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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


Language and Diabetes-#DBlog Week Day 3

Our topic today is Language and Diabetes.  There is an old saying that states “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. 778 more words


Diagnosis is confusing, what's the difference?

“Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes are the same, right?” Wrong. There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Both are often confused, and are… 541 more words