|Renal Function (eGFR)||62||67||79||65||greater than 90|
|Albumin/Creatinine Ratio (ACR)||2.5||2.1||1.1||less than 1.0||less than 90|
|HbA1C||75||61||65||55||less than 41|
|Cholesterol/HDL Ratio||-||3.9||4||4.6||less than 4.5|
|Cholesterol||-||3.5||5||4.7||less than 5.0|
|Triglycerides||-||2.7||2.2||1.7||less than 2.0|
|HDL||-||0.9||1.24||1.01||greater than 1.0|
|LDL||-||1.4||2.8||2.9||less than 3.4|
So what does this mean? Well, it means I'm eating really well - I'm aiming for a maximum of 50g of carbohydrates per day, which is reflected in the triglyceride numbers, and the overall HbA1C. I'm not at all worried about the Cholesterol numbers - women in general, and those heading into menopause, need more cholesterol in their bloodstream. Kidney function (eGFR) is normal, with no signs of damage!
Last night I had 1 date (as in a piece of fruit, date). Yep, 1 single date. After dinner result was 10.5! But down to 8.4 in the morning. Haven't been as hungry today, so I'm hoping I'll be sitting at 5ish when I get home.
No diarrhea either. Yay.
So, what am I eating?
Breakfast was a handful of shrimpies cooked in a teaspoon of butter and a dash of iodised salt.
Lunch on Monday: a little bit of roast pork (maybe 50g?), roast pumpkin (maybe 100g?), leftover gravy, and a mandarin. Today was a handful of shrimpies with pumpkin and gravy, plus a mandarin and some grapes.
Dinner last night was a porkchop (rind and all), silverbeet and spinach and carrots. Dinner tonight is roast chicken piece with roasted pumpkin, kumara and carrots.
According to Fitday: I've eaten about 747 calories, 29g fat, 71g carbs, 58g protein.
According to MyFitnessPal: 1000 calories; 40g fat, 71g carbs, 104g protein.
The main thing I see in this is that I've eaten too many carbs - the kumara made the difference.
There were also a couple of cups of 'not-coffee' - dandelion and chicory root with a dollop of lactose free milk or coconut cream, and a dob of butter.
Blood sugars: am 8.4: before dinner 6.3: 1.5 hours after dinner:
I need to eat more green veges, but prices are silly at the moment - zucchini has gone up to $16kg, a tiny cauli is $5. There aren't many other veges I can eat without getting sick. Eww - I know, I could eat some of that disgusting green grass stuff I bought a jar of - blech.
Oh, and remember that 4kg I'd put in a safe place - well, unfortunately I managed to find some of it - back to 72kg :(
I still have to get round to filling in my voting papers. Darn - left them at work.
Hair cut and colour tonight - the colour is fantastic!