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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah - ours is going to be a wet day but in the centre of town it's much needed. We're a tourist town and it can't be helped but there's an overwhelming smell of greasy chips clinging to the pavements until it rains, when they're all cleaned off again.

    Thankfully I may work in town but I never hang around here - straight in, straight out - so at the end of the day I'm headed back out to our little bit on the edge of town. It feels like a village - there's a few shops, everyone knows each other and stops to talk, the neighbours are friends and we look after each other's keys and take in packages etc. Lovely feel to it.
     
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  2. Knikki

    Knikki Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I used to get that alarms going off got so naffed off with it I now switch everything off, get a much better sleep :)

    Morning all

    Yep damp up here as well, first coffee of the day which is nice and going slowly down.

    @WuTwo just reading back and was going to suggest Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice, friend used to swear by that stuff when she had boughts of cystitis
     
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  3. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    Morning from a damp South Westish,
    I hope it stops raining at lunchtime. Otherwise, I can't run down to my spin class because my trainers are not waterproof.
    Legs are feeling much better today so I'll probably give the gym program another go later.
    But first I have to convince my BG to rise a tad. According to Libre, last night was a kids rollercoaster where the highest it went was about 4.5 with a couple of dips.

    Have fun with the ducks ... in the rain.
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Husband was looking for frozen cranberries too, but said thee's every other kind of berry in the world in the frozen section (or so it seemed) but no cranberries. But the Whole Berru juice is a pretty near substitute I think.

    @helensaramay - do you need new outdoor trainers so you can poddle about in the rain? And maybe take the indoor trainers in a bag?
     
  5. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all, damp here, well more wet than damp really! Was up early to take daughter to school early as she's off on a residential long weekend - teachers are amazing, I couldn't face a long weekend away with ~200 12 yr old girls, but at least they're in France and the french are good at producing certain quaff-able beverages........! She wished me good luck - getting through the weekend with just the wife :hilarious: (If I haven't posted by end of play monday you'll know we've killed each other!:rolleyes:)

    On the BG front I was low this morning, and yesterday I didn't do too badly after the 5.something, ended the day on 6.1 and was fairly steady in range for most the day.

    On the cat front, we're letting him out tomorrow!
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning. In knee pain. At school. Last day. That is all.
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @slip did I did 14 residentials throughout my teaching assistant career, with children ranging from 8-11. Four of them abroad travelling on an airplane (passport nightmare!) They were all absolutely exhausting, but also some of the most rewarding events in my life. Happy memories!
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    An interesting day. Awoke on a 7 after a 1:30am correction due to my nemesis-beer! A good level for swim training. Arrived at pool without my Libre scanner duh! Blood testing meter low battery (haven’t used it in 10 days) took a dextrose to be safe. 80 lengths including a timed 200m (3min 52sec). Left pool in pouring rain in sandals yuk! Arrived home to a 7. Result I think. Happy Friday all. Food shopping here, then an hours grandparent duty before we hit the wine.
     
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  9. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Wet here in the Midlands and looking set for the day - so the annual Big Clean has started. Not heard from my House Elf for any work during this Uni holiday yet, but I've got plenty of paper sorting jobs of the variety she prefers if she does call in. She does willingly clean and undertakes any housework job I ask of her (except gardening), but I've noted the sigh of relief when I get her onto sitting down tasks!! Anyway, I've got a shedload of Very Bad Mood energy to wear off before I've any chance of enjoying a relaxing break... Often takes me time to decompress, so I'm not bothered about it, and the VBM energy does get an awful lot done!!

    So, I've started on cupboards and storage space. With some ruthless decluttering going on.
     
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  10. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    @WuTwo looking at the curtains of rain pouring down at the moment and my road that is turning into a river (or at least a little stream), forget outdoor trainers (although most running shoes are not waterproof nowadays), I think the only option is wellies to and I can't run in them: more like puddle plodging, I think.
     
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  11. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    You don't want to get near azathioprine if you can help it.

    Hey @hh1, I found the Libre was always off much more when you are a nine plus in BG's. Hopefully it settles down soon. Some stayed off and then I would call Libre for a replacement. If you call for a replacement it used to have to be 30% off in readings.
     
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    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Marie 2, thanks, it's been my experience too that the higher or lower the reading, the more out the comparison was likley to be, but my recent experience has been far better than that. I've had a number of replacements due to inaccuracy but not for a good while, so I was lulled into a false sense of security that the reliability of the sensors had improved. Silly me.
     
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  13. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy day everyone, rain or no rain. It seemed to rain everywhere but here yesterday so I’ll be watering the veg bed again. It’s a very odd one this year what with slugs and Hamish ganging up. Lots of interesting weeds, lovely self-seeded borage for bees and hover flies, bits that might, or might not be veg and now some new seeds late planted with crossed everything. Had the first nosh of fresh kale last night, yum.
    Oh, and 5.5 this morning, libre says steady in the 5s last night and still there, so either the new cartridge is ace or the libre’s duff. Bloods right now say 6.5 so not inclined to any passionate argument about it.
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning. 3.7 this morning. It was the hour run yesterday morning, and I should have reduced my long-acting by a unit overnight. It's wet in Oxfordshire, but not wet enough for my tomatoes in their grow bags. They have languished, the soil in the bag openings still dry, so I watered them in the rain.
     
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  15. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @ert if you're in Oxfordshire you're probably on route and if you're hoping to make the meet up if we ever pull it off I'm happy to pick you up.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    It's nearly afternoon, off out for a lunchtime school run very soon, BS has been high all last night and this morning, but is now in single figures and not eaten a thing today, fed up with b&*^*y diabetes at times.
    So another cuppa before I go :)
     
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  17. Fairygodmother

    Fairygodmother Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Grrrrr ing for you. Have you done corrections? Hope you’re not coming down with something!
     
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  18. slip

    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    just thinking we haven't heard from @SueJB for a while actually, was she going on holiday?
     
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  19. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    If only we could share our BG around.
    @Robinredbreast I'd gladly take some of yours off your hands.
    I'm getting bored with GlucoTabs.
     
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  20. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    And I am back....missed me?? Dont answer that!!! Just had a really quick glimpse thru what you l9t have been up to.....was going to reply to all BUT it would have been a 2 page post.
    Brean was amazing, caught all the good weather. MM decided it didn't want to work anymore so that has been sent back today...they are sending a replacement ASAP!! Didnt realise how much I would miss it
     
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