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

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by UserABC2021, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Glad you had a really great time on holiday @jjraak
    This mask excuse that they are medically exempt when patently they are probably not is not good. I have asthma so I could be medically exempt, but I choose to wear a mask. I can’t keep it on too long, but long enough to get in the shop, queue, and then out again. Then window open in the car as I am driving to get fresh air.

    Oh dear...reality again of these British Isles....
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    A great couple of doodles @Muddy Cyclist
    The second one makes me think of Glastonbury Tor....
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Love your ZenBrush2 painting @dunelm
    I like the clean simplicity of this app as opposed to Procreate sometimes.
    It looks a painting of hope...
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh dear @jjraak
    Poor cat, all these manic humans trying to restrain her. Any decent cat would put up a fight for its life...

    I have the nail clippers at the ready at all times for his Lordship. He will be fast asleep on my lap. I massage his little paws. Then when he extends the claws in satisfaction with being massaged, I grab the nail clippers, and clip just one claw. He opens his eyes, looks at me suspiciously - you just done something, he says. No, I say, I am just giving you a foot massage...

    Eventually all claws get done...but not in the same day...
     
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  5. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg 6.3

    Grey skies here. Been up since silly o’clock. Done pots kitchen, my exercises, meds and all the other mundane chores. Now I am ready for a sleep.

    Heated eye mask at the ready...a power nap, then maybe my painting will get done for today...
     
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  6. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you @gennepher and yes, the app is a lot cleaner in it’s simplicity than Procreate where sometimes I feel that half a day has elapsed just messing about with the features.
     
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  7. Krystyna23040

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

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    5.3 this morning. Relaxing with a coffee before dog walk in the sunshine.

    Don't feel as tired this week. Feeling really good that I did loads of admin yesterday. Hope to have another good day today. Hopefully should get some lesson plans written.
     
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  8. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you.
     
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  9. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on winning a tenor, Plácido Domingo or José Carreras?

    Like the digital art today, so much detail in that branch, must have taken ages.
     
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  10. Muddy Cyclist

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    Thank you. I don't think I will be useing that wax again although it makes one draw in a less detailed way.

    I used to take school groups out on mountain bikes, I had 30 bikes I used to hire out. I would take groups of 6 and do 'Art from the Saddle' gave them 12 sheets of A4 and a piece of wax and on route would stop 12 times and give them 4 minutes to capture what they saw. They produced some amazing art, talented youngsters, mind you the art didn't stop them complaining about the hill climbs. :)
     
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  11. UserABC2021

    UserABC2021 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    A yucky 6.5 this morning.

    I think I need to get out into the garden and get my metabolism working ;)

    Enjoy the day
     
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  12. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Jose Domingo. Branch took well over an hour - I am claiming for repetitive strain injury.
     
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  13. HarryBeau

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    Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
     
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  14. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's about right...Charlie is a dream at the vets & at home putting creams on and wearing his little jacket...but Lola...just don't cross her unless wearing a hazard suit!
     
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  15. lindisfel

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    Blue skies in Cumbria today, I will be up late this am.

    Sorry, I am going to have a moan today.

    I have a rotten debilitating disease which affects breathing when its in its end stage.

    I have to take an aldosterone blocker amongst other things.

    At the moment I have metabolic alkalosis caused by an adrenal adenoma producing c.20x the normal amount of aldosterone causing me lose potassium etc etc.

    This results in my blood being alkaline.
    Since the kidneys cannot compensate my body thinks I need to retain co2 and my respiration is very low to retain co2 to make my blood more acid.

    But I need more oxygen, but the ph of my blood takes precedence, therefore I have the sensation of needing to force my breathing to get more air, particularly at night, when my blood oxygen drops to 92%.

    Hence I don't get much sleep and feel rubbish sometimes.
    I will have to take more drugs and feel rubbish in a different way. :)

    The only solution will be to get this 30mm tumour out when the pandemics over, if they will do it.


    The better half worries a lot, that is probably the worst thing.

    Thanks for listening.
    Hope you all have good day.
    D.
     
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  16. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    I intended to merely lurk today but that post moved me to comment - in a good way. There was absolutely no moan just a measured account of your condition and the collateral damage caused by the monumental mismanagement (charitable interpretation; Nov 3 and the fallout is pivotal for us all) of COVID and most other issues. I am certain that which was left unsaid regarding the problems you face and the love and concern of your God Lady exceeds my understanding. God bless and preserve you both and in saying so I care not who takes offence.
     
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  17. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morning and 6 for me today.

    I have just noticed a thinner coat of paint on the ceiling of my landing right above the stair well :banghead: the joys of decorating and so ladders out and the whole ceiling to be given another coat, patching never seems to work, so that's my morning sorted. :(

    Keep safe.
     
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  18. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That's not a moan that's an honest expression of how you are feeling made worse by the uncertainty of these Covid times. I can only offer kind thoughts and virtual hugs but I do so with sincerity.
     
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  19. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    18.09 2020
    7.50am FBG 6.3
    Cat wrestling with a large pink towel and only one set of hands produced a mostly successful result.
    Cat had been co-operative about eardrops every two days, even though this has gone on for over two months now. Before lunch I sit on the doorstep and open the drops, cat comes out to see what i am doing (he volunteers) I place him between my legs, rear end against the step and cross them under his chin. Get hold of ear, drops, massage, other ear the same. Uncross legs and he climbs out, immediately returns to kitchen for lunch. I wonder about his memory? Seemed to be a surprise every time.
    But now. Twice a day, with more drops (3-5) he obviously knows what is coming, and has started resisting. One good thing though, he bears no resentment. Happy to be petted immediately afterwards.
    Tonight might try method recommended by @gennepher : grab a sleeping cat!
     
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  20. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    This is not a moan @lindisfel
    This is a thread to support people through anything and everything.
    Write as much as you want on here.
    Hugs for you both
     
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