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Going Through a Major Slump with my Diabetes

One part of running this blog that I absolutely love is that I have ability to process my feelings that can be particularly difficult to say out loud. This blog helps to help me and is almost a form of therapy and this week’s blog is unfortunately a negative one. I suppose I am justContinue reading “Going Through a Major Slump with my Diabetes”

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Scarring

After sharing a post recently over on my Instagram all about cannula scarring and marking – I was shocked at the responses I received. I have never liked the amount of scars I have on my body from previous cannulas, from being diabetic for 18 years and using a pump for 12 years as youContinue reading “Scarring”

CGM’s

I hope everyone is having a great start to the week. I thought I’d write a post about CGM’s, the pros, cons and my personal thoughts and feelings about them – more specifically about my Dexcom. Now, back to basics for a minute, before technology started to advance, the only way to check what ourContinue reading “CGM’s”

IT IS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY

This is something that I have been constantly repeating to myself for weeks now.  There have been some very good days and moments, don’t get me wrong but equally some low moments. And that’s okay too. We are allowed to mourn the life we never had, one that didn’t include injections or carb counting. AndContinue reading “IT IS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY”

Medical Appointments for Type 1 Diabetes

All of the appointments should be attended as each provide a useful insight into the condition of the body. *This is from my experience in Warwickshire and Oxfordshire, please note that this can vary from county to county or country to country* As a newly diagnosed diabetic, and actually at any stage, having diabetes isContinue reading “Medical Appointments for Type 1 Diabetes”

Working with Type 1 Diabetes

This is purely based on my own experiences of working and dealing with my diabetes alongside of this. Please let me know in the comments your experiences of how you manage your blood sugars! Diabetes comes with so many difficulties in normal life anyway. I found when I transitioned from part time work to fullContinue reading “Working with Type 1 Diabetes”

Skiing Holiday

After putting a poll out on my Instagram, a large number of you wanted an in-depth blog post on my skiing holiday and wanted a focus around blood sugars, travelling and skiing itself. Travelling Travelling has always completely destroyed my blood sugars. I am an anxious flyer which always increases my blood sugars regardless ofContinue reading “Skiing Holiday”

18th Year As A Diabetic

I know I said there was not going to be a post over these 2 weeks that I am away but how could I not on my 18th diaversary! Its such a big day because the part of my pancreas that doesn’t work properly could legally go out drinking or to a night club ifContinue reading “18th Year As A Diabetic”

Things You Wished You Were Told At Diagnosis

Hey everyone! Just as a heads-up, I am going on a very long awaited skiing holiday on the 25th January 2022 for 2 weeks. So on the 31st January 2022 and 7th February 2022 won’t be any new blog posts! But on the 14th February 2022, I will be back posting every Monday! I amContinue reading “Things You Wished You Were Told At Diagnosis”

Exercise and Attempting to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

Hey Everyone! Just as a heads-up, I am going on a very long awaited skiing holiday on the 25th January 2022 for 2 weeks. So on the 31st January 2022 and 7th February 2022 won’t be any new blog posts! But on the 14th February 2022, I will be back posting every Monday! Happy MondayContinue reading “Exercise and Attempting to Manage Type 1 Diabetes”