Posts in category: Wellbeing
Where Is the Love?

Rocking big bad Valentine’s Day as a single pringle and L❣️O❣️V❣️I❣️N❣️G it.⁣ Do any other single women in their 30s feel that the pressure to find ‘someone’ is very subtlety just about everywhere? In film sub-plots, in targeted ads, in questions…

Lessons in Professional Freedom

Although it’s been a full 18 wonderful months since I stepped away from a stable salary and went freelance, 2019 has seen my first stint of true remote work – the ability to create however, wherever and whenever I choose – namely bral…

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…

VIDEO: The Sugar Fix #4

It’s that time again! A monthly check in around all things type 1 diabetes and life. December is a big one isn’t it? Full of all the things… not least trying to ride that blood sugar rollercoaster (or should that be sleigh?!) through …

Via Insta: Making Space For Less

Social media (and London) loves to reinforce the idea that a crazy life is a good one. Who’s pushing the hardest, who’s having it all? Calling bullshit, babes. 2018 has been filled with the most incredible experiences, travel and mad joy. But it’s also…

VIDEO: The Sugar Fix #3

Managing type 1 diabetes and travel. And time zones. And heat. And funky sleep patterns. And high pressure environments. Apologies for the delay… time flies when you’re in AUSTRALIA!!! A pretty different kind of month this month, which prov…

VIDEO: The Sugar Fix #2

Here we go again… it’s time for the second ever monthly check in around all things type 1 diabetes and life. Hooray for consistency! Although let’s not get ahead of ourselves, we’re only on month two… if you missed the fir…

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…

Via Insta: Are You Being Heard?

Medical appointments that feel like I’m just ticking boxes really compound the daily drain of type 1 diabetes for me. Being dictated to by numbers and assuring randoms that you can in fact eat cake thanksss is a lot, but then to feel that my opinion is…