It is so easy to hide the truth about T1D from the world, I do it quite a lot and not because I am ashamed of the disease (because I’m not), but because I feel that every time I have a low or my blood sugar goes a little high and I need to take … Continue reading The hidden truth
Like most people, I often wonder what my life would be like if my good friend T1D didn’t come to stay, would I be an athletic person like I am now? I love cycling both road and mountain, not only does it get you fit but it is great mentally…had I not been diagnosed, I dare … Continue reading Life down the another path
Wow what an eventful morning, what time did you get up this morning? According to my sleep deprived eyes I was up between the hours 11pm last night to 5am this morning! Why you say? Why not just take some drugs (sleeping pills) and go to sleep, well life just isn’t that simple for me and … Continue reading CGM saved me from riding the roller coaster again.
People often ask me, “…how often do you test your blood sugar?”, I usually answer “around 4 or 5 times a day”, well according to my finger tips, its a lot more than that. Realistically its between 8 and 10 times a day, that doesn’t include the blanks I fire every now and then. For … Continue reading Marvel presents: The Human Pincushion
I saw a great post the other day about the little things that make up life with T1D that other people do not see (#IWishPeopleKnewThatDiabetes – https://twitter.com/search?q=%23iwishpeopleknewthatdiabetes ) then today on my way to an acupuncture appointment while I adjusted my insulin infusion rate for the duration of the appointment, I thought to myself…There is … Continue reading Its all the little things..
Wow, what a rickety old cart my life has been the last couple of weeks, I started this Paleo diet with great intentions and I got on the strong Jarrah wood wagon, I was powering through it with my head high and feeling good about the changes…then lots of life obstacles and disappointments started popping … Continue reading When the wheels fall off
I feel, as a cyclist there is a lot of people (non cyclists) who question us on why we shave our legs and wear skin tight lycra that shows your man ‘camel toe’ in public. Well, I have the answer and I would like to share it with the world so that we can all … Continue reading Lycra Clarification