Fundraiser for Stand Up to Cancer

I am currently running a fundraiser for Stand Up to Cancer. If anyone could please donate, I’d very much appreciate it. All money goes towards cancer patient treatment and students at university who are researching cures. 

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My goal is to reach at least £100. In the past I have shaved my head in honour of my deceased childhood best friend who died from terminal bowel cancer and I did it to support all cancer patients worldwide and I donated £25.00 to Cancer Research UK. 

Please help me save lives.

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How I control my diabetes

I was diagnosed in April last year of Type 2 Diabetes, I was prescribed 500mg of Metformin pills to regulate my glucose levels. 

I’ve been told though that Metformin pills can damage your kidneys so now I have a glucose testing kit from my doctor which I use to test before and after meal times so that why I can only use my Metformin when it’s actually needed.

How do I know my blood sugars are increasing? 

Basically you’ll sweat, you’ll feel hot, you’ll get a headache and you’ll feel like collapsing. 

My highest blood sugar rate so far since using my glucose testing kit was 12.2 which is high but not dangerous, if yours is around 13+ then that’s when you should take your Metformin. 

How do I know if my blood sugars are low?

You’ll feel weak, lightheaded, dizzy, your speech will become slow and you’ll feel like you’re tired but other people will think you’re drunk. 

The average and safe glucose rate is between 4.6 and 7.0, if your blood sugar levels are very low, it’s time for you to eat some fruit or drink a sweet drink (i.e. Lucozade) and slowly your blood sugars will return to normal. 

Is it normal for some diabetic people to be fat?

Yes, because we have scheduled meal times, we need to eat when our blood sugars are low, we have to eat something each time our Metformin pills are due to be taken. Also, insulin injections can make Type 1 diabetics large. Being diabetic and overweight isn’t necessarily the person fault because the medication can increase their size.

Can diabetic people be skinny?

Yes, diabetic people can be skinny or overweight. It depends on how the diabetes is effecting their bodies.

Is dieting and cutting out all sugar recommended? 

Not necessarily. Diabetes is not about sugar, it’s about how much fat your body stores and how much energy your body produces to burn it by your glucose levels. It’s all about moderation and whether or not you’re insulin dependant. 

Diabetic people are allowed ice cream, chocolates, crisps (aka “potato chips”) as treats but in moderation. 

Going on a diet programme is probably the worse thing a diabetic person could do because if your blood sugars go very low, you can end up in a coma which is life threatening. 

The key is just moderation. We diabetic people usually eat only 3 meals daily (breakfast, lunch and dinner). But this doesn’t mean we cannot stop for a ice cream whilst out and about with our friends or treating ourselves to a pizza or noodles, we just have to take it easy. That is all.

(A man talking to a doctor)

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10 facts you probably never knew about me

  1. I communicate with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 
  2. I met former X Factor contestant Chico Slimani at the O2 store in Enfield Town 
  3. I had a near death experience around September in either 2011 or 2012
  4. Despite my English accent, I was actually born in Dundee in Scotland 
  5. I speak Mandarin Chinese 
  6. I share the same birthday as WWE wrestler Paul “HHH” Levesque and martial arts actor Donnie Yen
  7. I’m half European and half British – I’m 12.5% Italian, 12.5% Irish, 12.5% Scottish and 62.5% English
  8. Although I was born on July, 27 in 1987, I was a premature baby and was supposed to be born on August, 26 in 1987
  9. I broke my right ankle in July 2013 and the bone has never healed properly and I suffer from arthritis in the ankle
  10. I can communicate with cats – Despite my allergies, I always loved animals and cats are one of my most favourites and I once studied cat vocals and observed their body language, slow blinks and purring gives a cat a positive vibe that you’re a friendly, welcoming presence 

