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  1. Okay, so I went to the doctor. They were...

    Okay, so I went to the doctor. They were surprised by my strictness in terms of glucose control. They wanted me 140 or less, 2 hours after eating. I like to keep myself 120 or less, an hour after...
  2. The only reason I'm concerned about the weight is...

    The only reason I'm concerned about the weight is the more weight I carry, the harder it is to control my sugars. I weigh more now than I did at my highest weight while pregnant.

    Dec. 2010- 260#,...
  3. Thank you :) I've poured over kellymom from start...

    Thank you :) I've poured over kellymom from start to finish. My friend is an IBCLC, and that was the first resource she gave me.

    Seriously, you ladies rock. I was so stressed out today. I just...
  4. You were very helpful. I feel less like a...

    You were very helpful. I feel less like a failure, contemplating insulin, knowing others trying to be primal might make that choice...
  5. I haven't eaten anything since before 7pm. I just...

    I haven't eaten anything since before 7pm. I just checked, and my sugars were 161. Any help, starting point, research, or advice would be appreciated.
  6. please help :( breastfeeding, type 2, sugars gone crazy, can't lose weight.

    I am at a lose for words. And I don't know what to do.

    I was doing well, ~90% primal, found out I was pregnant (3/11), and since I'm type 2 diabetic, the high risk doctor said if I didn't follow...
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    One of the reasons I've had SUCH a hard time...

    One of the reasons I've had SUCH a hard time going primal again is the fact that I personally need a lot of carbs right now. I tried to low carb once before, but I'm breastfeeding. I found that...
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    Trying to climb back on the horse.

    I feel so terrible. I'm 20 pounds higher than I was while pregnant, and baby Gracie is 8 months old. I was told by everyone that the weight would FLY off while breastfeeding. Not in my case.

    We're...
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    So, it turns out

    I'm definitely pregnant. We got the BFP on 3/20. I stayed primal throughout the first trimester, and had NO morning sickness. And then I got referred to the Sweet Success program (for diabetic...
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    That is EXACTLY what I want. But since I'm...

    That is EXACTLY what I want. But since I'm diabetic, I'm sticking with more veggies, some fruit, lots of eggs.



    Any meat. I can just look at it, and throw up in my mouth. I feel bad for my dad...
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    Oh ladies, thank you so much! I almost cried...

    Oh ladies, thank you so much! I almost cried yesterday. My dad cooked me a delicious steak, or so I was told. But I was like OHH GOD, not gonna happen.
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    Meat makes me ill lately.

    I hope this is in the right spot; I just (got married and) pregnant, and I'm about a month along. But lately, every time I walk by meat, try to eat it, smell it, hear it cooking, I literally throw...
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    Ever seen a laptop light on fire? I have. That's...

    Ever seen a laptop light on fire? I have. That's why I haven't been here in ages.

    Wimpy update: I'm doing alright, I'm down to 196 (wooo! I made it to my first goal and didn't even know it!) and I...
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    2/5/11 B: Didn't. L: Sushi :/ I know. But I...

    2/5/11

    B: Didn't.
    L: Sushi :/ I know. But I did scrape off some rice!
    D: Soup. Favorite soup! Ham, green beans, and red potatoes. Less potatoes, more ham. It was a delicious trade off.
    ...
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    2/4/11

    B:1/2 can coconut milk
    1 c mixed berries
    1/3 c flax seed
    2 tsp cocoa
    1 c water
    Ice

    L: lamb chops with lemon, olive oil, rosemary.
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    I used to eat 6 small, "conventionally" sound...

    I used to eat 6 small, "conventionally" sound meals, because I got diagnosed with Type II diabetes. And then I switched to primal. Somedays I skip breakfast and have two big meals, or have 3...
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    2/3/11

    B: Half of a delicious ass smoothie.
    1 c blueberries
    1/3 c flax seed
    1 tbsp cocoa
    1 c full fat coconut milk
    3 ice cubes

    1 salmon patty:
    ground up nut blend...
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    2/2/11

    B: Fasted. Felt amazing during my cardio class.
    L: Big Fat Effin' Cheat.
    Indian food. Chicken Tika Masala.
    Naan.
    I know. But I wholeheartedly think it was worth it.
    D: Cubed steaks pan...
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    2/1/11

    Okay, let's try this again.

    The first of every month I will:
    1. Set an attainable goal.
    2. Post measurements.

    Daily:
    1. Food intake.
    2. Exercise log.
    3. Vent, if needed.
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    I love! the mark down bin. Today I bought a huge...

    I love! the mark down bin. Today I bought a huge beef roast for 11 dollars. Like a 16 pound roast. For 11 dollars. YESSSSSS.

    Chicken breasts are actually one of the most expensive things in my...
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    When I do an IF, it's usually from 8pm to around...

    When I do an IF, it's usually from 8pm to around noon. I did that today, and I normally feel fine. If I don't get lunch, I get SO crabby, but after my body gets over being hungry, usually around 8am,...
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    I completely agree, but since everyone now knows...

    I completely agree, but since everyone now knows that I'm ridiculously poor-- I go to a free clinic. If I want to see her, I have to take what I'm offered. I've already been going 80% primal, but I'm...
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    My fasting sugars are 120-140's, pre dinner...

    My fasting sugars are 120-140's, pre dinner numbers are anywhere from 101-130's, USUALLY around 120-125. I have a few higher ones and lower ones, depending on how much I did during the day.
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    *Drool* How could a girl bribe these recipes out...

    *Drool* How could a girl bribe these recipes out of you?
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    Thank you for all the responses! I was unsure...

    Thank you for all the responses!

    I was unsure about the beans; I had read many conflicting posts, so that may be an option. I make a mean 15 bean soup, and my grandma has always soaked her beans...
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