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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1590 on: September 10, 2019, 02:21:00 PM »
Errr, he will not be prosecuted  :goggleeyes: What about the Council if they were already aware?  ??? I would advise your friend to speak to a Solicitor - when he is well enough! Hope he continues to improve.

Absolutely and completely agree.

Whilst I am ready to mock “Ambulance Chasers”, this in no way falls into that category.

The council needs to be held accountable for this slapdash attitude.

It puts my cycle tire incidents very much in perspective.

I wish your friend @The Q well.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1591 on: September 10, 2019, 02:41:52 PM »
If my brother-in-law can successfully sue the council for a BMW alloy wheel (£800) then I suggest your friend can do far better than that when he's feeling more up to it

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1592 on: September 10, 2019, 04:52:49 PM »
unfortunately, round here the council only 'check' the roads once a year, apparently. this complies, according to them, with their responsibility to 'regularly' inspect roads.

the normal procedure, as I've seen it applied around here, is ignore checking roads, if some member of the public does their job for them and reports a pothole etc, then a few weeks or so later someone will go and spray a white line round it, assuming it 'meets their requirements for a repair'.

of course the paint is soon worn off, but presumably a photo is taken to prove they have marked the hazard.

then some time later a contractor will turn up, shovel some tarmac into the hole, back the lorry over it flatten it, and foxtrot oscar, job done.

of course by now what may have been a 6 inch round and 1 inch deep pothole is probably a couple of feet across and up to 3 or 4 inches deep.

and as soon as there is a bit of rain and a frost, the whole cycle starts again.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1593 on: September 19, 2019, 07:20:58 AM »
Contrary to yesterdays post in the happy thread, my sailing compatriot didn't escape the hospital yesterday... He's caught an infection, he sounded very rough on the phone last night... Dangerous places these hospitals.. they make you sick...

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1594 on: September 19, 2019, 10:14:09 AM »
Yep. They won't let you in with an infection but are quite happy to let you out with one :unimpressed:

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1595 on: September 24, 2019, 07:36:39 PM »
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

When I visited last year I bought myself a couple of wagons. I visited last Wednesday whilst on holiday over in the UK. Had a good look round in the shop but could find no n gauge stuff. I asked the man behind the counter about n gauge and got the reply, "We stopped doing that". And to make matters worse, there were no trains running!  :( . If any one intends visiting - no n gauge and make sure you look at the timetable before you go!
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1596 on: September 24, 2019, 09:56:42 PM »
Yep. They won't let you in with an infection but are quite happy to let you out with one :unimpressed:

Never a truer word spoken. I'm still on crutches, eight months after four draining operations and a skin graft!  >:(
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1597 on: September 26, 2019, 11:35:58 AM »
After having few unexplained bladder infections over the past couple of years, the doc finally ordered a series of blood tests.  All came back negative except one, and I had to get retested. This one came back and confirmed I'm borderline type 2 diabetic.  Now here's the gripper.  I'm 67, retired, walk my dog a couple of miles twice a day, shoot archery twice a week, so pretty fit for my age.  BMI of 23, cholestrol of 5, haven't taken suger in ten years, size 32" trousers are slack on me, so pretty atypical for the condition.  I eat a balanced diet with plenty of veggies and fruit.  I have none of the usual symptoms (except bladder infections seemingly????).   So now I'm waiting to see a dietician.  Doc said I need to cut down on carbs, so bread, pasta, potates are on the no-go list. So not a happy bunny.

On the bright side, I get to put my blood/sugar pinprick sharps in my controversially acquired sharps bin.
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1598 on: September 26, 2019, 11:45:46 AM »
No bread, pasta or potatoes  :goggleeyes:. As you say, there is a bright side  :). Hope things improve for you and having had one a couple of months ago, (related to the prostate), I know bladder infections are not fun!  :no:
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1599 on: September 26, 2019, 01:59:41 PM »
Sympathies Trev.
 
