#TalkAboutDiabetes It's Diabetes Week 2018 (11th-17th June) and we want everyone to #TalkAboutDiabetes! Having diabetes is not an easy ride, in fact it's a very serious condition that needs to be monitored and assessed every moment of the day. It's like taking on another full time job to be honest! Or, if you're self employed … Continue reading Diabetes Week 2018
This past week has been a very interesting one for me when it comes to diabetes. Yes, interesting, exciting, and challenging. Let's start at the very beginning... So, last week some of the wonderful Diabetes UK team Ethan, Jon and Ben popped round to my flat to film a new video. (I did briefly mention this … Continue reading What do you actually know?
Well, what a wonderful weekend that was for the Royal Wedding! The weather couldn't have been better and it's safe to say that the guests, bride and groom all looked amazing. I really do love how us Brits celebrate the royals. There were so many street parties and house parties happening to honour the day … Continue reading #FightForFlash
I hope everyone has enjoyed the sun over this glorious bank holiday weekend! Unfortunately, seeing as I am part of the self employed world, I was working the entire weekend (of course!). I made sure that I spent as much time on my breaks outside as possible without getting burned like a little tomato! It's safe … Continue reading The Waiting Game
Recently I have been lucky enough to be sent some products to test and review from the lovely brand Cosyfeet. Click here to view their site. They currently have a sale of up to 75% off too, so take advantage whilst you can! So, as some of you who have read my previous blog 'Personalise … Continue reading Cosyfeet Diabetic Sock Review
After nearly 11 and a half years of being diabetic, no one has ever actually asked me, "what is is actually like to be diabetic?" For a condition that people should know a lot more about, it shocks me that people don't tend to ask me what it's actually like to live with it. I … Continue reading What is it actually like to be diabetic?
Let’s just take a moment to remind ourselves what year it is... 2018. Yes, it’s 2018 and there are still so many things wrong in the world. We are unfortunately never going to live in a fairytale world where everything is perfect, but surely people can work together to change things - or so you’d like … Continue reading How are we still body shaming?
When telling people that I'm diabetic, I'm sometimes faced with the question; "do you have the good or bad one?" My internal response to that is always a huge sigh of exasperation, however on the outside I hold it together and reply "there is no good or bad type of diabetes." Being diabetic is not … Continue reading Have you got the good or bad Diabetes?
Diabetes can be a very difficult and frustrating condition to manage. Some days you get things spot on - your blood sugar levels are amazing, you inject correctly for your food and you feel on top of the world. Other days things fall to shit and sometimes there really is no way of getting it … Continue reading Personalise your Diabetes
Today is March 1st and it's snowing. I know, I actually can't believe we've got this weather! Utter madness! However, I have been very lucky to not have to leave the house today as I have a day off and I have finally gotten round to writing another blog. About time. We are in our … Continue reading New flat and Diabetes UK