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  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 17
    So pleased to have found somewhere that I can get insurance with a pick up service included for my scooter .. that will be such a relief to know that if I break down I won't be left stranded. Went to the activities room this afternoon for some more prep for the fete but nothing much else to do...
  • have been using the freestyle from Abbot now for the past 6 months and I’ve got to say it’s so much better than sticking my finger all the time I have type 2 diabetes and so I have to buy my sensors myself which cost me just over £48 with vat off and only lasts 14 days which to me seems a bit...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 16
    We had a pamper session this morning so I went to have my nails done which is just a bit of nail varnish put on them. Then this afternoon we all got together to prepare for the upcoming fete next week .. first of all folding the tombola tickets and then putting prices on the items which had been...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 15
    My counsellor came today and I was able to have a good chat about the things that were troubling me and it always helps me which is great. I find that she has such an insight which is of course all due to the training she has had and I am so relieved by it. I went to the cafe for a cuppa as...
  • anna.chalk
    Posted by anna.chalk on Jul 15
    Hi everyone I have had horrendous stomach problems the last few months and wonder if it could be the Metformin playjng up again?? Been told I need an endoscopy but when I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 could not take Metformin & was eventually was put on slow release 2 x 500mg. Which is...
  • anna.chalk
    Posted by anna.chalk on Jul 15
    Hi everyone I have had horrendous stomach problems the last few months and wonder if it could be the Metformin playjng up again?? Been told I need an endoscopy but when I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 could not take Metformin & was eventually was put on slow release 2 x 500mg. Which is...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 14
    I had a lovely day out with my niece and her daughter who took me to a garden centre where we had a look round as they have a beautiful collection of garden ornaments and other things. Then we visited my sister who I haven't seen for quite some time and finished off by having a meal at a very...
  • The day was a bit of a disaster .. I had waited all morning for the nurse to come to take some blood and no show .. considering that I had been told twice the previous day! I did go to the lounge in the afternoon for a game of bocce and my neighbour was there too who I haven't seen for a while...
  • LindsayJane
    Posted by LindsayJane on Jul 12
    Put in 2 hours of weed pulling and general tidying this morning much earlier than normal because I didn't sleep well last night and was up at the crack of dawn. We've rather been neglecting the allotment lately but there was no real harm done - rather a lot of weeds but the soil is good and...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 11
    Lost track of which day it is :( I went to Sainsbury to do some shopping and meet my friend to have a cuppa and a chat which was really nice although I had to get up a bit earlier than usual as the Door to Door service could only pick me up at that time.. however, I did have a good time and...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 9
    Yesterday was a bit hectic and so was my diet! Unfortunately one of my grandson's had been found dead and I posted some comments about this on a forum where it wouldn't have been read by any of my family but a woman who was an online friend to one of my daughters mentioned this to her causing...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 7
    So far I have been very good and kept to the right amount of calories etc. . now I have just some supper to eat and perhaps a drink .. count and details Breakfast - 2 Shredded Wheat - SS Milk 120ml - 1 dessertspoonful honey Dinner - 1 Mini pork pie Snack - Egg Custard tart Dinner - 5 Fish...
  • foxglove
    Posted by foxglove on Jul 6
    After many years of being diabetic and not being particularly bothered about it I am now going to investigate the situation and hopefully set up a proper diet etc. The reason for this being that I have seen how this can affect people who haven't and the outcome. First of all what is the best...
  • I had planned to spend at least 2 hours on the allotment today, pulling up a few weeds, listening to the birdies singing their little beaks off but an unexpected payment taken from my account by the dear folk at Council Tax - nearly £500 - no warning - nothing left in my bank account because of...
  • Dear Dia-BULLY, So, today has been quite an uneventful day, thank you Dia-BULLY. But, my BGL’s have been high all day. Higher than where I would like them to be. What gives Dia-BULLY??:banghead::banghead: My bedtime BGL’s last night were sitting at 11.8mmol/L. Did a correction of 1.7u as well...
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