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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep over 50 pages to have a quick look thru, well fast reading is not one of my better qualities :)
     
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  2. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    or Oreos
     
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  3. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think I was retired for a short time for the same thing but I came back and wish Knikki would too. Wicked sense of humour.@therower
    Welcome back @porl69
     
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  4. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    MeiChanski - I must admit, because I have to avoid gluten absolutely, I usually ensure I have my own food sorted out, rather than rely on anyone anywhere to feed me.

    I know your issues aren't with gluten, but personally, I just feel I'm better looking after myself, then if something irresistibly, suitably fabulous turns up in front of me, it's a pleasant surprise. but I know I'll not be going hungry.
     
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    its still there ive just seen it @Kim Possible :)
     
  6. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I’m training to be a paramedic, it’s amazing and I absolutely love it. Diabetes robbed me of a lot of years, but thanks to the tech I’m lucky enough to have now, I’ve been able to achieve non diabetic levels, reverse the complications and really get to grips with life again. On blue lights and sirens :D Dark humour a prerequisite for the job.

    Ended up doing 24 (and a half) hours straight on my feet yesterday. Up at 0530, busy day at uni, was chilling at home watching Cake Off with the family when my best mate called in a panic. Her usually well controlled asthma had kicked off, worse than I’ve ever seen it, and her inhalers weren’t working. So I took her down to A&E for nebulising and oxygen - long story short, we were there for six hours, and I finally crawled into bed at 6am. Slept until lunchtime, and feel surprisingly chipper. D-emon behaved pretty well throughout, but I did have to do a pod change at 5am while we were at the hospital, as it was due at bedtime last night. All good practice for when I start my clinical placement out on the road in a couple of weeks, and will be doing shifts, I suppose! The Loop seems to be handling my topsy-turvy life admirably. Friend is much better today, I’ll pop over later and check on her - handily one of my exams is patient assessment on someone with respiratory issues, so it’s revision. With a cup of tea. When she offered to help me revise, I wasn’t expecting such dedication to the cause!

    Have a good one, lovely friends ♥️
     
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  7. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I think you will find that you was on gardening leave and not retirement.;).
     
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  8. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Enforced temporary retirement from T1D chums, about the same as having to go and sit on the naughty stool when I was a child.
     
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  9. Delticmatt100

    Delticmatt100 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yowie wowie just took blood reading 4.3. Beating my previous low of 4.4. I'm so happy. Being back at work helps lower my blood as excersie. Cleaning trains on my feet all the time. I feel good no sign of feeling wonky. Guess needs to be in 3. But I'm doing great. Yes it's still honeymoon time but I'm determined with all this. :)
     
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  10. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @therower Thanks for kind message. Wrote you a reply but it comes up that I cannot send you one. I am fine and ignoring lol!
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    When I worked in a restaurant in the 1990's, at the end of the shift, about 2.30pm, we could eat the meals for that day.
    In my new job, going to the council offices for courses, we need to take our own lunch, eat in the council restaurant or go outside, but a few years ago they did provide food for lunch, but that stopped probably to save money.
    They provide tea, coffee and biscuits for breaks.
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I told the kitchen I’m vegetarian, so I get anything from tofu to vegetables for my meal. Today I had mixed veggie stir fry with a bit of spice. But I brought snacks in my backpack with me so if I feel a bit peckish, I can go upstairs for a quick munch.
     
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  13. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What happened to Knikki, did he get in to trouble, or something?
     
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  14. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's a shame.
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep @Alison54321, we were "naughty" and I miss his humour but not surprised he hasn't returned. A big loss, wit and intelligence
     
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    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Naughty? I won't ask, just in case somewhere in the somewhat extensive forum rules is a clause that bans someone for explaining why they got a ban, or even a ban for asking someone to explain why they got a ban.
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s odd. I’m probably listed as a bad influence ;)
    Good to hear that the ignorance of others hasn’t affected you.:)
     
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  18. sportyboston

    sportyboston Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What's the weather like? I live in Central Qld, Australia and it is hot (38 degrees) and dry. We are in severe drought. I am wondering whether anyone can make me envious with their rainy weather in England.
     
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    db89 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Down to about 7°C tonight, rain holding off for now until the end of the week.
     
  20. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I am not in England but we are getting lots of rain today! An unusual day for it to rain fairly constant. We have a puddle out front. Usually it's brief showers off and on all the time. We actually get rain pretty much all year, just more in the winter than the summer. We never have to water plants except for the ones we are planting at the moment! Our temperature is 27C or 80 F!

    @sportyboston Does that make you envious? :angelic:
     
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