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Introduce Yourself: Answer Some Personal Questions

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

  1. pavlovsdog

    pavlovsdog Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @macivor I agree with Mike, it doesn't sound like you are getting very effective care. I'm assuming you are in the UK, so It might be worth having a look at the NICE guidelines and being a bit assertive with your GP. If he's not prepared to be more helpful, you should find another GP imho
     
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  2. Pauline2015

    Pauline2015 Type 2 · Member

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    - What is your name?

    Pauline

    - How old are you?

    55

    - Are you male or female?

    Female of course!
    - Which country are you from?

    Great Britain

    - Which city/area do you live in?

    Manchester

    - Are you religious?

    Ive never really thought about it but I guess i believe in God

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Kind, caring and easily put on!

    - Do you have any pets?

    Yes

    - Microsoft or Apple?

    Apple

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

    None i like to watch!

    - Do you get angry easily?

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

    Ears

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.

    Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Adele, Katy Perry, Take That

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?

    Anything really mostly pop

    - What is your favourite flag?

    British

    - Ever gone camping?

    All the time but in a caravan now ha

    - Ever been in love?

    Yes with my husband of 19 years

    - Ever used fake tan?

    No

    - Which countries have you visited?

    12

    - Favourite city?

    Rome so romantic

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.

    Dramas, corrie, casualty, holby city, paul o'grady dogs

    - List your five favourite films.

    Armagheddon, jimmy grimble, the best exotic marigold hotel, love actually, the full monty

    - Are you wealthy?

    Umm no!

    - Do you work? If so, as what?

    Legal secretary

    - List the subjects you study/have studied

    Only normal school lessons

    - What do you like most about yourself?

    Nothing really

    - What do you like least about yourself?

    Being overweight and low esteem

    And there you have it!
     
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  3. Nicola M

    Nicola M Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My photo is there <----- :)

    - What is your name?
    Nicola

    - How old are you?
    17


    - Are you male or female?
    Female

    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Nottingham

    - Are you religious?
    No
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Kind, caring, talkative

    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes, 1 dog called Jack

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Used to enjoy netball at school. Don't really play sports now though.

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Sometimes

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    No tattoos, 4 piercings. 2 lobe piercings, tragus and helix :)

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Ed Sheeran, Adele, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith. And many more!

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Pop

    - What is your favourite flag?
    British

    - Ever gone camping?
    Nope!

    - Ever been in love?
    Maybe...

    - Ever used fake tan?
    Nope

    - Which countries have you visited?
    Spain, Canary Islands, USA, France

    - Favourite city?
    I really like Paris, haven't been there but would love to go ;)

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Crime TV shows like CSI, police shows, A&E shows, Animal shows

    - List your five favourite films.
    Frozen, Maleficent, Annie, Hunger games, Maze runner

    - Are you wealthy?

    Nope

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Nope, but I volunteer in a charity shop :)

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    The usual school subjects, studied childcare at college.

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I'm always there for people when they need me.

    - What do you like least about yourself?

    My smile. Currently awaiting a hospital letter to get my teeth fixed! :)
     
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  4. lildanfen

    lildanfen Type 1 · Active Member

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    Daniel
    37 diagnosed with T1 Diabetes 16/09/2001 after feeling extremely ill and thirsty and getting stuck in Portugal after 9/11
    Male
    England
    Uckfield, East Sussex
    I believe in God but religion causes war and drops its knickers like a ***** to the highest bidder
    Mad, extreme and excessive
    If they can survive 2 bricks a bag and a river then they can be a pet
    PC and Mac
    Rugby to watch banned in my school, so never learnt to play. I was an ultra runner but am currently injured, think it might be in my head
    My anger has started to rear its ugly head, no running equals no stress relief
    Never one to back down from a dare I have my nickname tattooed on my back in Chinese, and in case your curious it was ferret
    Barnesy, U2, REM, Fine Young Cannibals and Tears for Fears to name but a few
    Funk/Soul
    The less said the better, might start a riot and have all my passports taken away
    My parents owned Caravans when we were kids, I hate camping in any form
    Daily in love, with my wife and my three children
    Have you seen Dickinson and Winton, who wants to look like a 90's Tango advert
    Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Austria, Africa, America, Canada, Thailand, Vietnam, Lang Kwai, Malaysia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
    My Hometown Birmingham
    Hawaii 5-0 both versions. NCIS, Elementary and Sherlock,knight rider and the A-team
    The Breakfast Club, The Goonies, The Lost Boys, Disco Pigs
    I am **** poor
    I run my own accountancy practice
    I am a qualified accountant and a qualified toolmaker
    I don't like myself I am a cynical a***hole
    See above
     
