The one where the lounge gets destroyed…..

Lord help me, It is 7.36 on a Saturday night and I am hiding in my kitchen, laptop on the table and Netflix steadily refusing to load on the iPad.  From the lounge I can…

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3 years of diabetes and counting or when I fecked up (Big Time)

Three years ago today I took my daughter to the doctors because she had thrush, she looked shocking, and she was wetting the bed – up to six times a night. It was Halloween, I…

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Things to probably not say to the parent of a child with Type 1 Diabetes

I am frequently astounded by the daftness of folk, and what comes out of people’s mouths.   Honestly I am not perfect, or even close to it, but I’d like to think that I have never…

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Dear Type 1, Lets talk

Dear Type 1 Diabetes, We need to talk. I thought we had established some ground rules when you declared squatters rights and moved into my six year old almost three years ago. I thought we…

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Type 1 Diabetes: When it is all too much

This week is Diabetes Awareness week, and for once I have not been able to find the words to write about life with a child with Type 1.  This week has felt like a battle…

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