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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. Tankstage

    Tankstage · Newbie

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    Just diagnosed T2

    - What is your name?
    Robert
    - How old are you?
    59
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Earl Shilton
    - Are you religious?
    No
    - Do you have any pets?
    No
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Nether, RISCOS
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Football/Non
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Black Sabbath, Metallica, Evanescence, Kate Bush, Pink Floyd
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Heavy Metal
    - Ever gone camping?
    No
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Belize, Cyprus, Soudi Arabia, Kuwait, Germany, Spain, Falkland Islands, USA all for work.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    GOT, Breaking Bad, Dexter, Fawlty Towers, Fringe.
    - List your five favourite films.
    Blade Runner, I Robot, Marvel Films.
    - Are you wealthy?
    Your having a laugh...
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Wireman
     
  2. dolliediabetic

    dolliediabetic Type 1 · Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to. My avatar is a photo of me.
    - What is your name? Hollie.
    - How old are you? 23.
    - Are you male or female? Female.
    - Which country are you from? United Kingdom (currently!).
    - Which city/area do you live in? West Midlands, though originally Southampton.
    - Are you religious? I am not, strictly speaking.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Humourous, cheerful, obsessed-with-animals.
    - Do you have any pets? Due to travelling a lot, I currently only have 1 dog (Diabetic assistant!). Though I've had many, many, many pets!
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft.
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Napping, Sleeping and Eating. I'm Olympic level.
    - Do you get angry easily? Not much makes me angry, but the things that do... Easy!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? I have three tattoo's on my forearms and one on my thigh. (Two are diabetic themed). I have my right ear stretched as well as other piercings I cannot disclose!
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Sad, chill vibe music.
    - What is your favourite flag? Spain.
    - Ever gone camping? I adore camping.
    - Ever been in love? Certainly have.
    - Ever used fake tan? A few times, I'm literally Casper the friendly ghost.
    - Which countries have you visited? All of the Canary Isles, Mainland Spain, Portugal, Italy, Bulgaria... I think that's all.
    - Favourite city? Venice.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. I don't watch much! Rick and Morty, Adventure Time, any documentary.
    - List your five favourite films. Annihilation, The Boy, Bambi?!
    - Are you wealthy? Far, far from it.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? A seasonal worker, currently in Benidorm. I am a dancer, PR and bar worker.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Animal management, barbering. I study Coding & Programming from home.
    - What do you like most about yourself? My connection with animals, my strength and ability to speak to a range of people.
    - What do you like least about yourself? My physical appearance, lumps from injecting, my habit of burning out.
     
  3. Tindo63

    Tindo63 Type 2 · Newbie

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  4. larrycook99

    larrycook99 · Newbie

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    Hello, my name is Larry Cook. I stumbled on this site while looking for information about adhesives for my new Freestyle Libre (14 day) after knocking a sensor off. The first sensor stuck well and lasted the full 14 days. The second one got knocked off after 5 days. I just started the third one. I have been using the Libre for just at 3 weeks and love it! Before, I would test my blood 3-5 times a day. Now I am checking it on average 17 times a day. It is freaking awesome! I just wish insurance handled it better. With insurance a sensor costs about $38 even when I have exceeded my deductible. Makes no sense to me, but insurance here is !#?$#!#? (a mess in my opinion.). (See question below about getting angry.)

    - Include a photo here if you wish to. Don't have one handy
    - What is your name? Larry Cook
    - How old are you? 59
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? USA
    - Which city/area do you live in? Lexington, KY
    - Are you religious? Not overtly
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    - Do you have any pets? 1 dog (Kirk) and 2 cats (Dax and Tasha). There is a theme there... Hint: 2 previous cats were Kira and Sisko.
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None now, though I coach my son in Special Olympics Softball and Basketball.
    - Do you get angry easily? Not usually, but...sometimes...
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Eric Clapton, BB King, Buddy Guy, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Blues
    - What is your favourite flag? Can't say that I have one.
    - Ever gone camping? Yes, didn't really like it.
    - Ever been in love? Yes, with my wife.
    - Ever used fake tan? Nope
    - Which countries have you visited? Sadly, none.
    - Favourite city?
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. NCIS, NCIS New Orleans, Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, The Pretender
    - List your five favourite films.The Sting, Star Wars, anything with John Wayne, Lord of the Rings, The Patriot
    - Are you wealthy? I wish...
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Software Engineer
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    - What do you like least about yourself?