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  5. HeatherJoy_

    HeatherJoy_ Type 1 · Active Member

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    - What is your name?Heather
    - How old are you?20
    - Are you male or female?Female
    - Which country are you from?UK
    - Which city/area do you live in?Nottingham
    - Are you religious?Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Cool, funny and bubbly
    - Do you have any pets?live on a farm!
    - Microsoft or Apple?Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?CRICKET & Darts
    - Do you get angry easily?Yes
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?Pop
    - Ever gone camping?Yup
    - Ever used fake tan?Disaster
    - Do you work? If so, as what?Student
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Doing Maths at uni
     
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  6. Erin85

    Erin85 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello, I'm Erin :) I was diagnosed as type1 on New Year's Eve - I couldn't get an appointment with my dr so went to lloyds pharmacy who sent me to GP who sent me to hospital where I was admitted and diagnosed. I'm on novorapid and lantus - my pancreas is still producing insulin so my doses have been changing quite frequently and having lots of hypo's. Trying to fit my new diagnosis into my life while planning my wedding (getting married in June). I have two dwarf hamsters - Starsky and Hutch and enjoy exercising, reading and eeeaaaating! Exercising on hold at the moment at nurses advice but hoping to get back into it soon :) I've only just joined the forum but hope to meet others for chats and advice x x
     
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  7. JaeBee

    JaeBee Type 2 · Newbie

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    - What is your name? June
    - How old are you? 46 and 3/4
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in? Glasgow
    - Are you religious? No,
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. stressy, loving and compassionate
    - Do you have any pets? One cat, called Cleo, 20 years old (almost) . She's my baby
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? No sports now.
    - Do you get angry easily? Not usually, but I can do depending on circumstances
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Gaelic symbol on my right shoulder
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.Adam Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, Prince 80's and 90's, Pink and Chris DeBurgh
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Eclectic
    - What is your favourite flag? Scottish Lion rampant
    - Ever gone camping? Yes, a couple of times years ago but not now, I like my creature comforts too much now
    - Ever been in love? Yes :)
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? Marjorca Spain, America and England
    - Favourite city? New York
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. NCIS, Monkey Life, King of Queens, frazier and Only fools and Horses
    - List your five favourite films. Blade, Footloose, Avatar, Prince of Tides and Schindler'sList
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? No
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Social Care
    - What do you like most about yourself?My sense of fair play and my compassion
    - What do you like least about yourself? The fact that I worry about things that are outwith my control.
     
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  8. WeeFergus

    WeeFergus Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  9. daddys1

    daddys1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, @HeatherJoy_, @Erin85 , @JaeBee and @WeeFergus and welcome to the forum, you will find this a very friendly and helpful site and will support you with your diabetes, I have not seen so many new members turn at the same time.

    Please all have a look round and ask as many questions as you need to, there will always be someone to help.

    I will tag @daisy1 who will come along, in the morning now, with a long list of very helpful information we give to new members.

    Neil
     
  10. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend
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    Hello everyone and welcome to the forum :)

    Have a look at the information for new members, contained in my link below. I suggest if you have anything particular you want help on or to say, start your own thread in the appropriate place.
     
  11. Kirstie:NewT1

    Kirstie:NewT1 Type 1 · Member

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    Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Kirstie
    - How old are you? 22
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Doncaster
    - Are you religions? Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality - Out-going, Caring, Bubbly
    - Do you have any pets? Some little fishys
    - Microsoft or Apple? Apple
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Ears pierced, 3 tattoo's on top of both feet and on back of my neck.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    *
    Sam Smith
    * Avicii
    * Meghan Trainor
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Pop
    - Ever gone camping? Nope
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? Yes bad disaster
    - Which countries have you visited? India, Spain
    - Favourite city? London
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    * Eastenders
    * Corrie
    * Hollyoaks
    * Ant and Dec
    * Big brother
    - Do you work? Full time mummy :angelic::angelic:
     
