Diabetic for 6 years

Today is the sixth anniversary of my Diabetes diagnosis. I remember the morning I received the news from my doctor. I had gone for blood tests because I was feeling thirsty almost constantly, and I noticed that my vision was a little fuzzy. I discovered that these are two typical symptoms of Diabetes later. At […]

Not sure who took who for a walk this morning

I need to be more active. My Diabetes control has been pretty non-existent this year. Thankfully, my new Fitbit gives me an easy way to measure my (lack of) progress, and I’ve started making better use of short gaps in my daily schedule to get outside more often. I had an hour gap between shifts […]

I am now an insulin-dependent Diabetic and that’s ok

My Diabetes changed in the last six months. I am now an insulin-dependent Diabetic. I wanted to share my experiences in case there are others like me who feel like they are adrift and don’t know what to do.

Stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death

We’re now into March (wow, right?!) and I published some new stuff over the weekend that you might have missed; about work stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death.

What Diabetes taught me about work stress

My Diabetes recently taught me that work stress can be deadly. I always knew stress was harmful but it was only when I saw that reflected in my blood glucose tests that I realised just how much.

I just don’t get the banting fad

I know banting seems like all the rage these days but I just don’t get it. Well, I roughly understand what the basic rules are but this diet and others like it seem to be, well, fads. At the moment banting is huge and people swear by it (I hear there are crop circles and […]

My journey with Diabetes … so far

A few thoughts about my experiences with Diabetes on World Diabetes Day in 2013. Less than a year after my diagnosis and I could see the positive effects of it on my lifestyle.

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