As you may have seen in the media, Israel has been vaccinating citizens with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Because I’m diabetic, and over 40, I qualify for earlier access to the vaccine. I was finally able to make my appointments for the two doses. 2021-01-05 I had my first dose last night. The injection was…… Continue reading Receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
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…… Continue reading Diabetic for 6 years
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. Home must be here somewhere … I…… Continue reading Not sure who took who for a walk this morning
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.
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.
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 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…… Continue reading I just don’t get the banting fad
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.