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

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

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    @dunelm have a good day unsupervised. Thanks for the thoughts on moving and for being prepared to put yourself in harms way on my behalf ambivalent about the spin or no. @Viv19 animal welfare is a concern. The area we are looking to move to in Suffolk has huge open fields of pigs free to roam.
     
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  2. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I thought I'd be bereft when I sold up in London...lived there all my life until 6 years ago....at my last address for over thirty years...not a bit of it DJC all my memories came with me & many of them seem so much more poignant when I look back..it is an adjustment when you remove all that's familiar however the memories of that time are what counts...those are the precious items you take with you.
     
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  3. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    @dunelm your grandson is clearly a very talented footballer. Brought back memories of when our eldest played for our town team from U8s through to U16s and we and our younger lad went to every Sunday morning match in all weathers home or away. Then in the summer there were the tournaments. I dont know how we fitted it all in now, forever packing up picnics and flasks of hot drinks. It as a lovely sociable time for him and us. I hope your grandson does very well.
     
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  4. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Shoe boxes sounds a great idea as well. That is an easy way. It is definitely a less stressful way of sorting the photos. And memory notes could be placed in the shoe box. @DJC3

    When I was a child, the old photos were in a small battered leather suitcase. So if I was sick in bed as a child, I was warned to stay in bed and not get out until she came home, and my mother went out to work leaving me on my own for the day, I had two things, the battered leather suitcase with old photos in, and a National Milk tin full of old buttons which I played with and sorted.

    >^..^<
     
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  5. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...sunny at the moment but getting ready for the deluge that is predicted later today...watching the Andrew Mars show of course the big news is Boris Johnson...I did see some of the 'hustings' (when did we start calling it this) and Boris Johnson was exceptionally clumsy in refusing to answer the obvious questions he would be asked (no prizes for guessing what would be put to him)... reminded me of an Eton educated Desperate Dan (see the Dandy Comic)… more coffee please...double cream this morning...woke to a 6.3.
     
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  6. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My Mother would have to leave us at home when she went out to work too gennepher… I remember clearly waiting for the door to close then I'd be straight into her wardrobe looking though her various handbags...I always found some treasure there...the rouge...the block mascara & of course the perfume we would buy her on her birthday An Evening In Paris (by Woolworth) oh I so enjoyed those times.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    I did a bit of exploring through my mother's wardrobe as well...interesting...

    >^..^<
     
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  8. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning folks, another 6.0 on the testing dice, I was planning on skipping breakfast until I read the posts about frying bacon and mushrooms, now I could eat a scabby donkey.

    So right @PenguinMum , we had a family bbq yesterday as well, and there was a pile of cooked burgers, sausages and ribs left over, fortunately all taken away by the hordes so nothing wasted.

    @ianpspurs , I can totally relate to being "in sync" with a place, the OH and I rattle around our house now and she sometimes mentions the dread "downsize" word and I'm sure the day will come when we do, but hopefully that's a long way off. Man hugs bro.
     
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  9. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Warning this posting may contain offensive wording to those of a sensitive nature and also no sense of the absurd, please, please don't read anyfurther.

    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen, but not politicians and those heavily into censorship.
    People went to war, gave their lives for free speech, as one of the contributors to this thread so eloquently pointed out. I'm a firm believer in the Issac Asimov's saying " Violence is the last resort of the incompetent " I also like the Pink Floyd song which I think is called " Keep Talking " , again I seem to remember the lyrics were read by Professor Steven Hawkins.

    Today a gleeful 4.5 leapt out of the meter waving it's arms at me saying "No driving or riding your motorbike for you this morning. Then disappeared in a cloud of methane before I could reply.

    The BBC's work of science fiction and fantasy ( the weather forecast ) is predicting fine weather, so folks make the most of it, me and me's intend to, before Mrs J interferes. Must go medication to take and get out in sorry HER garden.
     
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  10. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    morning all.

    the stress of packing for the hols.
    still gave me a 5.7 on the sugar richter scale.

    Getting a lift to airport (luton) so should be stress free once we leave house.
    mein Fuhrer has already posted a full itinerary marking out each hour daily..:D

    sure to keep to some of it, but sure we'll skip a little bit here and there.

    Stay safe all, happy numbers..:happy:
     
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  11. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    was 4.8 this morning

    later posting today because I decided to do a backup of my computer system and program files, took ages but it's a necessary step, you only have to lose your stuff once to know it needs doing ;) most other picture and photo files are backed up on a separate drive already. Don't think I can claim the calories as 'housework' though :hilarious:

    If it stays dry we may attack a bit of undergrowth at mum's with the strimmer then get out the 'barbie' and eat outside. burgers, sausage and chicken with a salad followed by trifle :) probably then followed by a dog walk.

    Hope your day treats you well :)
     
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    That will be the scabby donkey between 2 bread vans one assumes? Not heard that one in ages! Had a little chuckle
     
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  13. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Have a great time and very much looking forward to the Cypriot correspondent posting.
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Enjoy your time away jjaark...wave as you go past... we're en route' to Luton Airport
     
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  15. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    same here ja1nuk
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just spent a couple of hours in the garden...cutting the grass (or rather what Harry has left of the grass) a spot of weeding now I'm shattered...hot outside I wouldn't mind a little shower of rain & a breeze
     
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  17. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    You’re right, there are definite positives to be gained from moving on. I don’t want to end up with Miss Havisham tendencies.
    Your dads stories sound very moving. I was too late with my dad - wish I’d thought of it sooner, but you can get a book made of people’s lives - an interviewer comes to chat to them over several sessions I think and at the end collates all the memories into a ‘This is Your Life’ sort of book. Otherwise, like @gennepher suggested, write them down for the future. These sort of experiences will soon be lost to popular memory.
    I did get my dad a dictaphone to record him singing some of his favourite old music hall songs, it’s lovely listening now as it reminds me of my childhood - he used to sing a lot of those songs to me and my brother at bedtime - looking back, many were quite inappropriate really, but quite innocent by today’s standard.
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes I definitely have that problem with bbq’s! It’s ridiculous, I’d never eat that amount of meat for an ordinary dinner - as you say, it would last a week.
    Thanks for the thoughts re moving. I am looking forward to the future, so that does help. We’re not being forced out.
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    That’s very encouraging @Bubbsie thank you. I think you’re right that the best memories come with us. It is sometimes too easy to get maudlin when I look round these gradually emptying rooms and remember wonderful family times. The people will stay in my heart wherever I am.
     
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