Bread is a devil. Without even thinking this morning I made toast, consuming another 1/3 of the loaf from last night, warmed a very small portion of split pea with some water added to soothe my throat, and downed a nectarine. 62 grams of carb, I have maxed out my breakfast.
They key point is that I did it without thinking. Diabetics can never eat without thinking. Though just slightly, I went over my max and am not yet satisfied, nor have I even had coffee. Being as my goat milk contains some carbohydrate I am going to have to make coffee wait and have it with a mid morning snack.
I skipped the snack and went right to lunch. An early lunch. The devil bread was calling my name.
I had pulled a package out of the freezer the other day, one of those little foil surprises I make when I have too much of something. Turned out to be a perfect thin slice of beef liver. I sauteed it in butter and put it on the last piece of bread, toasted and finally got my coffee. I needed that coffee. 36 grams of carb and some much needed protein. Due to the liver my B vitamins are off the chart today and now I can proceed with some of the multitude of preparations I need to make for Harlem Hospital.
And I did crave an afternoon snack....I had my 16 grams of carb chicken soup.
Dinner was LATE so I had another cold supper. I had to use up the chicken so instead of making a chicken salad, chunky with lots of mayo, I put the chicken in the food processor with 1/2 an onion and some yogurt and made a spread.
With a few added capers it was delicious.
While I feel as if I was eating all day my caloric intake was pretty low at 1,587.
Nutrition very good, fiber, decent.
More calories and more vegetables will be my goal tomorrow.