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
#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
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?
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?