Posts in category: Diabetes Musings
The Pizza Bolus.

follow link This is what I woke up to at a little prior to 1am this morning. It was the result of, you guessed it, pizza. Pizza is one of those foods that I wouldn’t be able to bolus for if my life depended on it. Despite trying to recall Gary Scheiner’s Think Lik…

‘Tis the Season.

http://versatilegrannyflats.com.au/granny-flats/img_9225 I’m back. November has been a crazy busy month, both online and off, and I have really just been spending the past week or so regrouping for this final stretch of the year. Real Christmas trees have become somewhat of a tradition in our house, and last…

Finding the Good in Diabetes.

http://evalfor.com/quienes-somos Yeah, diabetes sucks. Majorly. I would ditch it for the cure in a heartbeat (if only I had some faith in one…) But after this post I shared earlier this week, I kind of felt like it was only fair that I balance it out with some of the upsides. Because,…

The Advice I Would Give to My Newly Diagnosed Self

I’ve lived with type 1 diabetes for eight and a half years. Depending on where you sit on that spectrum, that will either feel like a remarkable feat or nothing more than a drop in the ocean. I can remember the isolation I felt when I was diagnos…

Hard Reset.

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‘Dumbing Down’ Diabetes

So, how does it work? The pump does two things. It continuously delivers a rate of insulin in the background to keep me stable. Then I also press a few buttons on the pump to deliver insulin every time I eat. The other end of this line just connects to…

Why I’m Opting Out of a My Health Record

Back in July, as I was no doubt scrolling through Twitter, news broke of the commencement of the opt our period for My Health Record. I did feel a little standoffish upon learning that I would have a My Health Record automatically created for me in Nov…

JDRF One Walk

Yesterday, I braved a wet and blustery Sunday morning to participate in the JDRF One Walk. I’ve heard of these walks that happen all over the globe each year, with a goal of funding research into a cure for type one diabetes. To be honest, I don&…

In Memoriam

Nobody really knew what to expect from her presence when she entered into this world on May 16, 2016. But she was something that had been wanted for a long time. A very long time. From the moment she came out of the box, she was loved. She may have bee…

#TslimForFrank

So, this happened today. My dream of getting my hands on Tandem’s beautiful touch screen tslim X2 insulin pump finally came true. Massive thanks to the team at AMSL Diabetes for bumping me up to a priority upgrade (the upgrade was covered under m…