Je suis fatigué of the monthly P

Sorry guys this one is for the girls. This is one aspect of life that doesn’t affect your diabetes, but for us girls we are faced with the not so pleasant monthly, painful and uncomfortable period. Diabetes, as you know can be absolutely crazy at times, when you are stressed, fatigued, ill, let’s just say…

Listen to your body

Something I realised after my diagnosis was, I had to really start to listen to my body and try my best to understand what was happening to me. The body is a complex system which does everything from help you move your arms, fight infections and even process the food we eat on a daily…

Insulin gone bad

How do you know if your insulin has gone off? Does it smell bad? Does it look bad? The question of insulin being off is indeed a preemptive one. Of course, there are certain ways to examine the insulin, but still one can never be completely certain that, the insulin being used is in fact…

A moment of madness: When insulin got diluted/ injested! 

Diabetic Problem #55: Ever tasted insulin mixed with water? Well this silly lady did just that, when I decided to change my insert just before dinner at the dinning table. Then obliviously I primed my pump right over my cup of water. Did it click then? Nope!! Not until I drank 3/4 of the water…