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What was your fasting blood glucose? (full on chat)

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Alien Aspie, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Completely agree. @OldButBold

    as anyone who knows any thing about military battles the best plans only last until first contact.
    then it's make it up as you go along , as best you can with the available information.

    the time to prep and plan, is before the storm/battle arrives, think out possible scenarios and plan for the worst hope for the best.
    i wouldn't identify any war leaders battle plans a panicking,,
    misguided ill informed, perhaps, but we all must do similar on a daily basis,

    a holiday is a good example
    The forward reece for where to go are the facilities adequate, etc passports lotions visas etc..no panic.. planning.

    the example you give exemplifies that nicely.

    you had some skills and when a run of the mill flight went wrong, that pre planning, skill set kicked in
    and saved the day, thank god.

    The other sounds horrendous, massive sympathies have family in Birmingham,
    so that was a worrying time for mum and dad..( comms not so good back then )

    You did what you were trained to do.
    in awful circumstances, and that is where our medics will be a week or twos time.
    prep, prep, prep..as much as the can, they still can only estimate the actual outcomes.
    have they panicked by doing that, certainly not..you reduce the panic by having a plan.

    the US has massive experience of this during hurricane seasons, prep, plan makes sure all know what to do.
    does everyone get through it..sadly no

    But i believe more get through it because of those days / hours of thought, and planning
    ...and then they prep and plan for the next one.

    we all know this is here, it's growing and will hit.
    YOU showed the power of planning, knowing what to do in a possible scenario,
    then you didn't panic, you did what had to be done to survive.

    i like your style as you know.
    so i will copy that..(i hope) and i will do my best
    because there is NO alternative.

    i wish you well. my friend.
    thank you for sharing, most gracious of you,
    and with such good heart.

    may we all find out moments of strength, when needed.
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I look at recipes @Antje77
    And then go my own sweet way...

    Dock leaves are pretty good, fairly sizeable, but probably better not flushed....
     
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  3. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In stark contrast cov-19 is silent invisible indiscriminate you cannot predict where it will strike...like you I am a Londoner lived there through the bombing the muggings assaults murders in those instances people could be brought to book had to face up to their crimes...captured on CCTV forensics witnesses some chance of justice with cov-19 there is no redress no punishment no rehabilitation that's the distinction we need to remember...it doesn't look for the wealthy as robbers do...it doesn't look for the weak to abuse assault exploit as the violent do it doesn't have an angry face or aggressive presentation...it's the extended hand reaching out for contact...it's the handle of the supermarket trolley...it's the shared seat on the bus or tube...its the smile as you hug your friends family...that's the difference it's silent as it tries to creep up on us it doesn't make a sound...we can take positive steps limit our social contact take make every effort to protect ourselves & those close to us we have to so lets make sure we strive to devour all the advice & follow all the preventative steps... we can get through this by supporting each other that's the important point to remember
     
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  4. geefull

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

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    good evening all :)

    was 4.8 today

    hope your day is being a gracious one :)
     
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  5. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Beautifully and succinctly put.

    Lauren's is less eloquent

    If people were M&M's and world scientists, warned that 3 in every hundred M&M's contained a poison.that could make you seriously ill AND had the potential to kill you.
    How many would you eat ?

    Sure that's going to be a GSE question next year. .

    Sure Boris's answer would go like." Well, great question great, we have fabulous M&M's in the UK, fabulous we are ramping up the testing..yes yes we haven't tested any yet, but...Yadda, Yadda, Yadda...FAIL..;):D

    But do like yours better.

    Good news no office...OMG, did you see the pics of the central line .:wideyed:

    If the plan was to accelerate it, I reckon they found a winner..:***:
     
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  6. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's so difficult to judge why was it so busy were people going to work...why weren't they self isolating do they have to go to work...why go to work because they have to key workers not entitled to the financial measures the Treasury have just introduced?...I saw Matt Hancock referring to them as selfish he shouldn't pre-judge he should enquire I doubt they were on their way to socialise...there are many examples of reckless stupid behaviour but Matt Hancock singling them out was just trying to divert blame...selfish I hear Boris was away for the weekend...watching them answering questions is gut wrenching they seem to be making it up as they go...we need leadership put party politics aside Churchill became Prime Minister because he was supported by Atlee who knew he was what we needed for the war it wasn't about the dividing lines it was about winning the war...not just establishing a legacy...Boris wanted to make his Prime ministership count...leave a mark well he has a great big stain he will be remembered but not how he planned to be.
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It makes the point very effectively...is she able to work from home yet?
     
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  8. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    That's really good news. Hopefully you can relax now.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Don't think I have posted fbs - it was 5.5. Did doggie walk and then went to Tesco to shop in the old people's hour as we needed milk and Aldi don't do organic whole milk which I I need for my kefir. They had toilet rolls which was good. I took a pack and shared it with my neighbour.

