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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Found it for 25 euro's in a thrift store, works perfectly, except for the missing, erm, thing.
    I expect them to be bakelite, as what else could they be?

    I'm definitely missing something in your language as I fail to find anything funny in the word knob, but I've got the feeling you can't explain it to me without me having to moderate the answer...
    In Dutch you'd call it 'knop', where you can hear the k and which isn't funny in any way, not even for 13 year olds. I only use 3 burners, as handling the sticking out part with a wrench is impractical, especially should anything go wrong in the kitchen and you need to turn off the gas quick. I call the sticking out part a 'piefje', which is a pretty meaningless word usually used to describe something small and pointy for which you don't know the word, like with car parts.

    Bought everything for a big omelet/fritata/casserole and then I found those for 1 euro... So now I'm hoping for a little hypo tonight which needs adressing :)

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  2. LooperCat

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    Blood red :D
     
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  3. evilclive

    evilclive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    On a drive back from Rome in July a few years ago in a car with no air conditioning, the jelly babies all turned into a big lump.

    (I think we did it in < 24 hours to Boulogne without touching a French peage. The Grand St Bernard pass was the best bit.)
     
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  4. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I hope this anecdote will pass the mod test... delete if not, but it’ll explain things perfectly!

    When I was at school, doing Biology A-level, we were covering the male reproductive system. Me being me, I asked my teacher what the plural of penis was. Penises? Peni? Penodes? He just chuckled and said “Mel, if you’re ever fortunate enough to encounter more than one at a time, I suggest you just call them nobs” :rolleyes:
     
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  5. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Thanks! Not what I guessed either :) Not sure about this one from a mod perspective, but as it clearly is part of the school curriculum in the UK I guess it's ok :angelic:
     
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  6. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    When I was teaching the other week, I had to teach 13 year old boys about the female reproductive system. So I started the lesson by just getting them to shout out any words they knew for “vagina” just to get it out of their system, and wrote them on the board. Once we’d done that, I rubbed all the non scientific words off, and left the proper names for all of it up there and said “these are the words we use in here”. I learnt a few new ones :D
     
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  7. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I just love this thread!
     
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  8. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I love vegan Magnums - just like their dairy ones but better, 'cos I can eat them! They do dark chocolate or almond milk chocolate covered. Both scrummy!
     
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  9. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They are indeed scrummy and I got my insulin for it on point :D I agree they taste exactly the same as their dairy ones.
     
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  10. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    We have got some Ben & Jerry's that I can eat but somehow I always fall for the idea of a Magnum.

    We were talking about proper Orange Maid ice lollies today and I really want one. We are going shopping tomorrow morning (early while it's cool) so I might take the freezer bag thingy so we can get ice lollies. I know I should make them with juice but I haven't any moulds to do them in. I used to have when my son was small, but not these days.
     
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    The solara ones are my fave, fruit juice outside, ice cream centre. Not sure if they’re vegan tho.
     
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  12. Delticmatt100

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    I hardly had anything bad for lunch. Tested my blood just now and got that reading. Mind u been out in the heat a bit. Does it raise it up? IMG-20190725-WA0009.jpeg
     
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    Walked round the supermarket on the way home from mud pies: car said it was 37 in the car park, even under a tree, and all the blinds were down over the cold section displays. Lovely and cool after the hot drive. Car said 36 as I pulled in when I got home. Thank you contigo for keeping iced coffee cold .
     
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  14. LooperCat

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    It can do - I’ve had to increase my insulin by about 20% this week.
     
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  15. becca59

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    Don’t like ice cream in any shape or form...runs and hides!
     
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    There's an entire cabinet full of vegan ice creams and lollies in my Sainsburys - I shall spend a little while looking through. Also, son and very nearly vegan d-i-l are coming for dinner on Sunday so I'd better get extras. And think of something to cook that we'll all like!

    I might do another quiche for the three weirdoes, and get some meat for my son. Also want nice size spuds for jackets, and better get some more salady stuff. The kids have appetites like young horses!
     
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    Yep - I'm firefighting but don't want to change my ratios - this weather won't last....... will it???
     
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    I love that - 'hardly' had anything bad :hilarious: Depends how 'hardly' it was really. I've had to reduce basal and bolus in the hot weather and still fire-fighting hypos, but YDMV
     
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  19. LooperCat

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    I love my fan.

    That is all.

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  20. Alison54321

    Alison54321 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Peaked at 28 degrees here, apparently. Not as bad as some places where 38 has been recorded, but hot enough for me. Blood sugar this afternoon better than yesterday, don't know whether that's related to the weather or not. or just me changing my behaviour.

    Nice civilised 23 degrees peak tomorrow. I haven't eaten ice cream in years.
     
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