Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

_Steve_

Well-Known Member
Messages
53
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Diet only
Dislikes
Carbs >:[
- What is your name?: Steve
- How old are you?: 37
- Are you male or female?: M
- Which country are you from?: England
- Which city/area do you live in?: South Yorkshire
- Are you religious?: No
- Pick three words to describe your personality: Proactive, Honest, Focused
- Do you have any pets?: Not since childhood, would like to in the future.
- Microsoft or Apple?: Both, plus Linux.
- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?: Watching F1 occasionally/International Football
- Do you get angry easily?: No
- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?: No
- List your five favourite musicians/bands: Laszewo, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys, Beautiful South, Coldplay. (a mixed bag)
- What would you say your favourite music genre is?: Britpop/Dance
- What is your favourite flag?: The English flag?
- Ever gone camping?: Yes
- Ever been in love?: No
- Ever used fake tan?: No
- Which countries have you visited?: Scotland, Wales, North America
- Favourite city?: Sheffield
- List your five favourite TV programmes: Currently.. Silo, Stargate, Shogun, Slow Horses, The Last of Us (+ lots more)
- List your five favourite films: Back to the Future, The Martian, Interstellar, Prometheus, LoTR (many many more..)
- Are you wealthy?: No
- Do you work? If so, as what?: Yes, in IT/Web Development
- List the subjects you study/have studied: Too many, all IT related.
- What do you like most about yourself?: That I'm now in a good position, own house, stable long-term job, reasonably healthy (minus the Type 2) and starting to get a handle on dieting.
- What do you like least about yourself?: Weight, although that's coming off quickly.
 

MommaE

Well-Known Member
Messages
409
Type of diabetes
Type 1
Treatment type
Insulin
Hi my name is Linda, I recently found out I have type 2 Diabetes and want to improve my eating habits and saw your Mediterranean diet plan and wanted to try it. Since finding out almost two months ago I’ve lost ten pounds but I know there’s more ways to dress up the food I’m eating and stay healthy. I was a coach for 10 to 12 year olds soccer, basketball and baseball for 8 years and got hurt on a river adventure and had back surgery and kind of went down hill after that. They fixed my back and leg so I could walk properly again. I’m kind of used to southern cooking and cutting out rice , potatoes and pasta hasn’t been easy. There has to be a way to dress up the chicken and fish like a real chef. Please help
Have you looked into alternatives like cauliflower rice, roast or pan fried radish instead of potato, zucchini for pasta ? Those are very common substitutes you should be able to find familiar recipes for.
 

Craig15

Newbie
Messages
3
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Insulin
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Craig15

Newbie
Messages
3
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Insulin
This is obviously not me, he’s my dog Mr Smithers. He helps me exercise and is great for my mental health. We both live in South Wales with my partner. I am Type 2 on Novorapid, and Lantus plus a plethora of the usual tablets. I’m struggling at the moment with hypoglycaemia, particularly over night which is very debilitating. Apart from that life is mostly good as I have not long ago retired early.
 

Craig15

Newbie
Messages
3
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Insulin
Hi Everyone!

My name is Craig,

- How old are you?
61

- Are you male or female or other?
I identify as He Him

- Which country are you from?
Wales

- Which city/area do you live in?
Chepstow.

- Are you religious?
No.

- Pick three words to describe your personality.
Quirky, Intense, Creative (not sure this is a personality trait, so one more for luck), Extravert.

- Do you have any pets?
I have a dog called Smithers.

- Microsoft or Apple?
Neither.

- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
Swimming and diving.

- Do you get angry easily?
Sometimes.

- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
I used to have a nipple ring and I miss it every day.

- List your five favourite musicians/bands.
Communards, Brinski Beat, Scissor Sisters plus plus. (Yes, I’m gay).

- What would you say your favourite music genre is?
No idea.

- What is your favourite flag?
Welsh Dragon.
- Ever gone camping?
Only once.

- Ever been in love?
Many times.

- Ever used fake tan?
Yes, it was a disaster, I had brown palms for months and my body looked like a work of modern art.

- Which countries have you visited?
Too many to mention.

- Favourite city?
Rome.

- List your five favourite TV programmes.
Doctor Who (who needs another one).

- List your five favourite films.
Too many.

- Are you wealthy?
Nope, but I am time rich.

- Do you work? If so, as what?
I’m retired and work very hard at relaxing.

- List the subjects you study/have studied.
Life.

- What do you like most about yourself?
My quirkiness.

- What do you like least about yourself?
My moods.

I love dogs, walking, Television, reading and writing. I’m also learning Welsh, Cymraeg dysgwch
 
Messages
3
Type of diabetes
Type 1
Treatment type
Insulin
- What is your name?
Keith Somerville

- How old are you?
67

- Are you male or female?
Female

- Which country are you from?
United Kingdom

- Which city/area do you live inHarrow

- Are you religious?
I wouldn't say so, no

- Pick three words to describe your personality
outgoing, assertive, caring

- Do you have any pets?
Dog called Rosie (Jack Russell), cat called Bella

- Microsoft or Apple?
Microsoft!

- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
I used to play rugby and cricket

- Do you get angry easily?
When necessary

- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
no

- List your five favourite musicians/bands.
Grateful Dead, The Band, Man, Led Zeppelin, Fairport Convention

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

- What is your favourite flag

- Ever gone camping?
Yes, in UK, France, Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana

- Ever been in love?
Yes - married for 48 years

- Ever used fake tan?


- Which countries have you visited?
France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden , Russia, Ukraine, Canada, Morocco, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Rwanda, eSwatini, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Burkina Faso
- Favourite city?
Orlando, Florida

- List your five favourite TV programmes.
Strike, HIGNIFY, Blackadder, Old Grey Whistle Test, Poirot

- List your five favourite films.Zulu, Big Lebowski, Sink the Bismarck, MASH, Casablanca

- Are you wealthy?
No

- Do you work? If so, as what?
University professor, writer and researcher


- What do you like most about yourself?
I'm quirky but I still sort of fit in and get along with a whole host of different kinds of people

- What do you like least about yourself?
I don’t suffer fools gladly
 

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kim#mimi

Member
Messages
8
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Diet only
Good morning.
What's my name: Kim
How old am I: Older than yesterday but younger than tomorrow
Am I male or Female: Female
Which country am I from: England
Which area/city to I live in: A little village in Gloucestershire
Am I religious: Yes
Pick 3 words that describe my personality: Bitchy resting face
Do I have any pets: 1 Lurcher
Microsoft or Apple: Microsoft
Which sports do I like or play: Walking (ultra challenges), horse riding, used to play netball and badminton.
Do I get angry easily: No, I simmer, then all hell lets lose.
Do I have tattoos or piercing? No
Favourite musicians or bands: To many
What would I say my favourite music genre is: Varied
Have I ever been camping: Yes
Have I ever been in love: Yes
Have I ever used fake tan: Yes
Which countries have I visited: European countries.
My favourite city: Florence.
Am I wealthy: Nope.
What do I like about myself: Other than my sparkling personality?
 
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Dave1975

Member
Messages
21
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Diet only
Hi!

Just wanted to introduce myself.
Newly diabetic and a little bit worried.

I love food and will need some help making better choices.

- What is your name?

Dave

- How old are you?

49

- Are you male or female?

Male

- Which country are you from?

England

- Which city/area do you live in?

Newcastle

- Are you religious?

Yes, football

- Pick three words to describe your personality.

Fun Fun Fun!!!

- Do you have any pets?

Goldfish

- Microsoft or Apple?

Microsoft

- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?

Football

- Do you get angry easily?

No

- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?

No

- List your five favourite musicians/bands.

Frank Sinatra. Rolling Stones. Elvis. Beatles. Taylor Swift.

- What would you say your favourite music genre is?

Rock and Roll

- What is your favourite flag?

Union Jack

- Ever gone camping?

Of course

- Ever been in love?

Of course

- Ever used fake tan?

Only accidently

- Which countries have you visited?

Scotland. Wales.

- Favourite city?

Newcastle!!!

- List your five favourite TV programmes.

Only Fools and Horses

- List your five favourite films.

Godfather
Goodfellas
Fast and the Furious
Wizard of Oz
Terminator 2

- Are you wealthy?

No

- Do you work? If so, as what?

Off on the sick

- List the subjects you study/have studied.

I know I am boring!
Just here for some advice!

-Dave
 

Ink

Newbie
Messages
2
Type of diabetes
Type 1
Treatment type
Pump
This thread will hopefully let us to get to know one another better and allow us to see which users we might share similarities with. I've listed a set of questions below that you can answer to tell us more about yourself. By no means do you have to answer all of them, and if you feel like adding further information, feel free.

- Include a photo here if you wish to.
- What is your name?
- How old are you?
- Are you male or female?
- Which country are you from?
- Which city/area do you live in?
- Are you religious?
- Pick three words to describe your personality.
- Do you have any pets?
- Microsoft or Apple?
- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
- Do you get angry easily?
- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
- List your five favourite musicians/bands.
- What would you say your favourite music genre is?
- What is your favourite flag?
- Ever gone camping?
- Ever been in love?
- Ever used fake tan?
- Which countries have you visited?
- Favourite city?
- List your five favourite TV programmes.
- List your five favourite films.
- Are you wealthy?
- Do you work? If so, as what?
- List the subjects you study/have studied.
- What do you like most about yourself?
- What do you like least about yourself?

