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

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

  1. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Fndwheelie ..aw mate, not sounding good, but then the FBG was very decent.
    Hope it steadies for you mate, take care.

    @HarrisonK
    BEST of LUCK with the training..
    remember well getting Mum N dad a VCR when they came out.
    went over everythign patiently, thought they got it.
    went home feeling all good about myself..THEN the Phone rang..:wideyed::woot::wtf:
    best wishes..you may need them.;)

    @DJC..aw poor little Dennis..(made me chcukle Drowned Rat..LoL )

    @karen8967
    had to smile at the post..liked it, and hugs for the high.
    hope it settled quickly.

    @Cumberland
    aw mate, that really messes you about.
    hope the day gets better Bg wise.
    all the best.
     
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  2. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all.

    a good day yesterday but a weird ending, i thought.

    had a nice lunch with our steph etc.
    Vietnamese,, salt n pepper ribs, then a naughty singapore noodle..first since dx..delish.
    a coupe of beers,
    then over the road for a pint or two.
    1 Guinness, 2 Stella

    home and no other food

    tested pretty soon after we got in
    Expecting a not unexpected higher fig then normal
    ..3.5 :woot:
    washed my hands AGAIN :rolleyes:, dried thoroughly.
    ..3.6 :wtf:
    Washed again using the soap in bathroom not the dispense soap in kitchen
    Dried on bathroom towle not kitchen towel...3.6 :wideyed:

    done once again..i have NEVER been under 5 without feeling VERY OFF..(fake hypo)
    this time it was 3.5..gave up..:banghead:.

    tested before bed as concerned..4.8
    this am FBG a low for me 5.2.

    very confusing.

    almost one year since DX day

    Previously breakfast would have been a bowl of cereals, milk, sugar to sweeten, banana cos they is healfy init
    then snack, sandwich etc because i was hungry an hour or two later..:rolleyes:

    today THAT breakfast looks like this some days
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    Nice an healthy..maybe.
    but I chose it not because of that,
    Bu because i wanted it, and i liked it.
    ready to take on the day


    Suns out here, looks like it might rain according to my weather app

    Missus popped in with the dog she's sitting for.
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    Friendly little chap, with Marty Feldman eyes

    have a good un all :D
     
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  3. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I want a pug jjraak… ask her if I can have it...I adore them.
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Awww ... what a precious pup, @jjraak , are those luminous stripes on his harness? Your breakfast looks delicious! I now feel inspired to try something besides toast that actually appeals to my morning mind (or lack thereof).

    @PenguinMum you are an amazing person and a good friend to your friend in Kent.

    @geefull what time did you say dinner will be served? I would like to dash out and fuel up the Lear jet ... I would, if I had a Lear jet to fuel up ... would love to fuel up on that yummy-sounding dinner.

    FBG 6.6 here this morning. The KittenCat presented me with a pre-breakfast hairball and now is saying Come back to bed, so I think I will join her. Today completes my 67th year on this planet, tomorrow begins my 68th; and suddenly I am reverting to my childhood and wanting to explore others as possible retirement havens ... Saturn always looked good ...
    hmm ... according to the souvenirs at the spaceport the eating is good there ...
    [​IMG]
     
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  5. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @Viv19 HIDE!!!

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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @HarrisonK thank you again for starting this thread.

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  7. Debandez

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

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    We most certainly are in it together, motivating each other each and every day. The support on here phenomenal. Second to non. And we have a great laugh too. Great bunch. Awesome.