12 Best places to be in England, UK

  1. Barnet General Hospital: Sure there’s a long wait but the doctors and nurses are excellent, especially with people who have learning disabilities or mental illness. There is a 24hr bus that goes directly to Barnet General Hospital. The hospital is very clean and safe.
  2. The Galaxy Centre (Luton): Luton Town may not be the ideal place to live or even visit but it sure does have a fantastic arcade centre. From pool/snooker tables and bowling alleys to video games and casino slot machines along with a mini bar, a family friendly burger diner and a cinema.
  3. Waterstones (Enfield): A big book store with friendly cashiers and many varieties of genres to set your eyes and glasses on. 
  4. Starbucks (Enfield): It may be small and it may be a long que to wait in line with but the staff are excellent and there’s free WiFi. I once was in a hurry to get my breakfast and whilst in a taxi, I knocked my drink over. The store manager understood my situation and granted me a free drink! 
  5. schuh (Luton): From Vans slip ons and DC skateboarding trainers to All Star Hi Top Chuck Taylor’s Converse sneakers. Expensive but great taste.
  6. BadRhino (Hull): Great men’s clothing for all different sizes. Shirts as cheap as £20.00 and jeans or trousers for at least £18.00. This is a great place to buy clothes if you’re a man who is big and tall.
  7. The Castle Tavern (Luton): I no longer drink alcohol but for those who enjoy a Friday or Saturday night quiet drink, live music, having a meal or playing pool/snooker, the Castle Tavern is where it’s at!
  8. Oakwood Palace (Oakwood, N14): If you love Chinese food and beautiful oriental furniture, Oakwood Palace is the restaurant for you!
  9. Jimmy’s Restaurant (Luton): If you love more than Chinese food, Jimmy’s Restaurant has food from all other countries and continents, from Mexico, Japan, Italy, Spain, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Thailand. 
  10. Del Gelato (Hull): If you love Italy and enjoy waffles and pancakes with ice cream and syrup, you might want to take a bite at Del Gelato.
  11. The Deep (Hull): The Deep has been known to be the most popular aquarium attraction in East Yorkshire. It’s one of the largest and very interesting aquariums you’d ever seen. 
  12. Luton Army & Navy Surplus: Army & Navy has been in Luton for a very long time and has the best selling army clothing and camping equipment to buy. I bought a great long green rain coat, a pair of thermal gloves and dog tags.

    If you ever visit England, be sure to visit these places.

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    I was one of YouTube’s most hated members

    Before people began subscribing to me and commenting nice things, I was actually one of the most hated members of YouTube.

    I expressed a lot of opinions people disagree with, even now a lot of people don’t like what I say.

    Why did people hate me?

    1. I admire Buddhist principles. 
    2. I support the Labour Party. 
    3. I dislike Chavs (aka Gangsters, Neds, Millies).
    4. I stood up for myself. 
    5. I am always correct.
    6. I embarrass other people. 
    7. I’m a fan of Gregory Jackson (Onision).
    8. I support charities (i.e. British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK).
    9. I uploaded reviews for TV soap operas.
    10. I’m original. 

    People found these 10 old habits of mine intimidating and still do.

    Why am I not a threat these days?

    Mostly because I changed my username and because I am always honest, a lot of people respect honesty, I was brave enough to tell the world how I felt and tried my best not to let the negative feedback get to me. I once did snapped when I had a mental health crisis but I got over it.

    Am I offensive?

    Yes and no. The reason it’s a 50-50 answer is because I have different beliefs to others. It’s not that I actually want to offend anyone it’s because I will without even trying. I’m an antisocial, misanthropic, introvert proud supporter of the Labour Party, put me in a room with an inbred, extrovert, philanthropist Republican and I guarantee that a fight will break out.

    Why do I despise Republicans and Conservatives?

    Despite my European roots, I was raised in England by a working class family, England has always been a working class country. Theresa May and Arlene Foster are making England a duplicate of America but England is not America. Even Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is embarrassed by our Prime Minister. Our Queen has always wanted our country to be fair and have equal rights. Labour almost won, if they had teamed up with the Liberal Democrats, there could have been more success. Our NHS is more of huge concern to me though but I am planning to donate to the NHS to help keep it public, if we go private, lots of doctors and nurses lose control of their salary, we’ll have to pay for our medical care and treatment. 

