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Type 2 Life

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

  1. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I had some from a recent endoscopy for bleeding and stomach area pain. I have no ulcer or leak from my op. In fact surgeon happy and he couldn't see no bleeding so being past to ENT. I'm about to hv another Ultrascan to check for stones or something to explain pain (now I'm lbs lighter too). I had been worrying but I've decided it will get resolved now its investigated and I'm hugely relieved nothing to do with surgery, most likely. If gallstones or similiar I know there is help to resolve them. I'm far more less stressed now. So that in itself for me is good news eh?
    I'm sorry I haven't been on-line much but I didn't want to push y worry onto my loyal on-line friends. Friends who can definately do without me stressing.
    Have you heard from @JohnnyBaker87 lately?
     
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  2. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @ickihun glad to read that things are, hopefully, getting sorted - like my husband it seems to be one thing after the other health wise never getting on an ‘even keel’. Well done on the weight loss too - time for a new wardrobe?
     
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  3. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Thx @Daphne917 yes I've started with more underwear since loads is plainly too big. It seems so wasteful so I'm going to start a scrap material bag for little one as he has got an artistic flare. Old boy often has peculiar art projects too. Maybe some of the larger pieces of material can come to something of a recyclable liberation. How are you both?
     
  4. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I love drawing people and colouring them in in grade B colouring pencils. I also like observational drawings of animals and birds of prey. And I love making collages with tons of magazine images and words that appeal to me that tell my life story. Your boys sound delightful, my lovely [email protected]
     
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  5. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My diabetic blood glucose was just a very good 5.3 mmol/L. I reinstated my Smoking Quit today after my 24 hour relapse yesterday. My church friend in Finchley North London called Graham says I'm very resilient and that I'm determined not to give up trying to quit smoking. Tomorrow morning at 8:45 AM I've got an hour's worth of support with domestics and Personal care until 9:45 AM. I administered my diabetic Trulicity dulaglutide injection all by myself yesterday morning.
     
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  6. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    You are amazing @JohnnyBaker87 I bet your parents were in awe of you. I am of both my boys. Maybe just in different ways. Well because they are so different. None more geekish than the other, if I'm being honest.
    I didn't realise how awesome autism spectrum can be. It gives little one an edge. Of which I love and respect. He's great at expression too. Better than most adults.
     
  7. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My blood glucose, fasting, was a very good, excellent 6.4 mmol/L! I had to go to AandE at my local hospital last night with CV nausea, stomach cramps, backache, vomiting and tremors. My sodium was very low caused by my twice daily Tegretol medication for mood swings in my Asperger's syndrome. The doctor at the hospital knows I've got a history with hyponatremia. He said I've got to get my GP to repeat my Tegretol blood test in two to three weeks time to see if my sodium is still low. If it is, they might have to adjust my Tegretol for my Asperger's syndrome mood swings. The doctor also gave me some different antisickness tablets and some Dioralyte sachets.
     
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  8. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Get well soon @JohnnyBaker87. Keep drinking water..ok?
     
  9. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I feel a little bit poorly this afternoon with a slight headache, aching limbs, and a tiny bit of fever. I've heard a lot of breaking news about Coronavirus but it might just be the hyponatremia although I used the bus this morning to commute to Brixton to see the smoking specialist.
     
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  11. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I haven't got a cough or sneezing, though.
     
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  12. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've just taken my antisickness tablet for my hyponatremia plus two Paracetamol tablets and my other medications and I feel a lot better. With my Asperger's syndrome I have difficulty distinguishing between fever and anxiety. Maybe I was wrong when I described it as a fever. I've been feeling very panicky today because of this Coronavirus pandemic, it's really upset me that so many of God's children have lost their lives to this VB Satanic disease. I'm praying for all my diabetic friends on the Diabetes Forum. I'm praying for myself too that I can honour the instructions of the politicians and scientific advisers about how to prevent being infected or infecting others. I'm really worried about Ron and Tina and your family and yourself, @ickihun, my lovely friend. Prayer is a powerful weapon and I am trying to turn my worries into meditative prayer.
     
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  13. tina_marie

    tina_marie Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Don’t worry about us Johnny , we’re fine . All I’ve got now is a dry cough. We both went out yesterday and took our dog for a walk . First time I’ve been out in 3 weeks . We’re both carrying on as we would normally do . Neither of us are worried about the virus.
     
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  14. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've had a full, boring kind of day but it became interesting when I watched The Big Bang Theory on E4. All I've eaten today is 1 sliced of cheese melt on bread and a stone cold can of baked beans. I've also been praying to Jesus that He imparts to me enough motivation to cook a more palatable meal tomorrow. I've got pork shoulder steaks, chicken thighs, burgers and fresh vegetables and fresh potatoes and red onions in my fridge freezer. I don't like eating much anymore since biting my lip last weekend and making it very painful. I think I bit it because of my rapid eating habits. I'm not keen on the chicken and lemon risotto ready meals in my freezer as they taste foul. My blood sugar tonight was 7.1.
     
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  15. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been very concerned about the state of affairs in the world and about my friends on the Diabetes Forum. Type 2 Life has been very quiet.
     
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    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had a very good blood sugar reading of 7.1 this morning ànd that's fasting.
     
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  18. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Hi @JohnnyBaker87 . We are awaiting or giant snakes and ladders. We hv done 7 different things so far not including having breakfast and lunch. He's currently watching spongebob dvd. Loads to entertain him, for now.
    Are you chatting to others not on this forum?
     
  19. JohnnyBaker87

    JohnnyBaker87 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I found some lovely low carb multi seeded bread in Sainsbury's today and am going to make cheese on toast for my midday meal. For my evening meal I'm going to make two hard boiled eggs with a nice salad with spring onions, tomatoes, cucumber, radishes, beetroot and finely chopped celery. For breakfast I'm going to have instant microwaveable porridge with hot milk.
     
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  20. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Well done @JohnnyBaker87. How was your bgs?
    I woke in total agony. Just taken my second wet of painkillers as I ws trying to eeeck them out but I'm totally miserable from all the pain. So I've taken them after all. Women's misery time too so double trouble. I had to rebook my Ultrascan for internal pain. Just like thousand others.... in limbo.
    How are you keeping perked up? Any tips?
     
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