A Day In The Life – World Diabetes Day

A Day In The Life – World Diabetes Day

As world Diabetes Day draws to a close, I thought I’d try something a little different. This blog post was actually inspired by a Facebook friend of mine who to raise awareness of the condition, posts updates throughout the day to show people what it is like to manage Type 1 Diabetes. I’m aware that I’m not the most consistant when it comes to posting (you only need to look at the sporadic nature of my blog posts to see that), but I’m trying something a little similar. I thought I’d attempt to write up a day in the life

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I am the Jon Snow of T1 Diabetes

I am the Jon Snow of T1 Diabetes

I feel as if I’m the Jon Snow of Diabetes. I’ve had T1 for ten months now (has it really been that long?!) and I’m starting to come to the conclusion that I have no idea what I’m doing. I realise I may be exaggerating to a point. I understand the basics of what I need to do: The carb to Insulin ratio, the morning and night basal injections, monitoring my blood glucose through the Libre app, watching the roller-coaster rise and fall, the surreptitious and casual insertion of a question asking how my blood sugars have been etc. Maybe

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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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