Another one of my many trouble areas is that I do almost everything I can to avoid actually measure or weigh any of my foods. This includes depending heavily on pre-packaged, already measured foods, also just SWAG or LADCS bolusing. Pretty much whatever it takes to not weigh or measure my food. It's not that I don't know how - I'm comfortable with the tools of the trade, … [Read more...] about I Hate Measuring Food!
I got my delivery of Girl Scout Cookies today!! And for the record, one sleeve of Thin Mints is 90 grams of carbs and 700 calories. I've been trying to give them away all day, but I must admit that a fair number have found their way into my mouth... … [Read more...] about Special Delivery!
You would all be proud of me. I tried something new for breakfast the other day. I had a serving of scrambled "Egg Beaters" (basically egg whites), with one slice of american cheese (the heavily processed variety), in a whole wheat pita bread. Total carbs? About 13 grams. How was it? It was just Ok - tasted very "eggy" (duh!), which is a taste I'm not crazy on, but … [Read more...] about To Be Proud Of
I think for many of us, we know the truth, but may not be willing to face the truth. I think this is certainly the case for me in looking at my (lack of) "Nutritional Habits". I talked to my Endo about this, and he handed me a card. It said "Nutrition Counseling Services" and had a name scribbled on the back of it. He said that this dietician is very knowledgeable with … [Read more...] about The Card Says "Nutrition Counseling Services"…
I sometimes hate dealing with food. If I didn't eat anything, ever, my blood sugars would be rock solid, and stable as ever all day. Then I'd die of starvation of course! I think that most of my troubles with food comes from the fact that I'm not honest with myself about the serving sizes. The serving sizes on many food items are so incredibly unrealistic! For example, … [Read more...] about Why Does Food Suck?