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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. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How disappointing gennepher but I expect the package was damaged which likely rendered it undeliverable...hope the next one wings it's way swiftly.
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You think that is all that was?
    Because it has knocked my confidence in the reliability of parcels.
    You think I should try ordering the stuff one more time?

    I don't see why they cannot send a replacement parcel of goods.
    And I don't see why I have to wait a week for my account to be refunded.

    If they had said the parcel was damaged in transit before it got to their facility, then I could accept that. Accidents happen.

    Edit : I've just ordered half the stuff again. The rest I will go out tomorrow and go to several shops and get. It includes cat food. And I need to drive further than I would be allowed to drive when the Firebreak lockdown happens in Wales on Friday. I want to avoid a fine. Welsh police can be trigger happy....So, tomorrow to get cat food and stuff.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    On a slightly similar note @gennepher

    One wristband was "claimed" delivered.
    It was a work address, clearly open for trading,
    So I queried it rather forcefully .( You'll know how THAT excitement can get you, if you ever bid on ebay..and watched that last minute countdown)
    It then got " damaged, returned to sender"
    Mmhh..

    The anticipation lasted for 10 more days until they sent replacement.
    he wristband when it actually came was boxed securely AND had outer wrapper to protect it

    But on the bright side Amazon did return cash and said this one is on us.

    Worth making a fuss sometimes
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It was weird this morning at the shops and bank. It was like the Black Plague had descended. Everywhere was deserted, even the roads had very little traffic, and this Firebreak lockdown, which is on top of the current one, has not begun yet, at least not until Friday 6pm.

    Then when I came out of the Post Office, I found someone had tried to wrench my car handle. The driver's handle had been pulled right out and twisted a bit. I couldn't unlock the car. Then I managed to bang it in again with my hand. And I could unlock the car. It is working but it is not quite right. But the car dealership is in England just over that border. It does lock. It is a new car from last Xmas. I will send them an email and see what happens.

    Then as I am taking my bags out of the car, a man drives up in a blue transit transit van and parks at the end of my driveway. But it is not for me, but for next door, my horrid neighbour. I wasn't interested, until I saw the guy, dressed in everyday clothes, push the parcel in the letterbox, but carefully positioned himself to video the whole process until the black plastic, with a white label on, had gone right into the letter box. He didn't just take a photo, he took this long slow video. I am less than 8 feet away from, so I can see what he is doing.

    Weird.

    So I reached in my car to get the next bag out, but the man in the blue transit van stopped at the next house over the road. Again there were no cars parked in the driveway (my neighbour was not in either), but the guy never tried to ring or knock. And I watched him again, position himself (it was like he was positioning himself to relieve himself against a tree, It looked so odd I had to watch), so he could hold both his phone with one hand, and push the black plastic (again) package into the letterbox and videoed himself pushing it slowly into the letterbox until it had gone right in.

    What the heck was that he was delivering that was so important that he videoed it slowly pushing it all the way in.

    Then he drove out of the road...
     
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  5. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You mean to go on their chat and have a word with their representative on there @jjraak
    I am a bit p'd off today.
    Other things too, like I just said in my post a moment ago, about my car.

    I am in a don't mess with me mood...

    But yes I see your point. I need to do a painting to wind down, and come back to earth...
     
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  6. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    That's a new category - a Welsh specialty?
     
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  7. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nope...rephrased it...
     
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  8. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Today's painting in iPastels and Procreate...

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  9. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    We had a shock this am. Eldest daughter has been in bed with Covid since weekend.
    Not too surprising judging by the poor triage when she was doing scheduled call out the saturday before.
    D.
     
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  10. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Yes, it certainly does - apart from the accent and lack of funny shaped pies.

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  11. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Not keen on turkey - no flavour unless you fork out for one of those nice little free range ones
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Sounds a perfect way to spend a couple of hours.
     
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  13. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    What a great bank, knowing who their customers are with just a wee glance.
     
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  14. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Wow - wonderful spookily smokey tree with the birds - Hammer Horror at it’s best. Where is that Vincent Price?
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Hope that it does not hit her too hard
     
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    Thanks dunelm, she is nearly three years off 60, so no longer young. One always has concerns, particularly when there has been health problems.
    D.
     
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    We have an excellent local butcher and their also farmers. They source excellent local turkey, we shall be getting ourselves a large fresh turkey crown this year for the two of us. There is plenty for few days but we don't usually eat more than Christmas Day and we freeze the rest in lots of enough for a day and then pull it out when we fancy some turkey.
     
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  18. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @dunelm
    He'll be hiding somewhere....
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It was Krystyna I nodded off on the sofa watching Schitt's Creek (so funny) for the third time...one hiccup hadn't lit the fire doing that now.
     
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  20. geefull

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

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    good evening all :)

    4.8 first thing this morning then 4.4 before breakfast.

    out to get mum's shopping list and for mr gee to get his hair cut today :) then walking round the village in the lovely sunshine :joyful:

    hope your day is treating you kindly :)

    @Muddy Cyclist - your home made walnut ink has a lovely tone and texture, love both of these statuesque and stately trees :)

    @gennepher - those postcards are a real slice of history, I used to love trad. markets where you could buy almost anything ;)
    your artwork is good, so atmospheric and interesting :)

    @Alien Aspie - my dad loved steam trains, the railways were very important where he lived when he was young (Selby), nothing smells quite like a steam engine.

    @Krystyna23040 - Samurai sudoku :arghh:

    @dunelm - really effective landscape again with that touch of colour :) haven't been to Robin Hood's bay for a long long time (and me a Yorkshire lass :sorry:)

    @lindisfel - hope everything goes well for your daughter.

    art bit -
    every now and then I put a building in :hilarious:
    from a photo on the internet.

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