Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019

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 wasContinue reading “Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019”

Ganesha Gear – Diabetic Bag of Life

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 inContinue reading “Ganesha Gear – Diabetic Bag of Life”

Injecting in public and taking the low carb plunge.

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 diagnosedContinue reading “Injecting in public and taking the low carb plunge.”

The consequences of type 1

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 aContinue reading “The consequences of type 1”

The cost of Diabetes.

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 toContinue reading “The cost of Diabetes.”

Type 1 and All Inclusive Holidays

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 beContinue reading “Type 1 and All Inclusive Holidays”

There’s always a diabetes update.

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 myContinue reading “There’s always a diabetes update.”

Diabetes Week 2018

#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 employedContinue reading “Diabetes Week 2018”

What do you actually know?

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 thisContinue reading “What do you actually know?”

#FightForFlash

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 dayContinue reading “#FightForFlash”