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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. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you. I was practicing frogs and then dragonflies this morning so set both into one image.
     
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  2. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Great bit of digital art - Bostin
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant @Alien Aspie
    Been there many times.
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My painting for today...
    Not in a mood for a realistic painting...
    But wanted to do the bridge from yesterday...
    Just in a mood about something...

    I call it The String Bridge...
    But it's not. It's a suspension bridge I think...
    Details don't matter...

    Title - 'Breaking Free'

    913F27C1-60A8-4E85-89F6-AD5AF8A292B6.jpeg
     
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  5. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    17.09.2020
    Maybe i should not derail the Art Thread with more mundane matters?
    Was only half awake this morning, fed the cat, made tea and coffee, woke up sufficiently to realise cat needed medicine. And eardrops. Ofc having had his breakfast was not very co-operative, More on the floor and fur than inside the cat. MrSlim had to help. Will probably need that again tonight.
    Forgot FBG, ah well there is always tomorrow.
     
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  6. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Wonderful - it looks as though the bridge is morphing into a giant bird
     
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  7. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    After cat wrestling you deserve an easy day
     
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  8. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    My son posted this on face book I thought I would share.

    People come and go,
    in and out of the places where I am,
    I come and go,
    in and out of the places where they are.
    But love is always there,
    a constant strength.
    It is with love that we begin and
    in love we walk our differing paths.
    It is Love that we have been learning to love
    and by Life we have been learning to live.
    So, moments come and go,
    places come and go,
    but Love is always there,
    a constant strength,
    late have I begun to see you,
    late have I understood my paths
    have always been in you.
    late have I loved you,
    Love so ancient and so new.
    so, I try to let them pass,
    to go their way,
    because Love is always there,
    a constant strength.

    https://www.facebook.com/pg/BrAdeGreenOFMCap/posts/?ref=page_internal
     
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  9. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is!!!
    Thank you @dunelm
     
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  10. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    There is nothing worse than trying to get meds in a cat @SlimLizzy
    You have just reminded me I should have given moggy here a tablet..
    Hope you are still in one piece.
    Take care.
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, John, for sharing your son's thoughts with us.
     
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  12. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi gennepher and Sl,
    Its a long time ago, but we wrapped our Sooty in a towel, legs and all, opened his jaws with one hand, one finger at each hinge, holding his mouth up, dropped the medication at the back of his throat, held his mouth shut and massaged his throat until he had to swallow, making sure it really had gone down.
    But you must know all that.
    They always know if you put it their feed.:)

    A very clever cat.
    You couldn't leave him in the living room of mother's council house and go out!
    I can see him now after over 60 years putting his head under the door window curved handle and opening the window to get out and go mousing
    D.
     
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  13. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hug for the hassle, but a WIN for the effort
    ..and caring enough to try..:)
     
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  14. Krystyna23040

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

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    The checklist worked. The hall iin Norwich s sanitised, lights turned off, and all windows and doors locked. I can now relax - knowing that I haven't forgotten anything.
     
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  15. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's the method we used with our cats, always more than one towel though. His brother however just let you give it to him with no bother.
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Lovely words, thanks for sharing.
     
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  17. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry about you being in a mood. Influenced a fine bit of digital art though. Feels a bit surrealistic but not in a dark sort of way.
     
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  18. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Evening all.

    Home at silly am this morning.

    No fbg..

    Holiday marvellous.

    for those getting older of with elderly relatives considering where to go.
    Turunc turkey recommended.
    one small town, all flat, easy to get around and Madge mobiles everywhere for rent
    2+3 seaters if needed..
    and WAY cheaper then European resorts

    we didn't but still had great time
    good mix of ages but more 40's to 80's
    then 18-30's, if i am honest.

    said enough about hols..will i return.?
    in a shot given the chance..

    only quibble was the flights.
    as said a little gaggle , big n brave on the flight but too sensitive to wear a mask.
    same crowd on return home obeying when they know they'll get fined,
    but inside boarding area, masks off, airline people said nothing.
    not seen anyone queried as to reason they can't wear one.

    Turkey was a solid policy, wear mask.
    in street
    take off at bar / restaurant and on sunbed

    so we wore masks, but saw police patrol and tell many to mask up
    saw none seeming to provided medical reasons why they couldn't, masked up meekly
    police watched for a good while as they left.

    next day over 100 got fined £90 each, there and then for not wearing.

    Carrot at first followed by BIG stick is all that works with many.

    back on plane same fools did the arrogant march through plane, glancing at all the mugs thinking of others.
    airline staff said nothing

    ( and i'd add in the messages re socially distancing on the flight...haha.
    NO chance

    too many are just herd animals, the stand up and get the cases down asap and stand in the aisles,
    a foot away for everyone, is i can categorically say ALIVE and well )

    Same in Stansted, quite amazing how many have a valid medical reason not to wear one...
    ...when they now they won't get a big fine or even asked why..

    anyways...

    holiday over
    now on Plague island
    until next escape.

    "Back to life,
    back to reality...:singing: "

    enjoy the new day.

    The final 2020 curtain call for Plague Runners..(maybe..;) )
     
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  19. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Been another day that time played with laughing at my efforts to use it well. Some times I could murder time.
    Found a tin of old Brass Rubbing Wax, we spent many hours in cold churches back in the 1970s rubbing brasses which are now all in the loft. The pieces are quite large and very hard so I used them flat adding pressure to produce a couple of quick doodles, it was fun, not serious, so here they be both A4 and the tree one does have the piece of wax used in bottom right hand corner...
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  20. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome home to the isle of confusion, mayhem and frustration. You certainly seem to have had a good time.
     
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