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

  1. Indiana91

    Indiana91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What is your name?
    Indiana
    - How old are you?
    22
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    West Midlands
    - Are you religious?
    No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality?
    Funny, strong-willed & determined
    - Do you have any pets?
    Labrador, lizard, guinea pigs and fish
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I like badminton but don't get the chance to play often
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Only over certain things, tend to over defend myself
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    3 tattoos, the old DUK logo on my wrist, my sisters name on the middle of my shoulders and a scorpion on my foot
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Tini Tempah
    Labyrinth
    Naughty Boy
    Coldplay
    Beyonce
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Pop
    - What is your favourite flag?
    St George's cross
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yeah, love the outdoors
    - Ever been in love?
    Never been in love as much as I am now :)
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Yes
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Too many to list
    - Favourite city?
    Roma
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Emmerdale
    Corrie
    The Walking Dead
    The Only Way Is Essex
    Family Guy

    - List your five favourite films
    Finding Nemo
    Ice Age
    Titanic
    Lord of the Rings
    Harry Potter
    - Are you wealthy?
    I am a student!
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Used to be a reptile specialist, now studying to be a veterinary nurse
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My honesty and ability to take care of myself
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Bring sensitive and acting before thinking.
     
  2. NotSoSweet2

    NotSoSweet2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  3. sammi4688

    sammi4688 Type 1 · Active Member

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    - Include a photo here if you wish to.

    - What is your name?
    Sammi

    - How old are you?
    25

    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Manchester

    - Are you religious?
    No

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Friendly, Loyal & Family Orientated

    - Do you have any pets?
    No.

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Erm...Microsoft

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I like watching Boxing and Rugby, not too keen on partaking on any lol

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes I can get moody or upset easily.

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    I have 4 tattoos. One on each of my wrists, my tummy and my back. I have my nose pierced, ears pierced and i did have the top of my ear pierced but it wasn't healing too well so taken it out :(

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Beyonce, Rihanna, Rudimental, Justin Timberlake, Take That.

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    R n B or Pop

    - What is your favourite flag?
    English ;)

    - Ever gone camping?
    No too scared of bugs and everything that will come with it...no toilet?? No thanks lol

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes, still am and it feels amazing

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Once.

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France and Wales

    - Favourite city?
    Manchester lol

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Friends, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Big Brother, Don't tell the bride, Sex and the city.

    - List your five favourite films.
    Titanic, Sex and the City films, Marley & Me, Edward Scissorhands, My best friends wedding.

    - Are you wealthy?
    No but i'm happy.

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes a room leader in a private day nursery.

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    The fact i can get on with most people.

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My lack of self esteem and confidence.
     
  4. maz28110

    maz28110 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hello my name is maryann I'm type 1 I have been for about 5 months


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  5. miksivad

    miksivad Type 1 · Newbie

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  6. bob-b

    bob-b Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name?
    Bobby Nelson..

    - How old are you?
    Am 21.

    - Are you male or female?
    Male

    - Which country are you from?
    India..

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

    - Are you religious?
    Well, am a follower of Christianity but not really a believer of religious rigidity/my god policy.... So I guess am not religious but i de believe in a god.

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Calm, Introvert, Thinker.

    - Do you have any pets?
    A dog and two birds.

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Haha Microsoft.

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

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Well yeah kinda especially when my bg's on a rollercoaster ride..

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

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Like many.

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Emo dark sad/ultra romantic cheesy lol peculiar choices huh

    - What is your favourite flag?
    My country's ofcourse, India

    - Ever gone camping?
    Nope

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes in a loving relationship for 4 years now.

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Nope being in india the only tan you get is real one whether you want it or not haha..

    - Which countries have you visited?
    None other than mine own..

    - Favourite city?
    My hometown kanker..

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    The big bang theory
    Friends
    Just for laughs gags
    Bigg boss(india)
    Castle

    - List your five favourite films.
    Wake up sid
    Barfi
    The silence of the lambs
    WallE
    Up

    - Are you wealthy?
    Middle class..

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Am A student as of now..

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    About to complete engineering..

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I like myself wholly..

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Sometimes the introverse nature..

    That's all........
     
