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

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

  1. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you @ianpspurs
    I enjoyed doing it, I made it up as I went along!
    Have a good day!
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks @dunelm
    :)
     
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  3. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Love this layered in spray @dunelm
    It is very effective.
    I really like it.

    Enjoy your cabbage...
    And fresh bedding - now that is luxury!
     
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  4. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon all, big drat didn’t wake up till till gone 9:00am, my day lies in tatters, drat, drat and drat again.
    Bloods were 7.0 after a really nice, but naughty dinner last night.
    Sorry no time to catch up on posts..
    Be good, if you can’t be good be careful and stay safe.
     
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  5. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you @ianpspurs - and for the info on thread count et al. Best bait Mrs Miggins into getting out the magnifying glass from that little drawer in the top of the compact OED.
     
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  6. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Thank you @gennepher. Yes, fresh bedding and it’s only January!
     
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  7. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Expert

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    No FBG
    No real point, T2D busting food really popping holes in any worthwhile results

    Does seem from what I have observed only a score of 10 has any real noteworthy merit.

    So yes, still in hospital 7th day of what I expected to be a very short stay , so not prepared

    Hoosital too far from home to be dragging people, and the real uncertainty that while they were on route, I'd be in way home

    So, no visitors, and not enough distractions which has made the boredom a serious health risk ;)
    Doing ok, otherwise.

    No one's mentioned any growing infection so I guess antibiotics are controlling the current spread well..< pray >

    Pain relief is a bit more ad hoc.
    4-6 hours but only if I ask, I now find out

    So the idea I keep the pain waves low by dosing up every few hours , as I was at home, now slips to me being in pain...
    (broken hand/broken shoulder/broken leg,
    All muscling in on the action )

    And then asking hard pressed nurses, who then relay message to others equally hard pressed.

    So my meds regime, from a more then manageable every 4 to 6 hours, has gone to every 6-9 hours as and when someone is available.

    I try my best but frustration creeps in.

    Got to the stage I try to breathe through the pain, sort of works, but then find myself overtaken by the effort and drop off to sleep , woken up to pain line that has been steadily building for several hours, only to run into the "someone will be with you shortly"

    Reading back I do seem ungrateful, I truly am not, just frustrated a simple solution seems so difficult to amend.

    And truly grounded, as fella opposite is in a far worse state then me.

    And is a constant reminder of just how fortunate I am.

    On a plus note for my tale of misery.

    I give you .
    "Hospital horses"
    Yes, that is me in background .

    Safe day, all :)

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  8. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Expert

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    Have to say I agree fully there ..

    As annoying as it is to lose time, nature's natural healer us very underrated, imho

    And the sleepy pleasure of a sneaky nap after dinner, in front of fire. :happy:

    Best regards @lindisfel .
     
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  9. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Expert

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    Best wishes it's mild for GIB, & SiL


    Prayers for sisters chemo

    Well remember even those many years ago, how sister's trips to Marsden washed her out for days after .
    Hope she gets the treatment that has the most impact to get her back to good health :)
     
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  10. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Master

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    Hug for the pain. Very praiseworthy to see "the others" as in more pain but probably overall not in anyone's interests. Can't see how your pain will help any of you mend faster. Amazing how much faster people heal when pain free and sleeping well. Should free up beds more efficiently, surely, Can they not set up one of those drip/on tap but regulated pain relief systems? Hope and pray you are back home as soon as possible.
     
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  11. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    No you are not being ungrateful @jjraak
    I get everything you say.
    Been there in the past with the pain meds situation in hospital.
    I really feel for you.
    It is too long between pain meds.
    Hugs and prayers for you.
    Here is a candle from my candle app.
    The flame actually flickers on my iPad, but I can only take a screenshot of it flickering.
    I have put it in a folder with a little prayer for you.
    Here is your candle...
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  12. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @ianpspurs Holkham beach is about 25 miles from us. The walk along the beach and then back through the pine woods was really lovely.
    We decided to have coffee in The Lookout as it was right on the beach. The coffee was truly horrible - made worse because they only had skimmed milk. Mr K said that the sausage roll was nothing special. We decided that we will never stop for coffee at The Lookout again. Definitely not a patch on the Victoria Inn which is also run by the Holkham Estate.
     
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  13. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Expert

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    Sounds like a good walk spoiled by poor coffee.

    At least You have a plan for next time.:)
     
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  14. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Expert

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    More for the " helping others in more need,
    With the limited staffing resources.

    But yeah, not of benefit personally, just rationalising the reality in the ground.

    As for regulated @gennepher @ianpspurs

    Had all the morphine set up on original accident, much needed .
    Where it was pretty clear I wasn't going anywhere for a while.

    This has been more a "here just one more day" experience, hence nothing seemingly set in place

    Good news is Monday or Tuesday evac home IS looking very much in the cards < pray >:happy:
     
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  15. lindisfel

    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    There are 110 snow buntings today in the roped off area of beach near the gap.
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    It seemed a long run from North Norfolk down to the RSPB at Lakenheath
    I guess it's a good day trip Ian.
    D.
     
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    Good morning

    6am fbg 5.5
    Off for my morning walk. Seems to be nicer weather today
    Have a happy Monday everyone!
     
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  18. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @jjraak really good news that you are highly likely to be going home either tomorrow or Tuesday.
     
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  19. Krystyna23040

    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    @lindisfel Holkham Beach is really popular with bird watchers. It is so quiet and peaceful there.
     
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  20. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Not a good experience at the best of times and do hope that you are decanted back home today where you can have more control over pain relief. Don’t forget to have them prescribe on discharge. Is there a pharmacy that can issue before heading home? I can thoroughly recommend 2 x 10mg amitriptyline taken a couple of hours before bed time but whatever they decide upon, I hope it works for you.
     
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