Death by Tuna Casserole

I certainly pushed yesterday’s workout to the very limits and of course I am paying for it this morning with sore muscles and joints. But today is Sunday and a day of rest which will give me plenty of time to rest my weary bones. I will continue to feed my body the protein it needs during the course of the day and keep those muscles strong. I will also continue taking the 5 grams of creatine needed to reach a point of complete load after 30 days.

I didn’t mention this earlier but with taking creatine I had two choices. I could have taken 25 grams per day for 7 days and then reduce it to 5 grams, or simply take 5 grams per day for 30 days to reach full load. I chose the second as too much creatine at one time causes digestion problems and that is one thing I certainly want to avoid.

tuna-casseroleWe ended up eating left over tuna casserole for dinner last night and making the choice to finish up all of the leftovers rather than throwing them out I ended up eating way too many carbs late in the day. I woke up in the middle of the night and my left foot felt very itchy and I knew that there might be something wrong. After testing my sugar this morning I quickly discovered that there was definitely something wrong as I was staring down at the number 150 on my test meter. Yea, sometimes it is OK to throw food out rather than gorging yourself on it. I certainly don’t want to see “Cause of Death – Too much Tuna Casserole” on my death certificate.

Blood Sugar- 150, Weight- 184.0

Day of Rest

About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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10 Responses to Death by Tuna Casserole

  1. I know exactly where you are coming from Bill, I hate throwing out food but am learning that weather I eat it of toss it, the outcome is the same, it is gone.

  2. That should have read OR toss it!

  3. Sharron says:

    It looked good though!

  4. BookWriteHer says:

    A fishy tale! Not the right plaice for you. I’ve haddock enough of these childish jokes 😊

  5. geekkat says:

    oh geez….well I can certainly understand where you are coming from “eat it or toss it”. It’s hard to but I am learning too.

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