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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. OdinsBeard

    OdinsBeard Type 1 · Member

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  2. OdinsBeard

    OdinsBeard Type 1 · Member

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    Andy Humphrey
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    Male, well I hope the beard gives that away :D
    Sunny England
    Gainsborough Lincolnshire
    Heathen
    Complete Mental Case (diagnosed)
    1 dog 12 cats
    Microsoft (XBox)
    Darts, BMX, MTB (dirt/downhill)
    Yep (medicated)
    Loads of tattoos, no piercings
    AC/DC
    Metal
    Jolly Roger
    yep love camping
    Am now, took 42 years to find her and 3 marriages lol
    Nope
    Denmark, Germany, Ireland, France, Wales, Scotland, N, Ireland
    Don't have one, hate cities
    Supernatural, Vikings, Game of thrones, Grimm, Firefly
    Too many movies to list, but John Wick, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers (see a pattern here?)
    Nope Skint
    off work long term sick, made bearings for aircraft landing gear. Also cabinet maker, cycle mechanic and Biomechanics analyst for sports
    Sports science (University of Lincoln class of 2010)
    My beard
    My beard (maintenance is a pain in the backside)
     
  3. slumgod

    slumgod · Newbie

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    I used to be like that daily (as a heavy smoker) until recently I stopped drinking tap water and even filtered water and tried to only drink mineral water for a couple weeks. Made a huge difference to the amount of water I drink and the frequency of urination. I think when you constantly drink water without minerals you are essential flushing out the existing minerals in your body which will make you thirsty again. Vicious cycle took me about 5 years to figure out with the help of some Youtube doctors to confirm suspicions.

    You really don't need that music water when its mineralised.
     
  4. morpheus123

    morpheus123 Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name? Mike Peers
    - How old are you? 38
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? Uk
    - Which city/area do you live in? Merseyside
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Witty, honest, loving
    - Do you have any pets? Yes 1 dog
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None at the moment.
    - Do you get angry easily? Yes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? Tattoos If so, where? Arm, back and new one starting on the chest soon.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Linkin park, Coldplay, keane, Paul oakenfold and Danny Rampling.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Either rock or dance
    - What is your favourite flag? Don't have a favourite flag.
    - Ever gone camping? Plenty of times
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? To many to list
    - Favourite city? I have many
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Vikings, Snakes in the city, Criminal Minds, Numbers, Strike back project dawn.
    - List your five favourite films. Green mile, City of angels, armageddon, Stallingrad, Ronin.
    - Are you wealthy? Lol not monetary wise but yes in other ways
    - Do you work? No.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Usual school subjects plus law and social sciences.
    - What do you like most about yourself? Nothing at the moment
    - What do you like least about yourself? Everything right now.
     
  5. Rokaab

    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I haven't been reading these forums long but have been diabetic for a long time (since I was 2), so I thought I'd say hi :)

    - What is your name? Caroline
    - How old are you? 42
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Reading, Berks
    - Are you religious? Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Geek!
    - Do you have any pets? Nope
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft!
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Does VR Gaming count (my fitbit sometimes registers it as sport)? Otherwise sometimes cycling at the weekend when the weather is nice (I realise that the weather being nice does cut down how often this happens :))
    - Do you get angry easily? No (unless it's scammers on the phone)
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Alternative rock
    - Favourite city? Don't like cities, they're too busy
    - Are you wealthy? No, but I manage fine.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?, Yes - software engineer
     
  6. Fooers

    Fooers Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi newbie
    Name is fooers.
    Been type 2 for about 10 years.
    From diet,to tablets & diet,to just tablets,to Lirglutone injection once a day.
    But just been told that I am being referred to hospital with view to insulin!!
    Not sure what to make of this.
    Feel it's the last post!!
    Anyone got any + plus comments about this?
     