Have fun!
My name is Julia I have been a diabetic for the past 54 years I am now 57.
I have been on the insulin pump for twenty + years with a HBC1A 49
I am female and married with four children one of which is also a diabetic type one. Since she was seven.
I live in Doncaster and have two dogs which keep me very busy.
I love hot holidays and going out for meals and sitting in the back garden tottering around. Love driving.
 

Dave1975

Member
Messages
21
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Diet only
My name is Julia I have been a diabetic for the past 54 years I am now 57.
I have been on the insulin pump for twenty + years with a HBC1A 49
I am female and married with four children one of which is also a diabetic type one. Since she was seven.
I live in Doncaster and have two dogs which keep me very busy.
I love hot holidays and going out for meals and sitting in the back garden tottering around. Love driving.
Nice to meet you Julia!
 

tharris310

Member
Messages
6
Type of diabetes
Type 1
Treatment type
Pump
- What is your name?
Tyler
- How old are you?
21 years old
- Are you male or female?
Male
- Which country are you from?
United States
- Which city/area do you live in?
Atlanta
- Are you religious?
Yes, I would call myself Christian, but I am a deeply spiritual person in general.
- Pick three words to describe your personality.
Ambitious, introspective, passionate
- Do you have any pets?
Not currently
- Microsoft or Apple?
Apple
- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
I like all sports. Currently I'm doing Muay Thai
- Do you get angry easily?
No, I generally even-tempered
- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
None
- List your five favourite musicians/bands.
Eagles, Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sam Cooke, and Dire Straits
- What would you say your favourite music genre is?
Soul and rock. Throw some deep house in there as well.
- What is your favourite flag?
The USA flag is timeless.
- Ever gone camping?
I love camping and nature. I live on a ranch.
- Ever been in love?
A few times. I am a romantic at heart
- Ever used fake tan?
Never
- Which countries have you visited?
Peru, France, Mexico, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Cayman Islands
- Favourite city?
Paris
- List your five favourite TV programmes.
Don't watch much TV
- List your five favourite films.
Don't watch many films but I did enjoy Interstellar and Oppenheimer
- Are you wealthy?
No
- Do you work? If so, as what?
I work as a software engineering intern at a baseball biometric company
- List the subjects you study/have studied.
Computer science and psychology
- What do you like most about yourself?
Think deeply about everything.
- What do you like least about yourself?
Think deeply about everything.

Would love to hear from the community!
 

Dave1975

Member
Messages
21
Type of diabetes
Type 2
Treatment type
Diet only
- What is your name?
Tyler
- How old are you?
21 years old
- Are you male or female?
Male
- Which country are you from?
United States
- Which city/area do you live in?
Atlanta
- Are you religious?
Yes, I would call myself Christian, but I am a deeply spiritual person in general.
- Pick three words to describe your personality.
Ambitious, introspective, passionate
- Do you have any pets?
Not currently
- Microsoft or Apple?
Apple
- Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
I like all sports. Currently I'm doing Muay Thai
- Do you get angry easily?
No, I generally even-tempered
- Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
None
- List your five favourite musicians/bands.
Eagles, Marvin Gaye, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sam Cooke, and Dire Straits
- What would you say your favourite music genre is?
Soul and rock. Throw some deep house in there as well.
- What is your favourite flag?
The USA flag is timeless.
- Ever gone camping?
I love camping and nature. I live on a ranch.
- Ever been in love?
A few times. I am a romantic at heart
- Ever used fake tan?
Never
- Which countries have you visited?
Peru, France, Mexico, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Cayman Islands
- Favourite city?
Paris
- List your five favourite TV programmes.
Don't watch much TV
- List your five favourite films.
Don't watch many films but I did enjoy Interstellar and Oppenheimer
- Are you wealthy?
No
- Do you work? If so, as what?
I work as a software engineering intern at a baseball biometric company
- List the subjects you study/have studied.
Computer science and psychology
- What do you like most about yourself?
Think deeply about everything.
- What do you like least about yourself?
Think deeply about everything.

Would love to hear from the community!
Nice to meet you!
 

sailorDel

Active Member
Messages
25
Type of diabetes
Prediabetes
Treatment type
Diet only
Dislikes
Snobby and Shrubbery........
My name is Derick and live in Hull, Easy Yorkshire.

Im 73 years young, recently seperated so live alone.

I have been a motor mechanic, qualified marine engineer sailing all over this lovely planet and finally manager of convenience stores around the north of england. I now volunteer for the Library, a charity shop and work at "Men in sheds Hull"

I love listening to Bob Dylan and anything from the 60s but Bob's new recordings are amazingly good.

Love reading, especially historical fiction of the Tudors.

Since living alone my cooking is getting better and I put that down to my pre-diabetic problems, along with selling my boat as its no fun doing stuff alone so I must be eating more. Mind you Im only 92kg lol.

I was told by the doctors I am close to Type 2 diabetes so hope this forum will help with that. Im not on any treatments from the doctor for Type 2 but on varioud heart meditation.
 
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