“Tell the eating disorder and diabetes who is boss: That’s YOU”- If you have Type 1 Diabetes and an eating disorder or “diabulimia”, this letter is for you – From Diabetes and Eating Disorders Awareness (DEDA) … More A letter to you
It was a little over five years ago now that I made the decision to enter recovery. I was in a horrible relationship with my body and the toxic bond I had with it was affecting my work, training and social life. I had hit a breaking point where I wanted something better for myself … More What is Recovery?
It was a little over five years ago now that I made the decision to enter recovery. I was in a horrible relationship with my body and the toxic bond I had with it was affecting my work, training and social life. I had hit a breaking point where I wanted something better for myself … More What is recovery?
Originally posted on My Lazy Pancreas:
I’m proud of myself this week. I stood up to someone who unintentionally food shamed the hell out of me.* You know the people I’m talking about – they start a cleanse/paleo/vegan diet and all of a sudden your friend who is an accountant/HR manager/lawyer proclaims that they are…
Living with type 1 diabetes is tricky to say the least. It is the organization, the numbers, the planning, the checking and re-checking. It is unpredictable, ruthless and many days unfair however having lived with type 1 for the past 17 years of life means that I have learnt some tricks to manage a condition … More Diabetes Blog Week 5 – Tips and Tricks
Day 4 of Diabetes Blog Week. “Most people who live with a chronic illness end up with a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with healthcare. How would you improve or change your healthcare experience? What would you like to see happening during medical visits with your healthcare team? How about when dealing … More The Healthcare Experience
We think a lot about the physical component of diabetes, but the mental component is just as significant. How does diabetes affect you or your loved one mentally or emotionally? How have you learned to deal with the mental aspect of the condition? Any tips, positive phrases, mantras, or ideas to share on getting out … More The Other Half of Diabetes
Welcome to the 7th annual diabetes blog week! I wish I had a fun, energetic, bubbly and exciting message to mark this occasion. I wish my message for today was that a cure for diabetes was going to be 5 years away. Like, actually. I wish my message was to tell the world what brave … More Message Monday – Diabetes Blog Week