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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. valmiki67

    valmiki67 Prediabetes · Member

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    valmiki67 Prediabetes · Member

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  3. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    Try one consolidated message, not 50. Otherwise it makes no sense. See previous messages and work it out
     
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  4. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Seems I'm not the only one who struggles with technology :banghead::banghead::banghead:.
    But hey ...... it gets your message count up:):):).
     
  5. Gary Nicholson

    Gary Nicholson Type 2 · Member

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    Hi Guys, I am new to the forum although I have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes around a year ago. My first Ha1c was 99, I am on Metformin twice daily, my last Ha1c was 44. I have filled in the questioaire so that you all get to know me a little better. :)
    - What is your name? Gary
    - How old are you? 56
    - Are you male or female? Male last time I looked lol
    - Which country are you from? I am Scottish but live in England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Whitehaven
    - Are you religious? No but I believe in God
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. A lone wolf
    - Do you have any pets? yes 9 dogs
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? none, just like walking
    - Do you get angry easily? sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? on my forearms
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Pink Floyd, Eagles, Brian Adams, Dido, Amy Winehouse.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock
    - What is your favourite flag? The Saltire
    - Ever gone camping? yes love it
    - Ever been in love? yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Holland, Denmark, Ireland, Wales, Spain, Portugal. North Africa
    - Favourite city? Edinburgh
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Game Of Thrones, Dads Army, Only fools & Horses, Spring watch, Victoria.
    - List your five favourite films. The Hobbit, Lord Of The Rings, Avatar, The Green Mile, The Colour Purple.
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes as a Permit Co-Ordinator in a Power Station.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Dogs, People and geneology.
    - What do you like most about yourself? I am a good reader of people.
    - What do you like least about yourself? I do not make friends easily been stabbed in the back and front too many times lol
     
  6. paul.ndugulile

    paul.ndugulile Type 2 · Newbie

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  7. DawnyBlue81

    DawnyBlue81 Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name? Dawn or Dawny
    - How old are you? 36
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Dudley, West Midlands
    - Are you religious? Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Loving, Stubborn and Giving
    - Do you have any pets? Yes Poppy the Staffy pic attached
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Haha i used to ride Horses until i got too fat!
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes mostly when i spend the day cleaning then other half makes a mess!!!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Have a tat of a little stick man with a mowwer. Will let u guess where lol
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Pink and Oldies like Luther
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Oldies
    - What is your favourite flag? Surrender when my other half is waving it lol
    - Ever gone camping? Yes but i wanted my bed!
    - Ever been in love? Yes most of the week lol
    - Ever used fake tan? God No
    - Which countries have you visited? Germany, Spain and france.
    - Favourite city? Not really got one more of a country gal.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. NSIC, Super Vet, Supernatural, Lucifer, Born to Kill, Animal Rescue etc
    - List your five favourite films. Minions
    - Are you wealthy? Hell no we just survive. But we manage.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? I'm building my own online shop selling pet supplies.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Equine and Business
    - What do you like most about yourself? I can be a giggle and my eyes.
    - What do you like least about yourself? My Big Tummy!

    If ur still awake then Hello lol
     

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  8. Jayne61

    Jayne61 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thanks for the welcome tony
     
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  9. slaxx

    slaxx · Guest

    A little background: just call me slaxx. i don't like my name lol. was diagnosed with T1 at age 8. been 21yrs. joined the forum to see experiences and answers from other peeps, and maybe share a few of mine too. been through Humulin N/R, Humalog, and currently using Lantus/Apidra. may change to Tresiba/Apidra if needed. being a diabetic feels like getting a life sentence.

    - What is your name? >Bernice
    - How old are you? >29
    - Are you male or female? >F
    - Which country are you from? >Philippines
    - Which city/area do you live in? >QC
    - Are you religious? >Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. >Shy, Reserved, Artistic (?) lol
    - Do you have any pets? >None, would love cats but allergic... probably to dander.
    - Microsoft or Apple? >Microsoft!
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? >None...
    - Do you get angry easily? >Depends on my mood and the offense lol
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? >None.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. >Muse, Coldplay, Tycho, Sara Bareilles, Linkin Park
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? >currently ambient EDM
    - What is your favourite flag? >Err...
    - Ever gone camping? >Not yet
    - Ever been in love? >Yeah, i guess...
    - Ever used fake tan? > Nope. Never.
    - Which countries have you visited? >HK, Singapore
    - Favourite city? >can't really answer yet lol
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. >I'm not a fan of TV
    - List your five favourite films. >The Jacket, The Green Mile, Fox and the Hound, Bridge to Terabithia... can't think of any else
    - Are you wealthy? >We're umm... stable.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? >Yes, currently handling accounting.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. >Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Advertising Arts
    - What do you like most about yourself? >the constant effort to be levelheaded and open-minded... which i hope i'm succeeding in lol
    - What do you like least about yourself? >being very sensitive, e.g. very minor body language, comments, sighs etc, being conscious of small stuff but careless with everything else orz;;
     
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  10. Billy7764

    Billy7764 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    My name is Billy, 53, Male, live in Bournemouth, UK.
    Not even sure I'm doing this right.
     
