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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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    Good morning all, good to be back. Woke on 6.0, then it went up a bit, seems to happen when I have a first cup of coffee, and it's decaffinated, it says on the label. I think it might just be waking up. Anyway I corrected by 1 unit, and that seems to be ok.

    I think I'm going to try some of this networking thing today...............:(:)
     
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  2. hh1

    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, woke on a ridiculous 11, I was going to bed on a low 6 which usually menas I need to eat something to get through the night. So I did, and look what happened this time. Hey ho, my day's going to be spent in the garden if I can find somewhere cool or inside if I can't. Thunderstorms predicted here later, have a good day all whatever you're doing, and stay cool - literally!
     
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  3. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning. 4.9 first thing, which was 6 am, an hour after the puppy woke me to take her outside. I feel tired, sitting here drinking my coffee and watching all of her fun and games. It must be hot enough today to bring the paddling pool out. Last year I sat in the pool on a chair, and the dogs refused to come in. Today is do something with that 'marrow' day. (Oh the fun of being on Summer break.) Unfortunately, I don't have any chickens to feed it to so will have to try some of the other suggestions. Because it's so enormous, I could try multiple things. Hmmm. Well, I'm off for my 20-minute interval run and an hour-long dog walk before it's too warm.
     
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  4. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I don't think I've actually ever had marrow? I read it's supposed to be similar to zucchini? But somewhere a site said it can be done to resemble spaghetti? I love spaghetti squash but that's yellow..................
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A sunny morning from Oxford. The only weeding I'll be doing will be in the shade, that's where the very stingy, stinging nettles are.
    I've just found this site which may be of interest, but haven't tried any
    https://twosleevers.com/
     
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  6. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all! It's predicted too hot here later on, so I'm off out to test my new "Out for a long walk" backpack before it gets hideous. Usual brand of backpack is absolutely fine for workdays walking and I've worn out at least five of them over the years, but it's slightly too small for carrying the usual items, plus wet weather gear/food plus any shopping I might pick up on the way back home. It had a test walk yesterday afternoon and I was so much more comfortable as it's also got space for me to shove the "Japes' Meds bag" in the top without having to squeeze it in as I have to with the workday one.

    Back in most sensible single figures this morning as well.
     
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  7. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @ert - ooooh, a paddling pool. Just sit in it - no chair - bet the dogs will jump in and keep you company. My youngest would, but the older one thinks he'll dissolve if exposed to water (at least, that's what I gather from his huge objections to being near the stuff).

    Busy day today, once it gets started, so I'm making the most of the lull before the proverbial.

    Be well! Stay as level as you can whilst remembering to enjoy life. We are not robots - forgot who said that but it is so very true!
     
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  8. Delticmatt100

    Delticmatt100 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys do u use alcohol wipes before u inject? I haven't been but my parents think it be good idea to get them
    Or does anyone here get on prescription?
     
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  9. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It's a bit more carby than the coconut or almond, but it is gorgeous! Worth every single one of the carbs.
     
  10. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have some and I do know you're meant to, but somehow .. I use the alcohol swabs for cleaning off the house phone or any sore scrapes I've given myself. But you are meant to, so if you do use a wipe then it's no bad thing at all. Very safe way to do your injections.
     
  11. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    @SueJB Thank you!
    That twosleeves recipe for blueberry ice cream looks good and that it can be made with vegan replacements.................. I might try it with stevia.
     
  12. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They used to be given to all T1s but they stung so I stopped using them. I think there was then some research that showed they didn’t make much difference as long as your skin was clean and the needle fairly fresh. Seeing if I can find it.
     
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  13. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    You can spiralize courgettes to resemble spaghetti, and use it instead of pasta. I guess they mean you can do the same thing to marrow? I don't know if you're meant to squeeze out the fluid or what. I've never done it - haven't a spiralizer thingie.
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I guess the thinking is that they're your bugs, so they aren't going to hurt you more than they do already.

    I think husband and the two dogs and I are all immune to each others bugs now - it's only at the office that I catch stuff.
     
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    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thats @Fairygodmother - total vindication for my years of unhygienic sloth!
     
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  17. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Master

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    Good morning everyone enjoy your day
     
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  18. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They aren't really needed. It's just generates more waste, that has to be disposed of. It's enough of a struggle to dispose of the essential items.
     
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    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine's a bit like that too, maybe we've built up some sort of resistance.
     
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  20. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Nope @Delticmatt100 I don't. I reckon when I've had a shower, my belly stays clean all day so a waste of effort and money
     
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