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What do you miss the most before becoming diabetic?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by luv2spin, May 10, 2018.

  1. luv2spin

    luv2spin Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    My reply is eating whenever I feel like it because, now, the case is; Eating even though you're not hungry.

    What about yours??
     
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  2. kaylz91

    kaylz91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Being able to sit and think oh I fancy having this for tea tonight x
     
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    NoKindOfSusie Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Concentrating on anything for more than about half an hour before thinking "oh god what's happening" and grabbing my phone.
    Running.
    Subway chicken marinara melts.
    Not living under constant stress and fear that if you screw up terrible things will happen to you, which basically means what I miss is not constantly being on 100% full alert the entire time without any relaxation at all, ever, under any circumstances.
     
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    Going out without a handbag.
    I used to throw my keys and a credit card in my pocket and head out the door.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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    eating chips and pizza
     
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  6. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Chip butties and a decent bar snack. Oh ... and no bruised fingers.
     
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    eggs11 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Mangoes - frozen mango chunks were a lovely 'healthy' treat on a hot day. I was partial to dried mangoes too. I used to eat a lot of 'healthy' foods with natural sugars in.
     
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  8. rab5

    rab5 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    not being diabetic ?:)
     
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    archersuz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I took a minibus full of kids out yesterday and they all had whippy icecream in a cone. I know it's rubbish but I really really wanted one :(
     
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    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    Right now, painless fingers.
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sourdough and lashings of butter
     
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    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Not had a beer in over 4 years.... :banghead:

    on the other hand.... with a diagnosis I wonder how many bits I would be in by now.
    "Always look in the bright side of life!"
    :)
     
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    AloeSvea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Toast. Toast with jam. LOTS of jam. And toast with A HUGE serving of marmalade.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    Fruit scones with jam and cream :oops::(
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    My beer gut...
     
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    Rustytypin Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Going out to eat and not having to be picky
     
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    DavidGrahamJones Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I miss being twenty years younger.
     
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    dbr10 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    My 31 years on this planet without any medical conditions, now 29 years with such a lot to think about and do, each day, each month, each year, every decade ..............I think I miss the freedom the most.......................but, also some yummy foods, this time of year, a yummy 99 Ice cream from the Ice cream van :hungry:
     
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    Juicyj Type 1 · Expert
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    Being carefree and doing spontaneous things without much thought like going to music festivals and being able to stay up all night drinking with friends and then sleeping in, mind you that was before becoming a parent, so does that still count :)
     
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