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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Yes and worse Robs x
    How are you keeping
     
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  2. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    That’s a very judgemental meter!
     
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  3. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I'm okay thanks, looking forward to my daughter's wedding next week :joyful::happy: and looking after my new baby granddaughter <3
     
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  4. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Warn me first if you do..............:(
     
  5. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I do it all the time, back of arm, stick pen in, a couple of finger walks up the pen and press down, count to 10, done and dusted. Mind you, when I smashed up my left wrist, it was very difficult to do things, finger pricking ,insulin injections, a bit of a nightmare :wideyed:
     
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  6. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Sometimes I get bruises on all my injection sites, but will leave out arms from the weekend, as my daughter is getting married and I don't want bruises showing.
     
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  7. EllsKBells

    EllsKBells Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Something that really helped me when I started using my arms was to rest my arm on the desk/table/insert hard object here in front of me, with my arm bent at a 95 degree angle, but fairly relaxed, then just slip the needle in to the back of my arm. I'm right handed, so I got good at doing it in my left arm, with my right hand, first. For me, the lower half of my upper arm is better.
     
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  8. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've just read through today's posts from everyone and I've gotta say this thread is probably the best thing to happen to this forum regarding us T1's in a very long time.
    Absolutely no bulls**t, just plain honest everyday living with our problems and challenges.
    This is the real picture any newbie needs to see, give them the chance to understand that it isn't all doom and gloom.
    We can have fun and live our lives even when our BS numbers drift away from somewhere between 4 and 7.
    No one questioning or advising without being asked just that knowing and understanding that we have about each other.
    We are T1' s and that's all we need to know about each other.:):):)
     
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  9. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Gah :banghead::mad::arghh:

    Cyborg upgrade postponed because of stupid Yodel! I hate hate hate them.

    :(:borg::(
     
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  10. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    :mask:
     
  11. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Exactly
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    A lovely post @therower, I thought it would be a good to start the thread, we DO have high levels and we don't feel too embarrassed about posting them, the hypo's too, with work, food, carb counting, a lifetime of injections, finger pricking, pumping or hormones, exercise, pregnancy, menopause, stress, the daily battle that another person with exactly the same condition can relate to. Sad when we get it wring and elated when we mange to get it right, It's all relevant and I just wanted to create a nice place for us, as Type 1 'ninja's' :p to bond together with banter, laughs and sometimes a good ole moan .............. nothing more, nothing less and definitely no hidden agenda's, as it can be such a hard slog at times.
    btw, I was listening to Simply Red's Star's album and thought I would be nice added it to the title :):singing:
     
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  13. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Goodnight fellow ninja's, sleep well zzzzzzzzzz
     
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    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A better day for me as I've been fairly stable all day, I got back to the gym too, Car fault's not a snapped cam belt either which is a relief :)

    Tea was a home cooked chicken Thai & rice with a little spike as I didn't wait long enough after my injection, but soon levelled off.

    And yes, top thread and tbh I'm shocked other folk have spikes and hypos as I thought it was only me :)
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    And the end of a rotten day! Strangely cheering to read nearly everyone here’s had highs today. 12 last night 18, so big bolus. 3 am 15 so more bolus. The gut reaction, probably to my own veg curry, 7.30. 9.30, 4.6. Tired all day.
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Nigh night ninjas one and all.
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve been in single figures for about 20 mins today! No matter what I’ve tried (long walks, corrections) just can’t it below 10. Nevermind. Tmrw is another day!
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight everyone sleep well
     
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  20. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Can’t wait. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace . . . Unless it’s a good’un then it flies by
     
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