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

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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. HarrisonK

    HarrisonK 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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    Bubbsie 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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    Bubbsie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Chocolate gin...where...googling as I type:woot:.
     
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    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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  8. HarrisonK

    HarrisonK 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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    Goacher55 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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

    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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  12. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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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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    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  14. SaskiaKC

    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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  16. 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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  17. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    a few days out of the loop so to catch up.
    mon 6.6
    tue 5.6
    wed 6.0
    today 6.1
    trending up this week, i think because the previous week it was all mixed up travelling to wife's friends to baby sit cats and just eating what was available..(cheeky takeaways..poor me.;) )
    this week trying to stabilise, before we head off to cyprus on sunday (belated 60th gift form missus..she can NOT resist a bargain whens she hunting flights etc .:hilarious: )

    @johnpol , good luck finding the right way to deal with the eye op..:)

    for all suffering the angst of higher numbers, i pray they lower to what you could consider acceptable, soonest.
    and i suppose the silver clouded lining is you KNOW they are higher because you ARE monitoring and can take some active steps to lower, or at the worst explain away the high..(usually )

    @SaskiaKC ,,GREAT news on the move..( now it's all the stress of what to buy to help furnish/decorate, etc..;) )

    @ianpspurs , belated birthday greetings...good luck fighting off the hordes once they find out the leaving bash involves so MUCH free liquor.
    ( Though do like the idea of an easter egg hunt... so volunteers to house sit are numerous.
    put me down as interested .:hilarious: )

    on an added note the old bluetooth smart scales going well.
    Just one mishap.
    noticed i've been slacking in my weight loss and it's risen up a lb or two.
    so been trying to make inroads and cut back/monitor better.

    Of all the matrix's involved the Bone Mass and Viscireal fat have stayed constant as you'd expect i suppose.

    Now bear in mind the language used while english i do believe is from a slightly chinesey english aspect, so COULD be over alarming......IF taken at face value.

    Other day, was a bit 'Bunged' up toilet wise.:rolleyes:

    but weighed myself as you do.
    report came back that Visceral fat is up in whole number by ONE :wideyed: (no fractions or % with that baby)
    ...with advice to Go to Hospital (*DANGER DANGER)....:wtf::wtf:

    Well luckily i kept a cool head, had breakfast and then 'used' loo..;)

    weight dropped :hilarious:..and Visceral fat back to usual score, with a caution to move more .walk, sleep etc..result.

    so all's good ..and as with meters, it gives me ample warning of rising / dropping scores so i can take action soonest.

    *My wording not the smart scales.;)

    Have a good day all.:happy:
     
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  18. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s a really good way to look at it! Hadn’t thought of it before but actually it is a positive thing. Thank you.
    I had 6.4 this morning which would no doubt have been a lot higher before monitoring days because my chocolate craving yesterday evening would have involved a whole lot more than a couple of squares Montezuma’s 10o%
     
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  19. dunelm

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

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    I was in San Antonio in April (before it got too hot) - The Alamo was very interesting and the river walk spectacular.
     
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  20. SaskiaKC

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    Thank you, @jjraak .

    Glad you got unbunged -- the KittenCat sends purrs of sympathy --

    A friend of mine is planning to recuperate from surgery with some friends of hers in Florida and possibly move there to live; her friends are planning a possible move to Cyprus and she's not sure about that, so I will be really interested in anything you care to post about your birthday holiday there ... may I pass it on to my friend (preserving your anonymity of course) please? If not, no problem. I think I may extend an invitation to her to check out the small town I am planning to move to.
     
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    #3740 SaskiaKC, Jun 20, 2019 at 2:16 PM
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