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    Islandgirl where are you?
    colesmom63 posted:
    I have been trying to get with you to set up a carb/sugar buddy system. My sugars hae been really bad lately and was seeking you out. If you are out there please let me know. Sheri
    flutetooter responded:
    Learn to be your own "lighthouse" to keep you from crashing into dangers. This was the main theme of a memorable book I read called "Half Empty or Half Full". Even though it sounds silly, imagine a telephone call to and from yourself. It could go something like this "Sheri, I feel like snarfing down a whole donut. Things are just hectic here today. Reply "Wait a few minutes, Sheri, while you walk around in the house while you're talking to me and then go check the fridge for some celery sticks with peanut butter and a glass of water."

    Suggestion #2 - Do some plan ahead shopping for fresh veggies to keep chopped up or in strips for hunger emergencies. I also keep strips of cooked chicken breast or low sodium (if possible) deli chicken or turkey slices, and string cheese and nuts to add to any carbs I eat. That makes the sugars go into the body slower, last longer, and prevent highs and lows.
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