Sunday, April 23, 2017

Apr 23

Diabetes and mindset....

Vanessa here! Hope everyone had a great Easter, and yes I and Georgia both had an Easter egg on the day (or two!), as we all deserve a treat, even us diabetics! So today I have been battling a couple of high blood glucose readings (humph!) for no apparent reason. Now, unfortunately this is the case for all of us diabetics…… we will always have periods of unwanted highs, lows and readings resembling rollercoaster rides! This could be due to a number of reasons based on my...

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Mar 19

Messages to our younger selves

Hi everyone,

Vanessa here! So it was my 25th birthday this week, which meant one thing.........treating myself to lots of cake and having a diabetes 'free' day as I call it. This does not mean that I don't inject or check my BG levels, as that would just be silly! This to me basically means enjoying treats that I wouldn't usually eat such as chocolate and cake, but injecting just that little more if I need to. And if my BG levels are a little high.....SO WHAT.....IT'S MY...

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Feb 21

Diabetes and the flu......not a great combo!

So this morning, I woke up with:

  • A piercing head ache
  • A blocked nose that was running like a tap...
  • Aches all over my body as if I had done a full body workout for hours on end (and that is something I love to do)
  • Toothache from blocked sinuses (who would have thought?!)
  • An intense feeling of lethargy and zero energy

.....even though these sound like the symptoms of a common cold, trust me this was much more intense than a common cold....I couldn't even bring myself to...

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