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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. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    At least you were kind enough to try. I am a lost cause with that genre.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    :arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::bigtears::bigtears::bigtears::bigtears::bigtears: Would that be an example of being cruel to be kind?
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @ianpspurs Could you manage 1 min 22secs. There are no subtitles for me so I don’t know what it is telling you, and I believe The Queen sing a bit on it...

     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I love sci fi...
     
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  5. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Since you have been so kind I will lie back and think of England.:angelic: I also only like very early Queen (1 and ii):banghead:
     
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    Norfolkmell Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I have managed five years on from diagnosis, lost 7 stone 1or 2 more would be nice, but I’ve tried lower carbs but it upsets my other conditions so after several attempts I’m happy with what I do now, I think I’m going to put it down to stress, heat and thunderstorms!
     
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  7. lindisfel

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    An herald of climate change in the Northlands!
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  8. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    USE FIRE!!!! :woot:

    No, seriously, what type is it?
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    It's a Speckled Wood butterfly, for the first 50 years of living here they were never seen, but they, like some other insects have moved north due to the changing climate.
    D.
     
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  10. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I thought for a minute it was Mothra Phew!

    Beautiful markings.
     
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  11. Krystyna23040

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

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    Almost there with my end of year accounts. Much cooler so found my brain was working better.

    Made some celery and broccoli soup flavoured with Levi Roots Caribbean Seasoning which I had before my Salmon Salad dinner at 2pm. It will be a 16hr fast today.
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Managed to finish my root Woodland painting, A4 Watercolour, 2 hours lots of waiting around for layers of paint to dry. This is typical of Cannock Chase. Finished BUT I might do some more work on the roots at some point to darken some areas with a purplish wash ...
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  13. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    13.08.2020
    7.00am FBG 6.2
    There was no snacking last night.
    @Alien Aspie was out in the thunderstorm yesterday, watering my young trees, using rainwater from my collection system, a mixed selection of buckets, wheelbarrows and milk churns, which rapidly refilled.
    Got completely soaked and am sure the neighbours are now convinced I am barking mad.
    Used to love thunderstorms, but now my enjoyment of their drama is tainted by concern over potential damage. MrSlim was also out in one of the storms, we had several, checking and improving the flow in his new drainage ditches.
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    We are getting many more of these Speckled Woods in our garden than previous years. This year seems to have been a good year for many species.
     
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    geefull Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    good evening all :)

    4.7 yesterday and 4.6 this morning

    just back inside from watering stuff in pots and recently transplanted stuff out in the garden ;)

    shopping day yesterday and 'big shed' charity day today. We actually got to eat our dinner out this evening, very much social distanced but still enjoyable ;) Only half as many tables as there used to be in the cafe and mask wearing taken seriously by staff and patrons alike (except when eating obviously, straining soup through the mask would be a messy business ;) :hilarious: )

    I'll have to catch up on reading the thread in stages I think :sorry:

    Hope your day is treating you well :)

    art bit -

    self explanatory really - inktense with a touch of watercolour.
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You could eat those strawberries @geefull
    They look delicious.
    You are very good with those inktense pencils.
     
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    Little quote for today FB_IMG_1597349001777.jpg
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I like this very much @Muddy Cyclist

    A lot of waiting for paint drying! But worth it!
     
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  19. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant, you are very good at these plant drawings. The light, shape and depth you have created is wonderfully seen and drawn.

    I have a farmer friend who for years grew PYO Strawberries. I have planted, picked and eat more than my share of all sorts of varieties, Cambridge Favouits being my choice. It was back aching sat on an iron seat behind his tractor as a wheel with hooks on goes between your legs and a tray full of strawberry plants in front of you, each is dropped on the hook and hopefully if you have got it right are planted in the perfect line, fast, hard dirty work. Then strawing when growing and finally the picking for market and of course eating.
     
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    Thank you. I have now added a purple wash in bottom right hand corner so the closest roots take a backwards step into the shadow, worked well thank goodness, it would have been easy to have destroyed the whole painting.
     
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