  7. PIPPO_PIPPI

    PIPPO_PIPPI Type 1 · Member

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    Hi. I'm new here.
    I started with diabetes when I was 16, now I'm 73, so... I'm an old diabetic man. :depressed:
    I'm using libre from a year, and xDrip+ and blucon from three days, and I'm enthusiast, really. Libre sensors have a bit erratic calibration, so the possibility given by xDrip+ to calibrate it is really welcome, and looks be working very well.
    Bye.
    Pippo :)
     
  8. Beach_boy_roy

    Beach_boy_roy Type 2 · Newbie

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    Roy
     
  9. Birdwoman

    Birdwoman Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone
    my name is Birdwoman
    I found your forum this morning and it looks good, I am not normally one for forums but this one looks good.

    I am female, aged 70

    I use an Mac computer

    favourite city
    probably Saville

    I was diagnosed in the summer with pre-diabetes and have been looking at ways to reverse it. I am trying a high fat/low carb diet, so far I have lost about a stone and a half but although my blood sugar come down very well after a meal, it is still not down far enough in the morning. Has anyone else tried this diet and what results did they find please?
     
  10. Adeleo23

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    Hi my name is Adele currently living in the UK - my daughter Kirsty has Down’s Syndrome and is a Type 1 Diabetic which I (and the family) help her manage.
    Wondering if there are any others like us out there...
    We have recently discovered the Freestyle Libre.. loving it but having a few teething problems with the sensors ... first one we tried, she knocked off within 10 mins of application.. second one she “drowned” in the swimming pool after only 24 hours.. 3rd one was just faulty... ( by which time I was literally crying) numbers 4, 5 & 6 have all been great applied & worked with no problem .. however 7 wouldn’t not stick and 8 applied ok but is faulty as wont give a reading... Abbott have replaced my first three sensors no questions asked.. but after these next two maybe on their blacklist! Any one else having similar issues I just love the concept loath to give it up...
     
  11. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adeleo23 . Welcome to the forum. There are lots of parents of T1 children on the forum and I'm sure if you go to the parents sub forum you'll be most welcome.
    A visit to the blood glucose monitoring sub forum should offer some tips and advice re the libre.
    I'll tag the wonderful @Snapsy who I'm sure uses the libre, and always comes up with great advice.
     
  12. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Everyone,
    I have been a type 1 34 years. It has been a while since i have been on the forum so am introducing myself as I return.

    - What is your name? Adrian
    - How old are you? 36
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Leicester
    - Are you religious? Not religious.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Quiet,stubborn & individual
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft computers , Apple phone
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Not really sporty although go to the gym
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. mixed
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Chill out music
    - What is your favourite flag? Pirates
    - Ever gone camping? Yes love the outdoors.
    - Ever been in love?yes
    - Ever used fake tan?no
    - Which countries have you visited? France, Italy, Spain, Greece, America, Egypt and more
    - Favourite city? -
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. -
    - List your five favourite films. -
    - Are you wealthy? define wealthy
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Network engineer
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. - Computer science, telecommunications
    - What do you like most about yourself? not a lot
    - What do you like least about yourself? -

    Adrian
     
  13. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adrian1981 . Welcome back. I'm guessing the avatar isn't Bradgate Park:).
     
  14. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha your geography is good. If I ran for about 15 mins i could probably take one at Bradgate
     
  15. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If I walked 15 mins so could I.
     
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  16. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Interesting depending on which end of the park you enter. There is no need to acknowledge and apologies if I under or overestimate your walking speed.

    I'll go with Ansty or Cropston

    Adrian
     
  17. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Anstey. Well done:):)
     
  18. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So when I go to the pharmacy and they don't have the items in stock I know who has them;)
     
  19. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adrian1981 . I use Glenfield. Me and Anstey pharmacy had a disagreement. They never have anything in stock and if on the odd occasion they do it takes them an hour to find it.
     
  20. Adeleo23

    Adeleo23 · Newbie

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    Thanks for the guidance much appreciated
     
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