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Forum: Diabetes 12-13-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
I just read back on some of your older posts that...

I just read back on some of your older posts that you are taking insulin at night. Maybe you are taking too much and that is causing the AM lows. And your doctor took you of the Met. Well, Met...
Forum: Diabetes 12-13-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
Anne, maybe eating the cheese at bedtime will...

Anne, maybe eating the cheese at bedtime will correct the AM lows and you won't need breakfast. I think I would try that first. Or maybe you would just need a small snack instead of a full meal. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-13-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By PACarolsue
Happy Birthday! And a happy Holiday to you, too....

Happy Birthday! And a happy Holiday to you, too. I hope I make it to 78. It's getting close.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-12-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,767
Posted By PACarolsue
You will NOT relapse, Trish. Third time's a...

You will NOT relapse, Trish. Third time's a charm.

You are beautiful!
Forum: JUDDD 12-11-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 963
Posted By PACarolsue
Carly, I just heard about an early AM explosion...

Carly, I just heard about an early AM explosion in a Manhattan subway. I'm not sure where in NY you are, but I hope you and DW are OK and this does not affect you.
Forum: Diabetes 12-10-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
Ronnie, you are very perceptive! I always like...

Ronnie, you are very perceptive! I always like to leave a disclaimer when I give medical opinions so no one can say I led someone down the wrong path. What I post is only MY opinion. LOL
Forum: Diabetes 12-09-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
Susan, most doctors and diabetes educators don't...

Susan, most doctors and diabetes educators don't think along those lines. They are more concerned with what meds you should be taking to control your blood sugar levels, and don't seem to give a...
Forum: Other Plans 12-09-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 35,728
Posted By PACarolsue
I totally agree with your synopsis. I have heard...

I totally agree with your synopsis. I have heard of some people who started their diet at the calorie count recommended to maintain their goal weight. Therefore, they didn't have to continuously...
Forum: Other Plans 12-09-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By PACarolsue
I understand what you were going through, because...

I understand what you were going through, because I have maintained at 200 lbs for 9 years. I try different WOEs but I blame myself because I can't stick to anything long enough to see good results....
Forum: Other Plans 12-08-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By PACarolsue
nawthwoodshuntress, I can see that you are able...

nawthwoodshuntress, I can see that you are able to eat a wide variety of food, and the main thing is, it's working for you. Many on this forum are not accepting of low fat, but I have seen several...
Forum: Other Plans 12-07-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By PACarolsue
Thank you for the very thorough review! It...

Thank you for the very thorough review! It sounds like a great, healthy program and I'm glad to hear you are having such great success with it!
Forum: JUDDD 12-07-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 963
Posted By PACarolsue
Carly, I'm sure that's the difference between New...

Carly, I'm sure that's the difference between New York and my little country PA town. LOL

Back when I was regularly eating donuts they were 35 cents, so you know how long that's been!! Thank...
Forum: Other Plans 12-07-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 35,728
Posted By PACarolsue
Thank you for the responses. Bracelet, I...

Thank you for the responses.

Bracelet, I agree that weight loss often depends on each person's mind set toward it. We are adults and know what we should and shouldn't be doing.

Berta, no...
Forum: Diabetes 12-06-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
I agree with this statement, Anne. I feel that...

I agree with this statement, Anne. I feel that any diabetic, 1 or 2, should limit carbs and only take insulin or meds to control blood sugar beyond that. I really don't understand a few things you...
Forum: JUDDD 12-06-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 963
Posted By PACarolsue
Portia, I love the veggie Christmas tree and...

Portia, I love the veggie Christmas tree and Manorah!
Forum: JUDDD 12-05-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 963
Posted By PACarolsue
Slow, my hands are terrible, too, and for when DH...

Slow, my hands are terrible, too, and for when DH isn't around to help me, I have a Zim Under the Counter Jar Opener. It opens jars of all sizes, even opens the cap on my bottled water. It's a...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 12-05-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By PACarolsue
I have heard about Omega 6 being bad for...

I have heard about Omega 6 being bad for inflammation, but recently I read that skin problems can be due to low Omega 6. I wonder what it has to do with Psoriasis?
Forum: Other Plans 12-05-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By PACarolsue
Out of curiosity, I googled TOPS to see what it...

Out of curiosity, I googled TOPS to see what it was all about and if there is one in my area. Of the 6 that are withing 10 miles, one of them is held at Panera Bread!!! LOL What's wrong with this...
Forum: Other Plans 12-05-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By PACarolsue
Sounds reasonable, but I would have to limit the...

Sounds reasonable, but I would have to limit the starchy food to a very, very small portion.
Forum: Other Plans 12-05-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 35,728
Posted By PACarolsue
I have questions about this new WW plan. There...

