World Diabetes Day: Eleven Things I’ve Learned Since My Diagnosis

World Diabetes Day: Eleven Things I’ve Learned Since My Diagnosis

So, it’s World Diabetes Day today and it’s almost two months to the day since I was diagnosed with Type 1. Like I said in my previous post about the worst three days of my life, I’m still processing and still dealing with everything that’s going on, attempting to understand why my blood sugar acts in the way that it does. I know it’s not something I’m going to be able to get to grips with within such a short space of time, there’s still so much to learn that I feel I’ve barely scratched the surface. That’s why I’m

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My Worst Three Days of 2019 So Far

My Worst Three Days of 2019 So Far

So, there are a couple of reasons as to why I’m writing this blog post. The first being that I’ve had thoughts that writing about the situation I’ve experienced last month (and into this month) could possibly be a cathartic process for me to deal with it a little more. The second being a suggestion from a friend who believes that writing about it in general would not only help me but could potentially help others who may find themselves in a similar situation. Let me tell you about my shittiest three days of 2019 so far. I’m going to

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Waterstones Derby YA Book Club

Waterstones Derby YA Book Club

I’m not really great at the whole “keeping this blog up-to-date” thing. I’ll admit that my spare time at the moment is usually being sunk into either a sheer depth of nothingness as I’m too tired after work to pick up my laptop, playing Elder Scrolls Online (a new addiction I have at the moment) or simply hanging out with Laura as our work schedules vastly differ and we don’t have that much time together as it is. Hence why this blog seems to have fallen at the wayside. In the risk of this post also falling into the category

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Pinterest Mood Boards for Book Scenes

Pinterest Mood Boards for Book Scenes

So I’m aware that I have been very lucky when it comes to the creative community. I spent many years of my life surrounded by an eclectic group of artists, game designers, writers, photographers and videographers which means that I’ve been exposed to a plethora of creative content. From this, I have had two very different experiences. The first reaction is negative. Looking at the absolutely amazing work that others create can sometimes make me feel inadequate and in turn drain me of my own creative well. However, the second reaction is the one I want to concentrate on in

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