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

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

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Same here. Beans on toast for tea is lovely, just not at breakfast. Even the smell at breakfast is off-putting, whereas the smell of bacon - that’s a different matter!
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember you saying before that there were a lot of twins in your family. Exhausting but wonderful I imagine. I loved the tales of Chaos and Mayhem from your recent holiday.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Call me strange but I liked beans cold...when I was pregnant I used to eat a small tin with a teaspoon as a snack. Of course they are now off the menu.
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    A much improved 6.9 this morning.
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My brother also used to eat cold baked beans out of a tin. On the anniversary of his death I always buy a few tins of his favourite brand and donate them to a food bank in his honour.
    My weirdest pregnancy craving was the bones out of tins of salmon - I used to buy loads of it and just eat the crumbly bones - Mr C got heartily sick of salmon sandwiches and salads as I tried to use up the meaty bit.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @DJC3 - I started with the usual dog walk. Left home at 9am to drive to the outskirts of our closest City where I taught my 1
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @DJC3 - 2nd try at posting. I started with the usual dog walk at 7.45am. Left home at 9am to drive to the outskirts of our closest City where I taught my morning classes then managed to just miss the bus to the city centre for a hair appt. I didn't want to take the car into the city centre so I had to dash at breakneck speed to get to my appt. After the appt. I had a wonderful time walking round the shops and then back to teach my classes at 6pm. Another 1.4 mile dash - but downhill this time.
    Taught classes until 9pm and as the hall is huge I walked quite a lot of steps. It was so lovely to sit down in the car and drive home. I could hardly believe that I had walked the 18K steps as I wouldn't normally walk quite that far.
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s a great result, and better really than if you’d thought just about your step count - then it becomes a chore. Being busy is the best way.
     
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    HarrisonK Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Bear in mind that mice vary from humans by only 2%+ in DNA, hence why we use them for precursor work. Differences in digestion, absorption, and stem cell utilisation is nominal, so it's still exciting research. On a broad level we, here, already know the benefits of IF and fasting, but I hope that being able to drill down through the evidence to a cellular level will be a game changer for general medicine. We'll see, I guess.
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen, whew what a morning it has been, Me and me's have been on the road since 8:05 am. Motorbike stuff, still now home and able to start the days tasks.

    A gentle 7.1 for me this morning, the reading wisely kept it's head down, otherwise it would have been stuffed in the bike top box.

    Well folks it's 11:45am and I'm just starting my 10:30 cup of tea. The cup of tea is the constant, the time is the variable. Physics is only just beginning to realise that time is a variable irrespective of whatever reality you inhabit. Discuss amongst yourselves, just leave me and me's out of it.
    I was asked a question by @jjraak . Yes I am married hence the constant references to Mrs J. This September we will have been married for 41 years if and only if Mrs J hasn't killed me before.
    Have a good day folks.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh dear, oh dear. My heart goes out to you.:bigtears:
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I like them cold too. My favorite baked beans were those made by a friend of my parents' -- she added honey and bacon.

    Among my former favorite breakfasts -- cold baked beans, cold pizza, cold dressing the morning after Thanksgiving ...

    Alas, as you say, now off the menu.

    FBG 6.2 this morning.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The KittenCat and I have each other trained to some extent. She now lets me clip her claws without protest because she knows she will get a treat after each paw is done. And I have learned to differentiate among the different lengths and emphases of her meows. One normal meow means "I want ..." One longer meow means "I need ... " and one short, sharp bark-meow means "Now!"

    We sleep together, BTW, she taking up most of the room in a queen-sized bed.
     
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    She didn’t mention it. Even when she had her feet literally falling apart she still walked the dog. She didn’t want to acknowledge that there was a serious problem. Up to the op she was playing golf. We think a contributing cause might have been the heeled narrow shoes she wore her whole working life.
     
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    We stayed in a gîte in Briitany for 2 weeks at the time of No 3 daughter’s 3rd birthday. After a couple of days we came back to find a whole box of artichokes on the doorstep, kind gift of the landlord. They were not on my usual menu but I worked it out, and we ate them with butter and vinaigrette, with or without garlic. Small daughter was smitten, couldn’t have enough of them. She’d sit there stripping the flesh from the leaves with her little sharp teeth like a pro. Her sisters were also keen but she was the winner. Just as well as the next week he left a 2nd box.
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Mice are interesting, especially the transgenic ones and the knockout models that do give invaluable insights into human biology and quite quickly. I do ere though on interesting. As you rightly say, “We’ll see, I guess”.
     
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    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the congrats @Bildad I shall pass them on, regarding the purchase of an under 5's pot, if only we could, I would live on cheese on toast.
     
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    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    If GD catches anyone they will have to get by me first PM, ;).
     
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    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Great news indeed she is really happy thanks.:)
     
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