Last week I was very fortunate to attend the Diabetes UK Professional Conference at the ACC Liverpool. I attended as one of the bloggers who had applied for the opportunity and I was lucky enough to be one of the chosen 3. When I got the email to confirm that I'd been chosen I was … Continue reading Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019
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
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!
I've definitely spoken about this before, but I feel like it needs to be addressed again as I know so many people feel awkward when it comes to this topic. Injecting in public Injecting in public for some type 1s is a daunting and uncomfortable experience. I think back to when I was first diagnosed … Continue reading Injecting in public and taking the low carb plunge.
First of all, apologies for not writing for a while! I've (as usual) been really busy and was visiting home last week, which was so lovely. Lots has been going on, so I've found it hard to find time to write. However, finally, here we go! So, a story was brought to my attention a … Continue reading The consequences of type 1
A few weekends ago Bobby and I got to go and stay for a night with our wonderful friends Lottie and Michael, in their newly bought home in Bordon. On our train journey there I swiftly realised that I'd forgotten to pick up another Levemir pen from the fridge. I only had enough insulin to … Continue reading The cost of Diabetes.
I'm really hoping that this blog will be useful for my fellow type 1s who feel like going on an all inclusive holiday will really muck up their blood glucose control and leave them feeling awful. I can assure you - I did it and it was hard but I enjoyed every second. I'll be … Continue reading Type 1 and All Inclusive Holidays
Oh my goodness! It feels like an entire lifetime since I last wrote a blog post. I really do apologise for that! I have been super busy as usual and endured a grueling 16 day continuous work stint before I jetted off on holiday to Majorca. I only just arrived back on Wednesday so my … Continue reading There’s always a diabetes update.
#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?