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Diabetics R Us

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by archersuz, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. heh

    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Alan's had his op, we're back home. He can't drive for 24 hours or drink alcohol but has to keep getting up and moving about.
     
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Now, hang on. With the threat of Brexit hanging over us I'm not willing to be a diabetics mule and not be allowed back into mainland Europe if we get caught :hilarious:
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Expert

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    I lived in Sandwich for a few years was stationed at RAF Manston .my son was born at Margate hospital.

    I however like some others here was born and bread in Scouser Land.
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was born and bred on the Wirral :)
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Hope all went well x
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Another one for for scouers reunited anymore of us and we will be able to start our own thread
     
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    AdamJames Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You can add me to the born and bred in Scouser Land list.

    I'm not sure I'm brave enough to start a "Scousers R Us" thread though :)
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    My husband spent 3 years there, at university. Me? I am Lancashire born and bred. Apart from a sojourn in Derbyshire whilst at college and a year or two following, I have always lived in Lancashire.
     
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    #209 Bluetit1802, Jun 15, 2018 at 5:39 PM
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We live in one of the houses that used to be RAF Sandwich
     
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Picture of Sandwich Quay this afternoon
    20180615_142449.jpg
     
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    He's fine thanks, just taken some painkillers. We went for a walk to Sandwich Quay which is about 200m from our house.
     
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    My brother in law lives on the Wirral he is a member of the Wirral Symphonic Wind Band one of this lot.
    Wirral Symphonic Wind Band.jpg
     
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    Takes me back was a lovely place to live we were in married quarters in Sandwich.
     
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    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    One of the semis?
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Sailing was great today , group is wonderful to sail and have fun with, and their cooking is delicious! They arrived between 8 and 9.30 yesterday night and cooked pizza and salad from scratch. So we had dinner at 11.30 and I somehow managed to keep my bg in the green zone :)
    This morning we set sail first and had breakfast on the water, Greek yoghurt with a very little fruit to nudge up bg after setting sail. Perfect. Lunch was around 3.30, freshly made gazpacho, freshly baked bread and olives. Guessed insulin dose. The white bread in the gazpacho compensated nicely for my winning action with the pizza last night and I shot up higher than I've ever been in the last three months, corrected and then we proceeded to change sails, gybe and tack, leaving me with an arrow straight down on my libre and going below 5 with a downward arrow by the time we reached the harbour where we had to tack, lower sails and moore the ship all at the same time as we didn't want to use the motor.
    All the more interesting with an impending hypo , but I had instructed the guests very well about how to work the ship and informed my skipper it could happen that he may have only the guests to work with.
    Turned out perfect at 5.1 , so never mind the spike before.
    In half an hour I may try my hand at injecting for risotto. Wish me luck!
     
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    If my memory serves me well, yes in one of the semi's

    After leaving the RAF we had a motor caravan and went back to Sandwich for a visit where we parked up at one point is on the Quay shown in your photo.
     
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  18. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    I, too, was born and bred in Liverpool. I grew up in Stoney Croft (near Old Swan) and left the Pool in my early twenties. I have lived in Yorkshire since then and consider myself a Yorkie but with a lovely rounded Scouse accent. I would love to start a thread entitled 'Desperate Scousewives' just like the radio programme. :)
     
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    You were just down the road from me. My school bus (remember the 68?) went along Green Lane so I passed there most days of the week.

    Oh, the memories. Kwik Save on the corner of Green Lane, Lister Drive swimming pool, Newsham Park, jumpers for goalposts...

    I also headed east at about 20, to study in Sheffield.
     
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    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    I taught my eldest to swim in Lister Drive Baths. Did you ever go to the Silver Blades Ice Rink?
     
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