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

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

  1. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Viv19
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    He is loving it. Covered some miles. If I had a £1 for every time he said 'this used to be 0ur favourite ..... ' bless.
     

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

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    We are loving it! Can't fit Norwich in. Homeward bound tomorrow. Rain holding off so far. We've been very lucky.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @gennepher your J sounds like a wonderful man and he had a very special lady. You are so right, we have lots of things to do and achieve.
    Has Popeye come in yet?
     
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  5. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Happy Saturday, everyone!

    This morning my meter gave me something that looked a little like this --

    [​IMG]

    -- anybody got any ideas as to what it might have meant?
     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Prayers and best wishes for a wonderful and wondrous time for all of y'all. I always enjoy reading about your work with these youngsters. Blessings to you all.
     
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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Back in the 1970s when gas was cheap and I was in my 20s I used to be happiest when I had a full tank and an open road in front of me. I had a 4-speed Mustang II, no air-conditioning and no radio, and was happy as a lark driving the country roads with my friends.
     
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  8. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @PenguinMum and @gennepher I feel like we are sitting together in a virtual Feline Forest (like a Dog Park but with shade trees for climbing). Tears like rain, smiles like the sun, laughter like purring. And the purring of Bobs and Daisy, Popeye, and the KittenCat sharpening their claws on the bark (meow!).

    Group hug! [​IMG]
     
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    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not posted for a few days, been living a life away from here, sorry and not been banned yet either.
    Me and me's blood sugars have been in the range of 4.0 to 6.8

    It's interesting riding a motorcycle up and down the country while managing blood sugars. Here is a list of major roads ridden, ( other military ranks available ) in no particular order. A19, A43, A34, A329, A40, M40, M18, M1 and driven on the M4 and M5.

    Hand and footnote motorway service stations full of killer carbs and not much else

    If you search carefully you can find roast Armadillo on the menu in a few places.
    Well folks enjoy what's left and right of today.
     
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  10. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @PenguinMum
    Yes he came in finally, but is sitting on my lap, by open door (to outside) because it is still too warm in the bungalow. It has been raining non stop.
     
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    #6150 gennepher, Jul 27, 2019 at 3:23 PM
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  11. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant @SaskiaKC
    That is beautiful!
    :happy::happy::happy:
    :cat::cat::cat::cat:
     
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    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    You sound like J.R.R. Tolkien, writing of the misadventures of the criminal Bill Stickers and the pursuing officer, Major Road Ahead.

    Thanks for the memory. :D
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    359F88A8-7A3F-4919-85DB-4D2FB5934390.jpeg
    Brilliant @SaskiaKC
    I had a little blue Vespa scooter, pretty much like this pic, when I was 17, about 1966, and I drove all round the countryside. No helmets were worn then. And I had the miniest of mini skirts...

    I have had my eye on one of these 3 wheeled Piaggio for a few years now.
    A guy let me drive his round a car park a few years ago!!!
    I've been saving my pennies...



    So batty old cantankerous lady can take on the TT races in the Isle of Man with this...

    But the oldies race would only be for previous contestants, unless I could pretend to be my cousin...
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well now i'm curious about your cousin..mmhh?

    But the MP3.

    looks and drive like a scooter apart from the width, i think.

    i see plenty out and about and some of them fairly chuck em about,
    but as they say "The Wrist controls the Twist" so you don't have to go m,ad on it...( but ya could.;). )

    nice idea, @gennepher
    if ever i got rid of the Bike, i'd be tempted by a scooter.
    Love em when we are away.:happy:

    Just in case, here is a REVIEW i spotted ages ago..
    not too shabby, but not everyone who bikes likes em..,( :bag:)
     
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    That is purrfect! Can I just say the one who climbs the tree too high and needs rescueing will be Bobs! She’s got form! :cat:
     
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    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    When I can’t get on my bike any more, a three wheeled scooter will be the way to go. No idea how it will fair filtering through traffic though.
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    :)
    I have both a motorbike licence and a car licence.

    My balance not now good enough for a two wheeler scooter. I would need a 3 wheeler now if I were to go for one.

    I don’t mind the different! That’s an interesting review. Thanks!
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It depends on traffic and that particular road. There are a couple of roads near me I would avoid because of frequent gridlocked traffic. And there isn’t a safe space to filter there, although bikes do and I hold my breath sometimes... But I avoid those roads in my car anyway. I prefer to keep the car moving than sit in traffic where possible.
    I have already worked out the routes I would need to take round here. I am talking from safety sake.

    I was close considering it a couple of years ago, but I got a car instead.
     
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    London biker..so little option BUT to filter.
    think i've mastered it..beep beep coming through :D..:hilarious:
    ( it's like two races taking place at the same time..the Grid for the cars,
    and the Gaps for the bikes..
    newbies don't last long without being able to filter well.

    My bike skinny-ish..so most gaps, most days, most roads, front of grid.and GO..no worries
    the big trailee, with panniers...too FAT..LoL
    the MP3 some can and do

    BUT the life expectancy of the deliveroo riders...:woot::***:

    Them go through gaps that just aren't there...:wideyed:

    so filtering, nice and the REASON to have a bike in town,
    but not essential if you don't have to be anywhere at a given time.

    Some days i just sit behind the car in front, cos i just can't be bothered.
    observing the antics of others, quite amusing.if a little *** :***:
    rarely puts me too far behind other bikers, once traffic flows and i'm free to pick up the pace.

    Liking the thinking @gennepher .:)
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    mine usual give a similar and a beep if not enough blood on stick
    or battery maybe low.
     
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