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  11. Gary Nicholson

    Gary Nicholson Type 2 · Member

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    Thanks
     
  12. Levy

    Levy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not technically a new member, but I've not been around for a couple of years so I thought I'd reintroduce myself!

    I'm T1, diagnosed 15 years ago (as of last week). Currently on MDI with Novorapid and a split dose of Levemir. Was on a pump for a few years but it didn't work out for me. Started using Libre back in May and loving it!

    - What is your name? >Ilse
    - How old are you? >29
    - Are you male or female? >Female
    - Which country are you from? >Holland
    - Which city/area do you live in? >Leeds
    - Are you religious? >No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. >Introverted, easy-going, straightforward
    - Do you have any pets? >2 dogs, they're the best boys
    - Microsoft or Apple? >Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? >Taekwon-do and I love a bit of football as well
    - Do you get angry easily? >I'd like to say no, but then I'd be lying (particularly on the Xbox)
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? >Used to have piercings, but not anymore
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. >Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Shinedown,
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? >Metal/Rock
    - Ever gone camping? >No, not something I'd willingly put myself through
    - Ever been in love? >Would hope so or this marriage is doomed!
    - Ever used fake tan? >No!
    - Which countries have you visited? >Holland, Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, Tunesia, Mexico
    - Favourite city? >York
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. >Stranger Things, Mindhunter, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Criminal Minds
    - List your five favourite films. >None stick out in my mind
    - Are you wealthy? >I wish!
    - Do you work? If so, as what? >Yes, I work in financial services as an eCommerce Analyst
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. >English Language and Literature
    - What do you like most about yourself? >That I can kick people in the face
    - What do you like least about yourself? >Lack of wealth
     
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  13. David1231

    David1231 Type 2 · Member

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    hi I'm David new to the site I've been diabetic since 2005 just saying a big hello to everyone on this site.
     
  14. Netta's

    Netta's Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name? Annette
    - How old are you? 44
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Central Scotland
    - Are you religious? Not particularly
    - Do you have any pets? no
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? NCAAF/NHL / Hill walking with family
    - Do you get angry easily? sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? ears
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Augustines, Dave Matthews Band, Muse, Jason Isbell, Prince
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Alt Rock
    - Ever gone camping? Yes but not for 30 years!
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? occasionally (my skin is practically see through!)
    - Which countries have you visited? Trinidad, Tobago, Jamaica, USA, Sweden, NZ, Singapore, Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain, Malta, Slovenia, Czech Republic,
    - Favourite city? Edinburgh
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Don't really watch TV
    - Are you wealthy? Yes - Monetary wealth no - however wealth isn't just measured in £'s
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Exec Assistant
    - What do you like least about yourself? I frown too much (unintentionally!)
     
  15. Mikesee

    Mikesee Type 1 · Member

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    Hey all,another newbie on board.Type1 diabetic since December 1977 so 40 year anniversary is nigh.Decided to sign up now but been an avid reader of this forum for about a year and hell do I wish I'd found it earlier,it's great.My first port of call now for all things related to 'sugar' diabetese,that's how most people called it back in the day lol.I was a slacker in my younger years,18 years old at diagnosis,but been paying for it big time since the onset of neuropathy in 1992.I've been taking amitryptilene since diagnoses but feet and leg pain has increased lately so visited my gp with a long list of supplements and pain relief meds garnered from this very forum.He basically rubished all supplements,do they all? Put me on gabapentin to try alongside the amitryptilene,300mg x once a day on day one,felt normal,300mg x 2 on day two,all over the place,dizzy,really unsteady when I stood up or tried to walk and a kinda fuzzy head feeling? Thought it best to carry on and took the 300 mg x 3 times a day and been fine taking it since and I'm now on day 6 and neuropathy pain has been eased by around 50% so made up with that at the moment.Massive thanks to all contributors of the thread I got the info from,think it may have been named just 'neuropathy pain' not sure though.Enough rambling by me now and I look forward to engaging and learning every day from this font of knowledge.
     
  16. lucylocket61

    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    I'm Lucy. I live in Coventry and was here a while back when first diagnosed. Then i sort of wandered off, and now I am back to find out new info and about this Jason Fung person, who appeared on my YouTube last week and looks interesting. It looks like research has gone ahead in the last few years.

