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  1. Chic Rustler

    Mysterious chick loses

    meat birds are in the tractor.
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    he ran low last night and continued the trend all day so i pulled out the sweet potatoes! last time the hit like a frieght train and didnt let up til around 3am. hopefully his low trend will be over. dinner tonight was 15 been soup, a large salad, wheat bread toast and a cup of sweet potatoes...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    pecan pie is my jam! ill eat a whole pie in one sitting. lol luckily we dont have them often or i would be type 2. 😆
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    man! now i really want cheesecake!
  5. Chic Rustler

    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    he loves all of them. we havent been having desserts lately because i dont want to push my luck but we will. id love to get recipes. remember we have to count total carbs tho.
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    all they told me was give the kid whatever he wants and dose him accordingly. im aure i will get more education when we go to diabetic class next month. pasta does suck tho. seems it hits about the same time as the NV starts winding down. so when it comes to pasta we try moderation. a little...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    seems the sensor just needed time. its right in the money today. hes still trending high. may need a ratio change but thats for the experts to handle. tonight we had pasta with meat sauce, a salad with lettuce, spinach, cabbage and carrots, amd steamed broccoli. 75 carbs. i tried doesing...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    we arent eligable for a pump for a year and theres good reason for that. we are still learning the basics
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    this CGM has been a nightmare. it made all of our phones alert to high BG. when i tested at 11 it was a little high ao i retested him at 1130 amd it rose 25 points. the poor kid has gotten ao used to getting his fingure pricked he slept right threw it. anyhow so i decided to call the urgent...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    also im not sure if we always wait the whole 15 mins before eating. im gonna start setting a timer.
  11. Chic Rustler

    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    thanks! we are using the dexcom 7. they say sometimes it takes 24 hours for it to get right. i guess we will know tomorrow after he gets home from school. tomorrow is his first day back. we have a meeting with the nurse. she seems to be on top of it. the school menu has a carb count and we...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    along with the log for the childrens hospital ive been keeping my own journal. i record BG, dosing, meals, ect. they say let him eat as much as he wants and dose him for the meal before hand and i did but i gave in today and let him have 2 servings of mac and chz when i knew there wasnt...
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    cooking for a type 1 diabetic

    well it seems we have a type one in the family. now we have to plan meals and calculate carbs. it seems balanced meals with a serving of greens or two, a serving of starch, and then a protein seem to prevent sugar spikes and lows.....but of coarse i have 2 days experience so.. do any of you...
  14. Chic Rustler

    Mysterious chick loses

    doing well. we may have lost one or two but nothing out of the norm. sorry been in the hospital with a kid for a week. havent had much time lately but thats another topic
  15. Chic Rustler

    Scored!

    still have a bunch left. there just arent enough hours in the weekend
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    New from Western Mass

    Hello from Texas. My motto is do what ya can where you can. You would be surprised what people grow in containers on a balcony. Theres also nothing wrong with buying good food from a farmers market and preserving it yourself.
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    Scored!

    we got one bed all but finished. i decided to try a hukleculture bed (sorry not good at german words) threw a bunch of wood and leaves in and started cleaning out coops to fill it the rest of the way with compost. it will be a fun experiment.
  18. Chic Rustler

    Mysterious chick loses

    at this point all i can do is hope for the best. maybe it was just a fluke. its normal to lose 1or2 out of 50.
  19. Chic Rustler

    Mysterious chick loses

    the last pitbull i had killed a couple chickens. i whipped her with a dead chicken and she never touched one again. thats about all i know about dogs and chickens. one of the new chicks died last night and another ia looking sickly. doesnt look good.
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    Mysterious chick loses

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