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

  1. vonnypopples

    vonnypopples Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hi my name is Yvonne ,I am 45yrs old married to simon for 24 yrs and mum to three grown up kids ,two boys and a girl .I live at home with simon and my two furry weans ,Bonnie a lurcher dog and Puss my nine yr old cat . I live in a small town of Kilwinning ,which is about 25 miles west of Glasgow, in west of scotland . i enjoy reading and walking and swimming and spending time with my 5 yr old granddaughter . I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on the 9th of may this year.I am on 4 injections a day and on a healthy eating plan .Everything is still quite new and confusing to me .My family have been supportive especially my younger sister who is also diabetic ,but she was diagnosed when she was 8 .She helps when she can but there has been alot of changes in treatment since she started
    plus she is blind due to neuriopathy .
     
  2. Dav1955

    Dav1955 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi all I'm a Type2 diabetic diagnosed about 5 years. Have just started on insulin injections with the tablets I was already on.

    - What is your name? David
    - How old are you? 59 years young
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? North East Lincolnshire
    - Are you religious? Only on bad occasions
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Happy, pleasant and loveably.
    - Do you have any pets? Not at the moment.
    - Microsoft or Apple? Both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Can't play any - back injury - like watching some tho.
    - Do you get angry easily? Not really - apart from driving lol
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? None.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Love all kinds of music - pop and blues. To many to mention.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? All.
    - What is your favourite flag?white
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Still am.
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Italy, Germany and Holland.
    - Favourite city? Not got one.
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Anything scifi/fantasy & different.
    - List your five favourite films. Too many to list.
    - Are you wealthy? No.
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Recently unemployed.
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Electronics, personal care & life.
    - What do you like most about yourself? Game to try anything
    - What do you like least about yourself? Having a spinal injury.


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  3. Catarina Gomes

    Catarina Gomes Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name? Catarina
    - How old are you? 16
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? Portugal
    - Which city/area do you live in? Coimbra
    - Are you religious? Yes, Catholic and Christian
    - Pick three words to describe your personality: Friendly, shy and caring
    - Do you have any pets? No, but I used to have hamsters, fishes and a guinea pig.
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I don't really like sports!
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes, but I usually keep it to myself.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Muse, Foo Fighters, U2, (...)
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Rock
    - What is your favourite flag? Weird question!
    - Ever gone camping? No
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? England, Italy, France, Spain, Bulgaria, Germany, Austria and I think that's it.
    - Favourite city? London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Masterchef, So you think you can dance, every Gordon Ramsay programme, Cake Boss, Criminal Mind, The Walking Dead, Modern Family, (...)
    - List your five favourite films. Every Harry Potter movie!
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? I'm a student...
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Maths, Portuguese, English, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Phisics, PE, French, Philosophy...
    - What do you like most about yourself? Being patient, friendly... My hair...
    - What do you like least about yourself? My body and low confidence.
     
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  4. TattooGuru

    TattooGuru Type 1 · Member

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    - What is your name? ......Kevin / TattooGuru!
    - How old are you? ........56 going on 21
    - Are you male or female?... Male
    - Which country are you from?..... UK England
    - Which city/area do you live in?.... Isle of Sheppey in Kent
    - Are you religious? .... Not really! Only when I need to be!
    - Pick three words to describe your personality...... Honest. Immature. Happy
    - Do you have any pets?.... Yes a 3 legged Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Molly. :0)
    - Microsoft or Apple?.... Apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?.... Kayaking. Football (Soccer)
    - Do you get angry easily?.... I have my moments but not always!
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?... OMG! Ok.... I have a full back/bum piece, top of Chest, Full arm sleeves, Back of Calfs and a couple above my Knees. None on Hands/ neck or face. Oh other than Tashe on inside of one index finger! No piercings
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.... Errrrm. No real Fav bands.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?.... I listen to lots of different types of music including - Motown. Reggae. Northern Soul. Ska. Anything 70's 80's funk. Lots more. House martins/ beautiful south. Ian dury and the Blockheads the list is endless! Anything BUT C and W!
    - What is your favourite flag?... St George/ Union Jack
    - Ever gone camping?.... All the time!
    - Ever been in love?.... Yep!
    - Ever used fake tan?.... Rather have my nails removed with pliers thanks! Looks awful!
    - Which countries have you visited?... Lots! Most of Europe and Caribbean.
    - Favourite city?..... Oh difficult one! Paris... Barcelona... Rome.... in that order!
    - List your five favourite TV programmes..... Holby City! Jacs ummmmmm.
    - List your five favourite films..... Oh erm... Snatch. Kill Bill 1and2. Alice in wonderland (J Depp). Indispicable Me 1and2. And Lockstock and Two Smokin Barrels.
    - Are you wealthy?.... Hell Yeah!... Sorry thought it said Healthy!.. No not got any money. I have to work for a living!
    - Do you work? If so, as what?.... Ha ha! Yes I make interiors For Jaguar/ Land Rover/ BMW Mini
    - What do you like most about yourself?.... My sense of humour
    - What do you like least about yourself?.... My weight! Far too skinny!

