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  • LindsayJane
    Posted by LindsayJane on May 21
    I'm going to plant out my runner beans, marrows and French beans.... Today I've been cleaning and painting the studios at uni ready for the end of year exhibition.... I'm covered in white emulsion.
  • Hello clavicles! My! It's been a while! Long time no see!
  • Friday 26 April 2019. Had a GP appointment, just a routine asthma check, had gone for some bloods a few weeks previously - GP said last time I saw him that as I hadn't had any bloods done for over 10 years, he thought I should just have a few routine checks as I had reached my 60th...
  • KookieMunchster
    Posted by KookieMunchster on May 16
    It's been 80 days since my diagnosis and the results of my latest HBA1C test is... "Normal for a non diabetic person" :joyful: In specifics : They read my Fructasamine levels because of my blood mutation which is 241 and registers as < than 42mmol. At diagnosis my HBA1C was 55 mmol/mol. I'm...
  • This intrigues me and so I bought some to try. Not exactly sure what I'll make with it, was thinking spaghetti perhaps! [IMG] [IMG]
  • LindsayJane
    Posted by LindsayJane on May 16
    The pigeons have helped themselves to my brassicas!! Battle lines are now drawn up: more bunting, fish on sticks that flap in the breeze and a protective mesh tunnel should see the little blighters off. I will have home grown brussels this Christmas!
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on May 15
    Off the metformin!!!! Abdominal paid has almost completely gone I feel great. Admittedly I am having to really watch my carb intake and drink a lot of water but by levels are so much better - consistently and then something amazing happened. I feel better. I feel happier. I feel awesome and its...
  • LindsayJane
    Posted by LindsayJane on May 14
    No gardening today - I've nearly finished this year's uni work! Got the results back for my essay and am pleased to say I was awarded a distinction - which surprised me no end because I knew there were faults and failures in my argument (they must have been well researched faults and...
  • Hello all I joined a few days ago, having been recently diagnosed with Type 2. Briefly, the quality of the staff, and the responses from the members are top notch-they get a "A". The web page itself, however, I find old fashioned, and very busy with all kinds of hidden buttons and drop down...
  • KookieMunchster
    Posted by KookieMunchster on May 10
    My hands and feet are always cold these days - icy even. But I do notice that when I've had a little too much carbs in my diet, they stop being so cold. How curious metabolism is...
  • Sean01
    Posted by Sean01 on May 10
    I'm now on Day 2 of Jardiance (empagliflozin) Up four time in the night to go for a wee. I've been told to drink a lot more water to keep the kidney flush die to the way in which this new drug deals with excess glucose. I may be peeing out liquid candy for a day or two. Following on from my...
  • So I'm using a variety of exercises for my fitness regime now. I always start with isometrics, as these are good for blood pressure reduction. At one time these were considered bad for diabetics as it was thought that they put a lot of strain on the vascular system. However, although this is...
  • poemagraphic
    Posted by poemagraphic on May 6
    Little lost ant can’t find his way home As over the carpet and floor tiles he roams Amnesia overcomes him from a bump on the head As a crumb falls from the table from a giant loaf of bread Po
  • LindsayJane
    Posted by LindsayJane on May 6
    It's 50 paces from the centre of my plot to the stream and 50 paces back again. I filled 10 watering cans today so that's a minimum of 1000 paces just to do the watering. But everything is looking healthy, the slugs and snails are scowling at me, held back by a barrier of slug pellets and...
  • I need to get out there and do some digging but am currently relaxing in a 2 x CWC morning (they don't happen often and are cherished whenever the opportunity arises). I will get dressed, honestly I will,
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