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

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by UserABC2021, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I really like that group of birds, look forward to some developments on this theme.
     
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  2. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks all for best wishes regarding Mrs MC and our intrepid adventure in the snow. Spent 2 hours clearing the steep bit of our road which had become packed ice by cars skidding and failing to get out, worth it as trip was easy once we were out of our close. mrs MC had opp, very quick and all well.
     
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  3. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Started my next tree watercolour but very wet so only Sky done, needs to dry before trees can be started. Waiting for Mrs MC I did a quick sketch of small trees in the car park.

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    Will finish Tree Wednesday, Copper Beech in winter coat.
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Glad all okay!
    Great tree sketch from car
    :)
     
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  5. gennepher

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    Thanks @geefull and for the painting compliments.

    It a good study of a chimney. If we worried about perspective all the time, we would never get these impromptu sketches done.

    The watercolour turned out well. I paint on all kinds of surfaces that are not officially watercolour ones, and get some interesting effects.
     
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  6. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg 7.1

    I am competent in two languages - English and Google Translate.
    I got a reply in Russian from one of my Russian postcrossing friends yesterday saying that's a good idea I'd like to do that. I'm thinking, what was it I suggested? And I am thinking is it a good idea?
    So, that is me finding, then trawling through email copies of my messages to and from this person (otherwise there are no actual copies of messages on the actual Postcrossing site). And translating my reply to her in Russian, back to English. Ah, is that what I suggested...

    By the way what happened to Babel Fish. I used to prefer that to Google Translate. I used Babel Fish years ago communicating with a Japanese person who wanted to use one of my paintings for a campaign for hope for abused children in Japan. His English was not good enough to explain his concept, so I used Babel Fish and then I understood and checked the links he sent me. Anyway I agreed. And he was very grateful.

    Just googled. Babel Fish is extinct. Google Translate destroyed it.

    Oh well.

    My digital painting for today in Procreate. I was still thinking about that rainy day when the road in front of me appeared to disappear into nothingness....

    This painting started out that way with the road disappearing into nothingness, but then it evolved into this...

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    This old lady needs a nap now with her aged cat...I have been awake since 1:30 am. It's 5 am now...
     
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  7. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Nice pic @gennepher

    I think for a lot of the tech giants it's engulf and devour competition.

    And Google has a track record of promoting an app...and if not happy just ending it.

    Found Google translate to work pretty well
    Obviously it all moves forward as time passes,.but babble fish provided some "interesting" translations at times..;):hilarious:

    *Bike reviews and comments, in Japanese particularly.

    Enjoy the sleep.:)
     
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  8. True Blue

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    Morning all.
    FBG 6.8 mmo/lt at o700 hrs. Temp 36.5 C.
    Continuous dull headache still, despite water and Ibuprofen (just read this won't cure headaches). Thinking about some Co-codamol, just for 48 hours max. Maybe I'm pushing the LCHF diet too hard.

    0900 edit: Feeling better after a cooked breakfast (no toast) and regular paracetamol.
     
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  9. Muddy Cyclist

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    Thank you.
     
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  10. Muddy Cyclist

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    Horrible things those prolonged headaches, I hope you find some relief soon. Take care.
     
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  11. Muddy Cyclist

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    Those strong contrast colours and bright light define that scary moment very well in your art today. Hope your rest refreshes you.
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

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    Good Morning and 5.8 for me today.

    A day of more recordings to get done as our now virtual music scene seems to be booming. Still nothing on YouTube yet but who knows what the year will. Ring.

    Keep safe.
     
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    5.8 for me have a good day everyone
     
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  15. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 (in remission!) · Master

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    I bid you all good morning although some will obviously not be finding it to be so. Wishing it were so does not make it so but I'm hoping it really is the thought that counts. Next slide please. Fbg 4.3 but young Whitty says don't read too much into one reading and it is Swipey after all. Besides, bg monitoring and suitable diet are very necessary but far from sufficient for optimal Ian's. I have not met Hosea in this life but he seems a sound commentator on contemporary life. Perhaps some of the more "Libertarian" right organs of bile should employ him - left leaning fruitcakes are also available. Hug for the headache @True Blue - enough potassium, sodium and magnesium? @gennepher hug for early rising but I "got" today's art. @Muddy Cyclist glad the road clearing achieved such a result.
    A request of you clever folks. I am struggling to remember the accurate word to describe the use of apparently contradictory ideas in lines of poetry. I believe this is especially a technique used in Sonnets. (I know the common words for this) I came across the word, googled it and forgot to link to the definition in my enormous source of important links. I was certain it was italicised early on in Malcolm Guite's advent anthology but I can't see for looking. Pip pip old toots.
     
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  16. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you @Muddy Cyclist - experiments in progress
     
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    Thank you @geefull - nice old chimney - modern ones are in decline. Your non-watercolour watercolour turned out very well.
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Google translate - try it with Thai - you get random words plucked from the OED.
    I remember David Hockney saying, “what colour is the road”. Great choice of colours in your scary night scene.
     
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  19. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Good morning everyone from another bright and shiny morning in the dark and dangerous north
    The wonder wheel of Burns Supper and a dram or two came in at 6.1 this am - neeps alors!

    My actifry has died - it signed a DNR after 10 years of use and so in it’s 14th year it gave up the ghost. Hope it can be re-cyled - it will go in that bin tomorrow. So, do I revert to the oven (big space to heat for small things) or go all Ninja and hope that it lasts me out?

    Pickling yesterday - carrots, onions, French beans, cucumber - then ran out of vinegar. Took a time from Jamie Oliver who suggests changing ingredients in recipes to suit. So, my stuffed aubergine dal curry with herby flatbreads ended up as cheese on toast. Contact me for more cooking tips. Random thought - does ‘Oxford’ and ‘Bosporus’ mean the same thing?

    Art today - something with snow - hope everyone has a wonderful pre-bin day. Time for my koffy.

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  20. HarryBeau

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    Hi MC still about just busy busy busy there doesn't seem to be enough time to get everything done but I'm fine thank you I have to prioritise my time nowadays who would have thought?.
     
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