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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. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Alf,
    I think Oppenheimer knew it was all too late when he quoted the Bhagavad Gita.
    In 62 the V bombers were loaded, the engines were running and the navigator had been briefed.
    They were not coming back but flying on till they ran out of fuel.
    Brave lads
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    #29442 ianpspurs, Aug 6, 2020 at 1:33 PM
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    :)

    You are getting lots of practice in!
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon...wow what a busy day shopping now working again...even managed to fit in a little housework trying to keep 'Plumpy' out of the house he has a habit of barking his head off while I'm in interview...no time for lunch & trying to eat just once a day...no idea what my FBG was been on the go all day...will catch up tomorrow...keep safe everyone
     
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  5. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just a few quick ideas for my daily art. Three very quick sketches of Beech Trees for the series. I want dark and mysterious but not in the fairy tale book illustrative sense which two of these seem to be. I will probably do the top left and the bottom a quick pencil and wash but in my usual style A4 watercolour . This will mean a lot of work on each so expect to see development over a couple of days.

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    I like Beech tree circles and so will probably start with the bottom sketch as a painting.
     
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  6. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @dunelm Your Bamboo and Plum Blossom is a real treat and you have now even got me counting your petals. :)
     
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  7. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @gennepher Popeye portraits are getting better each day, he's going to be one mighty famous cat, immortalised in art.:)
     
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  8. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I read that but have also read a study done by GErmany published in the Cof E magazine that says it may be not. So much not understood about Covid or maybe it is and they are not letting on. Either way it makes the risk assessing and deciding what to do even more difficult.

    Edit.. FOr clarity I'm not a church goer or CofE, Methodist but with no time for organised religion. Link was passed on to me by other singer I know.

    https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2020/5-june/news/uk/singing-might-not-be-so-great-a-risk-after-allhttps://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2020/5-june/news/uk/singing-might-not-be-so-great-a-risk-after-all
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    It is ok, Muddy, I am ok with disorganised religion as well.
    Perhaps even more so! :)
    D.
     
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  10. dunelm

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

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    I’m trying to but some days it’s tricky. Working on a Japanese word “Kintsugi” at present - it means ‘golden repair”.
     
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  11. dunelm

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

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    Good evening, a good ride round the North Yorkshire Moors. Weather a bit indecisive but an OK day. Some photos of the day/
    Here is Roseberry Topping near Great Ayton of Capt Cook fame.
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    Coming up out of Beck Hole just the other side of Goathland (where the programme Heartbeat was filmed).

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    Approaching Chimney Bank in Rosedale, a 1 in 3 hill both up or down.

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  12. geefull

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

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    good evening all :)

    was 4.4 this morning

    a hot day today so we're glad to be back home from the 'big shed' and we've had a very pleasant walk around the village enjoying the sea breeze :)

    Loads of people in the village today and a lot of children swimming, wet suits seem to be 'de rigueur' for swimming nowadays :sorry: how fashions change :hilarious:

    Hope your day is treating you kindly :)

    @ianpspurs - hope things went well today and that the level of 'squeaky clean' was impressive :)

    @dunelm - two lovely plum blossom pictures, what a lovely idea to use the teapot for inspiration. You really have the knack for bamboo, always strong :)
    Rammstein -the German group? interesting mental image for the wild, windy tree bending weather :D Had a friend who used to listen to 'Sonne' when driving home from long meetings, reckoned that it helped him get rid of any lingering irritation, all that counting to ten ;) :hilarious:

    @gennepher - thank you for the mounting info. I will look into it, it's a bit of a strange concept for me thinking about 'finishing' any of my art :)
    Popeye is turning into a series of his own (could be like the Hokusai '36 views of Mount Fuji' :joyful:), I love today's work with his characterful and expressive whiskers :)

    @Muddy Cyclist - thank you for the mount information, I'm going to look into it and see what would best fit the size of my artwork, in future I'll perhaps need to work to an easily available size of aperture :)

    Hugs for the singing dilemma :( difficult when it can bring such joy.

    I'm enjoying your beech trees, lovely bark colour and texture and once again the light is wonderful, I don't feel the grass in the foreground has detracted from the scale, rather that the trees have given scale to the lush growth this time of year :) Looking forward to the series and seeing the development of the works which I always find interesting :joyful:

    art bit -
    a nod to the 'zen' style artworks, started off intending to do simple brush strokes but ended up using a bit of 'inktense' pencil too on the chrysanthemum petals
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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember seeing beech tree circles on mounds in fields when I was a child @Muddy Cyclist
    I look forward to seeing the finished painting!
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Muddy Cyclist
    Maybe oneday he might be :)
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for the Popeye compliment @geefull

    I love a bunch of yellow chrysanthemums.
    This chrysanthemum is stunning.
     
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    Thankyou @geefull and @gennepher for your encouraging comments regarding my Beech Tree series.

    @dunelm great scenes thanks for posting them, what a great run out.
     
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    The best type of religion in my opinion. :joyful:

    On the singing front Mrs MC and I decided to risk it and it was great to sing in a group again. Probably not as safe as I would have liked, probably not within Gov guidelines, certainly safer than several Pubs we passed with full looking beer gardens on route to choir. Activity all took place outside facing in the same direction, winter will be a very different affair and it maybe that for those cold months no choir will meet.

    Two of our folk band members were also there and we discussed how we may be able to meet up and play, non of us ever expect to gig again. We know technology can be used to create our music but it's that audience rapport that we thrive on that unfortunately can only be attained at live gigs. :(
     
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    And a fine nod indeed. A very well captured Chrysanthemum I really enjoyed studying the detail you have painted into it.
     
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  19. Muddy Cyclist

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    Good Morning and a 5.5 for me today.

    Lovely start to the morning with bright sunshine and blue skies. A long Mountain Bike Ride I think as Mrs MC is off doing horsey things and then visiting her mom in the garden of the care home. But first I must water our not great edible garden before the sun gets to it.


    Let your day take it where it will and embrace it boldly. Keep safe.
     
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  20. karen8967

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    5.6 for me have s good day everyone FB_IMG_1584048610937.jpg
     
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