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

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

  1. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    FBG 7.0 this morning, down from 7.3 which I sent back. I feel much better this morning than I did yesterday morning. Thank you all for the hugs! I started feeling well enough yesterday afternoon to walk to the grocery store to buy cat food and consult with the pharmacist about Lisinopril.

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  2. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A hug for the ordeal OBB...it would have to be a winner for your stoicism.
     
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  3. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Poor you that really is a nasty infection. Dont like the sound of the mask though some might say a mask would suit me o_O. Do take care.
     
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  4. UserABC2021

    UserABC2021 Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    I asked the chemist if I could have a black mask, with my black hoodie on I can definitly do Darth Vader for Halloween :)

    The lady at the chemist said "Oh be interesting to see what Harrison looks like in his mask"
    So I just sent her this...

    hf.jpg

    Ok ok, he's not as good looking as me :);)
     
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  5. Debandez

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

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    6.6 at 7.50am (late night strawberries, cream and oppo, just felt a bit peckish and wanted something sweet)
    5.8 at 8.14am
    Coffee n cream for breaky to balance things out a bit.

    Taking hubby away for 2 days to Birmingham so started out at local beautiful Stanley Park for brunch. Chicken n chorizo salad with feta cheese. Did a couple of jobs that needed doing prior and made a couple of essential calls. Then we hit the road.

    What a morning! My new PA (hubby !!!) got a couple of things wrong. Managed to sort in car driving down to Brum. Decided to give him his p45 anyway :) to which he said 'don't bother I quit!!' (How rude). Then I realised I depend on this man! So I needed to come up with a plan, and quick!

    I now have a plan! We are in Birmingham for 2 days. Window shopping for motorhome ideas. When we find design we like we buy older jalopy type version in a couple of years and the world is our oyster. Travel blog heaven!!!

    Plan a.
    Let him pick the style he wants (gulp, his taste needs much guidance)

    Plan b
    Plough him with drink tonight over dinner and get him to sign withdrawal agreement. Withdraw his resignation. This is my preferred option. Let's hope it's not as challenging (or as lengthy) as EU withdrawal!!!

    Joking aside, we have booked in at a lovely airbnb. £31. Bargain. Spotless. En suite. Hospitality tray (with biscuits for hubby, I've bought choccy for me). Microwave! Lots of eateries down the road mainly Indians so when in Rome ....eat curry! Bet they dont do cauliflower rice. Sadly. But I'm sure I will find something suitable. Fingers crossed. Oh and apparently the one recommended let's you bring your own booze! Win win.
     

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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Thank you for asking. He’s been very drowsy and confused still - he’s on a lot of painkillers. I’m still having to carry him out to the toilet but he’s eating well which is the main thing, and the little babygro is stopping him biting or scratching at the stitches. He had a good night and we’ve just stayed in being very calm today. It’s odd being able to leave a book or my slippers on the floor and not have him immediately scampering off with them!
    Mr C is taking him for his post op check tomorrow as I’m away with youngest daughter for a spa break she’s treating me to. Not the best timing but it was all booked ages ago. He’ll be fine I know, but I wish I wasn’t going tomorrow.
     
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  7. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    A lovely jubbly 5.7 this am
     
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  8. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Good to hear he is as well as can be. The young of any species recover well. Hope his check up is good. Enjoy your spa break with your daughter I am sure Mr C and other family members will take good care of little Dennis.
     
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  9. PenguinMum

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    @Debandez re Plan B you should have gone to Brussels bet they never thought of getting drunk lol ;). I have found Tandoori King Prawns or chicken (the dry spicd one) with cauli bhajee is ok for me. Beware the popadoms, one is absolutely the limit!! Hope you and Eric have a lovely couple of days.
     
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  10. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh hope it isnttoo uncomfortable. I had areal crush on HF in that era but my though I loved the first Star Wars films it was in Witness that he made my legs tremble.
     
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  11. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Me too and I also loved him in The Frisco Kid. :D

    @DJC3 the spa day sounds like exactly the break you need. Young Dennis will be fine, it will be a boys' day and Mr C will take good care of him.

    @Debandez I will take Cat Number 20, please .... Oh, wait .... Sorry, the KittenCat says Oh no I won't ... Sorry .... ^. .^
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I know this is a fasting blood thread so apologies for inflicting late evening reading. Mr Dracula gave me a score of 8 after evening meal, whilst pre meal reading was 4.8. The total amount of carbs today was less than 15 grams and tonight's meal was Cauliflower Cheese and Bacon, Lunch a Chicken Salad and so the mysteries of Blood Sugar levels continue to frustrate and annoy, could be my cold causing it I suppose.

    What I have noticed now and other times is when my readings go over 7.5 I start to feel unwell, ache, numbness in the lips, sore eyes, salty taste on lips, tiredness and lethargic. What I don't know is does the Higher reading make me feel this way or does feeling this way cause my higher blood readings? Quite a conundrum!

    So another night ahead of me sitting up to sleep as my cold is not improving just changing in character.

    Good night one and all, sorry for the moan, hugs to all feeling under the weather, see you in the morning.
     
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  13. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    You can moan as much as you like on here.
    It's not just moaning, it is actually verbalising the problem, and in verbalising, our brains work out (by themselves!) an idea, and then a possible solution emerges @Muddy Cyclist

    I have to sleep sitting partially upright because of my problems. I have about 10 feather pillows at the top of my bed, and this is quite comfortable! The only grumble I have is taking all those pillowcases off on bed washing day!!!

    Take care
     
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  14. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    3 am wide awake Blood Glucose 5.8, thanks @gennepher you are right, verbalising the problem helps and the support is always uplifting. Enjoy those pillows.
    I'm gong to do some watercolour painting as sleep is no longer an option.
     
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  15. Debandez

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

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    You are going great guns. Brilliant.
     
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  16. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Fbg 6.9

    I have given up on sleep too same as @Muddy Cyclist Enjoy your painting. I find this the best time of day to paint anyway. The brain is more creative...

    Oh well. A coffee now or two!

    Have fun everyone!
     
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  17. Debandez

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

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    Very interesting reading. Have you thought of investing in a libre sensor. Even just fir a month. £48 for 14 days is an awful lot of money but it would be a good investment if finances allow. And your phone compatible, otherwise a reader would be required. I'm loving mine so much. You could maybe do it for 14 days.

    You are doing so well but having to go very low carb for such outstanding results. But managing it well. Well done. And thanks for sharing.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Loved Tommy cooper.
     
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  19. trick60

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

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    Good morning folks, 5.4 on the dice today, raining again here, hope it's dry in Brum for you Debs. Have a lovely day all who can, and sympathies to all those under the weather.
     
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  20. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks
    I will look into it Debs.
     
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