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Re: [IPk] How vulnerable are we?



Ibve just noticed that there hadnbt been any posts on here since 13th
April. I do hope everyone is safe and healthy
Ibve been recently informed that I have coeliac disease!
I know that both conditions are autoimmune but it sees rather strange after
61 years of type 1. ! X

On Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 10:24, Tom Falconer <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Some of our little local shops are now delivering, which makes it easier to
> get fresh fruit, veg and meat (and alcohol!). There's a local Facebook
> group set up where you can get all the details, and people will offer to do
> shopping for you off you're isolating.
>
> Good luck all.
>
> Tom
>
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 10:13, Alison Jones <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> > Hi Barbara
> >
> > I have decided to Socially Isolate with my mum (she lives in the
> > countryside, in a remote spot). My husband is still required to go into
> the
> > office and my at home son is doing food drop offs for needy people, so
> they
> > thought that it was safer for me to relocate.
> >
> > Been here for 3 weeks now and haven't been to supermarket in that time.
> But
> > I have become a maestro at home shopping!
> > Tesco slots do randomly become available if you keep checking. You must
> > have some sort of shopping basket set up on line (easy to alter later).
> > Then check as often as you can (some slots can be released at midnight).
> > You really need to be persistent, but we have been lucky.
> > Also worth checking supermarkets that you don't normally use. I got a
> slot
> > with Iceland for tomorrow, who knew they did some much fresh fruit, veg,
> > milk etc
> > It does a bit take over your day, but not impossible, in my experience
> >
> > Good luck
> >
> > On Mon, 13 Apr 2020, 09:51 Barbara Watson, <
> > email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I feel frightened too as my husband has no spleen which puts him in the
> > > critically vulnerable group.  He was contacted by NHS by text and then
> > > letter, telling him to stay shielded for at least 12 weeks.  I'm Type 1
> > > with mild asthma and do the shopping for my family and haven't yet
> > managed
> > > to get a home delivery.  So, I am shielding my husband but going out
> to a
> > > supermarket which worries me a lot.
> > >
> > > Stay safe everyone.
> > >
> > > Babs
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 00:47, Jane Halls <
> > > email @ redacted> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have Type1 and Asthma. I feel vulnerable. My family haven t let me
> go
> > > > out.
> > > > We have 3 children still at home. No way of getting home deliveries
> so
> > my
> > > > husband has been out to get shopping, etc. Haven t been able to get
> > > > anything
> > > > from my surgery other than the government guidelines set out on their
> > > > website.
> > > > My brother-In-law s brother died from Covid-19, 2 weeks ago. He was
> 68
> > > and
> > > > had
> > > > no underlying problems. I m just staying in.
> > > > Stay safe
> > > > Jane
> > > >
> > > > Get Outlook for iOS<https://aka.ms/o0ukef>
> > > > ________________________________
> > > > From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted> on
> behalf
> > of
> > > > Gema
> > > > <email @ redacted>
> > > > Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:34:33 PM
> > > > To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
> > > > Subject: [IPk] How vulnerable are we?
> > > >
> > > > Dear all
> > > >
> > > > I hope you are all well during these difficult times.
> > > >
> > > >  I keep asking myself the above question. My husband and I are type
> 1.
> > I
> > > > also
> > > > have 3 other autoimmune diseases. At the moment, Ib m treating Graves
> > > > disease,
> > > > it has come back post-natal. Luckily none of them is respiratory.
> > > >  I looked on the government website about the most vulnerable. I try
> to
> > > > book
> > > > online deliveries and itb s challenging. We donb t seem to fall in
> that
> > > > category
> > > > but we always we get mentioned as vulnerable. How do you all feel?
> Are
> > > you
> > > > out
> > > > and shopping? I donb t think we are the same as the rest of the
> healthy
> > > > population ...
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > > Gema
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