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19 Lessons from 19 Years of Type 1 Diabetes

First of all, hello everyone! Thank you for bearing with me in my silence, I have not been in a great headspace and every time I open my laptop, nothing comes to mind. Its all part of the journey I suppose. Life has been very busy at the minute, myself and partner are getting marriedContinue reading “19 Lessons from 19 Years of Type 1 Diabetes”

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Is the Dexcom G7 Worth it?

25/07/2022 Hello everyone! I cannot believe I am writing this right now! Definitely a pinch me moment as this kind of stuff does not happen for me! But at the start of July 2022, I applied to Dexcom’s G7 Early Access to trial it out and be one of the first in the world toContinue reading “Is the Dexcom G7 Worth it?”

Why I have Switched Back onto My Insulin Pump

I just want to say that I haven’t made this decision lightly, to some it may seem that way, but it has definitely been playing in the back of mind for a long while now. As you know if you have read my earlier blog posts, I have been suffering with diabetes burnout for aContinue reading “Why I have Switched Back onto My Insulin Pump”

Brain Fog

A side effect of diabetes that no one really talks about is brain fog, this can occur when your blood sugars are either too high or too low. I am sure majority of people have experienced brain fog or something similar, but it is impossible to do anything, let alone work. It is ridiculous justContinue reading “Brain Fog”

Lets Talk About Diabetes

With Diabetes Awareness Week starting today (13th June to the 19th June 2022), I thought this weeks blog post would be talking about diabetes. Yes, diabetes is being talked about a little bit more for example with funding in the UK, every diabetic now has access to a CGM of some description. For more informationContinue reading “Lets Talk About Diabetes”

Picking Up Our Lola

So, I know I have announced this on my Instagram and not on here but myself and my other half are picking up our puppy this week! We are picking up a beautiful female Cocker Spaniel called Lola! We pick her up on the 8th June 2022 and I couldn’t be more excited to bringContinue reading “Picking Up Our Lola”

Diabetes Does Not Stop

As we all know within the diabetic community, diabetes is a 24/7 7/7 thing. We have no breaks, if we give ourselves one, we can put ourselves in very damaging and dangerous situations. If it is for long enough, it can be life-threatening and have life changing consequences. Diabetes has to be on the frontContinue reading “Diabetes Does Not Stop”

Diabetes

We have recently been stuck on the M25 for hours which always provokes thoughts. I was sat thinking about the last time I ended up in hospital due to DKA or diabetes related issues. For me that was around 4 years ago, ketones of 7.6 and very poorly. That experience was one to shake meContinue reading “Diabetes”

Burnout

Within this blog post I will share some information about burnout itself and what I am going through at the minute. What is burnout? You can experience burnout with absolutely anything in life, relationships with others, your work, keeping active, to medical conditions, and so much more. The definition of burnout is: Burn-out is aContinue reading “Burnout”

Update on my Goals for 2022

First of all, can you believe we are over a ¼ of the way through this year! How crazy is that! Life has been crazy hectic at the minute, so I thought id do an update on how my goals are getting on and if I am sticking to them! If you wanted to seeContinue reading “Update on my Goals for 2022”