I have questions about this new WW plan. There is that list of foods that used to have a points value but now are 0 points. If you were eating those foods before and including them in your points...
Forum: Other Plans 12-05-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By PACarolsue
It seems that some are interested to know where...

It seems that some are interested to know where you found this plan. I, as a diabetic, cannot eat bread or bread products such as pizza, no matter what weight loss plan I follow. It shows up on my...
Forum: Stillman's 12-05-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By PACarolsue
Bratty, your doggie looks the way I feel! LOL

Bratty, your doggie looks the way I feel! LOL
Forum: JUDDD 12-04-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 963
Posted By PACarolsue
I'm marking my spot to get updates. This is a...

I'm marking my spot to get updates. This is a very good thread for inspiration! I didn't lose the 5 lbs I planned to lose by Thanksgiving, but will repeat that goal for year end. My main goal is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-30-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By PACarolsue
This sounds similar to 4 Hour Body, where you do...

This sounds similar to 4 Hour Body, where you do a carb-up day once a week. Works for some. Not for me. 1 carb up day just sets me off.

It is also called the Slow Carb Diet.
Forum: Diabetes 11-30-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By PACarolsue
Carrie Pika, I have been type 2 since 2008, and I...

Carrie Pika, I have been type 2 since 2008, and I still don't understand FBG and the Dawn Phenomenon.

The only advice I have to offer is to keep working on this with diet and exercise. Do...
Forum: JUDDD 11-24-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,061
Posted By PACarolsue
Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. It was...

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. It was definitely an UP day for me! LOL

Carly, so glad to hear DW is home and recouperating.

Slow, hope you are feeling better.

Kissa, so...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-20-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By PACarolsue
I searched for this thread looking for...

I searched for this thread looking for information about cauliflower fried rice. The first time I made it I didn't like it, because the caulirice didn't have the flavor or texture of rice that I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-20-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By PACarolsue
The caulirice and broccoli casserole sounded good...

The caulirice and broccoli casserole sounded good to me, too. I googled and found several recipes, but some included flour. This one does not. I think the cream cheese thickens it. I might try it....
Forum: Thyroid 11-20-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By PACarolsue
I think it was the TSH he was talking about. ...

I think it was the TSH he was talking about. This is her PCP and she recently changed doctors, therefore the updated tests. She has tried to lose weight in the past unsuccessfully, but this time...
Forum: Thyroid 11-19-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By PACarolsue
Question about Levothyroxin

This question is for anyone who might know the answer.

Leo, maybe?

I have a friend who was taking 88 mg of Levo daily. She recently lost 35 lbs. When she went for her bloodwork her doctor...
Forum: Vegetarian 11-18-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,087
Posted By PACarolsue
Hi everyone. I just read this entire thread and...

Hi everyone. I just read this entire thread and am happy to see that you welcome posters who still eat meat. I am dabbling, here. Right now, I don't see myself giving up meat anytime soon, but I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By PACarolsue
I never say never, but I highly doubt if I will...

I never say never, but I highly doubt if I will ever stop eating meat. I have never been able to do Keto, Low Carb High Fat, do not like bacon, and love vegetables. I know there are different...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By PACarolsue
I am keeping an open mind at this point and plan...

I am keeping an open mind at this point and plan on continuing to watch the series because I do want to improve my diabetes. In the second episode it was plain that they are gearing toward a plant...
Forum: Diabetes 11-16-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By PACarolsue
I have only checked blood sugar after exercise a...

I have only checked blood sugar after exercise a couple times, and it was usually a longer workout, like you found. We are encouraged to go for a walk after meals to help lower blood sugar, and that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By PACarolsue
I got the email for episode 2, and then got...

I got the email for episode 2, and then got another email saying they are having technical difficulties. I'm wondering if they are going to be able to offer the whole 9 episodes.

I like the fact...
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By PACarolsue
Ronnie, my blood sugar usually goes up after...

Ronnie, my blood sugar usually goes up after exercise, but it is known to lower glucose levels over time and also lower A1c. I hope this helps for you. Exercising after meals is best I've heard. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By PACarolsue
Thank you for posting this. I signed up and just...

Thank you for posting this. I signed up and just watched the first episode. I am 71 years old, with both heart disease and diabetes, along with obesity, or should I say, brought on by obesity. ...
Forum: Stillman's 11-15-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,096
Posted By PACarolsue
Happy Birthday, Melissa, and congrats on the...

Happy Birthday, Melissa, and congrats on the scale drop!
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
I echo all that Ronnie said and want to add that...

I echo all that Ronnie said and want to add that the Metformin helps control blood sugar, but does not actually lower it the way the Tresiba does.
Forum: Diabetes 11-14-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,253
Posted By PACarolsue
Anne, I think if your GAD test came back normal,...

Anne, I think if your GAD test came back normal, you are not LADA. That's just my opinion. I don't have any medical knowledge. If someone mentioned that you might be 1.5, they were just guessing...
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