  12. Sco81

    Sco81 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My name is scott
    I'm 33
    Male
    From England
    Live in epsom
    Not religious

    Kind, honest, outgoing
    No pets
    Apple
    Full left arm sleeve
    James, Ella Henderson,
    Indi
    Been camping
    Yes been in love
    Never used fake tan lol
    Mexico, France, Africa, Spain
    Edinburgh
    Not really in to tv
    Catering manager
     
  13. Seconlife

    Seconlife Type 1 · Active Member

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    - What is your name?
    Pauline

    - How old are you?
    17

    - Are you male or female?
    female

    - Which country are you from?
    Germany

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    north of Germany

    - Are you religious?
    no

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    friendly, sleepy, funny

    - Do you have any pets?
    two cats

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft

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

    - Do you get angry easily?
    sometimes...

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

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Tim Bendzkow, Ich und Ich, Xaviour Naidoo, Nena, my best friend in the bathroom

    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    the charts...

    - Ever gone camping?
    no
    - Ever been in love?
    of course ;)

    - Ever used fake tan?
    no

    - Favourite city?
    New York

    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    no favourite programms...

    - List your five favourite films.
    Star Wars, The hobbit, The faullt in our stars, Hatschiku, Forest Gump

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    in summer I'd like to start with chemistry

    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I'm a friendly and helpful person.

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Sometimes I'm a little bit shy :)
     
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  14. TJCH

    TJCH Type 2 · Newbie

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    Rather not right now, cos the only one I have of me I truly like, was when I was 3 with little blonde curls and a little red dress, although I did take the picture that is my avatar
    - What is your name?
    Tracy Carr-Harding
    - How old are you?
    Over a certain age where it's not polite to ask hehe..... Actually I am 50 and proud of it
    - Are you male or female?
    Female
    - Which country are you from?
    United Kingdom
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Peterborough but it isn't where I was born
    - Are you religious?
    Not really, I lost my faith when my Grandfather, who was a good man, died a very painful death, and to me, I just couldn't see how a God could do that to such an amazing guy
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Loving, Happy, craaaaaaazy
    - Do you have any pets?
    Yes, I have a pet rat called Harold Lloyd, he is 2 years old on March 12th, and he is the yummiest most gorgeous little man ever!!!
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Does pancake tossing count as a sport, just wondering..... Otherwise urmmm none
    - Do you get angry easily?
    Not really, it takes me a while to blow up, but when I do run for the hills, fast, very very fast
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    I have 2 piercings in each ear, in the lobes, I have 6 tatts. On my left upper arm I have 2 unicorns, with a banner, with my kids names on, on my right upper arm I have a hummingbird, on my left shoulder I have a yellow rose, and on my right shoulder I have 2 chinese symbols, for love, and happy-go-lucky, and a sun, with my initial T in the centre
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Dennis Locorriere, Johnny Cash, Rebecca Fergusson, Neil Diamond, David Grey
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    Eclectic,I like all kinds, I used to play in an orchestra
    - What is your favourite flag?
    The Union Jack
    - Ever gone camping?
    As a kid yeah
    - Ever been in love?
    Have been, and currently am, with my awesome fiance Martin, who has made me complete (Hands out sick bags)
    - Ever used fake tan?
    No never, but I do burn really quickly when the sun hits my skin
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Lived in Holland and Germany as a child, visited, Italy, France, Geurnsey, Jersey, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Monaco and Spain
    - Favourite city?
    Peterborough, its where I live, where my kids were born and where I have my love nest hehe
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Pointless, Walking Dead, Judge Judy, Judge Rinder and FBI Files
    - List your five favourite films.
    The Green Mile, The Goonies, Love Actually, Schindlers List, and Big
    - Are you wealthy?
    That depends, financially no, but life yes I am very wealthy
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    No, am registered disabled
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    The usual school one,and some computer studies, retail sudies and health and safety studies too
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    My generous heart
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    My insecurities

    Have fun![/QUOTE]
     
  15. Johndotcom

    Johndotcom Type 1 · Member

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    Hiya, I joined yesterday and not sure how I missed this Forum before, as coming up for Fifty years with Insulin Contolled Diabetes T1, now using Pump method of delivery and how things have changed over all those years. Some things come and go and then get launched again as something new thirty years later.
    At least you no longer have to boil your syringe and needles every day, keep it in surgical Spirit, no blood monitoring just a tablet in a test tube with urine and compare the colours on chart. So unreliable with no warnings of low blood sugar. No nearer finding a cure for type 1 over all these years even though millions of pounds have been donated to research. The complications are still here, and many needless amputations are taking place. I enjoy Steam Heritage Railways and work on one to, the NYMR.



