It's weird to imagine what it'll be like to de-rig from my insulin pump after wearing one for nearly 11 years but I am starting to think I need a break. This feels uncomfortable to admit because I know they aren't easy to come by and I don't want to be at all ungrateful for … Continue reading Is it time for an insulin pump break?
On the NHS's 70th birthday, I've been feeling grateful for the care I've received since returning to the UK four years ago after living in Australia for eight years. I was diagnosed just after moving to Australia and received first class care there so I was apprehensive to be moving back to the UK to … Continue reading T1D care: NHS vs Down Under
I wrote last week about my diabetes burnout, which had been dragging on for a few years. After a surprisingly simple intervention by my 7 year old daughter, I've been taking proper care of myself ever since. I needed a few things to get me back on track: to talk to people who could help … Continue reading “If you can’t get out of it, get into it!”
Inspired by the NHS's Diabetes Week and the Talking About Diabetes campaign, I'm putting fingers to keyboard to share my perspectives and experiences of living with Type 1 Diabetes for the last 11 years. My aim in this is to help and support other people with diabetes, and to connect with the diabetes healthcare community … Continue reading Welcome to Pumps and Pricks!