Hey all. I have been reflecting for the past few days about my previous posts. I think I make it sound too easy. Yes, I can have a little of what I want. I hav have a baked potato with chilly on it. I can have a couple special K bars. They are really good and only 90 callories. Whatever… And this morning my fasting was still only 121. But I didn't start out that way. And I still have to adjust. No more apple cider, for instance. Anyway, what I'm thinking is that if Rick wants lower fasting bs. he's got to just completely or as close to completely as possible, give up the carbs for a while. If not give them up, cut them way down. When fasting is low for me, a potato doesn't change it. But if my fasting is above 150, I leave all that stuff alone. I would just say cut everything down. If you are used to having a whole bagle, try just a half. There are times with even the lower carb breads I have to only have one piece of toast instead of two. Also remember that fruits have high sugar. So maybe just one Strawberries are good. Grapes are not, not when your fasting is really high. I'd just say think more meat and vegetables and less carbs. Way less. But still figure in for a treat every once in a while, as nobody is going to be perfect all the time. I hope this helps and that you're already well on your way to lowering your blood sugar.
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