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Was that when you were surfing the Milky Way? :D
    Having weighed 13 st 3 yesterday and weighing 13 st 5 this morning I could do with a bit of a "boost!" Lol! Since I was good (I generally am as I find it fairly easy to stick to LCHF) and did 21/2 hours exercise yesterday I can only conclude that it must be water retention even though I am drinking loads. We had lentils last night and I always seem to weigh more the next day! Oh well! Weird, huh!
     
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    i don't go to coffee shops anymore or drink beer since my heart attack last year i only drink vodka and diet tonic or black coffee my hospital doctor has told me not to go on a diet as it could effect my kidneys i do have stage 3 kidney disease and must keep my blood sugars over 7.
    As I'm over 18 stone in weight i have gone on a low carb diet and exercise with supervision
     
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    The biggest problem is many people do not realise that fruit juice even when it is made in front of you is terrible for your sugars, because it is juice and not whole fruit the body breaks it down much faster and does not use the sugars to help digest it, these sugars are available straight away and cause a huge rise in blood sugars. The net result is instead of being really healthy it is bad for you if you are diabetic, it could even be contributing to the increase in diabetes
     
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    Just normal tea, that's what I drink.
     
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    lizdeluz Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Possibilities:
    • Peppermint tea, allowed to get nice and cold while you chat or read the paper.
    • Nero's caffe con panna: hot double espresso with icy whipped cream - feels luxurious and you have to spoon up the cream like a dessert, unless you want the cream up your nose or all around your chops (so not good socially or even worse if you're on your own :D:rolleyes::eek: ). But delicious!
    • Or a tall glass of water, fizzy or tap, with a Berocca added from my handbag.
     
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    I usually drink Costa skinny cappochino once every day, it's my daily treat and it doesn't taste the same without a sprinkling of chocolate!
     
  20. Mud Island Dweller

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    my fitness pal is open source anyone can put anything in thats why l dumped the whole app a waste of time.
     
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