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Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Giverny, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. bbnicola

    bbnicola Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hope you enjoy reading this. I was diagnosed with T2 beginning of this year and still trying to get used to it.


    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Nicola
    - How old are you?
    45
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    Uk
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
    - Are you religious?
    Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Fun loving, clumsy, helpful
    - Do you have any pets?
    No
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Tattoo on shoulder blade
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands
    Elvis Presley, mainly 60's music
    - What is your favourite flag?
    The Jersey Flag
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes, first time this month
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Not many, not good at travelling
    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes I am a Senior Trust Administrator
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My hair
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My body
     
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    Safetyman Type 2 · Newbie

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    Mike
     
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    John Holstead Type 2 · Newbie

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  4. oldoaktree

    oldoaktree Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name? I am Dave
    - How old are you? 43
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Stoke on Trent
    - Are you religious? Very open minded
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Curious, Cynical Adventurous
    - Do you have any pets? Yes 1 dog ,no more please
    - Microsoft or Apple? totally not bothered
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I like the Moto GP and the motorcycle road racing
    - Do you get angry easily? NO, WHY DID YOU ASK SUCH A SILLY QUESTION!!!!!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? no
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Simple Minds, Martyn Joseph not that much into music
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? 80s rubbish
    - What is your favourite flag? Tibetan
    - Ever gone camping? yes Staple family holiday choice
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? no
    - Which countries have you visited? Most of Europe, USA, and Morocco
    - Favourite city? Sarajevo
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Don't really watch TV, but will have a go at The Chase when I'm lighting the fire
    - List your five favourite films. British ganster flicks
    - Are you wealthy? Enough to live and keep the family in clothes
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Arboriculturist (basically a tree expert)
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Arboriculture
    - What do you like most about yourself? I'm me own bloke.
    - What do you like least about yourself? I appear to be falling apart
     
  5. cineman

    cineman Type 2 · Active Member

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    I was going to put a photo of the Eiffel Tower here, but that's just daft, so I won't. You'll just have to make do with my profile one.
    - What is your name? Gilbert. Weird, I know.
    - How old are you? 55
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Norfolk
    - Are you religious? Yes, a bit, but I'm also a scientist who doesn't try to 'kill' God
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Different. Perfectionist. Grammer nerd.
    - Do you have any pets? Yes. By association
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft all the way. Apples give me wind.
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Running. Used to myself.
    - Do you get angry easily? YES! Of course I do!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Ella Eyre. Paolo Nutini. Sia. Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Evanescence.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Anything & everything
    - What is your favourite flag? Dutch, as I am half dutch. Also, It looks like that three-layered cake, yummy!
    - Ever gone camping? Yes. Many times, here & abroad
    - Ever been in love? I think that's what it was
    - Ever used fake tan? Don't be daft
    - Which countries have you visited? England. Northern Ireland. Belgium. The Netherlands. Germany. Spain
    - Favourite city? Prague or Florence. Never been to either. Best one I've ever been to? Amsterdam
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Fringe. Star Trek. Mad Men. Dead Like Me. Penny Dreadful
    - List your five favourite films. Oblivion. Hunger Games series. Divergent series. Any Comic book movie. Star Wars 1-6 only. (The rest aren't 'real').
    - Are you wealthy? Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Only when I've been oiled. Carer to disabled partner (not paid)
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Writing. Creative Writing. Magazine Writing (journalism). Audio-visual stuff. Film Sound. Audio Engineering
    - What do you like most about yourself? Nothing much, except my determination, as in 'If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well'.
    - What do you like least about yourself? My anger
     
  6. citytillidie

    citytillidie Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name: MARTIN
    - How old are you 47
    - Are you male or female MALE
    - Which country are you from ENGLAND
    - Which city/area do you live in MANCHESTER
    - Are you religious AETHEIST
    - Pick three words to describe your personality SARCASTIC WITTY & DRY
    - Do you have any pets 2 CHILDREN
    - Microsoft or Apple SINCLAIR SPECTRUM
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play RUGBY LEAGUE
    - Do you get angry easily YES
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where NO
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands THE CLASH, JOY DIVISION, VAN MORRISON, THE DAMNED, PLASTIC SARCASM
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is PUNK
    - What is your favourite flag THE ONES ON MY PATIO
    - Ever gone camping LOVE TO CAMP
    - Ever been in love YES & NO
    - Ever used fake tan IN MANCHESTER ARE YOU KIDDING
    - Which countries have you visited HOLLAND, THAILAND, USA, EIRE, FRANCE, SPAIN, GREECE, BELGIUM, GERMANY, MEXICO ETC
    - Favourite city DEAD HEAT BETWENN BARCELONA & BOSTON
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. DON'T BOTHER WITH TV
    - List your five favourite films. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST, ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, UNCLE BUCK, JAWS & CHEF
    - Are you wealthy I HAVE 2 CHILDREN
    - Do you work? If so, as what I AM AN ACCOUNT MANAGER
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. LEAN SIX SIGMA
    - What do you like most about yourself DISTINGUISHED GOOD LOOKS
    - What do you like least about yourself LACK OF MODESTY
     
