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Who has had their first jab?

ColinUK

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Type 2
6 hours after my jab I'm starting to feel tired and headachey. Hope it passes over night. If I feel like this in the morning I'll be giving work a miss.
That’s what I did today. Was utterly poleaxed today until about 4pm.
Now feel perfectly fine so was a day and a half for me.
 

goodybags

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 2
Seems lots are hearing now, I’ve still heard nothing here.
Your not the only one who hasn’t heard anything yet, they’ve not contacted me either..
 

Martin9

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 2
Got my appointment through today for next Wednesday 24/02, I’m 59 and in SW Scotland...
 
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TotallyAverage

Active Member
Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1
Having mine today, was very surprised when they called to offer me one since I'm 25 so I thought it wouldn't be my turn for a while yet.
 

Martin9

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Type 2
Having mine today, was very surprised when they called to offer me one since I'm 25 so I thought it wouldn't be my turn for a while yet.
What region you from ..?
 

helli

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1
Your not the only one who hasn’t heard anything yet, they’ve not contacted me either..
Me neither but given Tier 6 (those of us under 65 with diabetes) has the largest number of people in it, I am not surprised we will be contacted at different times.
I don't plan to chase anyone unless I still haven't herd at the end of next month.
 

Martin9

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Type 2
Having mine today, was very surprised when they called to offer me one since I'm 25 so I thought it wouldn't be my turn for a while yet.
I think T1 are higher in priority, as they should be..
 

sololite

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1.5 LADA
My invite came by text yesterday and I had the Oxford one today. I am 60 and assume I got it because of my diabetes. I am in elmbridge.
 

Inka

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1
I had mine this afternoon. I had the Pfizer one.

My arm feels a bit sore and heavy but I’m ok so far. I had a headache today anyway due to a bad night’s sleep so that’s bothering me more than my arm so far!
 

Freddie1966

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1
I’ve just had the text ... all booked for Sunday morning. Never been on sick rules so hoping my levels don’t play up . Everyday is a school day with type 1
 

Becka

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I received a text message from the local hospital trust yesterday, which seems rather late as everyone C.E.V. was supposed to have already been offered theirs.

Not often I get to praise my G.P. surgery, but thank goodness they offered me one early. That is a month of shielding it should save me, assuming that restrictions are relaxed by the time of my second dose.
 

Drummer

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 2
One week later and I am feeling really brilliant - yes a few side effects - sore throat and swollen neck for a few days, some coughing but I really feel bright eyed and bushy tailed now.
I wondered is it was the reverse of psychosomatic illness - but I don't do psycho anything except lose my temper - Viking ancestry to blame there - second jab can't come around soon enough for me. Well it can, but you know what I mean.
 

Purple_Panda

Active Member
Relationship to Diabetes
Type 2
Having mine next Wednesday 24th February at 08:10 to be precise.
 

TotallyAverage

Active Member
Relationship to Diabetes
Type 1
Just been and had the Pfizer one, very organised system, even got a sticker :D. Unfortunately had to come home and break the news to my staunchly antivax dad, who has taken the calm and adult response of refusing to speak to me, crying, then complaining about it on twitter. Anyone else had to deal with antivax friends/family?
 

HenryBennett

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Relationship to Diabetes
Type 2
Just been and had the Pfizer one, very organised system, even got a sticker :D. Unfortunately had to come home and break the news to my staunchly antivax dad, who has taken the calm and adult response of refusing to speak to me, crying, then complaining about it on twitter. Anyone else had to deal with antivax friends/family?
Yes, I have some friends with whom I agree to disagree :mad: They put their faith in homeopathy:rolleyes:
 

Gwynn

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I had mine today at 11am. Really well organised. The whole experience was quite pleasant.

Pfizer. No sticker though. Perhaps time for an off8cial complaint!

No pain or after effects as far as I can tell. BG exactly the same as this morning too. Perhaps the extra exercise that I did today helped keep it stable.
 
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