Uncomfortable truths

It’s about time we lay down some uncomfortable truths about disordered eating and diabetes. National Diabetes Week in Australia has the theme of “It’s About Time” for early detection and early treatment of diabetes – an AWESOME campaign! Do you know what I do with awesome campaigns? I piggy back off them. Do you know … More Uncomfortable truths

Pumpless in Paris

There is a gorgeous story that goes around the diabetes online community – Pumpless in Vienna. It shows the power and value of using social media to connect with other PWDs around you. Little did I know that I’d run into my own Vienna-esque situation…not reaching out to the whole DOC, but sending out a … More Pumpless in Paris

Low-carb, no carb, whatever-works-carb

Low-carbing is great, except when it’s not. Hear me out. There have been more and more articles, observations, and studies about low-carb and it’s impact on diabetes management filtering through my social media lately. They show the incredible advantages of going low carb (see here for an easy-to-read NY Times article, and here for a study from … More Low-carb, no carb, whatever-works-carb

Euro Hypo

You know when you have one of those hypos where you’re sweating, you’re dizzy, and you can’t speak properly? You know when that happens in a foreign country? UGH. Hypos have been strangely absent for the past few months. I’ve had some little ones, but I’ve always caught them with a well timed gummy bear … More Euro Hypo

Body Posi Betes

I’ve started a small project on body positivity within diabetes – you can find it here and here. Read below as to why I wanted to start it and what I’m aiming to do! Why Body Posi Betes? Body image and self-love is a struggle for all of us, but when you have diabetes? The … More Body Posi Betes