  7. Jo G

    Jo G Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name: MARTIN
    - How old are you 68 (65 in photo)
    - Are you male or female FEMALE
    - Which country are you from ENGLAND
    - Which city/area do you live in IPSWICH
    - Are you religious NO BUT I AM SPIRITUAL
    - Pick three words to describe your personality BUBBLY CARING SMILEY
    - Do you have any pets 2 CAVALIER SPANIELS CASSIE AND RUBY
    - Microsoft or Apple BOTH
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play LOVE TENNIS AND FOOTBALL (my grandsons' teams)
    - Do you get angry easily NO
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where NO
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands ELVIS ABBA BEEGEES JIM REEVES WHITNEY HOUSTON
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is ROCK OR COUNTRY
    - What is your favourite flag UNION JACK
    - Ever gone camping YES A FEW TIMES LOVED IT
    - Ever been in love IN AND OUT
    - Ever used fake tan ONLY ON MY LEGS
    - Which countries have you visited MAJORCA MINORCA IBIZA FRANCE CICELY SARDINIA
    - Favourite city LONDON
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. EMMERDALE THE VOICE DOWNTON ABBEY CALL THE MIDWIFE
    - List your five favourite films. YOU'VE GOT MAIL HEAVEN CAN WAIT
    - Are you wealthy YES I HAVE 3 CHILREN AND 8 GRANDCHILDREN WORTH MORE THAN ANY AMOUNT OF GOLD
    - Do you work? If so, as what RETIRED NOW BUT WAS A TEACHING ASSISSTANT
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. NOTHING REALLY. ANGELS CRYSTALS IF THAT COUNTS
    - What do you like most about yourself THAT I ENJOY HELPING PEOPLE
    - What do you like least about yourself I AM USELESS AT DECIDING THINGS
     
  8. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello and Welcome to the forum :)
     
  9. Jo G

    Jo G Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thank you, trying to find my way around, I was only diagnosed about three months ago, so still learning.
     
  10. Topmansmithy

    Topmansmithy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name: David
    - How old are you 58
    - Are you male or female MALE
    - Which country are you from ENGLAND
    - Which city/area do you live in BUCKS
    - Are you religious NO BUT I AM SPIRITUAL
    - Pick three words to describe your personality HONEST, LOVING, TRUSTWORTHY
    - Do you have any pets 1 - DOG LOUIE
    - Microsoft or Apple MICROSOFT
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play FOOTBALL, GOLF, BOWLS
    - Do you get angry easily YES
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where NO
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands ELVIS, BEATLES, BEE GEES, ABBA, DIRE STRAITS
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is POP
    - What is your favourite flag UNION JACK
    - Ever gone camping YES - HATED IT
    - Ever been in love YES
    - Ever used fake tan NO WAY
    - Which countries have you visited MAJORCA MINORCA GERMANY, AUSTRIA, HOLLAND USA
    - Favourite city DON'T HAVE ONE
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. CORRIE, LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, THE CHASE, HAPPY VALLEY, STRICTLY
    - List your five favourite films. NOTTING HILL, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, REGARDING HENRY, ERIN BROKOVITCH,
    - Are you wealthy NO
    - Do you work? If so, as what YES - QUALITY INSPECTOR
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. NOTHING REALLY
    - What do you like most about yourself THAT I AM A GOOD HUSBAND AND FATHER
    - What do you like least about yourself MY SIZE - BUT I'M WORKING ON IT!
     
  11. tebee

    tebee Type 2 · Newbie

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    What is your name?
    Tom
    - How old are you?
    61
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    rural Brittany
    - Are you religious?
    Not in the slightest
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    eccentric anarchistic geek
    - Do you have any pets?
    yes
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Linux
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    None whatsoever
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No - except when someone asks me lots of stupid questions.......
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Nope
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Frank Zappa
    Albion Band
    Scooter
    Caravan
    Dave Bowie
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    prog rock
    - What is your favourite flag?
    None
    - Ever gone camping?
    Lots
    - Ever been in love?
    Too many times
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Never
    - Which countries have you visited?
    About 10% of them, not enough yet
    - Favourite city?
    Don't really like cites
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Never watch it
    - List your five favourite films.
    200 motels
    Mad Max
    Princess Bride
    Good the bad and the ugly
    Hudson Hawk
    - Are you wealthy?
    Not enough
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    3D modeller
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Maths, statistics, psychology, computers
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My near genius intellect, my good looks and my modesty.
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    I'm very good at procrastinating
     
