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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. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    short tale, probably said before.

    our cat belles,
    not well.
    off to vets
    vet treats all good.

    vet wants to clip nails.
    i say ok yes please...
    cat say no.

    vet covers cat in towel
    cat says No.

    vet asked me to hold cat in towel while she holds cat.
    cat says NO

    Vet brings in assistant.. we all hold cat in towels.
    Cat so NOO

    vet put mask on cat,
    Now looks like a cross between hannibal lector and a feline superhero,
    in its fetching towelled cape

    the 3 of us hold cat in towels, vet tries best
    cat says NOOOOOO.

    Vet gives up.
    we all go home with most of our limbs.

    I'm cut to pieces,, still have the scars
    vets are in shock.. suggest anaesthetic next time.
    (not sure they mean for cat either)

    Once home, Cat smugly licks itself and gives me that "whats for dinner, Pops" look.


    Good luck all feeding anything a cat doesn't want to eat.

    you'll need it

    ..and decent THICK, ...no..... really THICK Gloves.
     
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  2. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you.

    yes, we did very much, indeed.
    suitably refreshed for more lies and mayhem

    just trying to reset my jet lagged body to third world standards once more...;)

    hope the healing's continuing apace.

    Nice to see the examples of other styles, too.:)
     
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  3. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Welcome back to the land of the bewildered and the rise of the precious.
     
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  4. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Nice doodles and an interesting use of materials
     
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  5. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @lindisfel
    Popeye is disdainful if you put meds in food. He won’t eat.
    I wrap him in swaddling clothes now i.e. I need my bed quilt (a towel is not thick enough). His pupils are wider if he is still holding that tablet in his mouth a few minutes later ready to spit out. Once his pupils have gone back to normal I know he has swallowed that tablet...

    Popeye can open door handles no problem, so I changed the fittings to ball catch, so now he can’t.

    Like your Sooty, Popeye could open any wooden window. He has not forgotten he did that. I’ve lived here around 20 years now and the windows are the uvpc (or whatever it is called), the plastic windows, and so the catch is different in that I can lock it in the groove (with a key) He is still trying to open them and spends ages examining them trying to figure out the workings...

    Cats are very wiley creatures aren’t they!
    :)
     
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  6. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Good morning everyone from nothing but grey skies, hopefully not all day long, here in the dark and dangerous north

    The wonder wheel of lemon and rosemary chicken and some “mash” made of cauliflower and broccoli came in at 4.8 this am

    Tree trimming has started. Well according to Mrs Miggins. First in the barbers chair was a bay tree followed by the pear tree. I stood at a safe distance, well beyond government guidelines and only gave advice when I realised that Mrs Miggins had seemingly forgotten that the loppers extend. Video chat with my mother who has been put in charge of a neighbours keys while they are on holiday and instructions to use the swimming pool in their secluded garden. Dad has been bagging up both green and purple figs to give to friends - they already have a freezer full.
    Lottery win - £10 from Macmillan Cancer Information Lottery - probably cost me a packet but it’s only a quid a month.

    Drawing today on Zen Brush 2 of a tree branch hanging about in the park. The sun - well you have to have a sun every now and again. Hope everyone has a marvellous Friday. Time for koffy.
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  7. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.4 for me have a good day everyone FB_IMG_1584048610937.jpg
     
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    #31587 karen8967, Sep 18, 2020 at 7:01 AM
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2020
  8. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Muddy Cyclist
    I am very aware that my current state of mind can affect my painting work. It was an unexpected letter in the mail that caused intense frustration and annoyance (the usual of no contact details I can use i.e. it was telephone call only to deal with an urgent matter. Which is no use to me with being deaf. I had to get the help of an internet friend to phone for me).
    I would be completely stuck if it were not for my internet friends. Prior Covid I could drive somewhere to get someone to ring for me.
    So, I suppose that painting was me wanting to break free.
     
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  9. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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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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  10. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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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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  12. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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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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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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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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  14. 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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    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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  16. Muddy Cyclist

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    Thank you.
     
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    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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    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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  19. Alien Aspie

    Alien Aspie Type 2 · 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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  20. 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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