    ....and that is all I have to say about that!...x





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  5. bob2025

    bob2025 Type 2 · Member

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    I hope I have does this correctly...

    What is your name? Bob Sluman
    - How old are you?
    53 years old
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - Which country are you from?
    England
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Leatherhead, Surrey
    - Are you religious?

    No, but working on it
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Analytical, Caring, Funny
    - Do you have any pets?
    yes, 3 daft dogs
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Prefer Unix, but there's always one isn't there
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Fly balling (with the Dogs) , Tennis
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Yes,
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    30 seconds to Mars,
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Electric, pop
    - What is your favourite flag?

    Cunard Flag - on their cruise liners
    - Ever gone camping?

    Yes - once , it rained all the time
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes, married 30 years and counting
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Ireland, France, Switzerland, Croatia, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Italy, Most of the Canary Islands, Portugal, Dubai, Libya, Tanzania, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Greece, Liechtenstein, Hong Kong, Channel Islands, Spain, Gran Cayman, BVI, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Seychelles, Denmark, USA,
    Canada, Kenya, Crete+ more I have forgotten
    - Favourite city?
    Venice
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Dr Who, Mock the Week, QI, Have I got news for you, Can't think of anymore...
    - List your five favourite films.
    Maltese Falcon, Blade Runner, The Lady Vanishes, The 39 Steps, The Transporter
    - Are you wealthy?
    Depends how you measure it
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes-IT (ERP) and Business Consultant
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Project Management methods - PRINCE2, AGILE, ITIL
    - What do you like most about yourself?

    The feeling that I must be doing something right based on the support from my family and friends
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    A stupid and ridiculous fear of needles - since bad incident when very young
     
  6. rijohnston

    rijohnston Type 1 · Member

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    What is your name? Rebekah Johnston
    - How old are you? 23
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? N.Ireland
    - Which city/area do you live in? Yorkshire, England
    - Are you religious? Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. positive, caring, silly
    - Do you have any pets? fish
    - Microsoft or Apple? microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? runnin around like a headless chicken?
    - Do you get angry easily? nop
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? just my ears
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? pop, rnb
    -- Ever gone camping? yes all the time
    - Ever been in love?yea
    - Ever used fake tan? yea
    - Which countries have you visited? many european, daar es sallom, new york, washington
    - Favourite city? Eerywere is so different I couldnt choose
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. CSI, New girl, Big bang theory, Call th midwife, Made in Chealsea
    - List your five favourite film. Anything disney
    - Are you wealthy? i wish
    - Do you work? If so, as what? SPeech and language therapist
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Vocational course for current job at uni
    - What do you like most about yourself? my attitude towards life
    - What do you like least about yourself? my laziness
     
  7. Creedy86

    Creedy86 Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name? Claire
    - How old are you? 28
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? UK
    - Which city/area do you live in? Manchester
    - Are you religious? Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Quirky, stubborn, witty
    - Do you have any pets? Not yet
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? None
    - Do you get angry easily? some times
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? £ tattoos 2 on back one thigh
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Skunk anansie, Muse, Damien Rice, No Doubt, Incubus
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? a bit of every thing, slightly on the Rocky side
    - What is your favourite flag? Do people have favourite Flags?
    - Ever gone camping? Nope
    - Ever been in love? I am
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Mexico, Amsterdam, Spain, carnies, Bulgaria, Belgium,
    - Favourite city? not really
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. Breaking Bad, Game of thrones, Walking dead, American Horror story, Orange is the new black
    - Are you wealthy? Nope
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Admin stuff
     
  8. Sancho panza

    Sancho panza Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    - What is your name?
    Mark
    - How old are you?
    52
    - Are you male or female?
    Male
    - 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.
    Optimist extrovert emotional
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes boxer cross called gus
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    At the moment apple
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Motorsports cricket
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Far too often
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Yes on my arm
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Etta James ,Beth heart & Joe bonamassa,the stranglers, Nina Simone, black sabbath
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Blues
    - What is your favourite flag?
    St George's
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes
    - Ever been in love
    Once or twice"....twice with the same woman
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    France,Spain,Portugal,Egypt,Tunisia,canaries,Ireland,
    - Favourite city?
    Can't abide city's I'm a country boy could not imagine not living within five mins walk of green fields
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    The west wing,the sopranos,dr who,Babylon five,ER
    - List your five favourite films
    To catch a mockingbird, cyrano de Bergerac, les misralables, blade runner, Hobson's choice
    - Are you wealthy
    Define wealth ? I'm better off than I've ever been
    - Do you work? If so,as what?
    Self employed welder fabricator
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  9. ohitsnicola

    ohitsnicola Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not new to this site but it still says I should introduce myself haha so why not

    - What is your name?
    Nicola

    - How old are you?
    20

    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Dagenham, Essex

    - Are you religious?
    No

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Caring, Weird, Shy???

