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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. margaret larkin

    margaret larkin Type 1 · Newbie

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  4. margaret larkin

    margaret larkin Type 1 · Newbie

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    I live by a beach in Devon, Type 1 for 40 years and now a pump user for the last 15 years. My favourite films Breakfast at Tiffany's. Now retired, Jersey and Switzerland are favourite for hols, I avoid the sun and love the rain.
     
  5. Dario Z.

    Dario Z. · Newbie

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    Hi! I'm type 1 diabetic since June, 2018. I control it via 1 injection a day, good diet (I love salads) and exercise, when I can. That's why I'm always going to work by bicycle... Nice to meet you all!

    - What is your name? Dario

    - How old are you? I'm 30

    - Are you male or female? Male

    - Which country are you from? I'm from Spain

    - Which city/area do you live in? I live in Crewe, Cheshire

    - Are you religious? Yes, but not christian

    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Thoughtful, independent, messy (lol)

    - Do you have any pets? Not at the moment

    - Microsoft or Apple? Ms of course

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?My favourite is cycling, but I like football as well

    - Do you get angry easily? I don't think so

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yep, one tattoo in the chest

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Judas Priest, The Sidh, Eluveitie, Primal Fear, Saratoga

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Metal, specially heavy and folk metal

    - What is your favourite flag? None in particular

    - Ever gone camping? Yes, when I was 5 or 6

    - Ever been in love? Yeah, too many times XD

    - Ever used fake tan? Nope

    - Which countries have you visited? Well, I come from Spain, once I was in Portugal, and finally, England, where I am right now.

    - Favourite city? I loved London when I visited it, but I also love the city where I was born, Valladolid

    - List your five favourite TV programmes. I don't watch TV anymore

    - List your five favourite films. Not sure... but definitely one of them is Sucker Punch. It's the kind of movie I watch when I'm depressed, and it cheers me up.

    - Are you wealthy? I wish I were...

    - Do you work? If so, as what? I'm waiter at a hotel here. At the moment, I'm at home waiting for the time to return... (joke unintended)

    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Forestry, computers (programming, networks, PC repair)

    - What do you like most about yourself? My ability to merge things and create a bigger thought.

    - What do you like least about yourself? My inability to be perseverant or constant in time. Going through cycles is annoying.
     
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  6. Danis Klatt

    Danis Klatt · Newbie

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    How do I start posting? I just joined.
     
  7. Danis Klatt

    Danis Klatt · Newbie

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    I'm 59 year old female diagnosed with type 2 thirteen years ago. I take humalog & lantus insulin & just restarted metformin 4 days ago & wow I'm already noticing lower readings. Its miraculous! It really does help the body know what to do with the insulin!
     
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  8. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Expert

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    Hello @Danis Klatt ,

    Welcome to the club! If you're on the website, go to the list with various subforums, pick the one you want to post in, in the top right corner and the bottom right corner, you'll find a green button on the bottom right that'll allow you to start a thread of your own.

    So if you have any questions... Knock yourself out! And I'm happy the metformin is helping. :)
    Jo

    Screenshot_2020-05-27 Newly Diagnosed.png
     
  9. Perminder1

    Perminder1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi my name is Perminder male 47 yrs old got diagnosed with type 2 in March 20 so very very new to all this live In London like a casual bike ride or good long walk find it helps to relax mind and body like to watch a good film ...on.the forum to meet like minded people who.can.advise and share there experience and I will be happy to do like wise ...anything else you would like to know please feel free to ask
     
  10. Craigmartin

    Craigmartin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hy mate.. Spoke elsewhere but what was your original H1?
     
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  11. Perminder1

    Perminder1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Craig it was 98 hbac1 .. not sure What mmol that is?
     
  12. Craigmartin

    Craigmartin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Think it's 11ish? You have got from there to 5-7range under 3 month so you are doing something right in the excersise and food intake. Mine was 18.1 April22nd between 9 and 10 at present but testing after meals rise between 0.6 and 1.3 so maybe may get consistently under 7 5 with another month?
     
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    Thanks bro here for you always
     
  14. Chrissieboo

    Chrissieboo · Newbie

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    Hey all, just thought I would fill in this mammoth list of questions! New here, so Hi all!

    - Include a photo here if you wish to
    I'll find one

    - What is your name?
    Chrissie

    - How old are you?
    46

    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which country are you from?
    England

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Birmingham

    - Are you religious?
    Not really

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Quiet silly friendly

    - Do you have any pets?
    Dog and cat

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    None

    - Do you get angry easily?
    No not really

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    In my ears from years ago and a tat of my ex husbands name on my arm

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Queen, The weekend, Sia, Armin van Buren, Metallica

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I'm into a lot of genres, but I guess trance is my favourite.

    - What is your favourite flag?
    Union Jack

    - Ever gone camping?
    I have

    - Ever been in love?
    Indeed I have!