    Not sure where the rest of the day went. Am struggling a bit to get my third sheet of exercises completed as I just can't get the wording right no matter how many times I rewrite it. Hopefully I will get it done tomorrow.

    Have received lots of lovely emails from clients who are really pleased that I am doing the lesson plans. The first three plans are all stretching and release work which I think will be quite beneficial at the moment.
     
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  10. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not at moment.
    Office is hanging on by it's fingertips.
    Other ladies not in, boss willing to do as much as possible, but it's still hard to have it all on line.

    Today only her and him.
    She thinks tomorrow might by the last day..( I hope )
    Not sure where we go after that.

    How you are ok.
    Still needs so much work on this for all our sakes.
    Does just show how out of touch they are.

    Order food online.??..where's @Muddy Cyclist with his opinion on that..?
     
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  11. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Internet connection almost nil.
    It won't connect iPad for drawing or painting

    So I did something on mobile phone using Mirrograph app

    IMG_23032020_214747_(812_x_1450_pixel).jpg
     
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  12. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    It's spring!
    First day of not having used the heating in my house :)
    (Yes, that did involve a blanket on the couch and a thick pullover, but still!)
     
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  13. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And tonight 'use delivery services when you can',

    Earlier post explains how frustrating that is, no slots for delivery or collect at any of our super markets, Morrisons offered 14 April BUT when you try to book there are no slots available. Tesco goes to 20th April but no free delivery slots and non can be booked past that date. My kids are now insisting they do our shopping, we are not desperate yet but GOVs plan obviously is not working.

    Kids are prepared to do this BUT how useless,embarrassing and worrying this makes us feel, putting them at risk. I might have to sneak and do it not letting them know.
     
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  14. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs for Internet, Winner for managing to create that piece of art on your phone.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We’re the same MC and our son lives an hour’s drive away so we do feel bad but he insists. I dont blame the Govt for this but the CEOs of all the supermarkets for not coming up with better plans. I am fed up getting long emails from CEO Sainsbury telling me what a great job they’re doing, 3 so far expecting another one probs tomo. Its just so dangerous going to the supermarket or the chemist atm. I requested double prescription this month and was refused by surgery as meds are getting scarce. Whatever happened to the big stockpile for Brexit I wonder. We are being sent out unneccesarily often and no one seems to be able to sort it out. Whatever happened to Click & Collect in the car park?
     
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  16. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    i do feel for you and the oh so many who have been let down so dreadfully by the government response
    at almost every level and stage of this crisis.,

    none of this was unpredictable...

    "ooh tell people zombie flu is coming, ask them queue up in orderly fashion and only take what they need.." that ain't in NO disaster film i ever seen.

    in fact i defy anyone to find a disaster movie that doesn't play out like that,
    suppression of truth, denial, lack of action, realisation, should have acted sooner, disaster..people exit stage left in droves...
    crocodile tears of a grateful president, premier, prime minister at the noble sacrifice of so many health workers citizens..blah, blah, blah "


    words fail me, at the ball twisting/juggling ineptitude, that even
    6th former's would be ashamed of, if caught.
     
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  17. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So I'm late on show again with my daily art, days suddenly seem to be 26 hours long. Still on the @OldButBold souls lost at sea this is the idea for the second of my paintings. Colour Pencil alittle larger than A4 took 12 minutes. Wisps of mist for this one, moonlight for yesterday's, thumbnail included, I will try one more but with the lost souls in the sea.
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    Yesterday's lost souls
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    What a life full of excitement, danger and survival you have led @OldButBold Then all that knowledge and wisdom and many professions, have you been around since the beginning of time are you the real Highlander? Obviously not Tithonus as you are far too spritley.
     
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  18. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    23-03-2020
    7.00am FBG 4.8
    @ianpspurs How is DIL doing? Thinking of you and your family.
    @Muddy Cyclist we had guinea pigs as children and two cats as well. During the summer guinea pig tribe lived outdoors, free ranging with a home base in the pampas grass. Like yours our cats spent hours stalking guinea pigs, but always aborted attack at the last minute. I had a theory that guinea pigs rustling about free range in the garden, triggered cats hunting instincts, but when the cats got close the "prey" smelt unappetizing.
     
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  19. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning/evening folks, 5.8 on the testing dice.
     
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  20. Muddy Cyclist

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    Good Morning and a 5.5 for me. Very pleased with that as last night at 11 am it was 7.7 with little idea why, tested twice.

    Another wonderful Spring dawn from a fickle world that is disguising the storm that's upon us.or maybe just offering tranquility for troubled souls.

    Another day ticking jobs off my ever reducing list.

    Use all of your guile and cunning to face today and defeat the enemy we face.
     
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