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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. Rabbitchops_

    Rabbitchops_ Type 2 · Member

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    My name is Clare

    I'm the third one in my family to be diagnosed with type 2 diabeties.

    As you can see from my avatar I love and ride motorbikes.

    I have 3 tattoos well 4 really but the last one was to cover up the work of a bad tattooist. inner wrist shoulder and right lower legand a few piercings.

    Music Coldplay, Armin Van Buuren.

    Been vegetarian 24 years

    Single

    Love sewing, quilting knitting well anything crafty. Also into photography motorsport, Military, Navy and airforce basically anything that goes like lighting.
     
  2. leslie10152

    leslie10152 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum @Rabbitchops_ .
     
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  3. Rabbitchops_

    Rabbitchops_ Type 2 · Member

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    Thank you Leslie 10152 .
     
  4. Evokev

    Evokev Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    kevin
    - How old are you?
    57
    - Are you male or female?
    male
    - Which country are you from?
    uk
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Cambs
    - Are you religious?
    Yes in a way but do practice it
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    - Do you have any pets?
    2 dogs and a cat
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Not latley
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Not angry but flusterd
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Both arms from behind bike shed when young
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Buddy holly elvis queen abba
    - What would you say your favourite
    music genre is? All
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Gp
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes years ago
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes many times
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    - Favourite city?
    Alicantie
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    East enders corie ncis a team

    - List your five favourite films.
    - Are you wealthy?
    Not really but money isn't every thing
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Sealant applicator .
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    Self motivated calm honest
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    To honest ,let money slip through my fingers
     
  5. papps

    papps Type 1 · Newbie

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to. Don't go there i hit every branch of the ugly tree.
    - What is your name? Paul
    - How old are you? 21 plus postage and packaging
    - Are you male or female? Turn ur back gotta have quick lookie-see, yep def "Male"
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in?Norfolk
    - Are you religious? Does praying to anyone/anything for good footie result count?
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.Quirky - Warped- Pig-headed
    - Do you have any pets?yep Long-haired German shepherd (my nursemaid) Kiki
    - Microsoft or Apple? Sinclair zx81
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?Fishing
    - Do you get angry easily?Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?yeah a few both forearms/upper arms/ both shoulders.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.Got loads
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    - What is your favourite flag?St Georges cross
    - Ever gone camping?yeah used to do alot
    - Ever been in love?Oh yeah haha
    - Ever used fake tan? In deep manly voice ...No
    - Which countries have you visited? Been lucky to visit many countries
    - Favourite city?London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.Fringe / Breaking bad / the big bang theory
    - List your five favourite films.
    - Are you wealthy? I wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what?Sadly not at present
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?Ability to fight back against adversities
    - What do you like least about yourself?Panic attacks /Anxiety
     
  6. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Name: Anna

    Age: 67

    Gender: female

    Which country are you from: UK

    Which city: Canterbury

    Religious? No

    Three words to describe my personality: friendly, cynical, loves to share humour and daftnesses

    Pets: indoor fish, outdoor fish and Brian the rescue cat - Big Beautiful Brian/Brian the Brute

    Apple

    Sport? I walk, swim, and used to ride - prefer being outdoors amongst green things to watching sport

    Angry? Moi? From time to time, but don't like confrontation so it's usually a response to tales of human behaviour and/or the News

    Pierced ears - just the one in each

    Oh goodness, hard to pick favourites, depends on mood. A few I listen to often are Murray Peria, Queen, Ladysmith Black Mumbazo, Anna, Ella Fitzgerald

    Music genre - no favourite, but I enjoy classical, blues, jazz, soul, . . .

    Favourite flag? I'm worried by the recent rise of nationality as xenophobia but have warm feelings about the Greek flag (lovely Greek friends), the Native Australian flag, and the peace symbol on a flag

    Camping? Yes, though the last time I realised that knees without cartelidge don't make for easy arising from the sleeping bag!

    Love? Oh yes

    Fake tan? Yes, in younger more body-conscious days

    Countries visited: I've been lucky! France, Holland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Luxumburg, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia, Turkey, Jordan, Greece, Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, The Maldives, Bonaire, Curacao, Canada and the USA

    Favourite City? No best place, but I really like Patras, Quebec, Lisbon and Valencia

    5 TV programmes: Dateline (it's not what you think but what you think), any about design and art if done well, Have I Got News for You, The Vicar of Dibley, MASH

    Films: Dr Strangelove, Amelie, anything by Tati, In the Heat of the Night, and I wish I could remember the title of the one I saw two months ago!!!!!

    Wealthy? Nah - travelled when we had 2 incomes or went to work in a place

    Work? Retired

    Subjects studied: in formal education the usual 'o' and 'A' levels, English and History at Uni - outside formal education, whatever I'm interested in at the time

    Like most: ability to be happy with very little as long as there are green leaves and good friends

    Like least? Plagued by bad memories when blood sugars low
     
  7. libbs1

    libbs1 Type 2 · Newbie

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    my name is libby i am 60 female .was diagnosed t2 in jan 2017. i am utterly useless at this stuff lol
     
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  8. rgs2502

    rgs2502 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hi I'm Rob, just diagnosed at 56 following Pancreatitis. I'm starting Metformin today, as I'm a consistent 12 after fasting.
    I'm early retired a couple of years ago having worked in IT for 30 plus years, 26 of which with IBM.
    I have a lovely wife, two fantastic boys who are 21 and 25, and a beautiful Golden Retriever.
    That's more than enough information, stuff the rest of the questions!
     