  12. pumbles

    pumbles Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Barry
    - How old are you?
    Mentally 21, Physically 99, Actually 60
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Hull
    - Are you religious?
    Not religious, but I do have faith in God
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Impetuous, considerate, think of a number
    - Do you have any pets?
    3 cats, Spot, Curtains, Bridy
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Catch the cat.
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Don't ask such stupid *%"@>+# questions
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No, I'm a wimp
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Queen, Three Degrees, Richard Harris, Mud, Matt Monro
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I'm a child of the '70's.
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Union Flag
    - Ever gone camping?
    A million years ago
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes, for over 30 years with Mrs Barry and the little Barrys.
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No the sunburn would show through.
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Austria, Belgium, Holland, Italy
    - Favourite city?
    York
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Stargate, Doctor Who, Midsomer Murders, Lewis, Heartbeat
    - List your five favourite films.
    High Noon, Battleship, The Ghost Train, Any of the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, Apollo 13
    - Are you wealthy?
    Moneywise no, family and friends yes.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Full time carer to our son, unofficial carer to my wife.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Life, I'm not an academic
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    Caring, understanding, helpful
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Intolerant, miserly,
     
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  13. Diabetichick

    Diabetichick Type 1 · Newbie

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  14. zainagha

    zainagha Type 2 · Newbie

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    My name is Zain Agha and I am 71 years old. I am from Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
    My wife Mariam Agha and myself have set up a Group locally, called Wellingborough Diabetes Group
    and we meet once a month at the Isebrook Hospital in Wellingborough.
    We have about 40 Members so far and increasing.
    My wife is the Chair Person and I am the Secretary of the Group and we are affiliated under Diabetes UK.

    On our meetings we invite Specialists in the field of diabetes as our Guest Speaker,
    through whom we learn how to manage our diabetes and live a normal life.

    All our activities and forthcoming meetings are recorded on our website
    http://www.WellingboroughDiabetesGroup.co.uk

    Our next meeting is on Friday the 19th of June at 3:00 pm in the Health Education Room, Castle Unit,
    Isebrook Hospital, Wellingborough, Northants. NN8 1LP

    We have invited Diabetes Consultant Dr. Anne Kilvert,
    Associate of British Clinical Diabetologists, as our Guest Speaker.
    Dr. Anne Kilvert will talk about Diabetes and Illness.
    How to manage your Blood Glucose while you are ill.
    How to manage your Insulin intake while you are on Steroids.

    She will also talk a little about Diabetic Ketoacidosis,
    which can occur in people with type 1 diabetes.

    Dr. Kilvert will also talk about the latest developments
    in the field of Diabetes and after that there will be a Q & A Session.

    You may ask any question relating to Diabetes, that you may like.
    All those of you who live in or around Wellingborough are invited to attend our meeting.
    The Meetings are FREE including Refreshments.
    If you wish to attend then kindly post to me on the forum or with a PM

    Zain Agha
    Secretary,
    Wellingborough Diabetes Group
     
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  15. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nice wish we had a group around here too ....support is important to some people who are feeling alone :cool:;)o_O
     
  16. TyTy

    TyTy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    welcome all to the forum
     
  17. dotsy1990

    dotsy1990 Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Dorothy Crammen

    - How old are you?
    25

    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which country are you from?
    England

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Durham

    - Are you religious?
    No

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Friendly, sometimes sarcastic, honest

    - Do you have any pets?
    1 cat called Bmo

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft (unfortunately) but prefer Apple

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I totally suck at sports

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Its been known to happen...

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    I have 14 tattoos, 1 scarification piece and 11 piercings

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands
    Too many to say! Marilyn Manson, QOTSA, Korn, Slipknot, Rammstein, Motionless in White

    Most horrors and any Tim Burton movie, love Harry Potter too!

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Metal

    - What is your favourite flag?
    Eerrm can't say I have any

    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes and still am :)

    - Ever used fake tan?
    No

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France

    - Favourite city?
    York

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Dexter, American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Friends, Mrs Browns Boys

    - List your five favourite films
    Already done this above

    - Are you wealthy?
    Nope :(

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes I am a Psychology Lecturer at a college

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Law, psychology, sociology
    Degree in forensic psychology
    PGCE in lifelong learning

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    Tattoos

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Pretty much everything else
     
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  18. TyTy

    TyTy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    welcome to the forum
     
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  19. Lorraine deer

    Lorraine deer Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Big welcome to all the new members to the forum
     
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  20. mammamia2006

    mammamia2006 · Guest

    About me...

    My name is Maria, I am 28yrs old and have been t1 for25yrs (usually badly controlled, until lately).

    I live in Aberdeen, Scotland with my husband of 5yrs Ian and our 13yr old cat Tooty.

    I have approx 30 tattoos, a couple of piercings, nipple, navel, tongue, ears, had more but took them out.

    I don't work at the minute as I have a bit of a phobia of going out alone (I am a wimp lol)

    I am not religious, enjoy all kinds of music and films (prefer scary films).

    Not much else to say, if you want to know anything, just ask.
     
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