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Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Brunneria, Dec 26, 2018.

  1. Diawara

    Diawara Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    big hugs jo....
     
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  2. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Hi @SaskiaKC

    Sorry to hear you have been upset. I would encourage you to contact the moderator in question, by PM, and discuss things. The entire mod team are a friendly, approachable bunch, and PMs often clear up misunderstandings.

    It would also be a pity if this supportive, upbeat thread was derailed with a personal grievance.
     
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  3. red1mot

    red1mot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Christmas is most definitely not the most wonderful time of the year !!!
     
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    archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @SaskiaKC I'm sorry that you've been upset, but please don't leave us. As @Brunneria says it's best to try to sort things out. Hopefully it was just a misunderstanding. Sending hugs xxxx
     
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  5. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Big cooked breakfast with champagne. No roasties for me, but parsnips,carrots and cheese biscuits. LOT of Champagne though, and a couple of chocolates. Boxing day though, thats another story
     
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    Diakat Type 1 · Expert
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    It can be miserable, but so can any time of the year. But then times can be good at any point as well. Hope things pick up for you soon.
     
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  7. PenguinMum

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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks, everyone. I've been thinking and I don't want to go because this is a great BB with great people. I like being here. As my mother would have said, I won't cut off my nose to spite my face.

    Hugs all round.
     
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    johnme Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What do you think makes you more sensitive/less resistant to insulin? I’m pretty sure in my case it’s low level exercise. Of course I slipped over Christmas but I was back down the gym today.
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I am not sure what did it - I am going out more, building up my muscles a bit with regular activity with the morris side and playing at music sessions - I just noticed that my ability to put on weight easily was back again.
     
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  11. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Find your own way in this, and don't let anyone pressure you. It's such a personal condition, you need to find a way where all this works for you. Do this, do that... It can indeed be restricting, limiting.... For me, my body just wasn't functioning anymore until I made some changes, so didn't have much of a choice, I felt. But it made life a whole lot better to tackle this, as I was just existing at one point, miserably so. (And better glucose control also improved my mood loads). I hope you feel better soon, and able to face this head-on. Takes some time, but grant yourself that. If that is what you need, mentally and physically, to take it easy, do it. Be gentle with yourself, and go from there.
     
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  12. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad you changed your mind. :) *hug*
     
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  13. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, also for the excellent choice in music! :) (Sparks' 2017 album rocked) Mom's doing a lot better now. Turns out het GP doubled the dosage of her hydrochorothyazide, so she was continuously going to the loo, -about every 15 minutes, and yeah I did check her bloods, but she's not diabetic.- and was severely potassium-deficient. Hence the racing heart that just wouldn't stop and the nausia and passing-out feeling. The cardiologist at the hospital commented on the dosage, that the GP should've left well enough alone. So she's back to the original dosage her own cardiologist perscribed, and taking loads of supplements... Right now she's feeling fine and has more energy than I do! We visited yesterday to drop off the supplements, some groceries and do our little gift-exchange, and we'll pick her up tomorrow morning to do all the things she'd planned to do... Have the roast a few days late, visit shops in our area she likes, just have her over for a few days... After that I'll slip into a week-long coma, but I'm just glad she's feeling so much better! And my family, well... They were just amazing. Helping out, thinking when I couldn't string a sentence together from worry, all that. And mom's neighbour passed us yesterday when we just arrived at mom's, and turned her bicycle straight around to ask how things were going. (She started crying because she loves mum so much. I was hugging a complete stranger in the street. That's a biggy, because people and social situations scare the living **** out of me. But it's so nice to know so many people care about my mum! :) ). So it wasn't quite the christmas we had planned, but I'm just SO glad mom's still with us. She's had heart problems/surgery before, and they told her then she wouldn't live another 10 years. That was 13 years ago. So what do doc's know, eh? ;) Sorry about the ramble, just relieved it's all looking up now. :)
     
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    I'm so glad to hear that things are looking up. What a scare! You must be really relieved, and I know how heart warming it is when people who're not immediate members of one's family show compassion and care, like your mum's neighbour. Your mum must be a very special person. Enjoy your slightly postponed Christmas :)
    Sparks is probably the most underrated band ever. I've loved them since way back in the 70es, and enjoyed the concert I went to in August '17 for their hippo-tour immensely. Probably one of the best evenings of my life. Let's count to 3 and listen to 'Never turn your back on mother earth' together :) More hugs.
     
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    zauberflote Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    @JoKalsbeek what a wonderful outcome for your mum! And your “hugging a complete stranger in the street” has made my eyes leak, as we used to say on Cheezburger. Enjoy the next few days, and then yes, you will deserve a coma!
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Jo - That message asys you've had so many wins in the last few days, both for your Mom, but for you too. All too often somethng good comes out of something really, really horrible and if hugging a complete stranger was a big win for you, then you should rally celebrate that - even if it's just by rrelaying the ppositive thoughts you had at the time.

    Gla dyour Mum is feeling much better too.
     
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    @JoKalsbeek thanks for the update. I have been thinking of you and am so glad the solution was as simple as tweaking the dosage of her pills. What an extraordinary daughter you are. Enjoy the rest of the holidays.
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @JoKalsbeek I am so glad to hear your mother is doing so much better. :)

    A new doctor tried to put me on hydrochlorothyazide several years ago and it was really scary for me, suppressed my breathing because it has a sulfanomide in it I think. I can't take any of the diuretics for high blood pressure, so I take 3 others. I'm glad you posted the good news, and it made me happy to read about your meeting with the neighbor. Good friends are such a gift!

    @PenguinMum , thank you so much.
     
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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Boxing day is a really big deal in our family. This year there were 27 of us. Four generations. Age range from 86 to -5days. Was half expecting one more.
    Foodwise, its always excessive! People bring their favourites. Of course there are puddings... far too many puddings. A real challenge for me. Ok, did indulge, but not to excess. Small portion of panna cotta, sliver of cheesecake. Then onto the actual cheeses. Too much alcohol though.
    Am likely to have real trouble resisting the home made fudge, we brought home though.
     
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