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  9. rgs2502

    rgs2502 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hello libbs1
     
  10. libbs1

    libbs1 Type 2 · Newbie

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  11. Squire Fulwood

    Squire Fulwood Type 2 · Expert

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    I like your attitude @rgs2502 and hello @libbs1. Get out there onto some other threads and ask some questions. Most people get answers quickly.
     
  12. Monkeyboy23

    Monkeyboy23 Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    John
    - How old are you?
    47
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    U.K
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Bradford, West Yorkshire
    - Are you religious?
    Christian raised but not practising
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Friendly, G.S.O.H, Caring
    - Do you have any pets?
    2 cats
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Wrestling (watching) Fighting, wrestling and chasing the cats
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No but sometimes get frustrated
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Queen, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Aerosmith, Def Leppard and various others
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Rock
    - What is your favourite flag?
    New Zealand
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes Hated it
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes to my lovely wife
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Never
    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Wales, New Zealand
    - Favourite city?
    Wellington, New Zealand
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Grimm, Sleepy Hollow, Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Forever, Zoo, The Blacklist
    - List your five favourite films.
    Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Bourne series, Start Wars series, Harry Potter series, Indiana Jones series
    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    No
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Normal school exams
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    Everything, My Personality
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Everything, My Feet
     
  13. Universe

    Universe Type 2 · Active Member

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    - What is your name? Tony
    - How old are you? 57
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Wigan
    - Are you religious? I'm a Christian
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Kind caring active
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Cycling swimming walking
    - Do you get angry easily? Never
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Genesis Boston ELO
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? I listen to all types of music
    - What is your favourite flag? U.K.
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? U.S Turkey Greece Italy Spain Norway France ....
    - Favourite city? Florence
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Morse Lewis
    - List your five favourite films. 2001 The great escape Sink the bismark
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Mental Health Nursing
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Biology chemistry economics groundsmanship
    - What do you like most about yourself? That I'm physically fit and active
    - What do you like least about yourself? My stubbornness but it can be helpful at times lol

    Have fun!

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  14. Universe

    Universe Type 2 · Active Member

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    Hello Libby how are you
     
  15. rabbih

    rabbih · Newbie

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Rabbi
    - How old are you?
    25
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    Bangladesh
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Dhaka
    - Are you religious?
    Yes
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes, i have a CAT
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Badminton
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes.
    - What would you say your favorite music genre is?
    Soft
    - Ever gone camping?
    No
    - Ever been in love?
    No
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Not yet.
    - Are you wealthy?
    Yes.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Bachelor in Business Administration.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I love who I am.
    :)
     
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  16. tvnerd

    tvnerd Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name: Royina (It means rising sun!)
    - How old are you: 20
    - 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: Intense bold, passionate
    - Do you have any pets: Yes. A dalmatian named Pixie
    - Microsoft or Apple: Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play: Does Xbox count? Love RPG
    - Do you get angry easily: Yes..unfortunately
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where: Not yet, but I've always wanted a tattoo on my forearm
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands: Eminem, N.W.A, Yellow Card, Dr. Dre and The Weeknd
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is: RAP!
    - Ever gone camping: No..
    - Ever been in love: Yes
    - Ever used fake tan: No
    - Which countries have you visited: Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Russia, Estonia, Finland and USA
    - Favourite city: Helsinki
    - List your five favourite TV programmes: GoT, The Office, 30 rock, Rick and Morty and Gravity Falls
    - List your five favourite films: Monsters University, Schindler's List, Fight Club, Forrest Gump, Toy Story
    - Are you wealthy: Not yet
    - Do you work? If so, as what: Yes. I work as a Risk analyst.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied: Business management, business law, marketing, accountancy
    - What do you like most about yourself: That I am brave and a risk taker
    - What do you like least about yourself: I can be very hard on myself and others
     
  17. jimc63

    jimc63 Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Jim
    - How old are you?
    54
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Coventry
    - Are you religious?
    No, though that may change now I'm diagnosed ;)
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Stubborn, optimistic, honest
    - Do you have any pets?
    1 dog called Angel(she's not)
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Motor racing, I mean I watch F1 on telly
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Yes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    One tattoo on each arm.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Paul Weller, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, Ben Harper and Josh Homme Andris in that order.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I like 'em all
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Strange question
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Some round the med, some across the atlantic
    - Favourite city?
    Barcelona
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Sopranos, Walking dead, Ray Donovan, Halt and Catch Fire and The Wire, no particular order.
    - List your five favourite films.
    Too many to name just 5.
    - Are you wealthy?
    No
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    I make BMW engines, particularly cylinder heads
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Cookery, Engineering and Photography
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I'm tall.
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    I'm wearing out as I get older, but it feels worse lately.
     
  18. Jorosina

    Jorosina Type 2 · Newbie

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  19. Jorosina

    Jorosina Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi I'm Joanna, Jo for short
    New here & newly diagnosed in the last 2 weeks. My family has T1 & childhood so I should be used to it, but I'm useless.
    I have ordered a book on diet plan & a recipe book. I have a very healthy diet but no idea about carbs (which I love)
    My levels were 22.55 but this morning I was 10.2 :) I think this is good progress.
    Im feeling loads better, even just in the last couple of days.
    My Dr here in Bulgaria is brilliant. I am on Metformin twice a day with another tablet I take 30 mins before food. I take a profile tomorrow & see the Dr on Thursday before my trip to UK. I'm hoping to just continue with this.
    Should I but myself a testing kit? At the moment I have borrowed a friends to take my profile.
    Hoping to learn loads on this forum
     
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  20. perry1960

    perry1960 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Joanna welcome to the forum plenty of knowledgeable people on here to answer any questions/concerns you may have on your journey with T2 diabetes just ask away.:)
     
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