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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. Saintandy1971

    Saintandy1971 · Newbie

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  2. Steve181264

    Steve181264 · Newbie

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    Good afternoon, my name is Steve , make and recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I’m 55 and live in Manchester.

    ive been prescribed Metformin (500g) twice a day and last week that was doubled both in the morning and the evening. However I know it takes time for the increase in medication to kick in, but I have no energy at all, going to the toilet regularly and even a 30 min walk drains me. I’m addressing my eating habits but need any help or advice as possible as I’m finding it really hard to deal with day by day... advice welcome pls
     
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  3. Redcadence

    Redcadence Type 2 · Newbie

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    - How old are you?
    38
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    Wales. Currently living with the enemy though :nailbiting:
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Worcester
    - Are you religious?
    Pagan
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Stubborn, competitive, fickle
    - Do you have any pets?
    Just a husband
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Play?!?? I do love my rugby though
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Yes!!!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    A couple of piercings. Tongue, ears etc.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Queen, Texas, Katy Perry, Midnight Youth, Nightwish
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Musicals
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Y Ddraig Goch ()
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes, when I was a kid. A loooooog time ago
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Wales, England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Andorra, Spain, China, New Zealand, Australia, USA, Dominican Republic
    - Favourite city?
    Cardiff and Auckland
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Red Dwarf, Crazy Ex-girlfriend, Big Bang Theory, The Mandalorian, Schitt's Creek
    - List your five favourite films.
    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
    Dogma
    Lilo & Stitch
    Pitch Perfect
    Lord of the Rings
    - Are you wealthy?
    Monetary wealth? Nope.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Analyst. For now.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Music. Geography, sociology.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My persistence and refusal to disappear despite other people's best attempts.
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    I can hold a grudge until the end of time. And my fat butt.
     
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  4. cevans1

    cevans1 · Newbie

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    Hi, i am new for the forum and for the love of looking can;t see how to make a new post - please help!!
     
  5. xfieldok

    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Reported your post, someone will help, and welcome to 3forum.
     
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  6. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hello @cevans1 Firstly look for the section under which you would like to make your new post, then click the green tab which say's 'make a new post' and proceed from there, it's just a case of getting used to the site - welcome :)
     
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  7. DJ Dave

    DJ Dave · Newbie

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    Well, here goes nothing!

    - What is your name?
    Dave

    - How old are you?
    49

    - Are you male or female?
    Male

    - Which country are you from?
    UK

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Kent

    - Are you religious?
    I sit on the fence or Jedi

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Ambitious, calm, loyal

    - Do you have any pets?
    I have a Jack Russell / Parsons Terrier cross ... with a big boy woof.

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft, even though it's a resource grabbing dinosaur

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Neuropathy has put paid to any chances I had in the Olympics... no seriously, chess.

    - Do you get angry easily?
    No, but woe betide anyone who makes me angry.

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Never had that much courage.

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Navana, Jean Michel Jarre, Madness, Queen, David Guetta

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Alternative / Indie Rock

    - What is your favourite flag?
    The Jolly Roger

    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes, when I was a kid

    - Ever been in love?
    Oh very much and I'm married to her.

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Never had the urge

    - Which countries have you visited?
    Wales, France, Italy, Jersey, Turkey

    - Favourite city?
    Canterbury

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Westworld, Wheeler dealer, The great pottery throw down, Drain the oceans, Abandoned engineering.

    - List your five favourite films.
    Starwars (all of them), Avengers, 2012, The day after tomorrow, 2010 a space odyssey.

    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish!

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Automation workshop manager

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Mathematics, electronics, cad, music, physics

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I can take most things in my stride.

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Apart from diabetes, I don't like the way my voice sounds through a microphone.
     
