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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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    A lady of taste. :) For Wilfrid not me of course.
     
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  2. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Today's art effort on the Manicured Landscape theme. This is a track over Shugbourgh Estates that I Cycle along now and again. It passes a pond that is man made but now neglected...

    A4 watercolour about 1 hourish....

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  3. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    VW Golf not repaired, garage are having problems with parts deliveries, fingers crossed for Thursday.

    Full Suspension Mountain Bike not repaired as bike shop is short staffed with illness, not Covid I am told. As I was waiting in the shop I was looking at a Nukeproof Scout Hardtail and some young whipper snapper had the audasity to say "Perhaps an E Bike would be more suitable as you are getting on in years" Ok so I am 71 but I recon I can outride this young upstart on most singletrack trails, the cheeky little blighter. :(
     
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    BRSBRI Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm 20 years your junior, and I need the "e" in my trike, I can assure you!
     
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  5. BRSBRI

    BRSBRI Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I sometimes wander around in socks and sandals...your dad was a trailblazer
     
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  6. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    More music, this is part of our Recorder Quartet and some guests virtual recording of a folk tune. All parts arranged and recorded on our own instruments and played all alone, to a click track to keep us in time, then sent to our tech guy who strings them all together. I failed to record the Bass Recorder on this, too many fast notes so I'm on the guitars and cajon which for some reason can't be heard. Mrs MC on Soprano and Alto Recorder, not our best effort but it gives you an idea. The Concertina is played by a lady I know the piece would have probably been better if we had just recorded the Concertina. :)

    Anyway here is a Muddy rendition of King of the Fairies. Please don't feel you have to listen to it or the rest of the pieces we have on Soundcloud.
     
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  7. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Of course you do there are 3 fat wheels causing friction, much harder than two skinny ones, not so skinny as road cycles though.:)
     
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  8. geefull

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

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    good afternoon all :)

    4.3 today

    shopping, shopping and shopping today ;) our one day a week trek round the fresh produce :D

    Bought another box of that 'Tea and biscuits' tea, it tastes a bit as if you've dunked either a 'malted milk' biscuit or a 'rich tea' in your tea :hilarious: Can't find any nutritional information but it lists just black tea and natural flavourings, works ok without milk or with almond milk. Offered some to Mum but she says she'll stick to tea with real biscuits ;)

    Hope your day is treating you well :)

    @Muddy Cyclist - a stylish duo ;)
    Stunning sky and trees again in today's painting @Muddy Cyclist , lovely :)

    @dunelm - nice sunny palette, harbinger of spring ;) We had a cormorant fishing down by the harbour here today too :)

    @gennepher - an effective use of your painting skills to work with and enhance your poem, very fine :)

    art bit - pen and ink today ;)

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  9. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Todays quote FB_IMG_1493243042524.jpg
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Spiffing Georgian outfit and as always Mrs MC looks wonderful. As regards the Donne Poem, Malcolm Guite's analysis of the poem makes it much easier to understand all the nuances on second (and subsequent) reading. Socks and pool slides is a thing not sure about socks and sandals.
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    I do like the art which goes against my usual preference for watercolour.
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you.

    I'm with your mum with biscuits and tea or rather for me biscuits and coffee, but sadly now just coffee.:(

    Great pen and ink drawing, it's a lovely medium to use.
     
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    I notice the heir apparent, young King David, does not woffle or stutter, is word perfect with total recollection. He apparently employs his own photographer so they get the best pictures of him.
    Yes, King Saul's days are numbered, its just a matter of time before the rising star dethrones him and Wilfred is reading his ladybird book on Greek myths in a less exalted setting.
    D.
     
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  14. SlimLizzy

    SlimLizzy Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    02 03.2021
    FBG 5.3
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    Today my father is 87 years old
    When I consider his history it's almost a miracle
    I'm in his 20s he was involved in an air crash that left him unable to walk for six months.
    In his 50s he suffered multiple heart attacks, one so severe that had he not already been in hospital we would have lost him then.
    Later he had to have surgical bypasses installed.
    On his 75th Birthday he revealed that he had cancer.
    Four years later it was back. With chemo he conquered it again.
    Yet he does not count these as the significant incidents in his life.
    As an only child he values family connections above all else. His mother (a single parent, widowed before he was born) and her sisters battled constantly, He was 16 when he joined the air force to get away from that.
    He married my mother, one of four siblings and was welcomed into that family. The connections there ended only with death. The fact that all his four children are friends is treasured. That he has grandchildren and even great grandchildren is a delight. My father is in frail health. Covid has stolen away many opportunities to spend time with his family, including me, to our mutual distress. Each time i go round there he invites me in...
    Its hard.
     
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  15. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    It is hard @SlimLizzy and very unfair.
    Covid steals so much. It is unfathomable.
    I feel for him and all of you.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @ianpspurs , correct
    Young lads about town, this way, bowl around in sliders & socks ..I try not show my age by shuddering ....often fail.

    As awful as sandals & socks. ( Sorry)
    But it's deemed 'Trendy'... so
    Trailblazer, Indeed.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    A wonderful painting @Muddy Cyclist of trees and sky.
    Brilliant.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you for the art compliment @geefull

    This is an amazing pen and ink drawing.It is a good as your watercolours for drawing you into the painting...
     
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    5.4 for me have a good day everyone
     
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  20. RFSMarch

    RFSMarch Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Swipey said 5.5 ➡️ in the early hours pre 6am.
    A colleague who doesn't know one end of a racquet from another was commentating last night.. clueless and embarrassingly so. And yet I try and try and get knocked back at every turn. It is hard not to feel depressed or just give up on the whole tennis journalism thing altogether.

    Arm still hurts like heck, and got a message from Depressed Friend's bestie (who has in the past been on the dole and known what it is like to struggle) telling me "thank god you still get furlough until September - at least you don't have to worry about having to find work for a while"... maybe I should become a benefits bludger. They seem to do ok. I do fancy a swanky new 4K TV... they all seem to have state of the art kit and phones somehow.

    I dunno. I think I need to be where the world is not.
     
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