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

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

  1. dogslife

    dogslife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning one and all. A shocking fbs of 10.0 greeted me this morning. :arghh: Haven't been testing for a while and have been struggling with a strange sore/ dry mouth this week. A chicken and egg situation. Have my sugars been up and causing the mouth infection or vice versa? Didn't think my diet had been too bad recently but stricter control of what I eat, more water to drink and more testing are on the cards methinks! Enjoy the rest of the week-end folks wherever you are and whatever you are doing. Stay well and safe.:)
     
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  2. Krystyna23040

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

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    So pleased that Julie can keep her.Nespresso machine - I have to confess that I have my new machine plus a backup machine just in case the new machine breaks down. That means I don't have to go without my Nespresso for even one day.

    Sounds like you have devised a good 'work around ' for the cream issue.
     
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  3. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    Just 1 backup? I'll find out just how many we have when we move. I know of 4 ( not sure I'm meant to) but pretty sure there are more. On the other hand I'm not sure Julie knows just how many socks or coats I have because I actually don't:angelic:
     
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  4. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    8.1 on a foggy but sunny Sunday morning.

    Happy Birthday to Mrs @Muddy Cyclist !
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    @gennepher I love your painting. Thank you for posting it. :)

    @dunelm I feel inspired by your carnivore post and am going to try carnivorous eating between now and my next A1C appointment. That is just over a week away now; I may try to reschedule it for early February.
     
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  5. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    @jjraak I thought about you and Lauren of Arabia earlier. I was watching Back To the Future Part 2 during breakfast. The movie was made in 1989, but set in 2015. It was interesting to see how the moviemakers in 1989 thought life would be in 2015, and all the things they got wrong --
    And then in one scene I saw a huge travel poster that said SURF VIETNAM. :)

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    I hope your Steph is OK. You know you are an awesome dad.
     
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  6. DJC3

    DJC3 Type 2 · Expert

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    Thanks for the 5’o @jjraak ( I was hoping you’d do that) but hugs to you and @PenguinMum for the higher fbg. @HarryBeau no hug for you because it sounds like you had a lovely evening and I suspect it was well worth it.
    We’ve just come back from seeing the new Guy Ritchie film ‘Gentlemen’ anyone seen it? I thought it was great, very Guy Ritchie - along the lines of Snatch. Hugh Grant is a revelation.
     
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  7. Muddy Cyclist

    Muddy Cyclist Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All family gone, peace at last, but great day. Not much time for painting so a quick sketch with a watercolour wash for me after seeing a sunset on the horizon this evening, sorry only 20 minutes in my sketch book.

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    Yes I did use an old candle to add wax resist. I don't like doing this on watercolours so the seascape I paint will have to be white paper, lots of water and pushing the paint around, I will hopefully eventually upload the finished large seascape. Be brave I look forward to seeing your art.

    @gennepher another great painting. Hope all is well with your property and yourself.

    Thank you all on the behalf of Mrs MC for the birthday wishes I know she's had a great day with our daughter, son and grandchildren.
     
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  8. Debandez

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

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    5.4
    Lost a bit of faith in my libre. This disc seems to be scanning ok fingers crossed.

    Had a busy few days with one thing and another. Holiday hunting proves demanding for me. I have to get the best bargain. Lots of cross referencing! I love it but it can be time consuming. Catching up on forum tonight. It moves very fast this thread. Blink and you miss....a LOT.
     
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  9. Debandez

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

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    Fanbl**dyntastic
     
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  10. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.
    All appears okay. No ridge tiles missing, but I cannot see rest of roof...I need a drone to investigate...

    That is a great little sketch.

    Glad you all had a good day.
     
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  11. Debandez

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

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    Thank you lovely PM. Tax return time, plus new grandchild hugs, holiday hunting and just life getting in the way of me and my fave thread! Enjoying catching up as always.
     
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  12. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    Relaxing on this lovely evening. The window is open and the breeze blowing in is cool and refreshing as a summer evening breeze should be and seldom is.
    This afternoon we had a little bit of excitement in the garden -- this fine feathered fellow was so motionless we thought he was injured, or crying out to a fallen fledgling. Then between the four humans watching, and the HVAC fan suddenly starting up, he flew away. The crying continued, however, and then a big squirrel darted out from cover and fled.
    We guessed the hawk had had the squirrel cornered but couldn't get in to him and that the crying had been the squirrel. But we all thought prey animals went silent when cornered by a predator ...

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    Afterwards we heard the same crying sound coming from the direction in which the squirrel had fled. Maybe he was alerting the other squirrels. ...
     
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  13. Debandez

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

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    Awesome!!!
     
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  14. Debandez

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

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    Its fabulous!!!
     
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  15. SaskiaKC

    SaskiaKC Type 2 · Expert

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    From YouTube:
    A Thai temple cat's bid for affection during solemn Buddhist prayers for the new year on Tuesday was enough to test the patience of a monk trying to maintain his concentration. Video of the saffron-robed monk gently trying to push away the cat who crawled into his lap during the five-hour-long prayers delighted Thais who saw the footage on Facebook.

     
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  16. trick60

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

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    Good morning/evening folks, 6.3 on the dice of doom, didn't think I had strayed that far from the path of righteousness but obviously had, hey ho back to the grind.
    Have a lovely week all.
     
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  17. ianpspurs

    ianpspurs Type 2 · Expert

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    .Fbg = 5.3 (± 5%) @ 4.12. Day 4 of DD 2 month :bigtears: diet and most of the basket of deplorables I associate with LC/Keto now in place. Zero dark 30 awake, bg not great, no transit (4 days now), cold. So far no gout or strange virus/lack of energy. I could obtain all these benefits without paying for a "specially formulated for me" diet but good to know they aren't just my badly formulated regime. Now drinking my first ever bulletproof tea (yes MCT oil is quite expensive) which is not part of the DD diet but I really don't want caramelised onion sausage frittata @ <5.00 pm. Have a great day. I'm going to watch the rest of NFL (fell asleep by 1/2 time last night) - see if Mahomes really is a wunderkind. @Muddy Cyclist loved the landscape. @trick60 have a good day at work wattever you are up to. Get ohm safely and see the potential difference of lower carbs.:angelic:
     
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  18. True Blue

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    Morning all.

    6.1 mmo/lt at 0600. Just keeping to LCHF and Dry Jan., so far so good.

    Stormy weather. Two garden fence posts down already. Keep safe everyone.
     
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  19. OldButBold

    OldButBold Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Day 2 of carni OMAD and I have a 5.7 this morning.

    My weight is an appalling 104.5kg, that is 4.5kg up since Nov. I was 100kg at diagnosis and did drop to 94kg following a fast, but 100 seems to be where I was staying. Given that I'm only a short fella it puts my BMI around 37 :bag:.

    Hopefully, admitting all this here will drive me to actually get it lower. Given how much I gave up following diagnosis I'm not happy that my weight stayed the same and that starvation seems to be the only thing that moves it. At least my grocery bill will be light ;)
     
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  20. gennepher

    gennepher Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had to laugh @SaskiaKC
    :)
     
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