    - What is your name?
    John

    - How old are you?
    61 years young

    - Are you male or female?
    Male

    - Which country are you from?
    England/Wales

    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Live in North Wales right on the Coast.

    - Are you religious?
    Not particularly, seen to many bad things in working life.

    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    - Do you have any pets?
    Not at moment, lost our dog Oscar, to difficult to replace.

    - Microsoft or Apple?
    Apple, Computer, iPhone and iPad (Do have a PC just in case needed for anything).

    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    Rugby, Swimming, F1.

    - Do you get angry easily?
    Can do, if a subject I'm involved with to deeply.

    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    Nope, don't like them at all.

    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    Genesis, Floyd, Stones, Coldplay, Phil Collins.

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

    - What is your favourite flag?
    Welsh with the Dragon on.

    - Ever been in love?
    Yes, and still am.

    - Which countries have you visited?
    France, Germany, Holland, Canary Islands, Spain, USA, Scotland, Jersey, England.

    - Favourite city?
    New York

    - List your favourite TV programmes.
    NCIS, CSI, Holby City.

    - List your five favourite films.
    To many to choose.

    - Are you wealthy?
    Some may say, but if only.

    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    Professional Photographer, and Voluntary Work (Semi Retired now)

    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    Photography, Forensic Science, Law, Hotel Management.

    - What do you like least about yourself?
    Being Disabled and how it effects to many things.
     
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    mikegreen47 Type 2 · Newbie

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  17. Galathea

    Galathea Prediabetes · Member

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    - What is your name? G. Or Galathea.
    - How old are you? 57
    - Are you male or female? Female
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Dorset
    - Are you religious? No I don't believe in superstition though others can believe whatever they like.

    - Do you have any pets? A dog
    - Microsoft or Apple? Both

    - Do you get angry easily? I don't suffer fools
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? No


    - Ever gone camping? Yes, Many times
    - Ever been in love? Yes many times
    - Ever used fake tan? Yes. Many times

    - Favourite city? I don't like any of them. :)

    - Are you wealthy? I have sufficient

    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Law, Computer programming, Design. Been a student many times

    - What do you like most about yourself? My sunny nature and resilience
    - What do you like least about yourself? My health
     
  18. pavlovsdog

    pavlovsdog Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all new peeps and welcome to the forum. You'll find lots of support and advice from the lovely folks here :)
     
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    Trixy83 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    New here so thought I'd post this incase folk see my random posts appearing and wonder who the heck this is!

    - What is your name? - Jane
    - How old are you? - 31
    - Are you male or female? - Female
    - Which country are you from? - Scotland
    - Which city/area do you live in? - Glasgow
    - Are you religious? - Nope
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. - Loyal, outgoing, positive
    - Do you have any pets? - Yup, 2 dogs
    - Microsoft or Apple? - Neither, android
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? - hahaha!!
    - Do you get angry easily? - Nope, I'm pretty laid back
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? lots, I have 9 tattoos and 6 piercings. Just got my back tattoo last week.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. - 30 Seconds to Mars, Slipknot, Theory of a Deadman,
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? - Rock/metal
    - What is your favourite flag? - Saltire
    - Ever gone camping? - Yup loads
    - Ever been in love? - Yup, never again haha
    - Ever used fake tan? - nope. pale look is so much betteer
    - Which countries have you visited? - I've only been abroad once, to Greece
    - Favourite city? - Glagsow!
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. - Stargate, Battlestar Galactica, Supernatural, The Big Bang, Dexter
    - List your five favourite films. - LOTR, Star Wars, Superman II
    - Are you wealthy? - Nope, but I can afford to live my life so I'm happy
    - Do you work? If so, as what? - Yup, I work for a bank
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. - Doing my bankers exams
    - What do you like most about yourself? - I'm honest, what you see is what you get
    - What do you like least about yourself? - I'm too honest!! I have no filter and what I think just comes out
     
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