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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. geefull

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

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    Good evening all :)

    4.6 today

    a mixed day for weather, sunny but with banks of chilly mist rolling about the countryside :)

    we went over to Dornoch in the afternoon, first time we've been there in ages, just for a walk around the village, down to the beach and back across the golf course, some of the golfers looked a bit bemused, weird conditions where you could see the flags one minute then they would disappear into the mist :sorry:

    We had a coffee in a socially distanced cafe before coming home just to round out the trip :)

    Lots of visitors about but mostly being very good about leaving plenty of room to pass on the pavements etc. :)

    Hope your day is treating you well :)

    @HarryBeau - poor Charlie, hope things go well.

    @SlimLizzy - how are your cat healing endeavours going? sounds like a bit of a wrestling match :sorry:

    @ianpspurs - new car :joyful:

    @lindisfel - nice shot of the robin :)

    @gennepher - I'm taken with your squirrel, he looks so lively and inquisitive :)

    @dunelm - glad your task went well and I like your conifer trees and the nice sense of distance you've created :)

    @Alien Aspie - an interesting and expressive piece on RBG you've created, she's a real loss to Justice in America.

    @Muddy Cyclist - I like your sunset very much, such a lovely misty glow you've created. It amazes me how much you can create with such a little time :)

    Art bit -
    we have one of those rose bushes that produces big ornamental hips just by the fence, it's a bit invasive but so colourful this time of year :)
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  2. JohnEGreen

    JohnEGreen Other · Master

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    I am mortified was not about much yesterday and did not see your post so did not contribute to the support you were in much need of I am glad that you are feeling much better now.

    My fbg yesterday was 5.3 today 4.9.

    My daughter's consultant has started her on prednisolone at 30 mg per day and thinks it is going to be long term I dread what it's going to do to her blood sugars.

    Spent most of yesterday sorting the back yard out no longer looks quite so much of a tip.

    @lindisfel my daughter is going to be so jealous of that fantastic photo as for days now she has been bemoaning the fact that there have been no robins around here to photograph.
     
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  3. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, John, please don't be mortified, friends make allowances for each other and I already know what kind of guy you are.

    I am sorry to hear your daughter has a long term health issue, hopefully they will find better treatments in time.
    Best wishes
    Derek
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Amazing piece of artwork @Alien Aspie
    A powerful statement...
     
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  5. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Even at great age it is sad to lose a champion of the weak.
    D.
     
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  6. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your compliment on my squirrel @geefull
    Brilliant rosehip painting, I have some of these.
     
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  7. Krystyna23040

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

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    I do hope Charlie is OK.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hope blood sugars settle once you get rid of the cold and that you don't feel too 'under the weather'.
    Sounds like yesterday was a good day. Hope you are enjoying driving the new car.
     
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  9. Krystyna23040

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

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    When I posted this morning I said that I ate 14K calories a day.
    Not sure how 1400 calories a day became 14K - obviously a senior moment.
     
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  10. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very emotional and apt art. Well done, the world needs messages to be heard and art is great way to do it.
     
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  11. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Like your natural style when ding plant art, this is very good.

    Thanks for you comment re sunset and speed, I rend to be fast with Plein Air, splash on the paint and let it run, merge and spread, dab some off, put some back, always fun a freedom I can't find in myself or let loose with what I call my real painting.
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

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    A grand ay I have had with youngest grandaughter and her mom and dad. Went a walk, picked conquers and showed her how to play along with rules, hints and all the right phrases, have to pass these old traditions on, mind you she was not that happy with me bashing her treasured shiny find. Her dad and I had a good conquer match though.

    Went for walk by lake, it was chaos with Canada Geese, fighting, flying, landing and the noise, bedlam! As usual I had my watercolours and sketch pad so tried to create the scene which seemed an ever moving blurr, A4 watercolour sketch about 10 mins, a bit of a mess really but here it is Canada Geese Squabbling in the Reeds...all I had time for today.

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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sounds as thought the conversation fights were good @Muddy Cyclist
    Poor little mite, you bashing her treasured conker :)

    I love your quick sketches, I always do.
    :)
     
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  14. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    6.2 for me have a good day everyone
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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  16. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Lovely squirrel - fascinated by the red sun
     
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  17. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Great sketch - looking forward to the finished article although again, truly good as it is. Good luck with the decorating. When Mrs Miggins get’s going with that, it’s like a week on the Forth Bride.
     
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  18. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Well as a political statement, that super bit of art says it all. Fabulous and straight to the point.
     
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  19. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you @geefull - I do like trees.
    A fine example of a rose hip.
    I do appreciate cafes that socially distance themselves :)
     
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  20. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Horse Chestnut leaves crackling into brown
    Children scrabbling for conkers
    Helicopters spinning from the Sycamore

    Like the quick sketch - it captures the noise and the chaos of the geese
     
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