So much has been going on since I last showed signs of life!
Let's be clear: I am not a doctor, I'm just very opinionated and outspoken
This is called a ketogenic diet, because you are trying to achieve a state of ketosis, where your body burns fat as a fuel source. And thereby emits ketones in your urine, not to be confused with Ketoacidosis, an extremely dangerous state of insulin deprivation which requires immediate and urgent medical intervention.
I found the internet a bit light on Ketogenic diet info for Type 1 people with diabetes, not to mention vegetarian type 1's, hence my return to this blog.
Since I inject for every carb I eat, I pretty much store every carb I eat.
So I thought I would try, and shed a few pounds.
Also, if memory served, this was similar to Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution for steady blood sugar, so there was some precedent.
The result was strangely enjoyable.
I ate entire avocadoes, full fat cheese, hard boiled eggs, butter!!!!
I injected nothing! Only basal insulin.
I had NO LOWS, not one hypoglycemic incident! (I normally had at least 3 a week)
When I checked my Blood glucose, it was in the 5's or the 7's or even in the 9's
I still did nothing and each pre-meal check found me back below 7.0
SO, that's me
I have experimented with Keto recipes.
I have learned the magic of coconut flour
Stevia and I have become reacquainted, I'll be sharing my recipe findings and experiments as I go.
Oh, and I had no clue what I actually weighed (since I don't own a scale), but when I last checked in for a flight, I climbed on the Air Canada luggage scale and noticed I was down about 8 pounds, (from the weight I thought I was), also, I am presently a happy size 10.
Lastly, Zumba was awesome today!
I wore my new Lululemon leggings...