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

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

  1. dunelm

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

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    Virus - hope that clears up swiftly. Joint pain is not good. I learned to manage pain when I fractured my lower spine in the late 70`s and have used a combination of meditation and walking for back, knees, hips and now, hands.
    250 bottles - you could have a yard sale or perhaps donate to a food bank (not the Speyside) if you don’t see the point of moving them.
     
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  2. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Sorry to hear of the pain issues and the earlier fracture. The bottles and our outsized tv are a remarkable lure for the boys to willingly chicken and house sit. I imagine as we move nearer them we may see even more of them - especially if they know what I have stashed away from them. To be honest, I don't actually know where I have hidden some of the better bottles so moving will be a voyage of discovery.
     
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  3. dunelm

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

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    Good morning everyone. It’s ladies day at Ascot. I’m not going; far too many dress code rules - dress length, straps - and on and on.

    Despite three false starts during the night the wonder wheel of unfortunate events manage a 4.6 at 0600 when I eventually gave up and made tea.

    Nice chat with a sister who lives in Texas on Skype yesterday; 1800 hours here, lunch time for her and her two tiny tots. We visited in April when if was only 70 degrees and the Bluebonnets were in bloom - 110 there at present - I am not very good in such heat - a sauna should be for just 30 minutes and optional.

    Have a great day if you can, I have kefir to decant and a batch of turmeric tea to strain once cooled.
     
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  4. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. Lots of up and down numbers today folks. Mine was clinging on at 5.9. @ianpspurs hugs for the virus and pain, hope it packs up soon. On that theme sounds like your viewings went well so good luck with that. You could throw the house leaving/warming party of all time with your stash of bottles.
    @johnpol with you on the choc sometimes you just have to. Your numbers will get better.@Bubbsie and @viv I am staying away from the “leadership” (misuse of term) other than news headlines because it just irritates me. When we were in Cornwall last week we didnt watch tv once and it felt so good. The whole world is going mad, an eastern country elected a game show host as PM...now who would we choose lol.
    Have a good day everyone. Sun here now but another cold night.
    Stay well, stay safe.
     
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  5. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks for the good wishes - plenty of tea and naproxen are sorting the side effects. Parties have been downsized since Julie's 60th . Hope you have better fortune with your own house sales.
     
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  6. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ahh not my tipple but impressive. @DJC3 has introduced me to Hotel Chocolate gin which must be the lowest carb choc on the planet. Win win.
     
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  7. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Woke up at 0300 and scored 5.7, managed to go back to bed after an hour and now I'm in to bat at 5.5, have a great day :)
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Likely something completely random gennepher… reducing or increasing Metformin wouldn't show immediately...it normally takes between a week or two to take effect.
     
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  9. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Chocolate gin...where...googling as I type:woot:.
     
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  10. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah, I didn’t know that.
    Thanks.

    >^..^<
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen.

    A gentle 5.4 for me this morning.

    This trying to be sensible and politically correct is killing me.......
    Normal service hopefully will be resumed tomorrow.
     
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  12. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Found it on Amazon, bit pricey at £25 for 500ml. I was saved though as the label shows a 'not for fat people' sign :)

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    Back up to 7.0 today after a few days at 6.8.
     
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  14. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good day to you all. 6.6 on the meter this morning and this lovely reminder of the covenant between God and all His living creatures --

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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Here is the rainbow for some who said they could not see a pic I posted previously -- hopefully this one will work. :)
     

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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Forgot to mention, the chap in the shop said it was good neat with ice and a sliver of orange peel. I’ve tried this and it was wonderful, also because it was neat it has to be sipped slowly. Sometimes a g&t disappears a bit too quickly!
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If I could I would offer to come over there and help you -- and then fly you back here to help me do the same! :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, @ianpspurs -- the memories you provoked were happy ones. I always enjoyed hearing Mama talk of her working life before she married Papa. She was a home economist and had many interesting jobs and got to travel a lot. The friend of hers whom I mentioned was from San Antonio (also in Texas) and they had quite a lot of adventures together. We always called that friend "Aunt." Hug to you for the memory, and in hopes that your whole birthday was happy and that you are feeling much better now. (( :) ))
     
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  20. PenguinMum

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    Ohh that sounds like a lovely cold weather drink...and I love orange and miss eating clementines. Thank you.
     
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