  7. Kamalsrana

    Kamalsrana Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hello All,

    My name is Kam
    I am going to be 50 this October 2014.
    I wish to share this with you all especially if you are type 2 .
    I was diagnosed as T2 in 2006, my doctor immediately put me on Statins, Omega 3 and Metformin. My weight was around 96KGS
    I was petrified of the side effects of Statins and Metformin so decided to change my lifestyle and diet and left taking them after a couple of months.
    I continued with the Omega 3 and am a Lacto vegeterian, this means I can eat diary products but no kind of meats, fish, eggs etc.
    I took on exercise, cycling on an indoor cycle ad England is terribly cold and wet and found that an hour was sufficient to bring my blood sugars to normal ranges, 5.5.
    But, I found that if I laxed then my sugars would rise again and I had to continue to exercise to keep control.
    I also saw that in 2012 I went to Los Angles and for some reason my levels were stuck at 8.8 and no matter what amount of exercise I did, the levels remained high and got very depressed. My family also were worried and they said that it could be the temperature rise that was causing it. So I put the strips in a fridge and checked the next day, they dropped by a point from 8.8 to 7.8. This proved to me that you cannot rely on these meters and strips too much and that they can mislead you and you could end up taking high doses of meds when it's the meter and strips playing up.
    When I got back to UK, my levels came back to normal ranges under 6.
    But, they always rose when I did not exercise, I was tired of this fight and thought that I had no hope. So although I looked fit and in shape I knew I could not stop this constant battle. Then in 2012 I had to spend time in Central America on a development project and the weather being warm and humid I took regular walks and learned how to roller blade.
    Around this time I also did a blood test and found that I had high triglycerides 269 and my Platelets were clumped up so showed as 115000 when they were actually over 200000.
    I decided to attack the triglycerides as these are dangerously high and can cause strokes. Someone said take garlic pills they will help.
    So, I thought ok and bought some, I also purchased a herbal medicines called Arjuna, Shudda Guggal, Karela and Neem. But, I love Garlic and decided to take raw garlic with my meals.
    I took this for 6 months and on my last blood test, my triglycerides has dropped to 185 and my cholesterol levels also came into correct levels. My sugars were testing as normal and I lost all my gut and could see that all my fat was disappearing and even my hair started growing back.
    I am testing normal even when I don't excercise.
    Maybe you should all try it.
     
  8. UrsusArctos

    UrsusArctos Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?
    Ursula

    - How old are you?
    Very late 30s (Don't mention the big F word)

    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Wales

    - Are you religious?
    Yes

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Before T2 diabetes: Cheeky, chatty, clever
    With T2: tired tired tired

    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes, a black and white terrierist, a horse and two fish.

    - Do you get angry easily?
    No but when I do you want to stay well clear!

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Yes, ceremonial tattos on wrist.

    - What is your favourite flag?
    The flag of my northern motherland ;-)

    - Ever gone camping?
    Yeah. Hated it.

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes

    - Ever used fake tan?
    No

    - Are you wealthy?
    I am wealthy in friends and experiences. I am money-poor.

    - Do you work? If so, as what? I work in the manufacturing sector.

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My intelligence

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    That I am sometimes too clever for my own good hehe
     
  9. ian francis

    ian francis Type 2 · Member

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    oh well oh dear never mind ;)
     
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  10. David66

    David66 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi diagnosed with type 2 diabetes on Monday 10th March 2014, still in a bit of a haze not, got some tablets a glucose machine and a brieft diet sheet and basically told to get on with it, male, 48 lives in Manchester support gods team for 35 plus years (Man City for those none believers)
    4 kids loving partner and spend much of my time travelling.

    Been over weight for 10 years now and going to treat this as an opportunity to lose weight and improve my health.

    Missing carbs already!!!!!!
     
  11. Broa87

    Broa87 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi,

    My names Andy. I'm 27. Type 1.

    I was informed of my new best "friend" two years ago. During this time I have not had the best relationship with my new buddy.

    Recently I have realised that I know nothing about it.

    I've decide that I need some help, and hope that I can learn from people who have made peace with their "friend".

    Thanks in advance.

    Regards.


    Sent from the Diabetes Forum App
     
  12. Dzialo

    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name? Bart
    - How old are you? 21
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? Belgium but study in England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Antwerp
    - Are you religious? I believe in god
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Loving, kind, helpful
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Football, snowboarding, tennis
    - Do you get angry easily? No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? No, hate them
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. The wanted, Christina perri, Avril Lavigne, Imagine Dragons, Pentatonix
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Soul
    - Ever been in love? No, only family
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? America, Switzerland, Belgium, England, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands
    - Favourite city? Venice
    - List your five favourite films. The prestige, Anchorman, avengers, Now you can see me, think like a man
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - What do you like most about yourself? That I like taking care of people
    - What do you like least about yourself? Sometimes stubborn
    - How many languages do you speak? Dutch, German, English, French
     
  13. DaveTheRave

    DaveTheRave Type 1 · Member

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    Hey, you are not alone. I am a 26 yr old type 1 and have been since sept 2012. I also have not had the greatest relationship with my new pal but my diabetic nurse is a god send and with her help I am startin to see good control :) Are u into carb counting and all that? The nurses at my hospital ran a course that I attended i think it was called IDAC (insulin dose adjustment course) - it has been a MASSIVE help. Stay cool mate,
    Dave. P.s - I'm not like massively experienced at bein diabetic, but I'm always open to talking about it if it helps!
     
