Finally! My third and final blog from Diabetes UK Professional Conference -Psychological and Emotional Support with Type 1 diabetes. If you ask any Type 1 whether it is psychologically and emotionally taxing living with diabetes I think it's safe to say 99.9% would answer yes. There's an awful lot more to living with diabetes than … Continue reading Psychological and Emotional Support
Finally, I've managed to get round to writing my second blog based on the talks I attended at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference. This blog focuses on eating disorders and disordered eating in occurrence with diabetes. Speaking very openly and honestly, I can safely say that I have never had any experience with an eating … Continue reading Eating disorders and disordered eating
When I attended the Diabetes UK Professional Conference I sat in on a talk about Macrosomia. The talk was titled 'Macrosomia: Is it inevitable, is it preventable and does it matter anyway?' The talk was broken down into sections featuring presentations from various speakers. The talk ran as follows: 11.40 - Can we accurately predict … Continue reading Macrosomia – what is it?
So as many of you are most definitely aware, on the 22nd February 2019 Bobby asked me to marry him and I said YES! What a weekend that was! I had absolutely no idea that he was planning on getting down on one knee and asking me to marry him. I was completely oblivious and … Continue reading We’re ENGAGED!
I am currently battling to try and get the green light for a FreeStyle Libre. Boy, I can tell you, it's not been easy! First of all, the entire issue was due to the Libre not being funded in various areas which obviously lead to the dreaded "postcode lottery" that swept the nation. Slowly but … Continue reading Don’t let diabetes get you down.
I would have written this blog entry sooner however, I won this bag and then pretty much had my birthday and then headed off for panto so I was really busy. Alas! Here it is! So I was first introduced to Ganesha Gear by my wonderful friend Jonsel (Instagram: @diabeticshowbizshizzle) He actually tagged me in … Continue reading Ganesha Gear – Diabetic Bag of Life
Now, I don't know if this is just me (but I'm definitely sure it isn't) but it annoys and frustrates the hell out of me when I can't find any nutritional information for something that I am eating. It's not so bad when you buy food from a shop such as Tesco or Sainsburys because … Continue reading Nutritional Information Frustration
So the 28th December 2018 marked my 12th year of living with type 1 diabetes. Did I celebrate? Not in a huge fashion, but I always raise a glass and give a nod to getting through another year living with this condition. It's not easy and it will always come hand in hand with its … Continue reading Happy 12th Diaversary to me.
Oh yes it is! As most of you know I am currently performing in Peter Pan at the Princes Theatre in Clacton-on-Sea, playing the roles of Mrs Darling/Darcy the Pirate and Persil the Mermaid. I am absolutely loving it and I'm having so much fun working for Polka Dot Pantomimes this year. This is actually … Continue reading It’s panto season!
I just wanted to write a short blog to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who has been watching my #happydiabeticchallenge insta stories so far! I have been overwhelmed with all the views they have received and all the wonderful messages people have been sending me regarding them. I had no idea that my … Continue reading Thank you so much!