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

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

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks for those links Saskia I’ve got time to be organised now and arrange things. Cocking his leg hadn’t even occurred to me but now I think about it I’m sure he will!!
    Your game with the string of lights must have entertained Kitty for hours, my daughter’s cat loves to gently bat the lower baubles on the tree so they wobble about
    Dennis is home now and feeling very sorry for himself - keeps making little whimpering noises. They’ve given him a little ‘babygro’ which is much kinder than a ‘cone of shame’ to stop him biting the wounds.
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Ooh ouch! Hilarious that he managed a plate of sandwiches a couple of hours later though. Just as well to get these things done when young I think. I had a tooth out as an adult and found it surprisingly traumatic.
     
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  3. PenguinMum

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    See I knew he would be fussed over...lying in front of the stove on his comfy blanket! Poor little mite. When Daisy had an anaesthetic for an xray she reacted badly and I slept on the sofa with her wrapped in a blanket that night! They are like your children when they’re poorly. Re Christmas tree have you seen the wall hung ones. I know someone who makes them from planks of wood hung together with wire with tiny brass hooks to hang decorations from aimed at compact homes but could work with animals. I dont hang baubles on the lower branches of our but the girls lean into the branches and always manage to dislodge a few (when I am out :cat:).
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Yay! That is good news! xx to you both :D :D
     
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  5. PenguinMum

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    Blimey that was a get out of jail card, funny about your offer of gratitude. Glad it all ended well. Dont envy you getting out of bed at 4.30am these next few months so sending a hug for that.
     
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  6. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh my that looks so cozy I want to come join Dennis. :) The babygro sounds like a much better idea -- I hate those e-collars.
     
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  7. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    They are just as much of a worry as our children aren’t they?
    I’m going to search for the wall hanging trees, great idea - I’m sure I saw something like that in one of the Christmas markets at Truro last year.
    Also a good idea to leave lower branches bare I think.
     
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  8. Fndwheelie

    Fndwheelie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry I didn’t get fbg again. Been busy today with paper crafting. Made a couple of box cards with candles, and magnetic notepads which I’m just waiting on mini calendars. I’ve also included pics of where I got to in my beading.

    Candle box cards
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    Magnetic note pads (need to add calendars)
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    Beaded train progress
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  9. Debandez

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

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    I'm just one of many. And I always think of it as a team effort. Every one of us is playing a significant role. I learn something that helps me every day on here. For example the link you added. How good will that be, if they give the right advise! I'm going to share with my su

    I will certainly use monitor instead of test. Hadnt realised i swapped. Thanks.

    I'm going to look at taking it forward next week. More time. At the moment just finishing decorating whole house from top to bottom. Just got a few more doors to gloss then it can go on market. Another 5 days full on should finish eruthing nicely. Sons house but we got roped in ,;-)
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    Libre sensor makes it so easy.
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    So very sorry to hear this..hope you are ok. You have your doggie a wonderful life.
     
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  12. trick60

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

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    Good morning folks, a 5.2 on the testing dice today, they say it may even be dry today.
     
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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    This post was initially attached to @ianpspurs where he gives a link to nhs England online support. I did ask my diabetes nurse about it awhile ago. But she knew nothing of this kind of support. However I do live in Wales and it is not available in Wales. So thanks anyway to Ian for initially posting this information.

    All information on this thread is gratefully read and received, even if we are in the wrong part of the U.K. to avail ourselves of it!!!

    There was some discussion ish whether to call the blood sampling a test or a monitor. Just for your information I don’t think of it as either. I regard fbg as my morning ‘check in’. And similarly any later samples in the day as my ‘check in’. And this gives me a chance to adjust food in the day accordingly.

    This is just my take on it. I already know, more or less now, what my body says, the information I get from how my body feels at any given moment of time what my likely reading is to be. I always have a considered guess, write it down, then take the blood sample and reading, and very often I am almost spot on. So, in this way I am using less test strips and less pin pricks.

    I will have to say though, I do live on my own. I don’t have people around me 24/7, like many of you have family around you. I do spend quite a bit of time meditating, especially on my thatched swing (!), so I am able to listen to how my body feels. This would be pretty near impossible for me to do, I imagine, if I had people around me.
     
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  14. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning!
     
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  15. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg 6.9

    Having coffee!!!
     
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  16. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning from the dark UK before sunrise @SaskiaKC

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  17. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Turning over and going to sleep. Must just rearrange the KittenCat ...

    ^. .^
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Good morning ... Good night !
     
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  19. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Good night
    Sweet dreams to you both
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  20. Muddy Cyclist

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    Good Morning, 5.9 been awake since 3am, sleep seems to be avoiding me. My cold is not improving fingers crossed it vanishes by the weekend as we have gigs.

    I think I shall hide away today and hope Mrs MC does not catch my cold.

    Be good one and all, keep safe.
     
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