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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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    5.3 this morning, a pleasant surprise after spending all day sitting on the floor with Dennis and doing no exercise at all.
    Off for a spa break with daughter in a bit - I’ve left several pages of instructions for Mr C ( who has taken 2 days off to care for D) I know these will be cheerfully ignored but it makes me feel better. He and Little Den will no doubt spend the whole time on the sofa watching sport and eating rubbish but they’ll be very happy.
    @HarryBeau what a lovely surprise to see Plumpy, I’ve missed a few weeks on here, is he back for visits or sleepovers or what? I bet he’s tickled pink to see you however it’s come about.
    Glad your sleep pattern is improving @ianpspurs and sorry to hear about those who are waking too early @Muddy Cyclist and @gennepher
    @PenguinMum I hope you get to see your girlfriends, can’t beat a good laugh with old pals I don’t think - very good for the soul.
    @SaskiaKC I hope your laundry marathon sent you to sleep eventually. I remember putting my eldest daughter in front of the washing machine sometimes when she was a baby, it always calmed her down if she was fretful and in fact her first smile was to a load of ‘smalls’ whizzing round!
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My neighbour and I have been on better terms since poor old Churchill bit the dust after her daughter arrived with tears in her eyes...a bunch of roses and a little card to say how sorry she was to hear about Churchie...so now he's in & out DJC I'll probably walk him later but he spends more time at 'home' & its working out really well...yesterday he was in his element lots of people to say hello in the café...delicious food and he got to order his own biscuit...Dennis is being a little trooper and I have no doubt he will be spoilt rotten by Mr C...so relax and enjoy the spa visit.
     
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  3. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So have I MJ...I don't often work that much but the last two weeks have been exceptional...things should quieten down by Saturday thankfully.
     
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  4. HarryBeau

    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Harry spends more time 'next door' now PM and I have a set of keys so will walk him when I can...it is working out very well...things have been better since Olivia (my little neighbour) aged nine broke the deadlock when she heard about Churchill's demise and arrived here in tears...children have a wonderful way of putting things into perspective & teaching us a valuable lesson...yes we are planning to visit Battersea to rescue a cat (or two) likely to go Monday...there are a couple of Wood Green charities not too far away but to my surprise they are not terribly user friendly...there are a couple of cats I have my eye on hoping to 'reserve' one at the weekend so we can meet them on Monday.
     
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  5. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Oh I’m so pleased for you all that relationships have improved, everybody benefits this way. I am smiling at the thought of him ordering his own biscuit. Reminds me of a bulldog I knew called Gladys, she lived in a pub and every Saturday there would be a street market just outside. Gladys would queue up politely by the sausage stall and wait her turn, the stall holder would pass her a sausage and off she’d go back home with it. No idea if money ever changed hands.
    I’m so sorry to hear about Churchill too, what a traumatic few months for you.
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    He was...lovely to take him for coffee yesterday...he's such a sweetie...he played the crowd shamefully Krystyna.
     
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    HarryBeau Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Love the sound of Gladys DJC...how sweet I'm not sure how many people realise they are just soft gentle giants...yes it was awful with poor Churchill going...I went through the usual I'm never having another cat...just realised the house needs a cat...I need a cat & there's a cat out there who needs us...so off to Battersea on Monday with Olivia (my little neighbour) and Georgia my nieces daughter to find us a rescue cat or maybe even two.
     
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  8. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    That’s wonderful, and so exciting that your new bf is just waiting for you to find him/ her. I can’t wait to hear how it goes.
     
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    Lord knows what will happen with the girls in tow...they'd come home with a car full of cats so I have to be kind but firm when we get there...we're all looking forward to it.
     
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    I want to start by apologising to those who are finding their sleeping hours robbed, I seem to be an unwilling thief! Went to sleep at 11 last night, woke at 7 this morning and turned over after meds back to sleep until gone 10am and I’m taking a day time nap also. Please come and take back your sleep hours, by force if necessary! I don’t have time to waste sleeping, I’m on holiday last week of October and have too much to do before I go to sleep away the morning. 6.2 this morning, and out for lunch today with my father. I didn’t visit him yesterday but I know he wasn’t at work again, although he told me he was. Yesterday I made a couple of Christmas cards, got some boxes to make, then the birthday/Christmas boxes will be almost ready to send. The ditties bracelet curse has struck again, visiting my grandmother she has snapped her bracelet so I will have to remake that for her, and I also need to make the black one for the parcel.
     
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    Oh thats really a great step forward for all of you and especially Harry. I am very excited for you meeting your new fur baby/babies. Maybe it will be like us, went for one came away with two that needed homing together. Cant wait for pics. Good old Harry he is a gentle giant.
     
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    He's a real sweetheart PM a clumsy heavy footed sweetheart but his big heart is in the right place...no idea what cats they will have when we get there...hoping to reserve one I have seen but whatever happens I'm sure we'll find a gorgeous KitKat that needs a good home getting more excited than the girls.
     
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    Have a good day everyone
     
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    No need to apologise, enjoy sleeping. Most of my life I have always though sleep to be a waste of time and burnt my candles at both ends, I know that it isn't healthy but there always feels so much to fit in and so little time in which to do it. However this recent denial of sleep really is a step to far.

    Of course I wouldn't complain if you would like to send me some of your sleep. :hilarious:
     
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  16. Debandez

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

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    Dr unwin prescribed one for a short time (14 days I think) to a t2d with uncontrolled bs. Worked amazingly well. You would get a good idea in a month for sure. They are brilliant.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    There is a few threads re IF but I'm not sure which is best but @Goonergal will be able to help.
     
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    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    6.1 after a wonderful evening last night with hubby in solihull. I had quarter popadom, chicken tandori which was basically half a chicken smothered in fried onions and spices. Absolutely delicious. I had a small spoon of pilau rice. Tiny corner of naan bread. 3 glasses of wine (BYO). And a coffee with floating cream (they sweetened it!). Results attached from libre for info. Higher than usual but expected higher. Meal was amazing. And it's good to let your hair down now and again..it was nice having something different. Going to start doing some of the low carb recipes from my cookery book soon.

    Birmingham motorhome exhibition today window shopping. Catching up on forum while hubby drives us home. 238 posts to go!

    The 2nd rise on graph was the coffee!!!
     

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

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    Did anyone watch Eat well for less? SHOCKED AT THE ADVICE THE DIETICIAN GAVE TO THE 2 T2Ds! BBC - no words!!!
     
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    Good morning folks, another 5.4 on the dice, have a lovely day all.
     
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