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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. Scivster

    Scivster Type 1 · Newbie

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    - What is your name? Scott
    - How old are you? 37
    - Are you male or female? Yes
    - Which country are you from? Guernsey
    - Which city/area do you live in? Guernsey
    - Are you religious? No. I'm a follower of Jesus
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. A little crazy
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Both, but Apple if I had to choose
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Too fat to play, but watch football and cricket
    - Do you get angry easily? Nope - to the annoyance of others!!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. I like a variety of different bands/musicians, depending on my mood. I don't have a favourite five
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? My absolute favourite would be country, but depends on mood at the time.
    - What is your favourite flag? I don't see the point in flags, so don't have a favourite.
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Yes - every time I look in the mirror ;o)
    - Ever used fake tan? No, when you've got skin like mine, you don't need fake anything.
    - Which countries have you visited? UK, France, Norway, Luxembourg
    - Favourite city? London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Elementary, Breaking Bad, Hells Kitchen, ummmmmmm, that'll do for now
    - List your five favourite films. Too many to mention without missing one out
    - Are you wealthy? I am rich, but not with money
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes, compliance Officer and MLRO
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Theology, Anti Money Laundering and terrorist financing, Mathematics, Science, English, Business Studies
    - What do you like most about yourself? My reflection
    - What do you like least about yourself? Nothing.
     

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  2. Tendai_Maregere

    Tendai_Maregere Type 2 · Newbie

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  3. Treble990180

    Treble990180 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hello fellow Diabeters! I have joined the forum to gain help and advice with dealing with my type2 (possibly going to type1) soon, I have been told. I look forward to meeting you all......

    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Jonathan
    - How old are you?
    45
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Harleston, Norfolk
    - Are you religious?
    The church from my bedroom window is my only religious view.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Happy, bold, determined.
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yip, a dog called Sidney
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    I don't know. I have never eaten a Microsoft.
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Golf, darts and cricket
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Only when I play badly at golf!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No.....
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Anything and everything.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    80's. I'm an 80's throwback.
    - What is your favourite flag?
    The one on the par 5 4th. Its really colourful.
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yip but like my creature comforts.
    - Ever been in love?
    Yip, still am...... All say Arrrrrr!
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    South Africa, the States, most of Europe
    - Favourite city?
    Rome
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Father Ted, The Office, The Inbetweeners and cookery programs.
    - List your five favourite films.
    Not a film buff.
    - Are you wealthy?
    I do OK but cant yet order my yacht in Montego Bay.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    I own a home care business specialising in dementia care.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    General school subject and dementia.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My "make things happen" and get up and go attitude.
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My thin arms and legs.
     
  4. diabetes_wonder

    diabetes_wonder Researcher · Newbie

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    Hello everybody! today i am also new here :)
     
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  5. diabetes_wonder

    diabetes_wonder Researcher · Newbie

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    I think it is good forum for recieving the answers for certain research works
     
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  6. diabetes_wonder

    diabetes_wonder Researcher · Newbie

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    waiting for links accessibility
     
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  7. JoeR

    JoeR Don't have diabetes · Newbie

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    Hi all, Joe...Canadian, 50 years of age but not Diabetic, however it runs in my family so it is a concern. My late father had it as did my great grandmother....my Dad seemed to think it perhaps skipped a generation with us, and I have 3 kids so I'm hoping they don't develop it. Both my Great Gran and my Dad developed the disease later in life....my Dad was around my age when he was diagnosed and lived to be 75.

    Anyway....cheers all, looking forward to some discussion and learning, only just joined the site.
     
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  8. Nikeeoc

    Nikeeoc Type 2 · Newbie

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    Live life don't let it miss you
     
  9. John418

    John418 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi. My name is John and and am 77 years old. I have T2 diabetes . I was given this information when in Hospital after a heart attack in 2015. My third one. They had just fitted me with three stents. My blood sugar was over 400. I should say at this point that I live in Spain. I felt so much better after that time in Hospital and have continued to improve ever since. My blood sugar now is between 100 and 120 most days. The cardiologist told me last month that my heart was now in good condition and I do not need to report for checks any more.
    My wife keeps me under strict food control. I have lost 20 kilograms in weight in the last two years. Started to try and lose weight after eight months of chemotherapy for Hodgkins cancer. I had too much fat around my liver. Did not lose much weight until I was diagnosed with Diabetes. As soon as I stoped sugar and white bread plus a few other thing that I liked. The weight came off quickly. The cancer has not shown any reappearance for almost five years but I still have to have a check up and blood test once a year.
    I have set up a small workshop in a spare bedroom and make wood toys. This keeps my mind from deteriorating any more. Still get tired after two hours of light work. But it is getting better.
    All in all I am very lucky and I live where the sun shines most days and the Health Service is very good.
    All the best to you all
    John
     
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  10. tanulalbalpal

    tanulalbalpal Parent · Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    Added in profile
    - What is your name?
    Tanushree Pal
    - How old are you?
    28
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    India
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Bangalore
    - Are you religious?
    Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Go-getter, charming, Happy-go-lucky
    - Do you have any pets?
    No
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple any dayyyyy!! :D
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I swim ocassionally
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Nah, try me! :)
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No Tattoos, so uncool.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Bono, Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adele
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Pop always rocks! :)
    - What is your favourite flag?
    My country's flag I guess!
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yeah, twice.
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes and No. shhhhhhh!
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No need. hehehehe.....
    - Which countries have you visited?
    21 countries, mostly in Africa, middle east, south east asia
    - Favourite city?
    Singapore
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Seinfeld, any day.
    - List your five favourite films.
    When harry met sally, how to lose a guy in 10 days, being john malkovich,
    - Are you wealthy?
    My dad is!
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    I'm a medical professional
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    medicine
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    when i care about something or someone, i give my 100%
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Too stubborn and too emotional
     
