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Yet another newbie

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Merlin22red, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Merlin22red

    Merlin22red · Member

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    Hi you must get bored by the same Hi I'm a newbie greeting :lol: but you got it any way.
    I will give you a short rundown on me I have been diabetic for about 14 years, two years after finding a growth on my spinal cord I still cannot get reconciled with it but there you go :roll:
    I use byetta nova rapid and levimir, plus metformin.and a shopping list of other rubbish, which the doctors seem to keep giving me, I still reckon it's all a conspiracy to keep em in a job :crazy: .
    Any how I am a Yorkshire Lad (using the lad bit very loosely it his age ya know)
    Now living in sunny :roll: Lincolnshire where we moved after I applied for the vacancy of village idiot, and got it :thumbup:
     
  2. daisy1

    daisy1 Type 2 · Legend

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    Hi Les and welcome to the forum :) I think that after 14 years you are an experienced diabetic and certainly no idiot, apart from having the honour of being elected village idiot of course :crazy: Perhaps you would like to tell us a bit about how you look after yourself. In turn, if you need to know anything then please ask as there is always someone here to help.
     
  3. angieG

    angieG Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sunny today here in Lincolnshire yes, but rather chilly.
    Whereabouts in the county did you get the 'job'? :lol: I'm near Coningsby

    Welcome to the forum. :wave:
    Angie
     
  4. alliebee

    alliebee · Well-Known Member

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    Hi and welcome to the forum :D
    Fantastic group of people on here, Lovely forum
    Alison :D
     
  5. Merlin22red

    Merlin22red · Member

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    Hi Angie, I was Fibbing about the job :oops: we actually moved to Sunny scunny via kirton lyndsay
    I had to retire on health grounds, the Lady I am proud to call my wife re trained and became a teacher
     
  6. Merlin22red

    Merlin22red · Member

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    Hi daisy, I am not allowed to look after myself I have one of those old fashioned ladies (my better half) who smacks my bum if I try doing too much, Hmm will have to try to do more :lol:
    My diabetes control went out of the window a little while ago, It seems as well as the spinal tumour, and diabetes I some how got a touch of leukemia, the chemotherapy was interesting :shock: but It worked now it's taking time to get the diabetes under control, although my last 1c was at around 7.6 so I am getting there
     
  7. angieG

    angieG Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear you've had a rough few years. Fingers crossed it's all in the past now and you can work on your diabetes (and part time village idiot role :))
    Glad to hear you have a good lady keeping you in order!
    Regards
    Angie
     
  8. Osidge

    Osidge Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Hi Merlin

    What took you so long to find us??? I find the forum a bit like an extended family with all that that implies! I have found support and friendship - and the occasional disagreement.

    I hope you find this place somewhere that you will want to stay. There is a huge amount of knowledge and experience to tap into.

    Cheers

    Doug (with a place near Spalding)
     
  9. Merlin22red

    Merlin22red · Member

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    Hi Doug I spend a little time on some forums, but until today never thought about the diabetes forums, from what i can see you are a friendly crowd, so I will have to add you to my daily tinterweb rounds :lol:
     
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