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

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

  1. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Morning all and thanks for the congrats all. @dunelm Happy Bin day. @Muddy Cyclist I didn’t know about Orion being used to measure light pollution, I’m going to count tonight. @gennepher lovely night sky photo with your amazing camera again
    I woke to 6.1 (5.2 on CGM) which is faintly irritating after an hour in the gym with PT yesterday and fish for dinner ( turbot, wonderful but so expensive, won’t be repeating it too often)
    @ianpspurs a day of remembrance for you. I’m sure he’d understand. He built the house for love of his wife and family and you are moving for love of yours.
    I’m hoping to join the diabetes health walk at the Eden Project this morning. They run them every week as part of social prescribing, it’s not far from me and might meet some new chums.
    Little Dennis barking furiously at those bin men again, as are the dogs next door and over the road. Wednesday is a noisy day in these parts.
     
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    PenguinMum Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning All. @trick60 and @OldButBold there is no justice with this I am a livid 6.6 after a safe day of food with smaller portions than usual.
    I am rushing out in a minute to pick up a friend and we are going to a Christmas Cookery Demo we have been going to for the past 10 years. I am no longer able to taste everything but it is a nice event.
    Have a good Wednsday everyone. Stay/get well, stay safe.
    Very foggy here so need to leave lots of time.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Bit loose outside the off stump and trigger movement needs work but thanks.
     
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  4. dunelm

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

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    Our recycling bin is getting out of hand - found it’s way, under the cover of darkness, out onto the pavement - unless it was Mrs Miggins last night but highly unlikely. Recycling Bin Tricky.
     
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  5. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    IMG_2337.JPG @dunelm keeping in seasonable tradition......


    Oh no it's not!
     
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  6. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Behind you:angelic: (so where is?)
     
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  7. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good National Bin Day Morening Ladies and Gentlemen. Today could be the highlight of your week only if you don't let the political mess we are in or not in depending on your point of view upset you.
    My neighbour finally got round to asking me had I seen his pet alligator, I didn't have the heart to tell him I sacrificed it at the sandwich alter.

    Shock horror driven to the depths of depression this morning, feeling suicidal, my reading was 7.3, but then I did eat a lump of cheese, it was the size of Everest just before I staggered up the wooden hill to bed. ( Now for those of you that take everything I write literally, I am only joking, for me and me's with my medication and conditions any reading below 10 is good ).

    Mrs J finally trapped me and forced me to have a hair cut and beard trim, hair is now a number 8 and the beard a number 1. Luckily I am still a card carrying member of the scruffy gits club.
    What are your plans for today? Anything wild an exciting? I hope so. Remember to grow old disgracefully is an honour and privilege, enjoy it while you can.
    Have a great day folks.

    Ps Alligator tastes like muddy chicken
     
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  8. Muddy Cyclist

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    Oh No it doesn't!

    Mrs MC is giving me the runaround for an hair cut also, to blooming cold in my opinion.

    Typed it small so she can't hear me. :)
     
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  9. Muddy Cyclist

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  10. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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  11. Krystyna23040

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

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    Now that's the sensible way to do it - not as I did it. I was walking along a country lane with a boisterous young Labrador on a lead. Poles, lead and boisterous Labrador - a recipe for disaster.

    Re: the cycling accident: I think that I was very lucky and although I have been left with ongoing problems I did survive the accident - which I am so grateful for.
     
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  12. Muddy Cyclist

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    I had the dubious pleasure of leading a Nordic walking pole group from Wales around Cannock Chase, I don't use poles myself unless hill walking when they help on the descents. I assumed quite wrongly that a Nordic pole walking group would want a good walk so planned 8 miles taking in Shugborough Hall for lunch. Three things I had not accounted for, 1. The noise from all those poles, hardly a quiet walk in the countryside. 2. They don't walk far, two miles in I was having to think how to shorten the walk. 3. This group and since then other groups I have encountered think they don't need to stop/move for others they act like an unstoppable marching army of ants.
    Of course individuals don't do those things but groups are terrible!
     
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  13. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs for your ongoing problems from the accident, I have stopped riding on the roads, too scary. I can get on to the heathland and forest along bridleways from where I live so i am very fortunate.
     
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  14. Krystyna23040

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

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    Your walking poles look excellent quality and very robust. They look ideal for walking around.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I was too scared to ride on the roads after that. Your cycle rides on heathland and forest Bridleways sound really lovely - and much safer than the roads.
     
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  16. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]

    Looks very businesslike and efficient!
     
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  17. Krystyna23040

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

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    Never tried walking in groups - it sounds horrendous. I must admit that I ditched the poles as soon as I could walk unaided. Although I do think that they are an excellent aid for fitness - in my mind they were a symbol of my disability and my goal was to walk without them.

    Also, in 2005 not that many people were using them and I got so many comments from people saying things like "don't you realise it's not snowing" I got quite fed up. I know it was because the movement pattern is similar to skiing but I still got fed up with it happening all the time.
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Verse 11, I'd say.
     
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  19. Krystyna23040

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

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    Just read your post - well done for the brilliant 36.
     
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  20. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've never met an Australian Bulldog but one of my favorite dog novels is an Australian one, "Golden Dog," which has a Bulldog named Algy. It's by Mary Elwyn Patchett.
     
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