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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 pretty much what I do too.
     
  2. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Knikki .
    “NIBBLING” and a “ COUPLE “ of After Eight mints.
    REALLY????????:woot::woot::woot:
     
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  3. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A couple of boxes maybe?
     
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  4. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Exactly :).
    Have you ever seen or is it even possible for someone to “ nibble “ an After Eight mint?
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Love how everyone is talking about New Years. As a family we haven’t celebrated Christmas properly yet, as son has been on shift. (2 earlies 2 lates and 2 nights 10 hours each shift)
    Tomorrow, present giving and Christmas dinner will take place with son, daughter in law and grandson. Very excited!
    New Years Eve we will spend at home in pjs, and watch, as Leeds,Bradford and beyond set off Armageddon! The view from our front door is second to none. People would pay good money for it. We moved here 4 years ago and stopped going anywhere else. Sorry all the firework killjoys but I wouldn’t have it any other way. The only thing missing is all the boats hooting from the Humber which we used to hear when living in our hometown of Grimsby 30 odd years ago.
     
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  6. Knikki

    Knikki · Guest

    Well it was breakfast so nibbling is allowed :hilarious:
     
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  7. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So now you’re bringing etiquette to the forum. Whatever next?:):):)
     
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  8. XCheesyToastyX

    XCheesyToastyX · Active Member

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    Hello everyone! New to the forum but keen on this thread as everyone is Type 1!
    Struggling to control BS at the moment with Christmas as I’m sure we all are! Sticky Toffee Pudding was on the menu last night, suffered the whole night! D:
     
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  9. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum.
    I did treacle sponge pudding after my Christmas Day dinner ( on Thursday ). Guesstimated and somehow got it spot on.
    Sometimes think we over think all this carb counting, pre bolusing and basal testing.
    On a personal level I can live with running slightly higher over the festive season. Two reasons.
    1. If I’m happy then my BS isn’t affected by stress.
    2. Running a bit high for 7/10 days helps improve hypo awareness.
    They’re my excuses.;);)
     
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  10. XCheesyToastyX

    XCheesyToastyX · Active Member

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    Thank you, I’ve been reading all the posts for a couple months now but finally decided to take the plunge and join in haha!
    Ah amazing! I know I definitely panic once I see my blood sugar rising, I’m definitely an over corrector! They sound like good excuses to keep it a bit higher to be fair! I’m not too bad for saying no to sweet foods (apart from the sticky toffee pudding obviously!) but this time of year I’ve eaten sooo much cheese!!
    I went on the insulin pump back in September and it’s soo much easier to correct!
     
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  11. Knikki

    Knikki · Guest

    Yes of course darling one has to have etiquette sometimes ~said in best Noal Coward accent~ :hilarious:

    Hello @XCheesyToastyX welcome to the "sweetest" thread on the forum :happy:
     
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  12. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Welcome xcheesytoastyx
     
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  13. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Hello @XCheesyToastyX and welcome! Think we’re all a bit too full of cheese atm. And not sure what day it is...

    @Knikki - etiquette? Scary. Tried it once. Didn’t like it.

    Going out on first responder duty tonight, let’s see what a Saturday night brings! My Fitbit Ionic shiny new (secondhand) smartwatch arrived today, and I’ve got it up and running with my Libre. It’s fab. I might even do some exercise (probably not). Still, it’ll vibrate at 120bpm, which is handy if I need to bounce on somebody’s chest ;)
     
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  14. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome @XCheesyToastyX

    I'm not sure if I'm hungrier for cheese on toast or sticky toffee pudding now!
     
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  15. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Evening guys, I had a lovely 1 1/2 hour walk this morning. Went to the park, visited the birds in the aviary, walked through a small wood then took a longer route home. It cleared the cobwebs and I felt much better afterwards.
    Watching a programme about Milk on BBC 2, so going to make a nice cup of tea now ............with some milk added :happy:
     
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  16. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @therower , @Knikki , I'm now going to apply for grant funding to research the vexed question of the extent to which extending one's pinky as a matter of ettiquete while drinking a pint of beer affects meter readings.

    There's obviously some issues there to do with, erm, let's see how much I can make up to persuade them to put £100,000 in my bank account, the vascular flow differentiation between extended and clasped states of mammalian pinkies.

    That sounds vaguely scientific, but after the initial funding runs out, the results will prove inconclusive, so further funds will be necessary for exploring the effects of altitude - it's absolutely essential that these tests are repeated in Verbier with champagne.

    This is going to be a hard job, but, if someone else is paying for it, I'll take one for the team...
     
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  17. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hmmm cheese on toast :hungry:
     
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  18. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard @XCheesyToastyX !

    This bit of the forum is mainly just us chewing the fat over the day to day trivia of T1, it's hugely entertaining, goes in totally random directions most of the time (we lurve off-topic stuff!), but whenever one of us is having an issue, you'll get some deep analysis from a whole bunch of kind folks who've been doing this for decades.

    Lots of support when you need it, a bit of wind-up and mickey taking when you don't!
     
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  19. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Hello and a big welcome to Looney tunes @XCheesyToastyX :hilarious: :) My BS has had a mind of it's own over Christmas, it can't quite make it's mind up, roll on the New Year:)
     
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  20. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Scott-C .
    Sounds like Hogmanay has started a tad early.;););).
    Your dedication and commitment to the good of the forum clearly goes above and beyond.
    Obviously the state of the pinky whilst undertaking certain activities is paramount to the perceptions people have about us guys and gals on the forum.
    My confusion starts here though. You are a very well respected member of this forum ( debatable in some quarters :):)) who lives and breaths everything that is good about Caledonia. As such I feel that any research and funding into digit angularity by your good self should not focus on the innocent little pinky. Without doubt I feel that research into index and middle finger positioning whilst dealing with certain issues and discussions concerning our blessed condition would of greater importance.
    Of course if you feel that funding enabling you to get pi*hed is a better idea then count me in.
     
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