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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By KarenG
Was he T1 or T2? Is his nurse at the GP? I...

Was he T1 or T2? Is his nurse at the GP?

I am sure there are some excellent diabetic nurses attached to GPs I have personally found their advice / approach not at all useful for me as a T1. I had...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
I had mine 1 May (group 6) and I canít book yet...

I had mine 1 May (group 6) and I canít book yet either Nanna :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
Bozza:Boosted Feels like episode 2 in a...

Bozza:Boosted

Feels like episode 2 in a trilogy? Bozza Strikes Back?
Forum: General Chat 23 Oct 21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,676
Posted By KarenG
I also use maidmarianís approach and hope someone...

I also use maidmarianís approach and hope someone else opens the cupboard before I have to 😂
Forum: General DVC Discussion 22 Oct 21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By KarenG
I can probably free up 9 BLT 2022 points if it...

I can probably free up 9 BLT 2022 points if it helps you?
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 21 Oct 21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By KarenG
And another vote, again thanks to MF :) My...

And another vote, again thanks to MF :)

My gut feeling, FWIW, is that your costs may be lower using transfers rather than renting a car. We donít particularly enjoy driving around LA (though we...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,878
Posted By KarenG
God, I hope people donít judge me based on what...

God, I hope people donít judge me based on what my father says to and about people!

Itís shocking, disgusting and inappropriate that this man made these comments about a young woman.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
Natureís way of elimination seems a strange way...

Natureís way of elimination seems a strange way to describe it to me? We try and prevent deaths by cancer, disease, limitless other things. We fight nature to try and improve quality and length of...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
Thatís his job though, isnít it - heís not in...

Thatís his job though, isnít it - heís not in charge of the economy. If he doesnít say that sort of stuff now the government can continue to stick their fingers in their ears and say la la la canít...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
Andy I honestly, genuinely, canít see Ďlockdowní...

Andy I honestly, genuinely, canít see Ďlockdowní (in the March 2020 sense) being on the table again.

I guess itís making sure we never get to the cliff edge again by taking smaller steps sooner...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
I agree with almost all of this, and I think it...

I agree with almost all of this, and I think it will be a tough winter ahead for many people :(

Where I differ: I donít think we can let COVID Ďtake over foreverí but if we donít manage / control...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8,941
Views: 830,695
Posted By KarenG
I find it sad when this becomes such a binary...

I find it sad when this becomes such a binary discussion of what is right and what is wrong in terms of approach, again. It doesnít have to be all or nothing in terms of restrictions does it?

I...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Oct 21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By KarenG
Just come back to update this in case it came...

Just come back to update this in case it came over as very insensitive to MFís experience. I think (hope) maybe things improved everywhere in terms of acceptance and inclusivity over a 15 year period...
Forum: General Trip Planning 19 Oct 21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By KarenG
I went in February 2020 (was watching the...

I went in February 2020 (was watching the pandemic unfold on TV and has NO IDEA what was to come!) and we had no problems at all even late at night.

I was travelling with an LGBT friend and they...
Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By KarenG
Sometimes people dismiss the Libre readings as...

Sometimes people dismiss the Libre readings as being inaccurate because they donít match a blood test (they wonít necessarily) because they measure a different thing to blood sugar.

I have had the...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 16 Oct 21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By KarenG
I found some flights to San Diego for £287...

I found some flights to San Diego for £287 return!
Forum: Accommodation 12 Oct 21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By KarenG
Yes, as long as your next resort is still onsite...

Yes, as long as your next resort is still onsite and is Disney owned and operated :)
Forum: Accommodation 12 Oct 21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,696
Posted By KarenG
Absolutely love the Sofitel - itís an amazing...

Absolutely love the Sofitel - itís an amazing hotel and the location canít be beaten if youíre flying from T5.

That said we stayed at the PI T5 a few nights ago and with the £150 I saved Iím happy...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 12 Oct 21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,424
Posted By KarenG
Claudette - weíve stayed there twice and itís a...

Claudette - weíve stayed there twice and itís a lovely hotel in a perfect location.

No way on earth would I pay the crazy prices being quoted on this thread, though.
Forum: Accommodation 12 Oct 21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By KarenG
We stayed here three days ago. £14 from the...

We stayed here three days ago.

£14 from the airport to the hotel and similar to return in the morning.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Oct 21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By KarenG
Add me to the list of a virus gifting me T1D...

