Rainbow diabetes? We’re here and we’re queer 🏳‍🌈

The thing about the diabetes space is that we’re all united by a medical condition, and at times nothing else. A dud pancreas is the single uniting factor. In peer support spaces, you can have evangelical Christians mixing in with atheists, socialists with conservatives, and any other number of combinations. Everyone deserves to feel safe … More Rainbow diabetes? We’re here and we’re queer 🏳‍🌈

Hypo guilt be gone

View this post on Instagram Guilt and hypos don’t mix. Hypos are a fact of life living with diabetes. They can be a slight inconvenience, a massive pain, or debilitating, yet the thing that they all have in common is that they require treatment. Food should NEVER carry guilt, and hypo treatment doubly so. So … More Hypo guilt be gone

Make space for us.

So a lot of my rants/ideas/posts are done via Body Posi Betes nowadays, because that’s where the community is for what I’m passionate about! From now on, I’ll share my twice weekly posts on here as well as Instagram and Facebook. If you’re not interested in the intersection of diabetes, body image, mental health, and … More Make space for us.

Diabetes Family

Diabetes Family is a friend waking up in the middle of the night to test your blood sugar, just to check that you’re doing ok after a night out. Diabetes Family is your friends holding your hand over the bar as you cry about being burnt out from diabetes again, and telling you that they … More Diabetes Family

Teachers and Diabetes

I’ve just finished reading Teacher by Gabbie Stroud and it left me crying in a heap at the end of my bed. It is the most simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming account of teaching I have ever read. Stay with me, this pertains to diabetes in school and the new Diabetes in Schools program, I assure you! This … More Teachers and Diabetes