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

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

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm watching the episode of Magnum that is set in England. It always tickles me that American films about Americans flying into London show them then getting to absolutely any destination by way of the Tower, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, Parliament Square, usually in that order, sometimes with a drive by St Paul's on the way. Always makes me wonder why they didn't just hail a cab at the airport and go directly to their destination. :)
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I haven't ironed in ages. I was well taught, graduating from pillowcases to handkerchiefs to sheets to actual clothes ... I don't even own an iron now.

    @PenguinMum have you called the eye doctor about the blood? "Disconcerting" sounds like an understatement to me! Hugs.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, balloon angioplasty, that’s what my dad had, only he was in France driving my stepmother around, when he got admitted to a French hospital!

    I hope the hiatus hernia stays quiet for you.

    Thank you for the hugs and Popeye says Meeow!

    >^..^<
     
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  4. dunelm

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

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    Excellent, and congratulations for your 26 year best in show.

    Yes, such a pity that the most recent information on managing diabetes is so slow to filter into the NHS in general - very hard for some people who have been right for so long to now find out that their operating system was factory flawed.

    If only we could rely on lobbyists for the food industry and their political slaves, we would be so much better off - or not.
     
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  5. dunelm

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

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    Never known my mother to iron anything - things are aired until “touching on the dry point” and then hung up or carefully folded.
    Mrs Miggins however - well that’s a different story.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks to you and also @DJC3 for the kind thoughts. The first time I had a small trail of dried blood from the corner of my eye when I removed the patch the morning after but otherwise eye was ok. This time it dripped a bit more on to my cheek but not outside the transparent patch which was taped on but this morning when I removed it with a wet cotton wool pad (have to be incredibly careful not to touch the eye or eyelid) the white part of my eye which received the jab is red. My instinct is I felt it more this time so probably the reason. I will see how it goes over the next few days and if it hurts or looks worse I will ring the hospital Monday. Another advantage to staying in today is to not risk any dust or infection. Ironing is a safe activity, OHs shirts and youngest turned up with a bag of shirts when he took me to the hospital. I never iron anything for me!
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    was 6.0 this am
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @gennepher thanks for the extra hugs and I hope you can find a natural way to help the reflux. Hugs to you for being so stoic with all the challenges.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks JJ. Liking the sound of your adventures and Auntie Pengie loves the Blues Bros.
     
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    Not sure what has happened. I think it’s the joint below the toe, at least it’s swollen. As is toe. I thought of going to the walk in clinic except that I couldn’t walk. Each day is better- I can now hobble down the stairs- first day on Dad’s stairlift, yesterday sideways like a crab, so there’s progress.
    Our neighbours contacted us to say that we have a burst pipe under our drive. They turned off the water, contacted the water peeps, and it will be repaired on Tuesday. We have been trying to coordinate the insurance company who have to see it before work starts. Stress X 10!
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good grief! Like you needed that as well as a hurt toe. Not. Sounds like you have good neighbors though.
    Hugs for the stress (a very gentle hug keeping well away from the poor sore toe.)
     
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    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Been a lovely day hope you all got a slice of sunshine
     
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    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Quote for today FB_IMG_1560683525236.jpg
     
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    Little Wispa’s coat is gorgeous...how do you keep him so groomed? He is asmashing little chap.
     
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    Days update.
    SURVIVED. The bike trip..

    Beautiful day out......:happy:
    My Google trip timeline.
    Love Cyprus ..:)

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    What a rotten couple of days. We had a similar battle with home insurance and water board over a leak under our drive funnily enough - well, not funny at all really.
    I do think you ought to get yourself to the hobble- in clinic to get an x ray though. Have you moved the chair you keep kicking yet?
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    I know im the same should practise what i preach
     
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