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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That's an excellent plan, but I think @Diakat should just smile mysteriously and say no one knows how Santa makes his decisions. Less likely to get caught out by too many questions that way.
     
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  2. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    You're even more devious than me!
     
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  3. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    49 years ago today I was ambulanced to Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton, just to add to the West Country theme, with severe DKA after a honeymoon of no diagnosis - a nine month gestation period - and blessed insulin use was born. Life saving. Thank you Musgrove Park Consultant and nurses.
    My mother, sister and myself, when home from Uni, were living in North Curry.
    I love the West Country. My sister still lives in Somerset.
     
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  4. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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  5. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Christmas Eve? that turns it into a date very hard to forget. Nine months without a diagnosis is a long time, about the same time as me. Thankfully you got there in time.
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Blimey, happy anniversary! Were you a child? One of my aunts works in the children’s intensive care unit for a long time, she’s in her 70s now.

    @SueJB - marzipan balls drying on the side! I drank the whiskey and used amaretto instead ;)
     
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  7. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was 20, Mel, and luckily was looking after myself after that. If I were a child I’d have been at the mercy of my mother’s semi-neglect.
     
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  8. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Beginning to feel better was the best Christmas present ever! I expect you were super thankful there was an end to feeling rougher than a rough thing.
     
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  9. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes. I sometimes think spending so long feeling ill made taking insulin much easier, whereas some people I have seen who are diagnosed quite early, seem to be more resentful at having to take it, but for me it was such a relief.
     
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    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm turning off the internet for today, everyone one have a good Christmas, and no doubt at least some of us will reconvene on this thread at some point tomorrow to report on how it has affected our blood sugars.

    Hope Father Christmas turns up just fine, and have a good time.
     
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  11. Knikki

    Knikki · Guest

    Evening all :pompous:

    Well I'm drunk. :pompous::pompous:

    Bloods running in the low to mid 9 so keep an eye on that before I rage bolus.

    Merry Christmas to all you wonderful people :):angelic:
     
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  12. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I’m just up the road from Wedmore and heard about some strange being in odd clothing
     
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    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I agree with that.

    If I'd just been feeling a bit off, being told I'd need injections for the rest of my life would have been difficult.

    Being told I'll need injections for the rest of my life after going through the total sh#t- storm of being unconscious for a few days and almost dying from DKA was a bit of a relief.
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Knikki . Enjoy the evening, enjoy Christmas.
    Wife at work tonight, got to pick her up at 8 in the morning.
    Just cracked open the port. Is port good or bad for us T1’s?:wacky:
    Will limit myself tonight and use this as a trial run for tomorrow :).
     
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    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I agree with that.

    If I'd just been feeling a bit off, being told I'd need injections for the rest of my life would have been difficult.

    Being told I'll need injections for the rest of my life after going through the total sh#t- storm of being unconscious for a few days and almost dying from DKA was a bit of a relief.
     
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    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Me too! Xmas eve, why not!!!??!!!
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Take care @Knikki, watch the BSLs and keep cake at hand. in the hand, ready for ingestion. Enjoy Xmas, with or without chocolate soap !!
     
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  18. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Wishing you all an enjoyable Christmas, with love, peace and joy. I hope 2019 will bring good health and happiness X :)

    45261799_478173459357953_3128317525431943168_n.jpg HAPPY CHRISTMAS
     
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  19. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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    It's Christmas!
     
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  20. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Good morning everyone have a fantastic day. Im in work till 12 then off to see grandsons then off to other sons for xmas dinner fist time in 30 years i havent cooked it once again have a fab day everyone all the best x FB_IMG_1545592017765.jpg
     
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