    - Do you have any pets?
    I have a cat called Mickey

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both? Depends on the product

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

    - Do you get angry easily?
    not often, no

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    I have my ears pierced and I have two tattoo's one on my left wrist and the other on my right lower arm

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    McFly, Michael Jackson, Ed Sheeran...oh and don't mind a bit of One Direction haha ;)

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    I don't actually know Pop rock???

    - What is your favourite flag?
    I don't even know!

    - Ever gone camping?
    Once!

    - Ever been in love?
    Once, am now!

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Never...I am ginger...so I would look like a human wotsit!!

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Belgium and Wales

    - Favourite city?
    London

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Okay I don't actually have 5 because I don't watch TV much ahah so erm Holby City, Outnumbered and Friends

    - List your five favourite films.
    The Fault in Our Stars...and Harry Potter! I cant think of anymore

    - Are you wealthy?
    I wish

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Yes, in an office as an administrator


    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I don't actually know

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Alot! :/
     
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  10. TattooGuru

    TattooGuru Type 1 · Member

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    Welcome NicolaAnne1994. This seems to be the place if you are a Diabetic! Loads of nice people with tips and advice!
     
  11. Enclave

    Enclave Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member
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    Introduce my self .. No comment
     
  12. sugartoohigh

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    Wish I didn't have to keep jumping through the sites hoops every time I come on. Please stop changing the system I've been on for ages :(
     
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  14. ibivi

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    Hello everyone, my username is ibivi. I am a female in my early 60s. I live in Canada. I am married and have a cat named Lanny. I love birds, animals, flowers, reading to name a few. I have a desktop computer (Microsoft with Windows 8.1.1) and an ereader (Kobo Arc). My mother pierced my ears when I was a girl and I wear earrings. I love to travel by train. I am afraid to fly but I did fly to Europe twice in the 70s and haven't flown since. Some of my favourite TV shows are Sherlock, Masterpiece Mystery, Southland. I have some university education where I studied English and Geography. My biggest challenge is dealing with being a type 2 diabetic. I have other health issues as well. I also have to deal with depression mostly brought on by health and ageing issues. I love music. Some of my favourites are Van Morrison, Otis Redding, Jackie Wilson, Janis Joplin. I read the New York Times, Washington Post, London Review of Books, New Yorker magazine, Vanity Fair, Flipboard, Zite. My favourite design is Art Deco. My favourite historical person is Mark Twain. I like art by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.
     
  15. this is too difficult

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    My name is Indy (also known as Jill).

    I hate bossy computers and I hope it will stop nagging me now.

    [Still annoyed with myself for caving to the demand but my screen was being held hostage by a stupid message.]

    I'm sure the other Australian posters will understand when I say, "Not happy, Jan" :blackeye::arghh::spam:
     
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    Patti0000 Type 1 · Newbie

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    There is no place to introduce myself. Just curious are there any brittle type 1s out there?
     
  18. Patti0000

    Patti0000 Type 1 · Newbie

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    What is eating to your meter mean?
     
  19. Mud Island Dweller

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    Eating to your meter means you test just before your first forkful of food and should be in my case hopefully 4.5 to around 5 and 2 hrs later around 5.8 l am happiest at under 6 if it is 6 or above l get depressed.

    But the nhs guidelines are
    Pre meal 4 - 7 to me insane 7 is WAY WAY to high
    2 hrs post meal T2 Under 8.5 again WAY WAY to high
    T1 Under 9 l am T2 but l am guessing no regular T1's would be happy at that but don't know they will let you know.

    Given the amount of complications present in diabetics and bad advice the nhs gives esp. on diet those figures are probably a struggle for those following nhs advice to reach. Most will be over that so l guess if they can get to that high number they should be pleased.

    @Indy51 don't think it works with you posting here you have to open a new thread
     
  20. Annpanz

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    - What is your name?
    Anne
    - How old are you?
    56
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Galloway
    - Are you religious?
    Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Kind genorus loving
    - Do you have any pets?
    2 Whippets and 2 rag dolls 4 Siamese 1 oriental and 3 moggies
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Both
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Walking
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    None
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    - What is your favourite flag?
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes this is my first
    - Ever been in love?
    Yes
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Uk
    - Favourite city?
    Edinburgh
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    - List your five favourite films.
    - Are you wealthy?
    No
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Shop assistant
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My love of life
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Being diabetic
     
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