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

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

  1. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Warning, this posting contains words if used in certain ways might cause offence and upset those who have no idea of the absurd, if you feel you might be of that nature please, please read no further.

    Good Morening Ladies and Gentlemen apologies for my absence from the thread for a few days. I have been doing compulsory community service, let me explain.
    Mrs J who has connections.
    Arranged for me to be tagged and banished to my shed her argument being thus.
    It would be doing the community a service if I was kept off the streets and kept in solitary confinement for a few days or so.

    During my sentence my fasting blood sugars have been between 8.5 and 5.4 today.

    Well folks a neighbour has been breeding successfully for a couple of years Haggis's ( it's a sort of local secret which we keep out of the media ). Unfortunately 3 of the little blighters escaped into Mrs J's flower beds where they terrorised the few surviving felines that are brave enough to enter into my garden!
    Needless to say Haggis's are a delicacy, now I have caught the 3, how shall prepare them for the table?
    1. Kebab wif garlic,
    2. Oven roast,
    3. Pot roast.
    Have a good day folks.
     
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    #5521 alf_Josiah, Jul 16, 2019 at 8:03 AM
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  2. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. 6.3 again this morning so need to address that.
    Quick one today as going out early. Lovely sunny day again. Did a mahoosive watering of garden last night so dont need to today and the unpredictibles predict storms on Thursday. We’ll see.
    Have a great Tuesday everyone. Stay well, stay safe.
    P.S. @ianpspurs pic please of you wearing the ratcatching plusfours, what colour shoes and socks would you wear with them?
     
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  3. dunelm

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

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    Haggis scotch eggs are excellent - you will need left handed ones. I have heard that some folk breed vegetarian haggis but fancy breeding usually results in bad breathing and knee problems.
     
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  4. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    @PenguinMum Suffolk pink for shoes and socks on high days and holidays is all the go amongst arrivistes I am told. I favour a traditional brown shoe for everyday wear https://hollandscountryclothing.co.uk/products/catesby-leather-brogue-shoe-with-commando-sole with a tasteful beige sock https://hollandscountryclothing.co.uk/products/hj-hall-cotton-rich-boot-sock. There must not be pictures as the game and rats have taken to social media like ducks to water:)
     
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  5. Debandez

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

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    5.7 today. Greek yoghurt with a few walnuts thrown in for a quick breaky. Moussaka for dinner, prepared last night, always better the next day. To be served with a lovely crisp salad with lashings of mayo! Lunch if I'm up for it will be a choc and nut sea salt bar from Aldi (5.9g) with a cuppa.

    Still not caught up on thread but will at some point, like to read every post. Paperwork now then shopping after. Then jetwashing flags at son's house.

    Yesterday I attended the PPG networking meeting. Very good. Today I'm in a meeting at a local surgery to see how I can help, maybe a presentation on my journey to pts that are struggling with controlling bs or want to lose a few lbs. Looking forward to that.

    Here is fellow t2d Andy Bishop (on social media, Facebook, Twitter etc) in full flow doing what he does so well:

    https://lowcarbfreshwell.co.uk/getting-involved/

    Happy Tuesday. I'm very happy as Maura got together with Curtis in Love Island last night (I know I know!!!).
     
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  6. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I really sympathise. Hugs x

    I hate those bus things. I was driving in London, my son lives there. I had picked him up near Tower Bridge, and was trying to go to somewhere he wanted. Turn here he says (there was blocked roadworks they way I needed to go). No I said, it’s a bus station. Yeah it’s okay you can go round the side he said. No I’ll get fined. Plenty of people do it he said and it is okay. I didn’t have time for any more arguing, traffic was piling up behind me and I believe with a cacophony of horns. So I did it.

    But as you can guess...smile your picture is being taken...

    My son may be in his 40’s (he has never driven), but he got a hiding...and the fine...

    >^..^<
     
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  7. Viv19

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    Tha’ll be roit boiy
     
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  8. Viv19

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    Ah yes, hake might be one I forgot.
     
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  9. Viv19

    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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    Suffolk pink came from mixing blood into whatever else it was that they slapped in the outside of the cottages. Pretty colour though.
     
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  10. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @ianpspurs your shopping reminds me of my friend's tack shop -- sounds as if you are being kitted out for a Pony Club rally or a point-to-point.
     
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  11. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Bubbsie here is a hug for the Busgate notices. We don't have those here that I know of but I believe single drivers can get ticketed for driving in the carpool lane when alone in their cars.

    @Viv19 and @dunelm y'all are making me hungry and impatient for Friday when I will be able to get fish & chips at the grocery store next door. There I will have a choice of cod or catfish. And hopefully will be able to resist buying the "potato wedges" as they are called there.

    @ianpspurs I have gone down a "size" in my own FBG this morning. Peter the Meter found me a nice round 6 among his stock, which I accepted with pleasure. Off now to Google whether a stock is required wear with ratcatcher or just a nice ratcatcher shirt ...
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    I'm now goin ta learn Suffolk. Quite fluent in Norfolk from 4 years teaching there but these guys are some rum coves . They have evolved to be highly adept at taking one's money almost invisibly. I am told Sundays are very quiet apart from a weird rustling and chinking sound which lasts for hours. Apparently it emanates from counting money. Removing mattresses is apparently compulsory but must only be done in secret by the oldest male. @SaskiaKC a sturdy stick is essential as rats can be vicious when cornered - some of their tweets are noxious rambling on about me and my squad going back to where I come from.
     
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  13. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had never heard of a 'bus gate' gennepher there wasn't an obvious sign...in fact I didn't see any roadside warning...now I know why it's painted on the actual road I can see it in the photos they have sent but couldn't see it on the road...what pains me is if someone were being robbed/assaulted or harassed they wouldn't capture that...there's no money in it...I have read up about this particular one numerous complaints and apparently the local council are raking the money in...in the first six weeks there were 12.500 tickets handed out netting them £120K
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just replied to gennepher above Saskia pointing out in it's first six weeks in operation it recouped 120K in fines...did a bit of further research in it's two years in operation it's brought in over 2 million pounds in fines...so it's a real money spinner for the local authority.
     
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  15. Viv19

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    ter lern Sarrfoirk
     
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    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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  17. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That sounds really bad.
    Something must be done.

    >^..^<
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It's everywhere gennepher...once they start raising money there's little you can do to stop it...I'm due back in West Bromwich in August I shall take great care & some of my own photographs...I'm suspicious the one I went in to is not adequately marked...so watch this space.
     
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  19. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What a wonderful program idea! I am really glad you posted about it here. I enjoyed reading about it. Thanks. :)
     
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  20. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like speed traps in small towns where the local cops are out to ticket anyone driving through with a license plate from a big city. I get that some of the little towns are so broke they don't have enough in the coffers to pay the police let alone fund the local schools, but setting up speed traps to ticket "rich" outsiders seems a bit like "legal" highwaymanship to me ...
     
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