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Type 2 Life

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by emptyplate, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    Sending you best wishes for better health soon @JohnEGreen we're all rooting for you. Take care x
     
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  2. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    Should be able to - you'll have a smiley icon on the bottom-left of your keyboard. Some programmes don't recognise them though so although they'll appear as you are typing, they disappear when you post your comment.
     
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  3. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    It's good to have you back John and I'm glad the op went well, but please look after yourself and take it easy. That anaesthetic is going to stay in your system for at least a month, and will make you feel pretty wobbly at various times.
    Chill out and let the family look after you. :)
     
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  4. debrasue

    debrasue · Guest

    O Lord! I have a VERY grumpy husband at home with gout this week and he doesn't take pain at all well...
    I do appreciate that gout can be very painful, but I'm not enjoying the fact that he needs to bite my head off every five minutes in order to deal with it. :grumpy:
    It did seem to be getting a little better last night but he has just informed me (loudly, very very loudly and with considerable animation!) that it's just started in the other foot.
    I hear the Outer Hebrides are nice at this time of year.... I wonder if I can get a flight this afternoon...?
     
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  5. mfactor

    mfactor Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I suffered with it for a decade trying all sorts of stuff to stop it , cherry juice , bromolin ? , going meat free etc and finally gave in to the doc and started taking allopurinol , and have been pain free (odd twinge) for the last ten years........

    Poor hubby its the most painful thing I have even felt.......
     
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  6. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Ooh, that does sound painful. We have a dog on allopurinol (i think that's it)
    Mayb original poster could ask doc if Gabapentin could help it's for neuropathic pain
     
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  7. Liam1955

    Liam1955 Type 2 · Master

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    Morning All. Fasting was 9.3 this morning, clearly my Liver has been busy? As before bed it was 9.0 and never had any crackers and cheese for my supper as I did not feel at all hungry. :(
     
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  8. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Car is in for a service this morning

    Just mooching around Carlisle filling in time

    It's bright and sunny here albeit a wee bit cooler than previously

    Hope the folk not feeling 100% get some respite and soon back on form

    No football this weekend ️ and I'm missing it already

    fasting bloods of 6.1 this morning well chuffed with that

    Have a good Saturday
     
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  9. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    Hate waiting around when car is in. Mooching is the perfect word. Wandering aimlessly around shops not really looking for anything, mayb picking up a few bits you don't really need, forever checking the time and not wanting to wander too far....
    Wish I'd put long sleeved top under my lightweight zip fleece. Still chilly in direct sun. Must've dropped really cold last nite. Morning breeze is just sooooo chilly. My bums cold too.....
     
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  10. Sable_Jan

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    @Japes enjoy your weekend. Sounds like you deserve a good one
     
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  11. Sable_Jan

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    @eddie1968 hope you slept well and are raring to go again today. Methinks you been working too hard now you back at work
     
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  12. debrasue

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    I'm in the (long drawn out) process of persuading him to get an apt with his doctor.
     
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  13. debrasue

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    It's encouraging to find such a large group of people so in touch with their bums :joyful:
     
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  14. Sable_Jan

    Sable_Jan · Guest

    @JohnEGreen your sense of humour is still intact, despite major op and still feeling lousy...good job you had spinal as full anaesthetic might've made you feel even worse. Glad you had help to get you back to bed.
    Hope you start feeling better today
     
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  15. Sable_Jan

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    @debrasue you DID make me laugh
    Was trying to think of a witty response including bottom or rear but failed miserably
     
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  16. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    Just come back from our walk in the woods, the good thing about living here is that you can walk in Country Parks, nature trails etc and hardly see another soul. It's even quieter in the Outer Hebrides I believe @debrasue but if you want peace and quiet you just have to come to the Scottish lowlands p.s stop off here and there's a cup of tea (wine) ready for you
     
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  17. Sable_Jan

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    Ooh, perfect bliss.....
     
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  18. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    The crackers and cheese seem to help keep your fbg down @liam1955 I remember you mentioned that a while ago. Never mind! Its probably been a one-off
     
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  19. Diamum5972

    Diamum5972 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No wonder you love your walks Anna, it sounds lovely and peaceful.
     
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  20. 13lizanne

    13lizanne Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes we have friends from the Midlands who holiday here. They always are surprised by how quiet the roads are, and even in towns how few people there are compared with where they live. We have a much smaller head per square mile population than England in general. Even our cities have lots of low-rise housing. It does mean that if you live in a village, as we do, you have lots of peace and quiet
     
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