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

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

  1. Bubbsie

    Bubbsie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning...fabulous day yesterday even the drive to London& back went smoothly...met up with my niece & her family for a late lunch .then onto a friends for coffee & pudding... tired but smiling this morning...coffee & lots of housework today...woke to a 6.4
     
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  2. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you :)

    It is the first in 6's for fbg @Krystyna23040 !!!!!

    Hoppity skippity jumping from here :)
     
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  3. geefull

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

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    good morning all :)

    not great on the wi-fi whilst we were away so ...
    Monday 4.3, Tues 4.2, Weds 4.4, Thurs 4.3, Fri 4.4, Sat 4.4 ... and
    4.4 today :)

    Back home now so I expect the menu will return to the usual fare :D
    Whilst away I ate a whopping full English every morning, seldom needed lunch and then had an eclectic set of evening meals :hilarious:

    The hotel we stay in when we go to visit family is conveniently situated, spotlessly clean and spacious with good facilities but not posh, it's an hotel often used by journeymen who have to work away from home during the week so they do provide a range of basic (very carby) choices of evening meal but will allow you to take food/order takeaway in ;) which is ideal for us.

    Couple of evening meals that were big salad plates with cheese or meat we made up ourselves in the hotel. Couple of times we ate out at a carvery (decent meat choice and unlimited veg :D) one evening we ate at my brother's and his wife cooked , homemade lasagna (sigh) and homemade cheesecake. I volunteered to take along salad to go with the lasagna and only had a small portion of lasagna and loads of salad. I very bravely passed on the cheesecake which was served with fresh strawberries and spray cream :angelic: just had a few strawberries.

    Best takeaway was an extra meat chicken kebab served with naan, I asked for 'no bread' and when we opened it there was a huge portion of chicken and they had put some chips in with it :hilarious: it also came with loads of fresh side salad so mr. gee had some chips and we both had a spicy chcken and salad dinner, they asked about me about wanting a soft drink but I declined, he said 'take it, it's included in the price' so I got a can of diet coke too. Total price was under £5.00, a benefit of town living I suppose ;)

    Sister in law has now been diagnosed with T2D but works for the NHS so is following their advice :banghead: Brother in law was diagnosed T2D almost 10 years ago and eats more or less as he wants and takes the tablets :banghead::banghead: Neither my brother nor my sister have been diagnosed (yet) but are heading for the same body shape I was before diagnosis. Of my generation I'm the slimmest of the lot by far now. Depressing really:sorry:

    Looking forward to working my way through the thread and catching up on everyone :)

    Hope your day treats you kindly:)
     
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  4. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    @geefull the usual string of excellent fbg numbers and splendid ingenuity/tenacity in managing your nutritional regime whilst visiting family. Interesting that none of the family are seeing the fantastic changes you have made and want to buy into the methods.
     
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    #8004 ianpspurs, Aug 25, 2019 at 9:26 AM
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  5. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    7.2 for me have a great day everyone
     
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  6. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you but my bs readings are very definitely not amazing - just scraping into ok. I guess as long as they stay where they are I may have an outside chance of avoiding the worst T2 can do so just about keeping my head above water. Just like Mr Asquith, we shall wait and see:angelic:
    Edited for accuracy
     
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    #8006 ianpspurs, Aug 25, 2019 at 11:44 AM
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  7. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    6.4 on a cloudy Sunday morning. It is unbelievably cool outside -- 19 degrees! In August! [​IMG]
     
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  8. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It’s too hot here @SaskiaKC
    It’s now 27 C
    Popeye and I are wilting under the thatched swing, the only thing in shade. Bungalow is gaspingly hot and airless. Washing has dried in sun and is now airing off in sun. So I did wash numbers 2,3,4,5, and number 6 wash is on. I am washing anything that moves...
    Nowhere to hang it all, so it is now adorning bushes and trees in my garden, except the ones with Butterfly flowers....
    I hope not too many spiders come back in the house with it all...
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well managed by you, sounds like you had a great time.

    Very sad about the family though.
    You think a living breathing example of how it could be. . Sadly the decline when it comes will be incremental, and the devil's own to redress.

    But we can only make our own choices....:)

    Decent scores btw.:D
     
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  10. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Stoke(s)d:):):)
     
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  11. Krystyna23040

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

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    My husband would agree with you. We listened to it when we got back this afternoon. Even I found it absolutely riveting but didn't join him when he did a victory dance around the living room He will be watching the highlights on the BBC this evening.
     
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  12. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Can Stokes play football?:arghh::arghh::arghh:
     
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  13. ziggy_w

    ziggy_w Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello all,

    Was ravenously hungry yesterday and ate everything in sight. Made myself stop at 5 p.m. and put in 70 minutes of exercise to make up for it. Nevertheless, was still surprised by low fasting levels of 4.2 today. Yesterday morning, blood sugars were 4.3.

    Thanks for your kind words of welcome back, @Debandez, @SaskiaKC, @trick60 and @ianpspurs. It really feels good to be here.

    @SaskiaKC -- The reason that this thread doesn't show up on recent posts is probably that it's under "general chat" rather than one of the diabetes-related topics. Still kind of makes it hard to find.

    @Debandez -- Wow, wonderful article and very motivating. You'll probably turn the diabetes epidemic around all by yourself, given your level of energy. Enjoy your vacation in Italy, sounds as if you're having a ball.

    @gennepher -- So sorry to hear about your kidney results. Such a bummer. I'm with @Debandez on this, you'll be able to improve your kidney function again, especially if you continue to keep your blood sugars in check. (Personally, my kidney function (even though not bad before) has further improved since diagnosis.

    Have a wonderful evening all.
     
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  14. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @ziggy_w
    Thank you for your words.
    I am hoping that will be the end result too...improvement.
    I am glad yours has further improved.
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Psst ... Popeye ... be very, very still ... ^. .^
     
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    Little quote for today FB_IMG_1565812789401.jpg
     
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  17. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    @SaskiaKC I think he thought if he had his head under Ted's tum I wouldn't see him...
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Awww .... ^. .^ :)
     
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  19. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  20. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant @SaskiaKC !!!
    Amazing creation!
     
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