Posts in category: mental health
VIDEO: Maintaining A Strong Mindset with Type 1 Diabetes

While a lot of the time type 1 diabetes feels like a manageable illness (thanks to plenty of effort from those who live with it), there are moments when the endless monotony and constant attention it requires can threaten to take over. With that in min…

Via Insta: Not Today

Type 1 diabetes, you got me good today – for some reason and for no particular reason at all. My mind and body are so strong right now, but a rough night of hypos and rebounds saw me wake up with a stubbornly high blood glucose which I grappled w…

Announcement: TDFC London est. 2019

Hello reader, Happy New Year! It’s crazy to think that it was only 9 months ago that I heard about the TDFC project. Via the community, I’ve met some really top people and represented the UK at DiaEuro 2018.  An amazing journey so far, but what does the year ahead look like? I’d already bought … More Announcement: TDFC London est. 2019

Mind Over Matter – The Emotional Impact of Living With Type 1 Diabetes

It seems appropriate on #WorldMentalHealthDay to have a little chat about standing up in front of a room full of clinicians to discuss the psychological impact of living with type 1. Slightly surreal for a Tuesday morning sure, but I’m pleased to repor…

DiaEuro 2018… The Story by Video

Check out this short video of the UK DiaEuro Journey in 2018… A huge thank you to our main sponsor Dexcom who’s support was vital in getting us there and to everyone else who played their part. We couldn’t have done it without your contributions! We want to continue this journey into 2019 so if … More DiaEuro 2018… The Story by Video

Headspace.

Diabetes is an extremely isolating condition to live with. Those around me might often see the click of a lancet, the prime of a needle or the hit of a button on my insulin pump. You know what? That’s about it. To the outside world, there’s not a lot m…