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Jenny Foster

Tweet Share Is there a lesser of the two evils? By the two evils of course I am referring to what us slaves-to-diabetes call the hypos and the hypers or the lows and the highs; those times when blood sugar levels decide to slip out of their comfort zone and give their owners a little…

Tweet Share When I heard about the ‘connections’ theme for Diabetes Week 2012 (10 to 16 June) I went into overdrive trying to think of who, out of all the people we have been ‘connected’ to in the 2 years since Ewan’s diagnosis, has been the biggest influence or the most important? I am not…

Tweet Share Ewan was diagnosed 282 days ago, or 40 weeks and 2 days ago or 8 months and 20 days ago… Wow – In that time I could have had a baby!!! The realisation of this time span hit me this morning when I was kicking myself for getting down in the dumps that…

Tweet Share The events of Japan’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami could not have escaped anyone’s notice earlier this month. I, like the rest of the nation, stared open-mouthed at the news pictures which came hurtling through our TV screens of the utter devastation that mother nature bestowed on one of the worlds most forward-thinking countries,…

Tweet Share Guilt – it’s a horrible feeling. You would imagine fear, anger, worry or sadness would appear higher on the list of feelings when you live with a child who has Type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease…. …but it’s guilt that is plaguing my life. Guilt has never been more apparent than when Ewan,…