cpmodem's Journal, 22 July 2012

Pretty good week in that I lost 3 lbs :-) Seemed to have gained some ground on the BM problems of prior weeks by upping my fiber intake. I try for 30g/day and generally get it, even if I have to do it with Metamucil and flaxseed.

Getting pretty close on my basal rates even though I have had a few days of high average BGs this past week and a few hypo incidents, I believe I am arriving at a solution (finally). I believe (at this time) that my major determinator of high overnight fasting BGs (ie: Dawn phenomenon)is too much protein at late supper mealtimes. Keeping carbs at ~12g and protein at < 6 oz has, so far, been a great strategy for waking with normal BG's (mid 80's) after a night of flat readings on the CGM (constant glucose monitor).

Just ate a bfast with 5g carbs, 30g protein, 20g fat, and 15g fiber. That's 9% carbs, 54% protein, 36% fat. We'll see what that does to my CGM reading over the next 5-6 hours (heh hehheh). Also had a nice cup of fresh ground Kona Joe coffee with Torani SF brown sugar and cinnamon syrup and heavy cream. Yummmmn!

Total weight lost in 6 weeks on Atkins is 17.5 lbs. 20 to go to goal. 26% body fat according to the Omeron. My goal is to get under 20%. If I lose all fat on my way to 189#, I should be at appx 18%.
208.5 lb Lost so far: 45.5 lb.    Still to go: 24.5 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 22 July 2012:
1993 kcal Fat: 137.49g | Prot: 138.34g | Carb: 55.11g.   Breakfast: Fage, Metamucil, Bacon. Lunch: Metamucil, Hillshire Farms Oven Roasted Turkey, Pepper Jack Cheese Tillamook. Dinner: Flaxseed, Cream Cheese, Cauliflower, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Kraft Mayonnaise. more...
2304 kcal Activities & Exercise: Resting - 16 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet Atkins   losing 3.0 lb a week

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