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

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

  1. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Saskia it's been a heavy week at work...I'm resting tomorrow fingers crossed.
     
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  2. True Blue

    True Blue Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning everybody. It is going to be a beautiful day.

    FBG 7.3 mmo/lt at 0530. Still losing naughty holiday carbs me thinks. Anyhow my LCHF diet gives my liver something to do, seeing as it is not getting any C2H5OH at the moment (ethanol).

    Weight down to 104 kg. This is another step towards possible remission.
     
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  3. Viv19

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    Rain - good for the garden, not so good for the party. Fingers crossed. Realise that I’ve forgotten to wrap OH’s present.
    6.1 this morning. It’s taking a long time for me to wake up this morning but my head has already run several circuits and finished preparing everything. Now I just have to catch up.
    I keep thinking about waiting 2 years for my next eye check. His positive thinking was good, but I don’t think I can wait that long. My sight is more or less what’s propelling me on this LC journey - I can’t take the chance of following Mum, my aunt and grandmother and risk losing it.
    No 3 daughter is on a plane with her husband and children on a trip going back to the African country she finished school in. Friends have arranged transport and an itinerary for them. She’s very excited. At 18 we had trouble getting her to leave, but there was no way I was going to let her stay there. She cried the whole flight home- the cabin crew brought her tissues, eventually left the whole box.
    It’s always a problem going to other countries with half grown daughters. They often want to stay on there. We’ve met up with daughters (nearly always the girls) of colleagues of OH who stayed on in different countries when the family left. No 2 daughter went back to Australia where she left her heart, and after 3 trips back she stayed there. A friend’s daughter stayed in Sweden, her cousin stayed in Turkey. We’ve met ‘remainers’ in Africa, Australia, UK and Jamaica. So when it came to getting No 3 to come back with us, I lied through my teeth. ;)) Told her that when we left, her visa would become invalid and she could be arrested. Mean but it worked.
     
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    Viv19 · Well-Known Member

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    The thought of your butterfly garden makes me smile. The photos are fabulous- you’re a very talented photographer gennepher.
     
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  5. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you very much for the compliment @Viv19 :happy:
    >^••^<
     
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  6. Debandez

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

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    @gennepher what a very special garden you have. I've only ever seen a couple of butterflies together at any one time . Your photos have captured their beauty perfectly.
     
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    UserABC2021 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    5.8 this morning, which is a surprise as I had carbs before bed. I think today will be wine and books, maybe a bit early for the former so I shall include a walk and breakfast at the halfway point. Sounds sensible, have a jolly weekend :)
     
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  8. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    @Viv19 Hugs for the later issues in your post x

    About your eyes. There is no way I could wait that two years. I just couldn't do it. That would worry me too much.
    I don't know how the system works where you are, but I never accept systems here anyway.

    I ask for an appointment in between times of my optician. I don't wait the specified time, if I am concerned about something. I go in and explain my concern. There are optometrists there. They are more specialised than opticians (they said they had same training as hospital eye docs to see what's wrong with your eyes, but just don't have the fancy hospital equipment).

    I have done this a few times because of my recent laser treatment at the eye hospital and some other stuff. I am told by my opticians now that if I am concerned about anything over my eyes, not to wait until my normal check up, but to come in, tell the receptionist, and someone will evaluate whether I need an immediate appointment or one in a couple of days. Even if all I need is reassuring, I must still come in.

    So don't accept systems. If it is possible then in a year's time ask your eye person if they can see and reassure you. Tell them any concerns you may have.

    I hope this is of some help or reassurance to you.

    >^••^<
     
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    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    @Debandez Thank you very much!
    I love my garden!!!
    There are butterflies out there now even at 7 am in the morning!
     
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  10. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fingers crossed the rain stays off Viv...hope you all have a wonderful time at the party.
     
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    @gennepher my mother loved butterflies and in the garden of one house she had a butterfly bush (same as buddleia I think).

    I love the ones with the fearsome faces on their wings. Same purpose as the viceroy's color pattern, isn't it?
     
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    6,7 for me this morning.

    Have a great weekend

    Pavlos

    Ps Gardening today LRM_EXPORT_107032007675001_20190802_183531782.jpeg
     
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  13. trick60

    trick60 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning folks, 5.7 on the dice today, a Heinz score.
    Final bits of pre-holiday shopping to do and lawns and hedges weather permitting, but right now her ladyship requires a cup of tea in bed.
    Have a lovely day all and may any trials and tribulations you have be little ones.
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    5.8 for me have a great weekend everyone
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Haha equally good fun!
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    The Visa fib was completely justifiable I reckon. Have you ever admitted it to her?
    Hope the rain stops and you are all able to sit out on the verandah and have a lovely birthday celebration for your OH
     
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    @trick60.....:wideyed:


    Have you any Understanding of just bad YOU are making the rest of us look....?

    Mate ..I hate to pull the "Bro" card.
    But come on, get a grip.

    Next thing you know, all OURS will want that same level of service...:woot:

    Btw way ..liking the Heinz score..:D
     
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    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    6.0 today. Hoped for lower but there you are. Spent most of yesterday with eldest daughter and granddaughters and their beautiful Great Dane Melody. She has such perfect manners she puts Dennis to shame, and rather than her calm demeanour rubbing off on him like I hoped, he tries harder and harder to lead her astray by making ever more mischief.
    In the evening was the village carnival, a lovely affair led by the village brass band. No mean feat as the central road climbs a very steep hill, how they managed walking up it in perfect time as well as controlling their breath to blow when most people pant with the exertion ordinarily is beyond me.
     
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  19. dunelm

    dunelm Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Good morning everyone from our little house on the prairie. Mrs Miggins is still in bed practicing for team GB sleeping team.We are sat round the dining room table watching two year olds Chaos and Mayhem trying to eat an orange.

    The wonder wheel of theme parks, ice creams and visiting some rhino’s issued a flat 6.0 at 0600.

    A sky of optimism and adventure has been painted above but we will still carry a couple of brellies just in case the spirits of Vincent Van Gogh and Hiroshigi don’t start an argument about bridges in the rain.

    Have a great day if you can, hugs for all, birthday treats if appropriate.
     
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  20. jjraak

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    A pleasant 5.8 from the meter of mirth this morning.

    Still feeling rough, so very unlike me, I've called in sick today.

    Can't point to what 'it' is... Just not feeling myself.


    My goodness @gennepher ... Your garden must be like a homing beacon... Can't believe just how many butterflies you describe..
    Glorious pictures Btw.

    @Bubbsie ...hahaha....the royal wave .:D
    ( well prince Phillips one, normally.;) )

    @Viv19 .. That sounds like you've had as much traveled life..... Well jel... ( As I think some say)

    And @dunelm ...."Zombies on crack, watching Peppa pig"....:hilarious::hilarious::hilarious:


    @DJC3 great BG..and don't train out all the menace like qualities out of Dennis... Sounds like a proper dog should be.

    Morning @HarrisonK , @Debandez :)

    And morning, noon or night @SaskiaKC ..;):D
     
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