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Type 2 Life

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

  1. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Very, very happy birthday, Johnny. I hope you will make many happy and healthy memories, today and in the years to come.
     
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  2. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Happy birthday Johnny. Have you any plans to celebrate ?
     
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  3. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Happy happy birthday young man! :) :) :) Victoria's get everywhere. ;)
     
  4. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I cooked a large mug of Sainsbury's Basmati Rice to large mugs of tap water with 1 dessertspoonful of salt in my rice cooker that Max gave me when he was coming round here yesterday evening. When it was cooked and the Basmati Rice had absorbed all the water, I added 1 teaspoonful of Dunn's River jerk seasoning, the wet one out of a jar. I mixed it all together and it was perfect, all light, soft and fluffy. And lovely and spicy.
     
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    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I manifested poor written English in my last post and may have confused and evoked anxiety and concern in all my DCUK friends. I meant to say Max gave me a rice cooker throughout the duration period in which he was a guest in my home. Max hasn't been visiting myself for over a year and a half and the Metropolitan Police have served a harassment order on him prohibiting himself from harassing myself in my home. What I should have said in my last post grammatical and written and communicated with perfect creative writing was that I cooked the basmati rice dish yesterday evening and I should have inserted a full stop after the sentence where I said Max gave me a rice cooker when he was visiting me in my flat and I should have started a new sentence from where I mentioned I cooked the basmati rice yesterday evening. I haven't seen or heard from Max in ages and he hasn't been seen by any of my associations, either. I'm so sorry for poor grammar and creative writing abilities.
     
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  6. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    You display exceptional skills with your grammar. You're fine :)
     
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  7. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Stuck in bed for the last two days with flu. Rons looking after me for a change .
     
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  8. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've received a fascinating little hardback book by Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi with Jenny Phillips for my birthday from my dear Milton Keynes Facebook friends called Dudley and Bernadette Rose called The Diabetes weight-loss cookbook which focuses on low-carb dietary transformations in restricting high starch carby foods like grains, cereals, starchy vegetables that grow beyond the ground and floury, starchy foods like bread, rice, pasta, cereals, pies and pizzas. And Debra Sue from DCUK suggested celeriac chips and cauliflower rice as recipes. Apparently, eating starchy carbs causes an insulin rush and henceforth full-blown insulin resistance which causes massive spikes in blood glucose levels and a high GI (glycaemic index). There's tons of low-carb recipes in this little book which include diets rich in green, leafy vegetables and protein and healthy fats and this book teaches people how to read food labels and understand carbs per 100g dietary advice guidelines on food packaging. It also teaches and encourages people how to reduce the intake of processed food and develop healthy exercise plans essential for a low-carb diabetes-friendly weight loss diet
     
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  9. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Johnny - that is an excellent book you have been gifted, and the recipes are very good too - especially for someone like you who enjoys creating his own food.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Oh little one is not well again. Nasty temperature and vomiting Calpol. He's slept off. No school today for him.
    Older boy is just about to spring into life.
    Hands full but just an update. I'm having a more thorough endoscopy soon for details of where my upper gastric bleeding is coming from.
    Have a good day, everyone! Fbg in 5s still.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Oh no. How are you both now?
     
  13. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    10 days on and think I’m beginning to recover. Still feel tired and not a lot of energy. Light headed when sat or stood up. I know Ron will be happy when I’m fully recovered as his legs are beginning to feel it .
     
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  14. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    My aunty was wiped out with hers too. I've had my flu jab but I've heard some still catching this batch or flu even after jab.
    I'm pleased your recovering. I'm back to see surgeon for another endoscopy this week. Hoping he removes bleeding cause. Biopsies came back clear but cause of bleed not biopsied yet. I feel hopeful this week.
    Tell Ron we are asking after him ( @eldergarth )
     
  15. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately Ron (@eldergarth) doesn’t come on here anymore. He can’t remember his log in details plus he finds it hard to write what he wants to say to people . He puts that down to brain fog. It also makes him very fatigued . If anyone wants to send a message to him then feel free to message me and I will pass it on to him . He’s taking each day as it comes pottering around . He does get out of breath quite quickly just walking around to gate and back . That also applies to walking from room to room .
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I'm sure they will @tina_marie. :) :) :)
    Any good news lately?
     
  17. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    No none .
     
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