    I'm just being a little rebellious on DUK at the moment. They need to get with the programme! Going to ruffle a few feathers every day I can. Need to come at this from every angle. Just gardening and listening to more videos. Check out this link. If I had a £1 for every time sugar is mentioned in videos alone I would be able to not only book another holiday but I'd booking at a world cruise!!! Shocking. Apparently it would be beneficial if we stopped putting it on our cereal! And just one glass of fruit juice every day (shakes her head in disbelief).

    https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-t...iabetes-food-myths/myth-sugar-causes-diabetes
     
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  8. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All done and only one phonecall so far :) I had previously set up her iPhone and she picked it up really quickly, as today's instalment is mostly voice-operated via Alexa it has gone well. I realise that if she wants the settings changing on the app I will be called but it's a couple of minutes work. I left her switching the lights on and off ;)
     
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  9. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @jjraak thanks for taking the time to consider my FBG difficulties and for the solidarity. I skipped breakfast today and was up to 8 by 10am (15 hours after last food). Who says D doesnt have a sense of humour :bored: I know it will change soon if I stick to good habits and when I read of Ian’s troubles @Cumberland it puts mine in perspective. Sending hugs to you Ian and I hope these hideous hypos stop and soon.
    @SaskiaKC thanks for the so kind remark. :rolleyes: My poor friend has been through so much in the last 15 months and lives alone so I am glad to be able to help a little. Hope you and the KC are having a good day.
    @Debandez our warrior our trail blazer keep on going, no one better to make them listen. Big respect. Hope you and Eric have a fabulous holiday. Bon voyage!
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    Interesting link I'm sharing:

    https://www.diabetesatlas.org/

    Lots of info. 2019 must be due soon which should be interesting. Not caught up on thread yet but looking forward to that after dinner.
     
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  11. dunelm

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

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    Supermarket today, Morrisons, and they had something called “Milled Omega Seed Mix” - linseed, pumpkin seed, sunflower seed, dried goji berries and 11% carbs - bit high but what the heck - so I made some crackers with it:

    1 and a half cups of the milled seed mix
    1/4 cup chia seeds
    1/3 cup sesame seeds
    1 tsp salt
    1 and a quarter cups of warm water. (Warm helps to mix it).

    Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl - mix a bit - add the water - mix it up - wait 5 minutes to settle down.

    Spread very thinly onto a couple of baking sheets lined with baking parchment. Score it a bit.
    Stick in oven at 90 degrees C for 2 1/2 hours - turning trays every now and again.
    Test to make sure it’s dried out completely - cool and snap into squares.

    Very tasty.
     
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  12. Debandez

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

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  13. Krystyna23040

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

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    Very interesting link. How sad that they don't mention starchy carbs turn to sugar. such misleading information. How can they publish such rubbish (this is the edited version as my original version contained slightly stronger language).

    Good luck on 'ruffling a few feathers ' on DUK. They certainly need their feathers ruffled.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Not sure if I posted this mornings reading. It was 6.0.

    Very good day today. Made a good start on my coursework. Now I have a deadline it is so much easier.
     
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  15. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another one to try, Tesco do a 4 seed mix carbs 4.5 grams per 100, no berries, pumpkin, Flax, Sesame. Sunflower, love it on my yoghurt might try it with this.

    A busy day, water colour painting of Watersmeet (we honeymooned there) for an anniversary card for my lovely lady, 47 years on Monday. Painted three walls in our hall a nice dark moody grey/green, repaired and varnished outside bench, now about to practise our numbers for big rehearsal Sunday ready for a gig, real not virtual.:singing:

    LCHF does what it says on the tin and gives you energy.

    Bloods behaved all day :) carb intake well below 20grams.

    Oh, also watched a video @jjraak shared with us Doc David Unwin, inspirin!

    Right now off to annoy my neighbours, put your ear plugs in.:headphone:
     
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  16. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Thank you
    I’ve been ok since the early hours
     
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  17. Debandez

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

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    This is what I see now.
     

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  18. Debandez

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

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    I think the walls will already be full. Of the word DONATE! DONATE!
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I've added him on Twitter. Going to educate him :) I think I will just day this to him. Go to Google, input 'reversing diabetes ' and let me know what the solution is for many diabetics. I bet it doesnt involve wholemeal bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, fruit juice... daily!
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking that could result in descant! The highest pitched voice known to man!!!
     
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