I'm in a similar state where all the nice things, according to the Doc, are going to be off limits for a while.

Mind you, just before I descend into that dietary dreariness, we're off for a few days where we eat too much, have a few beers and get all the chores done.

October to just before Christmas will be hell but at least I'll have the railway to keep my mind of roast spuds, Yorkshire puds and chocolate cake- I hope!  :(

Bon chance!

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1600 on: September 26, 2019, 04:04:05 PM »
After having few unexplained bladder infections over the past couple of years, the doc finally ordered a series of blood tests.  All came back negative except one, and I had to get retested. This one came back and confirmed I'm borderline type 2 diabetic.  Now here's the gripper.  I'm 67, retired, walk my dog a couple of miles twice a day, shoot archery twice a week, so pretty fit for my age.  BMI of 23, cholestrol of 5, haven't taken suger in ten years, size 32" trousers are slack on me, so pretty atypical for the condition.  I eat a balanced diet with plenty of veggies and fruit.  I have none of the usual symptoms (except bladder infections seemingly????).   So now I'm waiting to see a dietician.  Doc said I need to cut down on carbs, so bread, pasta, potates are on the no-go list. So not a happy bunny.

On the bright side, I get to put my blood/sugar pinprick sharps in my controversially acquired sharps bin.
Chances are you'll be put on metaformin pills like me, not injections.  People in my family get to 50 and then become diabetic,  my dad did, my grandmother did,  one of my sisters is on warning..  This claim of it being because you're overweight /eatingbthe wrong this I don't think is entirely true..

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1601 on: September 26, 2019, 04:14:13 PM »
and keep clear of fruit  :'(

SWMBO's sugar went up recently, nurse went through what she had been eating differently since last review ..
"grapes, apples, bananas, cherries, in other words much more fruit" :thumbsup:

apparently  :thumbsdown: as fruit is high in sugars  :confused2:

just can't keep up with the latest 'fads' of healthy eating, I'll stick to roast beef, roast tatties etc and sod them all  :dighole:
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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1602 on: September 26, 2019, 04:29:08 PM »
and keep clear of fruit  :'(

SWMBO's sugar went up recently, nurse went through what she had been eating differently since last review ..
"grapes, apples, bananas, cherries, in other words much more fruit" :thumbsup:

apparently  :thumbsdown: as fruit is high in sugars  :confused2:

just can't keep up with the latest 'fads' of healthy eating, I'll stick to roast beef, roast tatties etc and sod them all  :dighole:

Very true, but the ripeness of the fruit has a profound effect and you can eat fruit before it gets sweet.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1603 on: September 26, 2019, 07:35:22 PM »
After having few unexplained bladder infections over the past couple of years, the doc finally ordered a series of blood tests.  All came back negative except one, and I had to get retested. This one came back and confirmed I'm borderline type 2 diabetic.  Now here's the gripper.  I'm 67, retired, walk my dog a couple of miles twice a day, shoot archery twice a week, so pretty fit for my age.  BMI of 23, cholestrol of 5, haven't taken suger in ten years, size 32" trousers are slack on me, so pretty atypical for the condition.  I eat a balanced diet with plenty of veggies and fruit.  I have none of the usual symptoms (except bladder infections seemingly????).   So now I'm waiting to see a dietician.  Doc said I need to cut down on carbs, so bread, pasta, potates are on the no-go list. So not a happy bunny.

On the bright side, I get to put my blood/sugar pinprick sharps in my controversially acquired sharps bin.
I've been type 2 diabetic for the past 20 years. I eat a fairly sensible diet - not too much of anything. Still have half a sandwich for lunch and cereal for breakfast the odd pint when @daveg drags me kicking and screaming out to lunch. The secret is, as I said, is not too much of those things and not too often.
The years have been good to me, it was the weekends that did the damage.

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Re: Unhappy Thread
« Reply #1604 on: September 26, 2019, 09:07:48 PM »
Yeah @Malc , I have to wear ear defenders cos you make so much noise!  :P

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