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

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

  1. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    marked as funny..cos i agree on that last bit..:)

    but agree in general.
    if we weren't measuring.... where would THAT leaves us,
    IF we just THOUGHT we was doing OK..?

    if we just thought all was good and took NO notes of BG's, etc
    then we'd just set sail off into the sunset, as i suspect many others sadly do, believing all is OK,
    before running into a storm we...
    COULD have
    Should have
    AND would have,
    seen IF we were testing..:wtf:

    Have a good day @DJC3
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just saw one of the nicest things I have ever seen at any race meet. The royal carriages had just arrived at the race course and the cameras were on them ... then the procession stopped, and while the TV commentators were asking each other what was going on, you could see the footmen getting down from the landaus to put the tops down. Apparently the rain had let up and the Queen likes to have the tops down so that the spectators can see her and the other passengers.

    Just contrasting that with any US president, none of whom go racing at all, and if they did would arrive in a securely enclosed SUV. Maybe Washington went to the races sometimes ... I know he kept foxhounds so maybe it carried over to the track.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    By all means please do, @SaskiaKC
    our first time ever to cyprus, been to a few others of the greek isles, ( Rhodes, Corfu, Crete and my favourite, kefalonia)
    so doubt it's too much different.
    hoping to get a car and visit green line, if possible.

    Does feel like i've been there already the amount of 'interesting ' post my Lauren of arabia has sent on to me to 'check ' out..:rolleyes:
    fail to prepare = prepare to fail is NOT something i could EVER accuse her of when it comes to investigating a holiday destination.,..

    she's part Poirot, miss marples AND sherlock holmes all rolled into one, once she gets on line..:hilarious:
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @SaskiaKC is this mistaking where the toilet is a new thing with the KC? I would struggle with that practice. Cats are very clever and I wonder if she would react to a treat and a fuss everytime she goes in her tray and the cold shoulder when she doesnt. I am probably telling you what you already know so sorry if I am.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think sadly your history and ease, of what seems, from the europe side here.. as lax gun laws make that a sensible precaution, particular these days @SaskiaKC
    ( and even more depressingly, it would take major civil unrest to remove the guns from your society, so can't see it improving any time soon..:sorry: )

    Not a royalist by any means but we could have done a lot worse then our current queen.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I did hear that a strong cleaner in soiled area.(tho do be careful, some are dangerous to cats) can help.
    maybe a spray perfume MIGHT help ?

    ours had a spell of 'marking ' one corner of the living room., when we were at work
    tin foil in the spot; down for a few days put paid to that little trick
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh, dear, @jjraak, I hope I didn't offend you, or Lauren of Arabia. I went back and deleted that italicized bit for fear of offending readers!

    She sounds like me re: the Internet. The XSO Liverpool fan called me Queen of the Internet for all my research on his and my behalf. Often re: vacations. :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I agree and one of the things I like best about her is that she is a horsewoman, and in that we are alike -- out with horses at every opportunity regardless of the weather or ground conditions. The XSO Liverpool fan, when we first were friends, once offered to take me to visit a local barn, "weather permitting" -- in February. I laughed and informed him that horsepeople don't wait for the weather's permission! :)

    And I think the enclosed presidential vehicles started with the tragic killing of President Kennedy in an open car so long ago ... I think I have seen films of Franklin Roosevelt in an open car in parades and that was not all that many years before Kennedy.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    What an absolute nightmare for you. You aren't getting any help with this i can see. Low carb may help, a lot. Check out diet doctor website. Google videos on the subject. Jason fung is amazing. Dr Ken berry. Dr David unwin. The Diabetes Code by Fung is excellent.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Here here @gennepher
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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

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    Onwards and downwards.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I think that our constitutional "right to bear arms" came from the days when we needed a militia before we had a standing army, and that, ever since, some people have translated that to mean you can have as many guns as you want, anything from a tiny pistol to an AKA rifle (whatever that even is). So yeah, when it was considered a "good" thing that every man could be called up for military duty at need and could provide his own weapon, I can understand that. But it is really all I can understand. And I wish the Quakers here had had more of a voice in Colonial affairs.

    Back then I'd've probably been posting on the local underground that I needed a ride for my cat and myself to get to Canada! My mother was born there after all.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. I was actually going to PM you and @Bubbsie and @gennepher to see if y'all had any suggestions.

    I think she may have been doing this on rare occasions ever since we moved here. For the first year here I had two cats and I figured it was the older one (who was 18 at the time and not very well).

    Your idea of a treat sounds good and I may try that. I usually try to stay out of the bathroom when I hear her scratching in the litter box, because although she is normally very good about it, she is easily upset by other things and I haven't wanted to walk in on her when she's in her litter box. But I may try the treats, be there waiting for her.

    I thought of putting down a plastic bag in the corner she has used the last couple of times because she absolutely hates the rattle of plastic bags. But I think she must have a very good reason for picking the living room, and since she has had two spells of constipation recently I am just glad she's going anywhere.

    I did spray some orange-scented Lysol disinfectant because cats don't like orange scent; then I put a layer of paper towels down to keep her from getting any spray on her paws.

    Aluminum foil might work.
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you. I may try some foil. She would not like the sound or feel of that under her feet.

    I am just very glad she still tinkles in the litter box, as poop is so much easier to remove from the carpet.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I watched it from your link. Very disturbing. Very sad. Poor people. And the NHS spending billions. If only they advocated low carb. Bill could be drastically reduced and many lives saved. Many complications avoided. At least give people the choice.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I used to love baked beans. Any time of day....or night! Not had one in.over 18 months. Gone but not forgotten!
     
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    Yes exactly. Well put.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Reminds me of a beautiful poem...Beans beans are good for the heart the more you eat the more you...... think maybe it wasnt such a good idea!!!
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Shocking state of affairs. They get paid an absolute fortune for....this!
     
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