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Type 1s: What stupid things have people said to you?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by type1harley, Apr 28, 2014.

  1. type1harley

    type1harley Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I forgot to add "Is that the good type or the bad type?"

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    Reggie64 Type 1 · Member

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    "If you go low I'll shove a Mars Bar in your mouth"

    "Do I need to inject your insulin if you go low"

    "You can't eat cake as you will go all loopy on me"

    MMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmm !!!!!!
     
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    Reggie64 Type 1 · Member

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    Having read through these posts, the main thread appears to be non Diabetics offering to inject us !!!

    Help ......
     
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    diabeticdancer · Well-Known Member

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    That's so awful. Sorry to hear your had to hear that at such a young age.


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    keri · Active Member

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    My pe teacher said to me, if you could control it much better so it doesn't disrupt my lessons that would be great! Pftt all because I had one hypo in a pe lesson! I turned around and clicked my fingers then said ' nope sorry it hasn't magically disappeared yet' and walked off!!
     
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    type1harley Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for making this thread so popular, guys. I didn't expect it to do this well.

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    zand Type 2 · Expert

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    This is the best yet!
     
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  8. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    Back in 1980/81..? Just before Christmas.. My old English teacher was walking round the class passing round a box of sweets..
    As she got to me I was ready to politely decline.
    However events turned.. She waved the box under my nose then snatched them away while barracking at the top of her voice " And IF YOU think I am going to give SWEETS to a DIABETIC..!!??"

    I don't take it personal... She was a militant feminist who resented teaching in a boys school.. She was prone to coming out with other inappropriate sexual derogatory out bursts to the whole class.. & on one occasion stormed out leaving the deputy head to take over after ten minutes of a teacherless class... He just sat on her desk, shrugged, sighed & said " sometimes women are like that.."

    Nothing wrong with feminism I must add... I married one! :cool:
     
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    keri · Active Member

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    Wow that's horrible! Some teachers I have understand it perfectly! But my pe teacher doesn't you think they would really considering it can be affected by sport! Sorry you had that experience it doesn't really make you feel that great!
     
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    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I cant be diabetic cause I am too thin ! lots of people say so Alternatively I only take pills and dont inject so thats ok
    CAROL
     
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  11. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    PE teachers..? Lol I never liked the idea of someone stood on the sidelines shouting at me, while I did all the "donkey"..

    There was one that I found out about years later that had made a derogatory comment to my mum on a parents evening when I was about 10 regarding my lack of competitive attitude... She replied that it would be a boring world if we all grew up to be PE teachers.. :banghead:
     
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    God I think they are the worst ones to understand it, he said you have taken your tablet thing now you can run, I said do you really want a student to pass out in your lesson that shut him up, he has said to my mum before that 'it' is disrupting his lessons! Some people have no clue!
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    An ambulance tearing up the pitch. That's a real disruption.. ;)
     
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  14. keri

    keri · Active Member

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    Haha I would love to see his reaction though
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I wouldn't worry to much about it though.. A couple of years back I bumped into a couple of guys I was at school with.
    We spoke of PE/games & The one thing that stuck in their mind during conversation was "you used to wear this really cool football strip. We were always a bit envious"
    "Blimey" I replied "thanks.. So, you didn't notice I was a **** at football then?" :rolleyes:
     
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    Beth_Robinson Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    "The fat person kind or the healthy kind?"
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    I don't know, but this satire kind of springs to mind.....

     
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    Beth_Robinson Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't know whether to laugh, cry, or punch the screen... either way it' shocking (The presenter's behavior obviously)
     
  19. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    It's a sketch show.. Black comedy satire called "Brass Eye".. The whole premiss of the show is to highlight the stupidity of media misinformation..
    Chris Morris is a great actor though..
     
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    Beth_Robinson Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Oops, shows my ignorance... the only thing I can think of when I hear the word satire is Stewart Lee Worth a watch if you haven't seen it ..
     
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