How Fiasp became my new favourite thing

I’ve been using Fiasp for a few months now and it’s honestly transformed my diabetes management. BUT it’s been an adjustment to get to this point. Fiasp is a new(ish) super fast acting insulin that works quicker than anything else on the market – technically you’re supposed to inject only 2 mins before eating rather … Continue reading How Fiasp became my new favourite thing

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Finding the busy balance

Three weeks ago I had the 14-day average blood sugar levels of a person with a working pancreas. I was SO proud of these green lines and feeling amazing. How did I do this? Well, I was in my notice period at my previous job so had time to exercise, cook good food and focus … Continue reading Finding the busy balance

A carb life: Part 1 on finding that balance

As a type 1 we’re faced with so much conflicting information and ultimately choices on carbohydrates. Can we eat as much as we want? Should we be cutting them out completely? Is there a middle-ground? When diagnosed with diabetes, I was faced with so much conflicting advice. I remember the Diabetic Specialist Nurse in hospital … Continue reading A carb life: Part 1 on finding that balance

Three things I’m doing in 2018 to find that diabetes/life balance

2017 was full of highs and lows for me (and not just the blood shugs) so I want 2018 to be SIGNIFICANTLY calmer. At the risk of setting myself a totally unachievable 2018 aim, I want to try and work out my balance between diabetes and life; to find ways for it not to take … Continue reading Three things I’m doing in 2018 to find that diabetes/life balance