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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Leeannea

    Leeannea LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Wo! That is truly impressive!
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you ❤️ It’s hard work, but so very worth it for me. I’ve gone from being practically disabled by my diabetes and the way it made me feel to being able to do all the stuff I do now - full time teaching, volunteering and about to retrain for a new career.
     
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    Crocodile Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What's your new career. If you don't mind me asking that is.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Good morning all, TGIF, so Happy Friday to you all, awoke to lots of sunshine and a 6.7, some gf pizza last night too. wallpaper-flower-good-moren.jpg
     
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  5. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning @Robinredbreast - the sun is shining down here! Amazing.

    It's so nice out that even my blood is cooperating - woke up at 5.9. Yay!

    You OK?
     
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  6. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    That's hope all BG's will end the week on a level note :happy:( was going to say on a high note , but that definitely wouldn't apply to us lol) :oops::D
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Good morning everyone have a great day
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha - yep, I wish us all level for the weekend.

    TFIF is about all I can say. You've definitely had a bit of a week and from my point of view, every day gone is a day closer to getting rid of this bleeping infection. I don't think the nurse is going to (a) call back or (b) prescribe. So - armed with my fresh flat leaf parsley and thyme, I am brewing a lot of tea. Also, keeping going with the cranberry. Anti-inflammatory, dilutants etc.
     
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  9. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning everyone and I hope it's going to be a brilliant day because:
    1. it's the summer solstice so the longest day
    2. I'm off to Blenheim Palace for the garden show:snaphappy::snaphappy::snaphappy::snaphappy::snaphappy::snaphappy:
    3. the sun's shining:cool::cool::cool:
    4. it's Friday
    :):):):):)
    also madam BG just about behaving 6.3. I'm thinking about increasing night time basal but sure.Went to bed on 6mmol
    Have a splendid day whatever you're up to
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning friends, double figures again so 10.9 but much lower than yesterday :)
    Beautiful morning indeed :)
     
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  11. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep - we are all in line for a good day!

    DIABETES - are you listening? Did you hear? Behave yourself today for all of us or there will be tears before bedtime for you!
     
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  12. Leeannea

    Leeannea LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hi WuTwo. Do you think perhaps you should ring the surgery again and gently remind them that the nurse has not rung back and your diabetes control is compromised and you really don’t want to go to hospital over the weekend. Cheers. Leeanne
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh dear, it’s time to complain.
     
  14. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I accidentally plopped the last of the contents of my alpro yogurt into my bowl. I will spoon it up next time but it was 230g of goodness. My belly didn’t complain :)
    Mr potato said we’ll go to ikea tomorrow, I will prepare my belly for the vegan dogs and buy everything in their snack isle.
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    But my diabetes control isn't compromised. I can ring and point out I still exist but in that surgery - the dragons on reception will just say they'll pass on the information and goodbye...

    I will ring though; I just wish the nurses didn't rule the NHS these days!
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My d-i-l texted late last night to say she's found a new vegan shop in a shopping precinct near us. Yay. She is going tomorrow but I'll have to wait until Wednesday morning (before hefty son turns up to move our furniture).

    Son meanwhile is chuffed to bits. He teaches guitar and gigs every weekend and just bought a new (gorgeous!) acoustic because he has only one good one and if that goes west, he's stuffed. Well, that's his excuse. It is his first new one in ten years but he already has five lush electrics (Les Paul Original (over 20 years old and soooooo lovely, Ibanez and a few others). Ah well! Told him to keep his receipts 'cos with any luck I can get them written off against his tax as tools of his trade!
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel getting through to someone is becoming more and more difficult. My auntie had a similar situation where she was out of medication and it’s her hospital doctor that needs to prescribe it but the doctor wasn’t in. (Normal gps can’t prescribe that particular drug)

    The receptionist kept saying she’ll get another doctor to ring her but never did. I feared for my auntie’s life because she said she felt more tired without it. More over her daughter was 4-5 months old at that time.

    I hope you get better and a nurse will get back to you. If not, we’ll cause havoc :)
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy sunny morning everyone, longest day today so tell all BGs to be on their best behaviour!!
    @WuTwo, I’m amazed how laid back you seem about the lack of nurse attention! Are you really? Is there a good medication that can bring relief and clear the blighter? If it were me I’d call at the surgery and explain in a reasonable, but waiting room audible, voice that without a spleen, with compromised white cells, with T1, the lack of the promised phone call and or prescribing over a period of **** days following the promise, was seriously affecting my health.
    A bit childish, I agree, and poor NHS has been seriously duffed up, but it would be so satisfying.
     
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  19. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    We went out to our favourite Thai last night and BG was kept ok. Chuffed. Lovely food, lovely people, but I never quite know how much sugar etc’s been added. It’s a family affair, and the cooking’s great, worth correcting for if need be.
     
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  20. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Whoops!! actually not the longest day because everyday is 24 hours but the longest period of daylight
     
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