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Once, but it was nearly 30 years ago haha

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Belgium, Germany

    - Favourite city?
    Vienna

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Csi, Ncis, Dexter, Sons of Anarchy, Prison Break

    - List your five favourite films.
    Close encounters of the 3rd kind, Twister, Independence day, Annie, 21 Jump Street

    - Are you wealthy?
    No :(

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    No
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    None really

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I'm friendly and have a decent personality

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    I let people walk all over me
     
  15. Vplum

    Vplum · Member

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    Hi All - may as well add my answers to the list:

    - What is your name?
    Clare​
    - How old are you?
    44​
    - Are you male or female?
    Female​
    - Which country are you from?
    UK​
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    South East England​
    - Are you religious?
    Nope​
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Friendly, Determined. Loyal​
    - Do you have any pets?
    No​
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both​
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Tennis​
    - Do you get angry easily?
    I have been known to lose my temper quite quickly ;-)​
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No tattoos, just ear piercings​
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    It's very much mood dependent, could be Bach, Kylie, Aerosmith - a bit of everything.​
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    As above. ​
    - What is your favourite flag?
    I don't know anyone who has a favourite flag :)
    - Ever gone camping?
    Not really my thing, much more of a hotel kind of person​
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes​
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No​
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Republic of Ireland, Spain, France, Portugal, Italy, Denmark, Germany, Tunisia, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, United States, Canada, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong (China), Greece, Cuba, Iceland and Japan. Think that's all.​
    - Favourite city?
    London, closely followed by New York and Melbourne​
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    In no particular order: Frasier, West Wing, Derry Girls, Schitt's Creek and I cannot think of a 5th​
    - List your five favourite films.
    Lost Boys, Breakfast Club, The Negotiator, Pretty in Pink and Die Hard​
    - Are you wealthy?
    Hell no!​
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    I am a Supplier Relationship Manager.​
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My personality​
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Diabetes!​
     
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  16. Andydragon

    Andydragon Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    - What is your name?
    Andy
    - How old are you?
    43
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Near Cheltenham
    - Are you religious?
    Not really
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Obsessive, Chaotic, empathic
    - Do you have any pets?
    Few fish (have had cats/dogs and miss them)
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    None
    - Do you get angry easily?
    If my blood is high... very much so!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    9 tattoos and counting! (Waiting for lockdown to get more!) and yes piercings
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Disturbed, Steps, Daddy Yankee, Wisin & Yandel, Mahmood
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Currently Reggaeton but it changes regularly
    - What is your favourite flag?
    Haven’t got one
    - Ever gone camping?
    Nope, my idea of hell. Caravans are the closest I’ve come to it
    - Ever been in love?
    I am now :)
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Sweden, Abu Dhabi
    - Favourite city?
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Supernatural, Buffy, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bob’s Burgers, Teen Wolf
    - List your five favourite films.
    Greatest Showman, Resident Evil, Spy, Tremors, Avengers Endgame
    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish!
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Software related in Aerospace
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Mathematics degree and computer science masters
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My eyes
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My stomach (but working on it finally!)
     
  17. Angela154

    Angela154 · Newbie

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  18. salimdost

    salimdost Type 2 · Newbie

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    My name is Salim. I am in Toronto, Canada.
    I was born on 11 June, 1957.

    I am married with 2 boys.

    At present I work in a gift shop which is closed due to pandemic.

    I joined this site so I can make some friends and also get to know some of the best foods for type II diabetes.

    I will welcome any comments.
     
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  19. Nancy Jo

    Nancy Jo · Newbie

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    Hi! I'm Nancy Jo from Texas. I'm a type 1.5 for at least 30 yrs. I use a MimiMed Insulin Pump and test 8 times a day. Using the pump, Novolog, along with proper meal planning, exercise and rest I have kept my BS around 7.1.
    I'm excited to be part of this group! Hope everyone is doing well!
     
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  20. Amanda Moore

    Amanda Moore · Newbie

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    Hi I am a new member here who just joined this morning,

    I am from the UK and an Editor and writer of a new e-magazine. I also take my own professional photography mostly on food once I have styled it.
    I have a published cookery book- selling online titled, "Fusion East Meets West" as unique ways of making Asian fusion dishes the healthier version.

    I consider myself to be spiritual not religious and I hate politics, because it creates inequality and all you need to see is what it has done to the world nowadays. It's caused huge shambles to the world.

    I have diabetes mellitus type 2 and was diagnosed some 9 years ago. I manage it by medicines, diet and exercise. But thank goodness I am not on insulin and won't be, if I control it with my existing daily regime. That is so my doctor informs me.

    I am right proper foodie though who was born into the family catering profession and I descend from a long line of highly successful caterers and entrepreneurs within hundreds of years within my ancestry roots.
     
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