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Am I a junkie?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by searley, May 9, 2021.

  1. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    I live on my own so I get used to seeing and accepting thing in my home that others might think odd

    Today is ‘medication day’ as I call it so have all my stuff ready

    So I have an unexpected visitor.. invite them in.. they look at my coffee table and ask if I’m a junkie.. must have thought I had a good night last night

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  2. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Yep, "Trainspotting."

    I was caught out & tagged a junkie at college.

    Like your coffee table, though. :)
     
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  3. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    I like it it’s a chest on wheels

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  4. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Nice lab.... :)
     
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  5. urbanracer

    urbanracer Type 1 · Expert
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    @searley Forget the junkie stuff! Do you have a book about WD40?
     
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  6. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    No it’s a ceramic coaster

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  7. Grant_Vicat

    Grant_Vicat Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    It was my nickname at my senior school!
     
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  8. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Used to use those syringes as water pistols.
    WD40 the cure for everything. Almost as good as coconut oil.
     
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  9. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Now i see the potential for rigging up some sort of mechanism to hide your gear on the next raid. (sorry "visitor.")
    Just hit a switch & the top flips stowing your stuff discreetly out of sight?

    A little like the prohibition "Speakeasy's" in 1920s US.. ;)
     
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  10. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    No that’s for the assault rifle!
     
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  11. Juicyj

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    You’ve just reminded me - I have a squeaky door..
     
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  12. Ushthetaff

    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep I was known as “ main liner “ when I was apprentice ,
     
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  13. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    My preference is Litium grease. Especially on older automotive doors? The check strap can seem to protest on movement.?
     
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  14. searley

    searley Type 1 · Moderator
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    I am I fully qualified master locksmith if 23 years.. and I know what’s preferred in the trade :)
     
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  15. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    This bottle has about the same qualifications as WD40, and it's my go to for a more festive hypo. They should add this use to the list to sell more, I think :hilarious:.
    Yes, I's alcohol, but a small sip is enough to treat a hypo so it works well :)

    The label says:
    "Stops squeaks
    Drives out moisture
    Removes and protects
    Loosens what is stuck
    Frees sticky brains
    Loosens the tongue"

    Wonder where they stole that!

    I got the bottle gifted by a non-D friend, which puzzled me, as obviously it's not something I can drink, really.
    Turned out I had vastly underestimated her. When I told her I liked the gesture, but well, diabetes, she answered: "Oh, you just wait for your next hypo and then you'll understand why this is a perfect present".

    It's definitely one of the most thoughtful things someone did for me regarding my diabetes!

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  16. Riva_Roxaban

    Riva_Roxaban Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have used WD40 to revive a worn out dot matrix printer ribbon to finish a printout years ago.
     
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  17. Ushthetaff

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    WD40 the ultimate lube .....oerrr missus
     
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  18. annliggins

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    #18 annliggins, May 12, 2021 at 9:47 PM
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    Correct a cure for everything EXCEPT diabetes
     
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