    Have fun!
     
  5. MMHLABUK

    MMHLABUK · Newbie

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    Hi, my name is Peter
    I am a middle aged male (54)
    I live in the South West of UK with my wife and two teenagers (18/16) and a small patterdale terrier (Bailey)
    I recently did a full set of bloods with a new NHS service.
    Finger prick test in comfort of my own home. Although the kit sat on the shelf for 3 days and then I spent a few hours with the open kit looking at the needle devices that were going to deliver a small prick into my finger.
    It all seemed like a good idea but when it came down to it I remembered how much I don't like needles.
    I eventually plucked up the courage to press the small blue device and I have to say it wasn't my favourite experience, I can't explain why, I would be happier cutting my finger than firing a small needle into it.
    Extracting the blood was easier. Popped it in the post and two days later I had my results delivered to my personal dashboard.
    My total cholesterol 5.7 mmol/L (HDL 1.79 mmol/L - nonHDL 3.95 mmol/L)
    Diabetes HbA1c - 38 mmol/mol
    Thyroid (TSH 1.54 mu/L - FT4 16.2 pmol/L - FT3 4.6 pmol/L
    Apparently I need to keep an eye on my Cholesterol, probably best to test on a Friday as I tend to binge more at the weekend.
    Until the next time...
     
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  6. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    That hba1c is non-diabetic.
     
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  7. foxglove

    foxglove Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What is your name? Emmaline
    - How old are you? 84
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Norwich
    - Are you religious? Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Determined Independent
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Don't know
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? - like to watch tennis but can't play anything
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?None
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Take That - Bryan Adams - Queen
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Mixed
    - Ever gone camping? Yes and hated it
    - Ever been in love? Thought I was!
    - Ever used fake tan? All the rage in my day
    - Which countries have you visited? Egypt - Israel
    - Favourite city? xxx
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Have I got News for you - Judge Judy - Mystery Diners
    - List your five favourite films. Lonesome Dove
    - Are you wealthy? I wish!
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Retired and disabled now but was Bookkeeper/Accountant plus many other things
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. I did start an OU course in Law when I was 60 but my health stopped me from completing it
    - What do you like most about yourself? That's a difficult one
    - What do you like least about yourself? I'm too fat
     
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  8. New Haven Neil

    New Haven Neil Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon!

    Include a photo here if you wish to. My avatar - although that was 6 years ago.
    - What is your name? Neil
    - How old are you? 60 last count.
    - Are you male or female? Mae
    - Which country are you from? Isle of Man
    - Which city/area do you live in? Andreas
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Gregarious, thoughtful, loving
    - Do you have any pets? Not currently - like cats
    - Microsoft or Apple? MS
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Anything with engines - does that count?
    - Do you get angry easily? No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. ELP, ELO, Mark Knopfler, Gert van Hough, Victoria Vox. There's diverse!
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Just....music.
    - What is your favourite flag? Manx
    - Ever gone camping? All the time, used to do tents, now have a campervan
    - Ever been in love? Oh yes.
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Many - ex-Merchant Navy officer
    - Favourite city? None. Don't like cities. Paris if I have to pick!
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Nah.
    - List your five favourite films. would have to think about that!
    - Are you wealthy? The opposite!
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Semi retired but director and engineering manager of an e-business selling model railways - real steam engines you run in the garden.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Engineering, human resources
    - What do you like most about yourself? Helpfulness
    - What do you like least about yourself? Can be grumpy. Well I'm 60....LOL
     
  9. janinebul

    janinebul Type 2 · Member

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    Hello. Anyone here?
     
