FUDiabetes

Standard Forum Jargon/ Abbreviations

Here are some standard abbreviations you might find on the forum:

2ww: Two week wait

AMOF: As a matter of fact

ADN: Any day now

AF: Aunt Flo (period)

AFAIK: As far as I know

AFK: Away from the keyboard

AKA: Also known as

BAC: By any chance

B4: Before

B4N: Bye for now or before now

BBL: Be back later

BR: Basal Rate

BF: Breastfeed, or Boyfriend

BFN: Big fat negative

BFP: Big fat positive

BIL: Brother in law

BITGOD: Back in the good old days

BRB: Be right back

BTA: But then again

BTW: By the way

BYAM: Between you and me

BYKT: But you knew that

CMIIW: Correct me if I am wrong

CU: See you

CUL: See you later

DD: Darling daughter

DF: Darling fiance/fiancee

DH: Darling husband

DP: Darling partner

DS: Darling son

DTRT: Do the right thing

DW: Darling wife

EOL: End of lecture

ER: Extended Release

ESP: Especially

F2F: Face to face

FAQ: Frequently asked questions

FIL: Father in law

FITB: Fill in the blank

FTTT: From time to time

FU or 4U: For you

FWIW: For what its worth

FYI: For your information

GAFIA: Get away from it all

GFY: Good for you

GMTA: Great minds think alike

HTH: Hope this helps/Here to help/Happy to help

IAC: In any case

IAE: In any event

IC I see

IDTT: I’ll drink to that

IIRC: If I remember correctly

IMAO: In my arrogant opinion

IMCO: In my considered opinion

IMHO: In my humble opinion

IMNSHO: In my not so humble opinion

IMO:- In my opinion

IMOBO: In my own biased opinion

INPO: In no particular order

IOW: In other words

IWBNI:- It would be nice if

IYSWIM: If you see what I mean

JIC: Just in case

JTYWLTK: Just thought you would like to know

LO: Little one

LOL: Lots of luck/lots of love/laughing out loud

M/C: Miscarriage or miscarried

MIL: Mother in law

MW: Midwife

NM: No message

NP: No problem

NRN: No reply necessary

N/T: No text

OIC: Oh I see

OH: Other half

OMG: Oh my goodness!

OTOH: On the other hand

OTT: Over the top

PG: Pregnant or pregnancy

PILs: Parents in law

PND: Post natal depression

POV: Point of view

ROTF: Rolling on the floor

ROTFL: Rolling on the floor laughing

SAHD: Stay at home dad

SAHM: Stay at home mom

SIL: Sister in law

SITD: Still in the dark

TAFN: That’s all for now

TAFT: That’s a frightening thought

TBH: To be honest

TIC: Tongue in cheek

TIA: Thanks in advance

TL/DR: Too long, didn’t read

TMI: Too much information

TNX or TNS: Thanks

TTBOMK: To the best of my knowledge

TTC: Trying to conceive

TTFN: Ta ta for now

TTL4N: Thats the lot for now

TTUL: Talk to you later

TYVM: Thank you very much

WFM: Works for me

WRT: With regard to

WTF: What the F***?

WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get

YDMV: Your Diabetes May Vary




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