Add me to the list of a virus gifting me T1D forty odd years ago!

Thankfully medical advances have made it so much easier to live with nowadays :)
Forum: General DVC Discussion 5 Oct 21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By KarenG
B! Itís like having two holidays and the...

B!

Itís like having two holidays and the Epcot location canít be beaten :)
Forum: General Trip Planning 4 Oct 21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,059
Posted By KarenG
We spent a week in Toronto a few years ago (quite...

We spent a week in Toronto a few years ago (quite a few years ago 😂 ) and I would not have wanted to base myself at the airport. It was not particularly well connected to the city from what I found...
Forum: General Chat 1 Oct 21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,372
Posted By KarenG
What an absolutely fabulous night! We met...

What an absolutely fabulous night!

We met Louise Pentland walking up from the station and had a nice chat, will post photos when Iím back home tomorrow with WiFi (hotel WiFi not playing ball!)
Forum: General Chat 1 Oct 21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,718
Posted By KarenG
Opposite you guys in the queue!

Opposite you guys in the queue!
Forum: General Chat 1 Oct 21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,718
Posted By KarenG
Weíve had a lovely few hours wandering around but...

Weíve had a lovely few hours wandering around but have got to our hotel later than expected so we will probably head straight to the event rather than the pub - please say hello if you see us - I...
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,900
Posted By KarenG
Linda - I may be wrong - but I heard that the...

Linda - I may be wrong - but I heard that the cost of means testing was more expensive than just giving it to everyone. I agree with your sentiment though!
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 19,900
Posted By KarenG
This was already a growing problem (for a number...

This was already a growing problem (for a number of years actually) and the recent price increases will have a catastrophic effect on the most needy - many of whom live in very badly heated...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Sep 21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,492
Posted By KarenG
I would go for the early one and still have time...

I would go for the early one and still have time for drinks and spa treatments by arriving suitably early.

Plenty of time for breakfast, cocktails, a snack, and some more cocktails ;)
Forum: Accommodation 30 Sep 21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By KarenG
Which one? There are a few but looks like some...

Which one? There are a few but looks like some are closed / being used for quarantine hotels (not sure which)

Have stayed at the Sipson Rd one - standard Holiday Inn - and also the round one which...
Forum: ADR's, Dining, Food and Restaurants 29 Sep 21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By KarenG
I hate taking all the spontaneity out of it but...

I hate taking all the spontaneity out of it but Xmas / New Year is totally manic - weíve been a few times - and reservations are a good strategy to be assured of getting in to where you want to :)
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,718
Posted By KarenG
Oh my that would be amazing!

Oh my that would be amazing!
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,718
Posted By KarenG
Also: Do we think / hope for: Mickey...

Also:

Do we think / hope for:

Mickey Bars?
Mickey Waffles?
Dole Whips?

🤤
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 15,718
Posted By KarenG
Iíve been to London a few times since March 2020...

Iíve been to London a few times since March 2020 but not since June so Iím very excited (I love London).

And I have decided what to wear! Still in my yellow Minnie trainers for sure though :)
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Sep 21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By KarenG
We did a 28 minute connection at EWR and it was...

We did a 28 minute connection at EWR and it was fine because we got off at gate 33 and strolled ten yards to gate 34.

We would not have made it had our first flight been delayed but there were a...
Forum: General Chat 28 Sep 21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,968
Posted By KarenG
Happy Birthday Colette! Have an amazing day!

Happy Birthday Colette! Have an amazing day!
Forum: Accommodation 28 Sep 21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By KarenG
Absolutely love this!

Absolutely love this!
Forum: Accommodation 27 Sep 21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By KarenG
Thatís outrageous if they are charging for hotel...

Thatís outrageous if they are charging for hotel facilities! Isnít that one of the reasons to stay at a higher rated hotel?!

Nothing wrong with the PI Bath Road and itís fun watching the planes...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 27 Sep 21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,284
Posted By KarenG
For that saving I would do indirect without a...

For that saving I would do indirect without a doubt.
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Planning 27 Sep 21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By KarenG
We went for 2 and with a painfully early flight...

We went for 2 and with a painfully early flight we were on the ground in east coast after lunch, so we had a decent amount of the day left.

I was concerned an overnight flight could leave everyone...
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