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Why do you have such a big handbag?

Going anywhere since being diagnosed with diabetes is a major hassle. I was never a ‘handbag girl’. (Is that even a thing, like a girl who loves shoes but with handbags). I never owned a handbag or a clutch. If I was going out to lunch or the mall or doing anything all I would… Continue reading Why do you have such a big handbag?

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Truthful and Honest.

Ask any of my friends or family and they will tell you, I am the biggest overthinker you will probably ever meet. I overthink absolutely everything and can never make a decision, especially when it comes to what I want to eat or wear or purchase. It is probably my worst quality and it’s something… Continue reading Truthful and Honest.

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A Lazy Diabetic

During last summer I had perfect control of my blood sugar levels. My blood sugars were stable between 4 and 7 mmOl daily and I was having hardly any lows or highs throughout my week. I felt normal again and like I did not have type 1 diabetes. My stable blood sugar line was due… Continue reading A Lazy Diabetic

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Welcome 2017!

Such a weird feeling to be excited for a new year, its a different feeling to new years 2015/2016. At the start of 2016, I was grateful for 2015 to be over. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2015 as well as many other problems including removing my two best friends from my… Continue reading Welcome 2017!

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I Have Type 1 Diabetes, Not Type 2

There are three different types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. As someone with type 1 diabetes, I am in the minority of the diabetes umbrella. Out of everyone that has diabetes, around 10% of us has type 1. (According to Diabetes NZ). We hear about diabetes every day, especially as it… Continue reading I Have Type 1 Diabetes, Not Type 2