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What do you do during isolation?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by Tophat1900, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. Ushthetaff

    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    After looking at the price of sun loungers I decided to make my own E261111F-4BFA-48C9-A232-A6BF183B8066.jpeg 9D085116-B65B-42F2-89D5-32F307661885.jpeg 87B11241-744B-4692-9357-5AC3F44717B7.jpeg E11389C1-A6AC-4547-9BA0-3B038894B03B.jpeg
     
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  2. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    @Ushthetaff Well, that's a nice looking Vitamin D receptor you've created there! :D
     
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  3. Ushthetaff

    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m also hoping it’s a good iron detector too hmmmm Guinesss
     
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  4. Vegman1441

    Vegman1441 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Where I live cafe and all other food places wide open for weeks, no mask nothing just walk in. That’s why Newham has over 1000 cases of virus.
     
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  5. Lizzie2

    Lizzie2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We live in a small market town and so far people are still really good about it. People of all ages cross the road when they see others coming and keep the distance - around here now that there is more traffic and people are used to the roads being very quiet they are more likely to get hit by a car as they step out onto the road to socially distanced than they are to catch covid.

    Saying that we pick our time when it comes to going out and we go to places that we know will be quiet but even then people here are good. I don’t know how those people can protest in such massive numbers - even if it is what they believe in - especially as so many of them are from BAME communities who are so vulnerable when it comes to covid. I know I would be far too scared to go into such large crowd. Be interesting to see the R number in 2-3 weeks time.
     
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  6. Clarkeymusic

    Clarkeymusic Type 2 · Member

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    I was recently diagnosed as T2 (Jan this year) and had other issues with liver/kidney and already have high blood pressure & heart disease. So far so good So I’d been off work for several weeks and then Covid popped up and I’m advised to shield. So basically I’ve been home since January. Been keeping myself busy losing 2 & half stones, and with a garden makeover involving making a pergola, table, deck and big planters. Also been making a few things like a headboard made from sleepers and a trellis from roofing battens. We are very very lucky to have the garden I know and it has kept me sane and helps ground me. My wife works and 2 kids have flown the nest and the other 2 are at my ex-wife’s as I’m shielding (they’re older and have jobs) - so it’s just me all day. It gives me strength making things to brighten my wife’s day when she gets home.

    It’s my first post so Hi to everyone and hope you are all ok and keeping safe

    This:
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    Created a deck on what was dead grass:

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    Trellis with Jasmine climber:

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    Headboard:

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    Sorry for all the pics - I had to show someone in the outside world lol
     
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  7. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru
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    Magnificent! Wish I could award that 50 x 'winner' buttons. :D:D:D
     
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  8. Clarkeymusic

    Clarkeymusic Type 2 · Member

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    Oh that’s so kind - Not sure what winner points are but the title gives me a clue. It’s still very much a project on the go so thank you.
     
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  9. Brunneria

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    They are the buttons shown under a post to show how you feel about it.

    'like' 'wink' 'winner' 'funny' and so on.

    I have 'winnered' your 1st post and 'liked' your second.

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  10. Clarkeymusic

    Clarkeymusic Type 2 · Member

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    Ah, I get it - sorry newbie! Again - thanks
     
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  11. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I've added one...
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Wow it all looks fantastic, so many creative and talented people about. Amazing and well done :)
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Finished a knitted cushion, I had to wait for the filling to arrive to finish it. I was in the back garden enjoying the sunshine. problem was, next door's cat Ziggy, who is very friendly, jumped up on my lap (whilst I was finishing off stitching it up) and caught his claw in some of the stitches :arghh: got him off. but had to do a little patch up.
    Next one will in the house, sunshine or not :rolleyes:
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I have Bees in my garden, front and back and they are fascinating to watch. Ziggy cat, from next door, was on duty as Bee Keeper lol watching them come in and out from their nest at the end of the garden.
     
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    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Mostly been doing a lot of walking (when not working). Today took the Emirates Airline cable car over the Thames. Social distancing means you get a pod to yourself and amazingly hardly anyone else is using it. Fab. And a click and collect Nando’s for lunch, plus a very cute gosling.
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  17. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Clarkeymusic Could you come and live here please? In 11 weeks my hubby has achieved:
    Painting 7 fence panels
    Putting a catch on the garage door
    ....and that's it!
     
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  18. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What does gosling taste like?
     
  19. Goonergal

    Goonergal Type 2 · Moderator
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    Gosling
     
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  20. Clarkeymusic

    Clarkeymusic Type 2 · Member

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    Mrs Clarkeymusic says only if I’m back by the weekend
     
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