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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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    We're beginning the process of stealing the sun back from you @kitedoc
     
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  2. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    And to rush out and find the 'bleeder' is just a razor-shaving graze would be a real disappointment !!
     
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  3. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    May the anti-bugs work quickly rather than taking the 'chemist union-regulation' 36 to 48 hours to kick in.
    Please keep coughing up the gunk!!
     
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  4. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @CranberryRice, I was very skeptical about the pump too, but my nighttime hypos despite 8 plus injections per day left me with no safe choice but to try it. At that point I had been on insulin for 45 years and as stubborn and super-independent as a silly mule. Once on the pump I have not looked back and never would agree to reverting back to midi.
     
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  5. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Kniki, I am very glad that it is working for you. Brilliant. I am just trying to imagine what the lady would have said if you had replied that you still were able to enjoy the chocolate soap, gingerbread man bath bombs and doughnut scrubbing soap !!
     
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  6. Knikki

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    All said while foaming at mouth :hilarious::hilarious: I'm sure I would have got even MORE surprised look :hilarious:
     
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  7. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I guess the pump could help prevent those hypos too so that could mean a double winner coming up !!
     
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  8. kitedoc

    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I just gave a good T2D friend his bar of popcorn smelling chocolate soap present. He felt through the wrapping and asked with a frown whether I had given him chocolate and I replied: Just remember to read the printing on the packet.
    Darn it! Forgot to include a rubber duckie !!
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hohoho, silly me, I should have thought of that @kitedoc
     
  10. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy Solstice everyone! We’ll be celebrating older daughter’s birthday. She was induced, and given the choice of 20th or 21st it had to be the solstice. She’ll be celebrating turning 40 by completing her bike (motor) qualifications and we’re celebrating 45 years married - yesterday - by getting solar panels to herald the return of the sun. The firm’s appropriately called Green Man.
    @SueJB, The Kiterunner’s good. Be prepared to feel sad. And cross.
    There’s a group of Afghan men who make a yearly trip to a beach walk a short drive from here to fly their kites, complete with shards on the strings, really sharp ones, and they love keeping the skills, and a sense of home, alive.
     
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  11. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Agree, a really good read!

    6.1 this morning :happy:, and as you can see I'm not late on parade this morning, conference setup all done and dusted. Christmas meal enjoyed yesterday, shopping to do now...........just need to find an excuse to get out the office.........or there's xmas eve to do it :nailbiting:
     
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  12. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the warning @Fairygodmother I think I'll leave reading it until the new year. I couldn't finish Watership Down because it was too sad. I know it was only about rabbits but............
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @slip "procrastination is the thief of time"
     
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    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Good morning friends
    Sat in ophthalmology for 9am appointment

    They want to review my right eye after the operation and take a look at my left eye (2 small cataracts) morning

    I’m on the list to get left eye sorted

    Ok friends have a good day
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I wept at that one too!
     
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    kev-w Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm, I think my Humalog's off, bloods went up to 10.6 and had only dropped to 9.6 after 90 minutes, I've changed cartridge and had 3u from the new one, the old one was the last from the previous box.
    3u and the lines sloping down after 15 minutes :) but it's raining so am not in a rush.
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Including the 40 degree C days ??? Please do !!
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No worries @SueJB, in fact the kite flying is cultural theme that is very much in the background but does form a poignant part of the beginning and ending of the movie and book.
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The kite flying and running also highlights the tribal inequalities in a country where, as in so many, the heavy hand of the foreigners (so many different countries: France, Russia, the USA, the U.K.) duffed things up!
    Right, before I get too serious, has anyone tried dry white port, the new kid on the block? I think it’s great, not too syrupy for a T1 and tastes good! It’s a nanniversary solstice special here!
     
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  20. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Fairygodmother . Dry white port are 3 words I would not expect to see in the same sentence.
    I think you need to ‘fess up and tell us your source of aforementioned drinky poos.
    Are we talking supermarket shelves or dark alleys?
     
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