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Type 1'stars R Us

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Robinredbreast, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. ChrissiStar

    ChrissiStar Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning! Room for another in here?

    Thought I had myself back on track yesterday after the past couple of weeks, but no, my stomach had other ideas about my dinner and I woke with a 13 *sigh* it’s down to 7 now and still coming down, but I could have done without it.
     
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  2. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Always room for another, and welcome!
     
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  3. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had one of these on a few years back. Hopefully they have improved things. Mine kept going off all the time.
    It got to 2 a.m. and I took it off. It was ridiculous I just couldn’t get sleep and figured my blood pressure was going to be sky high purely because of the stress and tension of wearing the monitor.
    Good luck:banghead:
     
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  4. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all,
    I love Saturdays, especially when it's not raining. Off into Oxford to buy some fish to make a curry. The actual name escapes me.
    Cooked some magic pork yesterday but spoilt it by having 2 Hungarian biscuits afterwards. Needless to say BG was not to my liking, my fault. I really do need to get a grip as I've got to have a blood test at the end of this month HbA1c!!
    Have a lovely weekend everyone and thanks @Robinredbreast for the hug
     
  5. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Remarkably, I was expecting a sleepless night, as someone who wakes up easily, but I had a rare sleep right through the night! Good luck with it, though!!
     
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  6. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Not getting my hopes up too much, but after waking up every 3 hours from the pain tonight, I woke up for real this morning and was able to sit up and get out of bed without screaming! A definite improvement :)
    When it was time for painkillers I found out because of the time, not from the pain :)

    Hand is still tender and living on a pillow in my lap and I haven't dared moving as much as a finger but I can now lift it and get up from the couch without making funny noises or getting nauseous :)

    Fingers crossed this isn't a blip and will continue!
     
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  7. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello friends,

    I didn't go to training today, I had two hypos in the early hours of the morning and I wasn't willing to do anything practical with the lack of sleep. I feel much better now and I called my mum today because she sent two cute videos of Rosie. Baby cousin is walking a few steps then squats like she did herself proud. :hilarious: Mum said Rosie is about knee height tall and I was like oh she is growing up now :arghh:
     
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  8. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have any good ideas for educational toys for my baby cousin? She is almost a year old and I would like to get her something that she can learn from for Christmas and her birthday.
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Afternoon. Been on a community first responder training day. Was quite chuffed to have got 99.16% on the CPR assessment, beating the trainer :D We covered diabetes as well... luckily mine behaved!
     
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  10. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Oh no, were they really low, then?
     
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  11. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello, yes - 2.2 around 2:30 this morning and 2.7 around noon.
     
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  12. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  14. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hello and a big welcome to the thread :)
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Books are great, especially if they make a noise and have different textures to touch. you can also get soft books, as babies put most things in their mouth and washable ones for bath time.
    Toys that help with coordination, animal toys are good too. VTech do a nursery rhymes book.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Morning everyone enjoy whats left of the weekend
     
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  17. SueJB

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    Morning all,
    Hope we're well.
    Ate fish for lunch and for supper yesterday and snuck in a couple of Japanese mushroom biscuits so I'm amazed by 3.8 this morning.
    Just had a Hungarian biscuit and going back to bed. See you later
     
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  18. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    @MeiChanski - One of our family munchkins has loved to build things, since every she started to play independently. Lego and Duplo makes things very simple. There are years of fun, and gifts there!

    Whilst she's not quite ready for the Pitzler or RIBA prizes, some of her builds are very "creative".

    Top tip: in the early days lego play in the playpen helps keep the grown-ups happy - diminished chances of stepping on a brick. :)
     
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    Well have just resurfaced from the most horrendous 48 hours. I had a cough start the middle of last week, but then started to feel sick on Friday morning. Without too many details my body now feels like it has done a few rounds with a champion boxer. The Libre was an absolute godsend enabling me to inject every 2 hours. The Keto urine strips a pain in the neck as I could hardly wee! (note to self get some for blood meter) They were highish but I managed to cope by sipping water and injecting. The thought of going to hospital and spending time on a trolley under strip lighting rather than crawling back to my own bed did not appeal.
    Today I have eaten 2 bits of toast and had 2 cups of tea. My husband is thrilled. Managed to keep my levels under 10 which am pleased with under the circumstances. I did a few blood glucose readings along the way but they were totally in tune with the Libre. Now to get out of bed, shower and shuffle downstairs. Oh and the rain has ceased hammering down, so onwards and upwards!
     
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  20. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    Trying to get child to finish homework assignment. It is worse than getting blood out of cold fingers.
    Woke on an 8 not too bad for a lie in following a night of food indulgence.
     
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