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  2. adiantum

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    8 It is the chocolate festival but I dont believe I ate that much for such a spanking
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  4. Kit

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    I made something very much like that last night, only with pork chops. It turned out pretty good but needs modifications.
  5. ran23

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    110 this rainy morning. clear skies due in an hour, ? walking I guess soon.
  6. meyery2k

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    @Kit - Jinx! You owe me this... https://gimmedelicious.com/2019/03/16/creamy-garlic-mushroom-chicken/?fbclid=IwAR0N5u6DtmfU5XzZYR5nEekCcVcXgMLE0KY1XRUBnZrgh2TMPNg_7KguK3U Today looks like a great day for riding. Still undecided on where to go. I will bring 3 bottles of water and 2 spare tubes, my annual park pass to avoid the $25 entrance fee to the volcano park if I end up there, and see where my legs and brain take me. The rest of me is just along for the ride
  7. TX_Clint

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    103 today
  8. FunDad62

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    125
  9. Diana_CT

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    117 Yesterday was the first day that the temp broke 80F (27C) and overnight it was in the upper 60s (16C) and today it is raining for my drive up to Cape Cod.
  10. dowling gram

    A question for the ladies here....

    Hammer--Welcoming a new life into this world is a joyous occasion for most people but you can't trust videos to give the true story. I'd say that if you know you are being filmed most of it is a show and not real life. Do pregnant women cry--yes. Her hormones are raging and her emotions are close to the surface. Do husbands get that stunned look--occasionally. Not every couple gets pregnant on the first try. Some people have to wait months or even years for that joyous news and when it finally happens emotions are high. We waited 4 years to get the news. On the way home from the doctors office it felt like my heart was beating outside my body and dancing on the hood of the car. When I told my husband he wasn't stunned. He just got that goofy grin of his and hugged me like there was no tomorrow. When we told our families they were happy for us and some may have cried happy tears. I can't remember but it was nothing like you see on those videos
  11. adiantum

    A question for the ladies here....

    Maybe Youtube videos show some women cry but its certainly not all. OK my eyes drip tears on occasions, but its something very moving for that to happen.. like a very disabled young person or someone with Downes etc get employment. I do not get excited over the announcement of a pregnancy. This world is over populated as it is & the planet cant feed everyone. I cant imagine the horrible future a child could have when a wold of peace is not guaranteed. I guess we cant generalize.
  12. Hammer

    A question for the ladies here....

    Another question that I have....watching more Youtube videos of people announcing to their friends or relatives, that they are having a baby, the women all start screaming, jumping up and down, and start crying, while the men in the videos just smile and say congratulations. When do the women act like lunatics when they hear this announcement? I don't get it, I mean, women get pregnant every day, so why are these pregnancy announcements making these women act crazy? As a second part to this, when the wife tells the husband that she is pregnant, he is stunned....I mean, did they use birth control? If not, then what did he think was going to happen? It comes across to me as if, "We have never used birth control and now my wife is pregnant? I can't believe it!" REALLY? I can believe it! While I enjoy watching all types of videos, videos of this type make me wonder why these people are reacting this way? (maybe it's because I feel little in the way of emotions, so I can't understand how other people feel when they experience things like this.)
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  14. Hammer

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    I woke up early this morning to a 46 (2.55) so I ate some glucose tablets and went back to bed. I woke up hours later and I was at 86 (4.78), so I'm not sure which numbers to use, since the 46 is what woke me up, and I wasn't ready to get up and stay up at that time of the morning.....so maybe the 86?☺️
  15. adiantum

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    8 ooops..that'd be birthday cake. FunDad, those meds are eventually pee'd out & end up in our rivers,lakes & ocean. There was real concern that Metformin was found in Lake Michigan in such high numbers that it was even in the fish. WE are killing our planet.
  16. ran23

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    104 this morning, and 106 after breakfast. may be a good day.
  17. Kit

    I’m back, head hanging in shame.

