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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. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Love this! Not just the content, but the accent is nearly as broad as MrC’s when we first met. I couldn’t actually understand a word he was saying which is how we got together - being a polite young lady I just use to smile at him, not wishing to appear rude, but having no idea what he was talking about. From his point of view he saw the smile and thought ‘eh up! I’m in there!’
    I gradually learned to understand Yorkshire and his accent gradually softened to intelligible levels ( they think he talks posh now if he goes back).
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    There is no way I can let Popeye out.
    But he does want this cat who attacked him.For his survival he has to stay in.
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you very much for the compliments :)
     
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  4. dunelm

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

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    Sounds like most of my relatives - apart from the French ones - he haw he haw he haw he haw
     
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  5. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Could it be the law of unintended consequences is playing out? My grandson was keen to tell me all about his new found skills in using loops, variables, if statements and games making. All good for 7 and not par for the course in UK state schools. Back in the day Ivan Illich and John Holt were champions of deschooling society. Could well be that was an idea whose time has come. Certainly better than the Gove reforms IMHO - what the (insert expletive of choice) are *non negotiables for 7 year olds all about apart from shelter,safety, clothing food and love?
    *apparently a common phrase in UK school jargon that some of our young know only too well.
     
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  6. Krystyna23040

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

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    Yes, I was just thinking that very thought. There is no way I could look after it properly if I was working normally. Mr K has been really good - I haven't had to lift a finger.
     
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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    7.5 this morning better than expected after last night's chocolate milk chugalug.

    @Krystyna23040 I hope your ankle heals soon.

    No internet in the building and the office phone service is spotty. I am on my phone typing this but don't have enough data to stay online this way. So, is this the beginning of the end? Or merely the end of the beginning?

    Discuss. :angelic:
     
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  8. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Winner for the fbg after chocolate milk. And you’ve escaped the headache the wine would probably have left you with.
    Hope internet is restored for you, it’s a lifeline for many at the moment.
     
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  9. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Dipping in. @SaskiaKC good morning and hope you can stay connected with us. Glad you enjoyed the chocolate milk! @Krystyna23040 hug for the turned ankle but the timing couldnt be better. Hope it improves pronto. @Muddy Cyclist I cant remember if I said thank you for most recent art, I dont take it for granted, love the skill and variety you all exhibit.
     
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  10. Krystyna23040

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

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    I do hope your internet comes back up and that it is a temporary outage. Very frustrating at a time when the internet is an important way to keep in touch with everyone.
     
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  11. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Temp 36.0
    Fbg 6.1

    Pleasant day everybody.:)
     
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  12. Ryhia

    Ryhia Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been termed sparrows ankles before but nowhere can I glean any compliment from that other than its better to be called sparrow's amkles than short **** which is what my old 6'4" colleague used to call me when he wanted a smack.
    Got no commitment that's my problem I'd forgotten all about them. :banghead:
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    And you also young sparrow me owl - loved The Herbs and not the proscribed stuff.
     
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  14. Muddy Cyclist

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    @OldButBold brilliant, keep mending.

    @Krystyna23040 Ouch, take it easy, such an unpleasant injury.

    Hoovered my garden, must be getting desperate for things to do. Spinach popped its head up, no sign of any other edibles yet, still early and a tad cool, what happened to that warm weekend promised?

    Thanks for all the art compliments.
     
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  15. PenguinMum

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    My mum used to call me ‘larks legs’ unfortunately I grew up to have fat ankles!
     
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  16. gennepher

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    My painting for today...for my daily painting challenge...

    it is only a quickie drawing in SketchClubApp...

    I have been relaxing and chilling out today...

    It took me 5 mins.

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  17. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    4.2 today

    seems that we're seeing more people on our walks round the village these days, all carefully observing the appropriate distance, and curiously it feels as if more people are calling greetings to each other now :)

    since it is a bit warmer today than the snow flurries and almost 0'C temperature we'd had in the last couple of days we've been outside repotting some plants and putting some pansies in the tub at the corner before our walk ;)

    glad you got a bit more sleep @OldButBold :)

    hope your day is treating you gently everyone :)

    @Muddy Cyclist - your latest painting has such lovely light :)
    @gennepher - another bold and successful piece :) I don't know whether I'll be brave enough to try portraits.

    todays art catch up - just before I did these two I was gifted some acrylic paint to try from the charity whilst volunteering, it was going to be recycled,
    no 1 - there were only three acrylic colours still viable so that's what I used :hilarious: (red, green and a bit of yellow), plus a white gel pen. It's a sketch of a Christmas ornament on A4 typing paper.

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    no 2 - was done with a little watercolour sketching tin made by Daler Rowney which has 15 colours and was purchased from the charity shop the same week. Very quick little seascape to test out the paints, size is about A6 and it's on the back of a old christmas card ;) took about 20 mins.

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  18. Krystyna23040

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

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    Email came back on this afternoon - so rushed and sent the remaining lesson plans out. Was in such a hurry I sent the wrong lesson plans to the backcare and rehab classes. Luckily I spotted it immediately and sent the right ones.

    E-mail still working OK so hopefully the provider has sorted the problem.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I have noticed exactly the same around our village. It feels really friendly.

    Thank you @geefull , @gennepher and @Muddy Cyclist for posting your art. I am really enjoying your paintings.
     
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  20. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    These are both beautiful sketches. I love the Christmas ornament one.


    I save all my old Christmas cards in the garage going back years!
    There is blank paper often inside the first page.
     
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