    I'm a bit odd, according to the rest of my family (hence the avatar) but mostly harmless.
     
  17. Fireyeyes

    Fireyeyes Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?Lisa
    - How old are you? ...
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from?England
    - Which city/area do you live in?wolverhampton
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Strange, weird, bouncy , '
    - Do you have any pets? Yes two dogs four cats , tropical fish ,
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Sport ! Hahaha ,,, bingo ,
    - Do you get angry easily? Very quickly
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yes to both tattoo on arm and ankle , piercings both ears and daith
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.Ozzy osbourne, Metallica , iron maiden , paloma faith, skid row , black vail brides
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Erm rock
    - What is your favourite flag never been asked ,so don’t know ( is thinking fun with flags by sheldon cooper )
    - Ever gone camping? Loads till back started crumbling
    - Ever been in love? Yes,
    - Ever used fake tan? No yuk,
    - Which countries have you visited? Spain Portugal, Wales Scotland
    - Favourite city?, ...."? Don’t know
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Big Bang theory , casualty, holby city, N,CSI ,
    - List your five favourite films. Trick or treat, boov, despicable me, ps I love you, Evan almighty,
    - Are you wealthy?hahahaha...
    - Do you work? If so, as what?, yes, lunchtime supervisor,

    - What do you like most about yourself? Nothing
    - What do you like least about yourself? Everything

    Have fun![/QUOTE]
     
  18. Fireyeyes

    Fireyeyes Type 2 · Newbie

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    Husband and two daughters have diabetes, two sons and one daughter don’t,
    Why is my mouth so dry constantly drinking to the point I feel like I am drowning from the inside,,
     
  19. RinT76

    RinT76 Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Tarin, also known as "Rin" to friends
    - How old are you? too close to 42 for my liking.
    - Are you male or female? sometimes I wonder that myself, but male...I think.
    - Which country are you from?U.K.
    - Which city/area do you live in? Devon
    - Are you religious? religiously confused, but more pagan'ish than anything I think
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. quirky, weird, otaku
    - Do you have any pets? I am allergic to all things fluffiness so no, no pets.
    - Microsoft or Apple? I love and prefer Apple but make do mostly with Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I am allergic to most sports, but I do like to watch Ice skating stuffs sometimes.
    - Do you get angry easily? um I am Cyclothymic so my mood is always up and down, but yes sometimes I have a quick temper
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? piercings 2 in left ear 1 on left side nose
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. I have more than five! the Rat pack, Wilson Phillips, Steve Tyrell, Billy Joel and Lady Ella, to name a few.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? do I have to pick? I think mostly Jazz
    - What is your favourite flag? the pride Rainbow flag, it's so colorful (fyi I am straight)
    - Ever gone camping? loads of times but not for a while.
    - Ever been in love? I am gonna be original and say "I thought I was once or twice"
    - Ever used fake tan? Hell no
    - Which countries have you visited? France once for 2 hours and spent time in Scotland and Wales too
    - Favourite city? Lincoln
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Star Trek series's, Doctor Who, Buffy, Poirot, Inspector Morse
    - List your five favourite films. Sleepless in Seattle, Harvey, An Affair to Remember, Wolf Children, Spirited Away
    - Are you wealthy? I wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Not Yet
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Art, though not very good at it.
    - What do you like most about yourself? Being an Otaku
    - What do you like least about yourself? Almost everything but particularly mental health issues and health issues.
     
  20. Billy7764

    Billy7764 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I thought I would have a second try at this.....


    - What is your name? Billy
    - How old are you? 53
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Bournemouth
    - Are you religious? Spiritual not Religious.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Bright, Bold, considerate
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? MS
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I'm a outdoors type of guy, used to go caving a lot before I got fat.
    - Do you get angry easily? Not usually.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? None.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Seasick Steve. Billy Bragg, The Beautiful South. Proclaimers. David Bowie.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Blues'
    - What is your favourite flag? UK.
    - Ever gone camping? Oh yeah
    - Ever been in love? Yes.
    - Ever used fake tan? No.
    - Which countries have you visited? USA, Canada, Australia, Chech Republic, Cyprus, Spain, France, Ireland, and loads more in Europe.
    - Favourite city? Liverpool
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Star Trek, Dr Who, Have I got news for you, The Walking Dead, Z Nation.
    - List your five favourite films. The Postman. Two fly over the Cuckoo's Nest, Taxi Driver, The Three Amigo's.
    - Are you wealthy? No poor.
    - Do you work? Yes
    If so, as what? Cartographer.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. BSc Geographic information Systems and Remote Sensing.
    - What do you like most about yourself? That I have two wonderful kids.
    - What do you like least about yourself? I'm fat, ugly and single.

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