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  11. Saab93

    Saab93 · Newbie

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  12. ajfunfit

    ajfunfit Type 2 · Newbie

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    #2812 ajfunfit, Apr 4, 2017 at 10:20 PM
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  13. gilbertsweet

    gilbertsweet Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to. Uploaded
    - What is your name? Gilbert
    - How old are you? 52
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? Singapore
    - Which city/area do you live in? Yishun
    - Are you religious? I'm
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Cautious, reserved, jovial
    - Do you have any pets? Used to (last one: a Schnauzer)
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Not sporty (played competitive basketball though)
    - Do you get angry easily? Just did! Generally no, easily annoyed.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Nope
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Coldplay, 2Cello ...?
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Jazz & classical
    - What is your favourite flag? None
    - Ever gone camping? Yes, when I was younger.
    - Ever been in love? Yes, in one now
    - Ever used fake tan? Nope
    - Which countries have you visited? UK, France, E & W Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Australia.
    - Favourite city? Bath in U.K.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. I hardly watch TV
    - List your five favourite films. None. Prefer ones on social issues.
    - Are you wealthy? Nope but considered middle class.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Mental Health Practitioner
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Counselling
    - What do you like most about yourself? Helpful
    - What do you like least about yourself? Propensity to overcommit.
     
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  14. heh

    heh Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name? - Helen
    - How old are you? - 52
    - Are you male or female? - Female
    - Which country are you from? - UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? - Sandwich, Kent
    - Are you religious? - Very ex catholic
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. - loud, gobby scouser
    - Do you have any pets? - grandcat lol
    - Microsoft or Apple? MS
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? - none
    - Do you get angry easily? - not really, fairly easy going
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? - ears pierced
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. - could go on for ever but love The Stranglers, Bowie, most 80's stuff
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? - see above
    - What is your favourite flag? - ?
    - Ever gone camping? - Oh yeh, then caravanned for 20 years and now own a motorhome
    - Ever been in love? - of course
    - Ever used fake tan? - no
    - Which countries have you visited? - France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Andorra, Luxembourg
    - Favourite city? - Paris, London, Barcelona
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. - too many to list
    - List your five favourite films. - ditto
    - Are you wealthy? - ha ha ha
    - Do you work? If so, as what? - administrator in estate agents
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. - IT, French
    - What do you like most about yourself? - helpful
    - What do you like least about yourself? - body shape :(
     
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  15. MNorton63

    MNorton63 Type 2 · Newbie

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name? - Martin
    - How old are you? - 54
    - Are you male or female? - Male
    - Which country are you from? - UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? - Chatham, Kent
    - Are you religious? - No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. - Joker, Worrier, introvert
    - Do you have any pets? - Dog (Eddie), Cat (Binky)
    - Microsoft or Apple? MS
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? - Football, Body Boarding,
    - Do you get angry easily? - I can do, depends...
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. - ELO, Marvin Gaye, George Benson, Ben Howard, Adele
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? - Mainly Soul or smooth listening, just to try and chill
    - What is your favourite flag? - Union Jack
    - Ever gone camping? - Yes with my Mum, Dad and siblings and then my own family for many many years.
    - Ever been in love? - Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? - No (got my built in one)
    - Which countries have you visited? - France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Singapore, Scotland, Wales
    - Favourite city? - London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. - Poirot, Whitechapel, Ripper Street, Silent Witness, Modern Family
    - List your five favourite films. - Zulu, Lock stock, Snatch, Gone with the wind, Its a wonderful life
    - Are you wealthy? - I have a wonderful wife and 3 fantastic daughters,. so yes i'm rich beyond belief.
    - Do you work? Regional Health, Safety, Environment, Quality Manager for a worldwide distribution company
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. - Safety and Compliance
    - What do you like most about yourself? - Not scared to show my emotions.
    - What do you like least about yourself? - My body and my mind
     
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  16. MaliKash

    MaliKash · Newbie

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    Hello all

    My name is Mali ,Im from Hertfordshire UK.

    Glad to meet yall
     
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    Lwhittaker · Newbie

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    I apologize in advance for all the exclamation marks.

    Hi. I'm Linda. 50ish. Canadian. A 'carer'. (thanks for the category. It's great!)

    My partner is in his mid 40s and was diagnosed as type 2 eight or nine years ago. He has a horrid family history of heart disease and diabetes. Neither of us had much hope for a future without amputations, blindness, etc. We recently moved to the mountains 'for our physical and mental health' and though we were exercising more and there were slight improvements in blood pressure and sugars, he wasn't losing much weight or seeing significant changes.

    A few weeks ago he stumbled across a TedX talk
    Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines | Sarah Hallberg | TEDxPurdueU that struck a chord. Much reading/watching ensued and on the first day of spring we started on a LCHF diet. No rice, no bread, no potatoes, some vegetables like carrots spinach, broccoli, etc.

    Within a week his blood sugars had plummeted, his blood pressure was down, and he was starting to reduce medications. I actually cried. It was so awful to imagine that someone you love will suffer horribly in the future and there is nothing to be done other than 'manage' and 'wait'. After all this time to find something so easy, pleasant (I Love broccoli and cheese sauce!) logical (!!) and satisfying is nothing short of miraculous! We have HOPE now for the future in a way we never had before!

    I am also incredibly ANGRY at the institutional resistance to this! Absolutely furious! I think of my father who is now 80 and has struggled for years with his weight and health. How much would he have loved to eat steak and cheese with relative abandon!! It is nothing short of a crime!

    Anyway. This website and DietDoctor.com as well as other videos etc. are invaluable. Thanks so much and keep up the good work!!
    LW
     
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    cherokee3312 Type 2 · Newbie

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