  10. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi @janinebul and welcome to the forum. It's 6.55 am in the UK so not many forum members online yet.
     
  11. janinebul

    janinebul Type 2 · Member

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    Right. Well I’m in Texas and a bit concerned.
    Seeing doc next Monday and I feel awful
     
  12. janinebul

    janinebul Type 2 · Member

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    I bought a blood kit and my numbers are pretty high
     
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  13. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Sorry to hear that @janinebul. I suggest you start a new thread in the 'Ask a Question' section, and ask anything you want to.
    You will get more replies there.
     
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  14. Diakat

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    Hi @Jan
    Hi @janinebul probably best to do as @Prem51 suggests. You’ll get more responses that way. Welcome to the forum.
     
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  15. janinebul

    janinebul Type 2 · Member

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    thanks. Difficult navigation
     
  16. Forgetfuldan

    Forgetfuldan Type 2 · Newbie

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to. - Profile pic is me 2 years ago
    - What is your name? Dani
    - How old are you? 32
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in? Central
    - Are you religious? No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Shy, friendly, organised
    - Do you have any pets? 3 dogs and 2 cats
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Like to watch ice hockey
    - Do you get angry easily? Nope
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? My ears pierced twice
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Jimmy Eat World, Feeder, P!nk, Snow Patrol, Christina Perri
    - Ever gone camping? Yes, prefer the caravan to a tent
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Australia, Spain, France, America
    - Favourite city? New York
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes as a Resource Manager
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Sociology/Social Policy
     
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  17. Norfolkmell

    Norfolkmell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Name Mell
    Age 29 but my medical records say 66
    Female
    Country England
    Area Norwich
    Religious yes
    Describe myself stubborn, loyal caring
    Pets our Staffie Leroy
    Microsoft Apple both
    Sports Quilting
    Angry hardly ever
    Tattoos certainly not hate the idea of them
    Favourite musician Rod Stewart, Howard Keel, Status Quo, Queen,
    Camping unfortunately three times never again
    Ever been in love yes, but not properly until now had to wait until a new century to find my Mr Right having known him since 1976
    Fake tan no
    Countries, grew up in Kenya, Brunei, France, Germany Belgium
    Favourite city Norwich naturally!
    Work retired ill health 8 years ago, best thing I've ever done worked in Social Care, now receiving it unfortunately
    Subjects studied, institutional management, training, health and social care, quilting, LCHF
     
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  18. KingJhorghe

    KingJhorghe · Newbie

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    I am George from Nigeria and living in Nigeria. I have T2 diabetes and I am having retrograde ejaculation. What help or medication can help me reverse this condition pls?

    Thanks.
    George.
    Nigeria
     
  19. Jellytott

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    - What is your name? Ailene
    - How old are you? 54
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? uk
    - Which city/area do you live in? Hampshire
    - Are you religious? Jedi
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. crazy campervan lady
    - Do you have any pets? cats
    - Microsoft or Apple? apples are for eating
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? online space ship gaming or wow
    - Do you get angry easily? online after provocation for a long time
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? yes arm and bum
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. coco and the butterfields , pentatonix , dido
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? 80s
    - What is your favourite flag? british
    - Ever gone camping? lots
    - Ever been in love? sadly yes
    - Ever used fake tan? yes but not since trump went orange
    - Which countries have you visited? loads
    - Favourite city? winchester
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. bottom , young ones , tom and jerry , walking dead , ncis
    - List your five favourite films. way too many
    - Are you wealthy? no
    - Do you work? If so, as what? scheduler
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. loads
    - What do you like most about yourself? boobs
    - What do you like least about yourself? tummy
     
  20. Juicyj

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    Hello George and welcome to the forum.

    You have posted a medical question in greetings which won't gain much visibility here, I can move to 'other health conditions' for better visibility and responses, let me know if you would like it moved ?
     
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