Testing your day time basal rate

Sometimes it becomes necessary for you to be able to tweak your basal rates. During times where you maybe more active, during periods of stress and for the girls during that time of the month, you may be more prone to either lower or higher BG levels and this of course requires some adjustments in…

Guest Post: Angelica Chavez

I’d like to introduce Angelica, an entrepreneur, designer and blogger at Lyfebulb, who has type 1 diabetes. I’ve been drawing since I was 5 years old, intrigued with studying the human form. Art from paintings and architecture has also always captivated me, along with science and film. I’ve always had a curious mind for obtaining…

Guest post: The Fit Blog Part 1

I’d like to introduce husband and wife, fitness instructors, Christel (who has type 1 diabetes) and Tobias. Through their blog, TheFitBlog, they share their passion for a healthy and fit lifestyle, whist giving people the support to succeed with their fitness goals. How did you start TheFitBlog? Tobias and I have always had the desire…

Snow day tips!

Yesterday, I was discussing the seasons with my son and now that it’s March we’d soon be able to see flowers blooming. However, this morning, we woke up to this! I love a bit of snow but I always have to take into consideration, how the colder weather will affect my BG levels. In most…

A BS kinda day!

*BS  as in  Blood  Sugars* Unless you are a diabetic or a person who has a loved one who suffers from diabetes, you may have no idea what diabetes is all about. How constant it is and in actual fact, how life threatening it can be. It is a hard condition to manage and you…

Life’s Blessings

So let me start by apologising to my readers for being away from my blog for the past few months. A lot has happened since I last posted but i’m back and I hope to be posting more frequently. Life is amazing and can take you on so many different paths.  My life took a turn…

Get creative with diabetes #3 – This is to the mum’s

  This is a shout out to us “the diabetic mums” The mum’s who live each day in constant turmoil with this ever so perplexing condition, The mum’s who carried you for nine months, Stressed about their sugars, Concerned that they may swing too low or too high, Ever so fearful for their unborn child….

The beeping D ……

As you may know I recently started a sensor trial, which started off really well. I got my sensor fitted everything was running smoothly until I decided I was going to go to the supermarket. First supermarket trip The moment, I stepped into the supermarket doors. BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, BEEP! (Anti-theft alarm) Of course I…