    Am I a Buddhist?

    Not at all, I consider myself a Zen Anglican Christian meaning I attend the Church of England, pray to God or Jesus and worship them but I just practice some of the Buddhists principles. What many people do not realise is that the Buddha aka Siddhartha said himself that he was not a God, he was a civilian just like us. Buddhism to me is just a lifestyle practice but many people have different opinions. 

    Why am I very hostile?

    I haven’t exactly had the best life, I mean I lost a lot of great friends I’ve known since school and then I lost a few family members too. A lot of people can’t see it but I have Asperger’s Syndrome (a form of Autistic Spectrum Disorder) so my brain makes me behave differently towards various lifestyle situations. I find it difficult to trust other people due to a number of unfortunate events. People have taken advantage of me, I was abused and hurt and trusting people is a difficult decision for me to make now. When you’ve lived your life in environment that makes you feel worthless and miserable, you automatically become hostile.

    What are my goals for the future? 

    I have once again retired from YouTube, I’ve also quit sharing my spoilers for Holby City and Casualty. I’m going to focus on what I do best: Art. I am going to make my own comic books again. I’ve never published any but I hope I get to someday and I want to share my profits with charities and the NHS. 

    Sinéad O’Connor: Secrets Of a Broken Woman

    In the heartbreaking Facebook video, Sinéad O’Connor expressed how lonely, heartbroken and depressed she was and just recently she sought help from Dr. Phil a television psychiatrist. 

    During her interview with Dr. Phil, it was revealed that Sinéad O’Connor had suffered more than a hestorectomy, losing a son, losing her mother, feeling isolated all the time, having so many failed marriages and relationships, losing her best friend and former singer Prince, Sinéad’s mother wasn’t all as great as the Irish rock star made out to be, her mother was abusive all physically, emotionally and even sexually.

    Sinéad O’Connor’s father had actually turned out to be the Pope in the picture she tore up on the Saturday Night Live show and Sinéad wasn’t just sexually abused by her mother, lots of men who she didn’t know attacked her at a young age up till her teens. The abuse lead O’Connor to cut her hair short and not dress feminine, not just because she believed women singers should dress however they want but to avoid being sexually assaulted. 

    Music wasn’t just a career, it was Sinéad’s way to escape from her past and inner pain. She believed if she sang and played her guitar, she’d go to heaven because of all the horrible things her mother told her.

    Having a hestorectomy tortured Sinéad O’Connor for a long time emotionally. Sinéad’s mother would stamp or kick her genitalia and would try to damage her ovaries because she said she “hated” her and she was “ugly” and wanted her to be a boy. When Sinéad O’Connor had her hestorectomy, she felt like her mother won and got what she’d hope for.

    As well as finding out the Pope who abused children was her father and having to hide the abuse she suffered from her mother as a child, Sinéad’s ex-husband refuses to let her see her own son.

    Dr. Phil has managed to arrange O’Connor to stay at a beautiful facility where she’ll be treated for her depression. 

    So far, Sinéad O’Connor is doing better and has now changed her name to “Magda Davitt”.

    She did however upload one video showing concern for a patient’s safety inside the facility she is/was staying at stating the rooms are all unlocked, the staff are always asleep and no-one is oncall when someone is having suicidal tendencies but O’Connor appeared more calm and not tearful throughout the video.

    (Dr. Phil interviewing Sinéad O’Connor) 

    (Sinéad O’Connor listening to Dr. Phil) 

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    Are you using the right toothpastes, toothbrushes and mouthwashes?

    When you shop, you want to budget your money and go for the best deal right?

    What if I said some expensive toothpastes, toothbrushes and mouthwashes are actually worth buying? 

