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

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

  1. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    @geefull I hope the drift dissipates as the days lengthen and I am sure others value your posts as much as me. Thanks for all the supportive posts today. Suffolk deliveries done, meat collected, Amazon came early. Colonoscopy for Julie tomorrow - still lots of fluid for her to drink tonight which is not very pleasant she tells me.
     
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  2. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Sounds an unpleasant procedure I know but I hope it proves useful in the long run, and helps to guide diagnosis and appropriate treatment for her.
     
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  3. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    That makes the situation even more sad and bewildering. It must be like @jjraak said, the spirit or essence of the person disappears and that must matter more to a dog’s sense than sight or smell or sound of the person.
     
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    Krystyna23040 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Yes - that has to be the reason. At the time I couldn't work out why it was happening as MIL still looked the same. Dogs (and cats) are much more complex than I realised.
     
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  5. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps there is truth in this 'Aura' so many speak of..?
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    a winner for the upbeat post and end of day with uncle.., ( think your right in her being proud, from the tone of the evening )
    rather then staying upset at not being able to lay wreath & flowers.
    i think those you went to visit would have said as you mentioned...

    I doubt the spirit world changes peoples perceptions of the efforts we still make in their name.

    ..and pretty sure those much loved, know only too well, we don't even have to go to their final resting place to pay our respects, that can happen in the kitchen or anywhere else, once we choose to reflect on the love we all shared..now and forever.
     
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  7. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hugs for the feeling..but a 'creative ' and much enjoyed view of just how infuriating this woe can be sometimes.:banghead:

    The more i read, the more convinced i become the body does NOT like surprises.

    eat a lot of meat ?..eat if for a good while..and it KNOWS your a Carnivore..so it adjusts.


    Sorry to say it, ladies..but it is very much like a man driving and reading a Map.

    it DOES NOT need to stop and ask ANYONE for directions.. it knows EXACTLY where it is ..at ALL times...
    (yep, just described me and most fellas, i think..pre sat nav days)

    So it preps for the expected and then kicks back watching the liver, kidneys etc, working their But off..while it just chills...


    until.. AAGGHH :***:...the alarm bells go off inside us, as we guzzle or fast unexpectedly

    HOW very DARE we,spoil the plan by eating too much of something or too little .

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    i think it's like a mom, in it has it's own special way of looking out/after us
    you know, a mum that has a meal plan for days ahead of delicious, nutritious foods and a few of our favourites, to boot.
    so everything's planned, defrosted and cooking.as the kids walk through the door, and.then she spots the kids have come home with empty Kentucky boxes.., and it's "cheers Mum but not really hungry now"

    just SO she doesn't waste more food, she doesn't bother cooking tomorrow..and then of course the kids come home all 'Hank Marvin'...
    and now she's stressed because she feels like she's not being a GOOD mum,
    and the kids pick up on this but see it as 'why DON'T you love us anymore':bigtears:..

    and then the calls and texting begin again, as she starts to check once again where they are, and pays closer attention to what they are doing, so she KNOWS whether to cook or not.

    the kids KNOW they have food to eat at home so don't snack before hand...and it all goes so very well and back to normal..
    ...Until next time the kids come home with McDonald's and say
    "hey mum, don't bother cooking, we ate already"...AAGGHH.:banghead::banghead::banghead:
     
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  8. dogslife

    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    In my opinion,@ianpspurs, the colonoscopy is not so bad. I always think the effect of Picolax or similar preparation is more unpleasant. Best wishes to Juie for tomorrow.
     
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  9. Debandez

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

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    It can be all consuming cant it? A touch of burn out I'm sure. But we bounce back after it takes its course. Onwards and upwards. All for one and one for all on our wonderful supportive friendly thread. Dinner sounds yummy, hope you enjoyed the roasties.
     
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  10. Debandez

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

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    Hope all goes well for Julie tomorrow.
     
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  11. Muddy Cyclist

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    Yes @DJC3 it is Monday that MIL is moved to nursing home, we did not visit today as we were seeing my sister but a cousin went.

    @jjraak What great news for your family and nephew.
     
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    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My body did this to me today. Lunch with Sister and BIL was most enjoyable. After the few weeks of dealing with MIL and for the first time since my T2 diagnosis in April I decided to throw caution completely to the wind and just eat a Roast Lunch and Sweet with no regards for the Carb intake, I knew I would pay for such recklessness. My sister laughed saying I wouldn't bother testing your BG for the rest of the day you've blown it.

    So 1 had Roast Beef, Large Yorkshire Pudding, 4 huge roast potatoes, Red Cabbage, Carrots, Parsnips roasted in honey, onion marmalade, greens, English mustard, I glass of red wine. Then a Pavlova and coffee to finish. 2 hours later a 4.8 I never get that low after a fast. I took it again after another hour and it was 5.2. For the rest of the evening it's not gone above 5.5 even though I had a smoked salmon with cottage cheese salad followed by yoghurt, nuts and seeds, cheese and nuts and some 90% chocolate for my evening meal. I wonder what the Morning will deliver, watch this space.
     
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  13. Debandez

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

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    Amazing for the bs . and the meal. Sounded delish. You have had one hell of a rollercoaster ride and throwing caution to the wind was no doubt a great tonic for you today.
     
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  14. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am glad all is okay with your nephew. The best possible Christmas present you could have.
    Enjoy your Christmas.
    Take care.
     
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  15. dunelm

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

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    Good morning from the northern (Bossanova) school of cramp dancing.

    The wonder wheel of “early to bed, early to rise but can we negotiate a reasonable time” came in at 4.8 this am

    I went all Ultravox yesterday; started a huge jar of sauerkraut and then made Viennese stuffed cabbage with sour cream - this means nothing to me, Oh! Vienna.

    MIL has now decided that she does not want to come round for Christmas Dinner tomorrow because she would not be able to do it justice. So, we have booked a table at a restaurant for lunch time tomorrow. It has both a Christmas menu as well as their regular one and she can choose a smaller plate. She should be fine at our daughters on Christmas Day as it is a buffet affair and she can pick.

    @ianpspurs - all the best for Julie today. A Megga Bus of extra festive hugs to all that need them - take one anyway - they keep. Have a great day if you can and rember, everything is on it’s way to somewhere.
     
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  16. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Fbg 7.8

    Have a good Monday.
    Take care
    >^..^<
     
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  17. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @ianpspurs Best wishes and prayers for Julie today and for you, and all the medical team involved.

    @Muddy Cyclist Best wishes and prayers for you and Mrs MC and MIL for the move, and for all the staff and residents at the nursing home.

    Comfort and joy to everyone today, as we begin the time of longer days and more light, and shorter nights that will hopefully continue to provide restful sleep and sweet dreams.
     
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  18. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    You too. ^. .^ :)
     
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  19. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Merry Christmas to all!

    No, we don’t have snow today!
    I took this photo in the last snowfall we had!
     
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  20. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    I've just remembered there is a movie I liked called Comfort and Joy, and now I want to see it again.
     
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