  8. Butterflymyst

    Butterflymyst · Newbie

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  9. Chris Adams

    Chris Adams Type 2 · Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Chris Adams
    - How old are you?
    62
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Knowle, Solihull
    - Are you religious?
    No, absolutely not
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Pigheaded, self opionated, contrary - Wifes words not mine
    - Do you have any pets?
    A cat
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Prefer Apple but use MS in the main
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I like Football but to old, I cycle a bit
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Beatles, Stones, Dire Straights, ELO, Slade
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Depends on mood, most except classical
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Union Jack
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes, I married my wife 3 years ago after 34 years of living together
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    USA, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Sicily, Switzerland
    - Favourite city?
    Florida
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Cold Feet, Endeavour, Lewis, Silent Witness, NCIS
    - List your five favourite films.
    Genevieve, Mary Poppins, Independence Day, Great Escape, Le Mans
    - Are you wealthy?
    No
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes, i'm a leading restoration expert on Classic Aston Martins running a restoration shop
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Automotive Mechanical Engineering, after the 1st 5 years at college largely self taught
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    ?
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Diabetes
     
  10. Chris Adams

    Chris Adams Type 2 · Member

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    within the Britsh Isles i've visited every country (Scotland only once), lived in Galway, Ireland for 2 years
     
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  11. Barb McD

    Barb McD · Well-Known Member

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    I’m Barb

    49
    Female
    Northern Ireland

    Ballymena

    Not remotely religious, in fact a true atheist

    Three words - forthright, honest, funny

    Muffin - The Cat

    Apple all day keeps boredom away

    Football
    More football
    Any football

    I get angry but it’s a slow burn, a long think, and reasoning.

    Lucky - dolphin on my shoulder

    David Gray. Frightened Rabbit. The rest is so eclectic I’d need an A-Z

    Rock. And David Gray

    The flag of Ulster

    Loved camping, lost upon the NHS merry-go-round

    Lots of travel, trust me on this.

    Belfast. But I live very rural.

    TV is rare for me. I like books.

    I am a writer.

    Humanities. English and Education.

    4 years type 2. Under control.
    I have other lifelong conditions which are affecting my diabetes, but absolutely no one cares. They performed a craniotomy, discharged me and in the last 3 years I have taught MYSELF to walk, talk a bit, and I’ve come back to the Forum because on here someone cares. Good people.

    That’s me, that’s all folks!!
     
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  12. Barb McD

    Barb McD · Well-Known Member

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    Oh and I hate that I’m now permanently confused without concept of time.

    I love love love that my nurses laugh with me, my sense of humour came out intact. The rest is a jigsaw puzzle.
     
  13. Mike D

    Mike D Type 2 · Expert

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    Do we have a Pat Benatar in our midst?
     
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  14. BrentTexada

    BrentTexada Don't have diabetes · Newbie

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    Introduction from Brent

    Hi there,

    Here are my answers to the introduction:

    - What is your name? Brent
    - How old are you? 33
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England, UK
    - Are you religious? Closest would be buddhism.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. positive, compassionate
    - Do you have any pets? 5 Cats - 3 Dogs
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Walking
    - Do you get angry easily? Depends on the situation
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? None
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. I don't have any favourites.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Jazz
    - What is your favourite flag? Peace
    - Ever gone camping?
    - Ever been in love? Many times
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Ireland, Prague, U.S.A.
    - Favourite city? Prague
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. I rarely watch TV
    - List your five favourite films. I don't have any favourites.
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Yes Electric and Decorating from last 4 years
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Art
    - What do you like most about yourself? Endurance
    - What do you like least about yourself? Good Health

    Best wishes

    Brent
     
  15. Mike D

    Mike D Type 2 · Expert

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    So you're not diabetic?
     
  16. Barb McD

    Barb McD · Well-Known Member

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    What a wonderful skill you have, I am honestly jealous
     
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    Chris Adams Type 2 · Member

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    , Thanks Barb McD, not all roses though, but it keeps me going.
    You live in lovely part of Ireland, been there with the Rallying Crowd.

    the doctor reminded me yesterday that its 15 years since I was diagnosed T2, firstly on diet then on Metformin, then more Metformin, Gliclazide, Trajenta - so now I cycle, 200 / 250 miles a week in the summer, nothing at present as I had a serious accident on my bike 3 weeks ag. The cycling and a LC diet has bought the HBa1C down to 6.5%, my new Abbot Libre BG meter tells me it might be 6.3% next time,
     
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    skill-kill-v · Newbie

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  19. Barb McD

    Barb McD · Well-Known Member

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    The_Lion_King Type 1 · Newbie

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