  14. Broa87

    Broa87 Type 1 · Member

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    Well I've read a few bits on here and I think it's the way forward.

    I keep asking myself, what would Oprah do if she was on Atkins.


    From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
     
  15. Alanamay

    Alanamay Parent · Member

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    - What is your name?

    Alana,

    - How old are you?

    21
    - Are you male or female?

    Female,
    - Which country are you from?

    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?

    Birmingham,
    - Are you religious?

    No,
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    loud, weird, and me.
    - Do you have any pets?

    Yes cats and dog.
    - Microsoft or Apple?

    Neither,
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?

    Ice skating,
    - Do you get angry easily?

    Not at all.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?

    5 Ear piercings,
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.

    Gothic (Amy Lee, The streets, Beethoven,
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?

    'Screamo' or people just screaing randomly down a mic.
    - What is your favourite flag?

    No idea.
    - Ever gone camping?

    Yes
    - Ever been in love?

    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?

    Yes
    - Which countries have you visited?

    None,
    - Favourite city?

    None,
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.

    NCIS, Death note.
    - List your five favourite films.

    Totoro, Laputa in the sky, howls moving castle,
    - Are you wealthy?

    Not in the slightest.
    - Do you work? If so, as what?

    Auxiliary nurse,
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.

    To many.
    - What do you like most about yourself?

    Eyes,
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Legs,

    Have fun![/quote]
     
  16. Shoshi

    Shoshi Type 2 · Newbie

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    RUDYz Parent · Member

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    - What is your name?
    Rudy z
    - How old are you?
    58
    - Are you male or female?
    male
    - Which country are you from?
    USA
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Long Island,New York
    - Do you have any pets?
    Mindy in the pic
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
     
  18. RUDYz

    RUDYz Parent · Member

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    Greeting from
    Rudy
     
  19. lcarter

    lcarter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name?

    Lynsey
    - How old are you?

    30
    - Are you male or female?

    Female!

    - Which country are you from?

    England

    - Which city/area do you live in?

    Nottingham

    - Are you religious?

    Nope!

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Unique, bizarre, analytical.

    - Do you have any pets?

    Hamsters

    - Microsoft or Apple?

    Apple

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

    None.....I like watching The Olympics!

    - Do you get angry easily?

    Sadly yes...
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings?

    9 Tattoos....

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.

    Biffy Clyro
    Nirvana
    Paolo Nutini
    Guns N Roses
    Linkin Park

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?

    Rock

    - What is your favourite flag?
    ....

    - Ever gone camping?

    Yes!

    - Ever been in love?

    Still am, happily :)

    - Ever used fake tan?

    Indeed!

    - Which countries have you visited?

    USA, Mexico, Spain, Greece.

    - Favourite city?

    York

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.

    Top Gear, Obese for a Year, Secret Eaters, Dangerous Roads, Paranormal Witness.

    - List your five favourite films.

    Heat, Lord of The Rings (All), Harry Potter, When Harry Met Sally, Scent Of A Woman.

    - Are you wealthy?

    No!

    - Do you work? If so, as what?

    I was a travel agent for 13 years....now a full time wife/mummy!

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.

    Ooh that was a long time ago!

    - What do you like most about yourself?

    My tattoos!

    - What do you like least about yourself?

    My diabetes!!
     
  20. Opalshards

    Opalshards Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name?
    June
    - How old are you?
    67
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    England


    - Which city/area do you live in.
    Blackpool
    - Are you religious?
    Spiritual


    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Empathic, Loyal, Reclusive.


    - Do you have any pets?
    None now


    - Microsoft or Apple
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    None
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Two in each ear
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Cee-Lo green, Train, REM, Plan B, too many to mention.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Motown, R&B, 60s music.
    - What is your favourite flag?
    English
    - Ever gone camping?
    All the time when the children were growing up.
    - Ever been in love?
    For the last 45 years
    - Ever used fake tan?
    Yes
    - Which countries have you visited?
    England, Scotland and Wales.
    - Favourite city?
    Manchester
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Emmerdale, Corry,The Chase,Four in a bed.
    - List your five favourite films.
    City of Angels,
    Scent of a Woman,
    Unbreakable,
    Its a Wonderful Life,
    Jaws 1.
    - Are you wealthy?
    Oh yes got loads of money.lol
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Happily Retired
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Word processing,
    I am a qualified Aromatherapist and Reflexologist,
    Indian Head Massage, Counselling,
    Spiritual Healing, Moving and Handling.


    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My Weird and Witchy ways.


    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Creeping about with a walking stick due to Osteoarthritis.
    Not being able to get round the Gym anymore,
    Being overweight
     
    #980 Opalshards, Mar 21, 2014 at 5:55 PM
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