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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Morning guys and the weekend is here.
    I am working at my other job today, promoting an Iced coffee drink, but I doubt I will try it, as it already has sugar in it :rolleyes: as I haven't had sugar in drinks for 46 years lol, but, I may have a sip on my break?
    Have a good weekend :)
    edited to change word.
     
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  2. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    How are you today, hypo's are the pits at times ?
     
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  3. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Think of the Libre as a provision for your old age in that with it, you're more likely to actually have an old age? And to not need the care costs!
     
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    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, off to see friends in Hampshire, staying overnight whilst I have no dog or puppy responsibilities. Am doing a few things like that until 4 weeks time when puppy arrives. Woke on a respectable 4.7 this morning despite Libre telling me I was hypo.

    Have a good weekend all, whatever you're up to, I'm planning to, setting off with plenty of Prosecco for this evening ;)
     
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  5. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Have a great time and Hampshire is beautiful, just wish the sun would come out :happy:
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    Good morning everyone have a great weekend
     
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  7. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all - yesterday's Very Bad Mood has mostly worn off, probably as a result of doing the clearing and decluttering in the areas which had been fully ignored since last summer! The music room, however, has several bags of stuff for sorting out in it for the next seriously rainy day! All neatly hidden, though, so I can still go in and do the few music lessons which carry on over the summer and purposely ignore it all.

    Not sure how I used to organise myself before the sturdy orange Bags for Life with elephants on them appeared in my world. They make an excellent basic first sort device, then I feel accomplished when I've done the next level of sorting, bag at a time. So, there are two bags of organist's stuff, three bags of tutor stuff which is non-confidential but worth keeping in case I do this role again, and a bag of finance/life admin to do when I'm up to it again. Possibly after I've been and replaced the shredder which died a few years ago, but I never replaced as I've had easy access to a workplace industrial one + a colleague who had the results of my shreddings for a pet so we never felt I was adding to the workplace recycling.

    However, I'm still mentally and emotionally utterly wiped out and disinclined to do anything more than mooch and pootle for the next few days. Madame DP is taking full advantage of this to play up or Levemir is on its end of pen need more basal game.
     
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  8. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Japes - dunno whether to like or hug, so I went for hug :)
     
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  9. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Or a luggy o_O:p
     
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  10. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @michita asked me about my posting history, and so I thought I'd tell you all -

    When I originally joined this board (before I had a diabetic breakdown type thing) I thought I was a type 3 because I had had pancreatic surgery (and my husband had bought a meter and checked me so I had been put on insulin) but at a later shock visit to the hospital my consultant told me that although I had had a relatively small part of my pancreas removed, I should not need ongoing insulin support after the surgery, it was in fact hugely rare to need such support when the major part of my pancreas is still there. She was suspicious about this and so she did a GAD test and found that the rest of my pancreas had failed and that I am in fact T1. She thinks the shock of the surgery triggered a latent autoimmune failure of the pancreas to manifest.

    I had classified myself as T3 when I first came on this board but my consultant told me that she was not prepared to treat me on that basis in future, but only on the basis that I am T1. We went through my test results together and she's absolutely right. I was so surprised. So now I put myself here as T1 because it's easier than trying to explain all that lot!

    I don't know how to condense all that so I just stuck it in my profile for the curious.
     
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  11. smc4761

    smc4761 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Robinredbreast back to normal now, but of course did get a huge spike from 2.4 to 14.1. Of course with all the sudden sugar rush I had the inevitable headache. Correction dose taken late last night and woke up to a rather pleasant 6.0 with a fairly steady overnight.

    Grey and wet here so limited opportunities for a walk and some birdwatching. Hopefully will dry up a little later to let me out for a while.

    Hope you guys all have a great day
     
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  12. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mornin’ all, it rained for much of the night, at last! I’d forgotten how wonderful it is to be snug indoors while outside the dark’s split by lightening, the thunder growls and the rain hammers. Glorious. Pond filled again, veg bed watered, green leaves shining.
    Hope all gets better for those who’ve had a bleurgh day or two. Retreat into a novel @Japes while it all slides off you? Better bloods for the rest of the day please for you @smc4761. Good, microbe free tofu for @Antje. Oh my, keep trying for Libre on prescription @becca59.
    Good to have you back safe and sound @porl69, and @SueJB.
    Have a great weekend Everyone I’ve not mentioned.
    The sun’s coming out again here so it’s nearly time to frolic outdoors. Went for a great walk at Reculver yesterday with blowing wind and cavorting birds making the most of it. I swear a couple of black headed gulls were treating it like a switchback, pure fairground fun. Meanwhile a guy’s dog had found a sheltered place by the sea wall while his owner fished from the rocks. The dog just looked resigned and long suffering.
     
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  13. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The good news? I'm out of the 7's. The bad news? I'm stuck in the 10's. I am injecting insulin but it's like I'm injecting water. This is the last go with this lot; if it doesn't help I'll change the cartridge.

    I wouldn't mind but I'm really hot, and feeling quite feeble :grumpy:
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well, 4 units and 40 minutes later and I'm in the high 9's. I guess it's progress? Pushed in a bit more - I just want to be in the 6's? Too much to ask?
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Blame the wretched cystitis gremlins? Horrid for you so (((hug)))
     
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  16. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I totally agree. I love being tucked up snug in bed and listening to the thunder and rain, while lightning flashes light up the sky. Nip out and open the curtains, make sure the window is open not too wide and enjoy!
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just what my husband said. He said I want to spend our retirement with you in good health. Money is pointless without that.
     
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  18. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    He's absolutely right. All the money in the world doesn't make up for not having the person you love, so spend it. Just keep trying to get funded!
     
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  19. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon friends
    I’m annoyed about not getting much sleep, but I heard iced coffee being mentioned so I’ll brew one up. :)
    Libre said I’m a fine 5.7 but finger said “darling, are you having a laugh? It’s 4.9.”
    I can’t decide if I like Asda brand soy cream or oatly single cream.
     
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  20. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon - I'm an Oatly woman myself but in a pinch I'll use either.
     
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