Life with Type 1: Riding a bike, in hell, on a tightrope…….

This morning was its usual blend of parenting chaos.  As I made three entirely different breakfasts, and I called out my usual mantra of instructions, hints, and orders. I reminded the kids to brush their…

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Dear Type One, kindly feck off…

Dear Type 1, Hi….. How to start. You moved in with us six years ago, I’d like to note that you have not paid a single penny towards the mortgage or even the food bills. …

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My Self Care: Ways to make life with Diabetes easier

I have written before about how living with a chronic condition in the family can be exhausting.  However, it is far easier to manage my daughters type one in 2018, than it would have been…

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Top Tips for Traveling with Type 1 Diabetes

I am not going to lie to you, taking our resident gremlin, Type 1 Diabetes on holiday can be a real pain.  It requires serious prep, numerous letters to be able to travel, lots of…

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Death through Diabetes

I just wasn’t prepared for the wave of emotion that would slap me hard in the face this morning when I pressed the blue F on my phone. It had been a normal morning, the…

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