    My mother recently bought me for my 30th birthday an Oral B pro-expert electronic toothbrush. I use both Oral B pro-expert and Beverley Hills Formular toothpaste. They both protect and whiten my teeth.

    Sensodyne has several toothpastes that specialises in different dental treatment. They have pro-enamel which protects your tooth strength, they acid protection so the toothpaste removes any acids from food and drink and then you have repair & protect which fixes any damages to your teeth. 

    Colgate have Total Care which provides all different types of dental treatment. 

    Corisol mouthwashes are well known to treat all gum problems, including gingivitis and thrush.

    Beverley Hills Formular toothpaste whitens my teeth and removes stains. Oral B pro-expert repairs and protects my teeth. My electronic toothbrush makes brushing my teeth easier and it has multi floss action.

    So is it worth paying a little extra so you can have excellent teeth? I say yes!

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    Sinéad O’Connor

    As you know, Sinéad O’Connor is a pop singer from the Republic Of Ireland and is well-known for her re-make of Prince’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U” which she dedicated to her son that she lost.

    Nothing Compares 2 U 

    Although dedicated to her son, the tears O’Connor let out in the music video were because she was grieving for her mother who had died in a car accident in the mid 80s.

    So why is Sinéad O’Connor depressed? 

    • O’Connor had a long-term relationship with late funk Rn’B singer Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince died from an accidental drug overdose last year in April and even though O’Connor and Prince were no longer together, Prince was always her best friend. 
    • O’Connor was bullied for so many years for having a shaved head and was accused of being a lesbian despite being married several times to men, being a mother, being an Irish Catholic and is a church minister. 
    • In 1985, O’Connor’s mother was involved in a car accident and died due to fatal injuries. 
    • Sinéad O’Connor’s son went missing and was never found and was presumed “dead”, O’Connor’s re-make of “Nothing Compares 2 U” was dedicated to her son despite the song lyrics being about a relationship. 
    • O’Connor can no longer have any children because she had to have a hysterectomy due to endless gynaecological problems 

    I think it’s fair to say Sinéad O’Connor has been through so much pain in her life that she is no longer able to cope with the emotional turmoil. 

    Recently O’Connor uploaded a video to Facebook saying how suicidal she felt because she’s so lonely and she feels like life is unbearable. Fans were devastated. 

    Will Sinéad O’Connor survive?

    O’Connor may be severely depressed but I know deep down she can beat this. She’s one of the strongest female celebrities I know and if there’s something I definitely know well about O’Connor is that she loves her fans, family and friends and she won’t give up on them, that being said: She’s very spiritual, she’s dedicated to her faith, she won’t give up without a fight!

    Here is a beautiful photo of the talented Irish singer

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    999: What’s Your Emergency?

    Last night at 9pm, I watched an episode of Channel4’s 999 What’s Your Emergency and I was really shocked by how an officer was trying to restrain a suspect. The suspect with the knife was already apprehended by another officer but a different officer was ‘punching’ another suspect in the back who was unarmed.

    Due to my mental health, I have been arrested many times by police officers and they were violent towards me to the point I’d go home with bruises on my limbs.

    Do the police need such force?

    They have a right to be firm and strict but NOT violent. I once was told to “piss off” by a female officer after trying to take pain killers. 

    The attitude and violence is unnecessary. The suspects on the programme last night looked only 20 or 19 years old, they’re technically kids!

    If someone is hiding their hand and is resisting arrest, the police should just firmly (not roughly) pin the suspect down and calmly talk to them to try and reason with them in order to get them to willingly be escorted to the police station without a confrontation. Violence or aggression is not needed.

    (An officer making an arrest)

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    Autism Alliance UK now has a Facebook group

    As you know, I have started my own free UK charity called Autism Alliance UK to help spread awareness for teenagers and adults with learning disabilities and mental illness and to help put an end to the stereotyping of the symptoms of Autism. 

    Now AAUK has a Facebook group as well as a page. 

    To visit and join the group please click this link here!

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