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10 things T1D has taught me

If you’ve read my previous posts, you’ll know I haven’t actually taken care of my diabetes from day one. I tried, but failed two or three times. 410 more words

London Bridge Challenge 2016

Diabetes UK are holding a fundraising event on Sunday 9th October 2016, where participants are walking 10 miles across 13 bridges in London – and I’m one of them! 130 more words

Goodbye multiple daily injections

I have been going through a rollercoaster of emotions, some days I felt terrified at the idea of getting a pump, others I was excited, impatient, anxious angry, buzzing, you name it I probably felt it. 1,467 more words

Sorry, not sorry..

There are quite a few things I’m not willing to apologise for. I’m the kind of person that doesn’t say sorry very often, unless I am quite obviously at fault. 558 more words

I wish people knew that...

Diabetes is a chronic illness that will never go away. I will fight diabetes for the rest of my life, doing the job of a pancreas for as long as I breath. 630 more words

Bad diabetic? You have no idea!

If a person with diabetes deliberately doesn’t take their medication, are they a bad diabetic? If a person with diabetes boluses and deliberately eats more carbs than they bolused for, are they a bad diabetic? 1,241 more words

The Healthcare Experience - #DBlogWeek Day 4

Our topic today is The Healthcare Experience.  Most people who live with a chronic illness end up with a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with healthcare. 1,182 more words