The itch that won’t quit

From time to time, when I change my infusion site it itches like mad. We’ve all had that itch that just won’t stop. For me, its the site where my insert has been stuck to my body for 2 or 3 days or even a freshly inserted infusion set. It itches and itches and I…

The curious Peanut boy

My 3 year has a very inquisitive mind and could absolutely drive you mad with the millions of questions he can come up with. He never wants to hear the straight forwards answer. He always wants the answer with detail. He loves learning about new things and is absolutely obsessed with everything from Space, to Volcano’s…

Get creative with Diabetes

Since, I didn’t get a chance to join in on the Diabetes blog week. I wanted to post this creative piece, which I had already prepared a while ago. The moment I realised, The Bond Where would I be, without my insulin pump? My constant supply, my night and day. My everything, my all, the…

Work your sites

By sites I mean, injection and insulin pump sites. The site, where a needle must pierce the skin to allow insulin to be delivered into the body. As a type 1 diabetic, this is something which can’t be avoided. Whether you’re using an insulin pump or injecting, it’s really important that you rotate the sites…

Test your sugar girl!

Blood glucose  levels = diabetes management A major aspect of being able to manage my diabetes is to regularly test my blood glucose levels. This involves inserting a test strip into a blood glucose machine, pricking my finger to draw blood and applying my blood to a test strip. Testing blood glucose levels (BGL)  is a…