    Dawn Phenomena is an utter pain. It seems there are a lot of variations here, but a small snack at bed time used to help mine. I don't get DP like I used to, but a small handful of nuts or bit of cheese right as I was heading to bed seemed to help a lot when I did. Some people will take a shot of some hard alcohol before bed with the idea that the liver will be too busy processing the alcohol that it won't have time to dump. Oh, and then you can also have liver dumps in the morning after waking up. I estimate I have around a half hour from the time I get up to eat. If I go outside of that window, I will get a liver dump. I read recently about the release of cortisol into our systems (separate from the DP dump earlier), another way the body has to make sure we have the energy to find food. Eating as soon as possible can stop that process from happening. It does mean the more time consuming breakfast meals I make get eaten for lunch or dinner (breakfast for dinner is a personal favorite). My morning meals are usually quick and simple. I rarely do something more complex than a quick scramble.
  18. Kit

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    102 I take complete ownership of this one. I had a horrible case of the munchies last night and ate way too many coconut flakes and almonds.
  19. Diana_CT

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    112 this morning.
  20. Mamarc

    I’m back, head hanging in shame.

    Updating: I’ve been using my meter frequently, to figure out which foods spike my bg, and when it runs high. I’ve got a dawn phenomenon big time. It goes down after I eat a somewhat fatty breakfast like eggs with cheese. Walking a bit more, and had much better bg overall on the days I took just a mile walk. I need to do that more now that spring is here, and walk without the dog at least once a day. It’s not exactly exercise with him. Any strategies to manage dawn phenomenon?
  21. FunDad62

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    101 I was at the drug store the other day waiting on a prescription to be filled. As I sat there watching people picking up their meds, and watching the four people plus the pharmacist behind the counter working their tails off filling orders and looking at all the medicine on the shelves and thinking about the thousands of drug stores across the country. It's incredible the amount of medication handed out. Sad really. But thankful we have it.
  22. ShottleBop

    Low Carb Daily Diet.....

    Thursday, April 18: 5:38 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 104 Breakfast: avocado, Carbmaster lemon yogurt, Southern greens blend 11:50 AM (before lunch): 103 Lunch: salad (pepperoni, monterey jack, lettuce, mayo), Trader Joe's handful dry roasted almonds 7:36 PM (before dinner): 94 Dinner: toppings off two slices of pizza, Carbmaster blueberry muffin yogurt, Enlightened mint fudge swirl ice cream bar 9:24 PM: 127 [!!] Then snack: toppings off two more slices of pizza (throwing caution to the wind), 1 oz. Irish whiskey. Average for the day: 107 Macronutrients: 79 grams carbs (26 grams fiber), 144 grams fat, 98 grams protein Calories: 2,009
  23. adiantum

    A Thread For Humor

    A blonde man is in the bathroom and his wife shouts: "Did you find the shampoo?" He answers, "Yes, but I'm not sure what to do... it's for dry hair, and I've just wet mine" ----------------------------------- A blonde man spies a letter lying on his doormat. It says on the envelope "DO NOT BEND ". He spends the next 2 hours trying to figure out how to pick it up. ----------------------------------- A blonde man shouts frantically into the phone, "My wife is pregnant and her contractions are only two minutes apart!" "Is this her first child?" asks the Doctor. "No!" he shouts, "this is her husband!" ----------------------------------- A blonde man is in jail, the guard looks in his cell and sees him hanging by his feet. "Just WHAT are you doing?" he asks. "Hanging myself," the blonde replies. "The rope should be around your neck" says the guard. "I tried that," he replies, "but then I couldn't breathe." ------------------------------------ An Italian tourist asks a blonde man: "Why do scuba divers always fall backwards off their boats?" To which the blonde man replies: "If they fell forward, they'd still be in the boat." ------------------------------------ A friend told the blonde man: "Christmas is on a Friday this year." The blonde man then said, "Let's hope it's not the 13th." ------------------------------------ Two blonde men find three grenades, and they decide to take them to a police station. One asked: "What if one explodes before we get there?" The other says: "We'll lie and say we only found two." ------------------------------------ A woman phoned her blonde male neighbor and said: "Close your curtains the next time you and your wife are having sex. The whole street was watching you yesterday." To which the blonde man replied: "Well the joke's on all of you because I wasn't even at home yesterday!
  24. Hammer

    A Thread For Humor

    I was at the dentist's office today, and they had some magazines there to read, so I grabbed a Reader's Digest, which I haven't read in many years, and I went straight to the "Laughter is the best medicine" section. Two things that I liked were these...."I have been able to keep to my New Year's resolution of making sure that I don't have sex with a Victoria's Secret lingerie model." The second one was, "those car commercials have grossly overestimated the time I spend driving in deserts and snow covered mountainous areas."
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  26. Hammer

    2019 Morning Fasting BG Readings

    A 71 (3.94) today.
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