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  • 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...
  • Dear Dia-BULLY, What a day today has turned out to be! :bigtears: Talk about being stressed to the hilt!!! More so than yesterday. No wonder you had my BGL’s running at the high end of normal, Dia-BULLY! Anyway, unexpected emergency this morning, which lasted all day! :doctor: My bedtime BGL’s...
  • Geordie lass
    Posted by Geordie lass on Jun 20
    Dear Dia-BULLY, I’ve not had such a good day today. :dead: Not your fault at all. I’ve just been stressed due to circumstances that have occurred today! I guess that’s why my BGL’s have been running higher than I like to see them running at. But, I applaud you for not making them spike too high...
  • Dear Dia-BULLY, You continue to be kind to me and work alongside me so that we can have an understanding of one another. I am amazed that we are being good to each other. I really need this to continue. I hate it when you burn me out and cause my BGL’s to spike and drop without warning. I hate...
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