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Helen Whitehouse

Tweet Share Well, I think at the moment, I have literally never been busier. I got a job at my local branch of Primark, working Saturdays and some Sundays. I still work for my local newspaper, and I have full time college with exams that count towards 50% of my AS grade – so I…

Tweet Share Well, I am well and truly installed at college now, doing English Language, English Literature, Philosophy and Sociology. And I love it, even though it means getting up at 05.45, setting off at 06:55, progressing through two buses and a mile long hill to arrive – then returning home in the practical small…

Tweet Share I have to say, one of the questions that my mother has to ask every time she attends diabetic clinic with me is “ Is she allowed to drink…?” I add the ellipsis to this question as I feel she would very much appreciate my lovely diabetic nurses strictly forbidding alcohol until the…

Tweet Share So, last week I had my very first clinic in the adult outpatients section. I expected to really dislike it, it to be all scary and clinical with doctors and nurses I didn’t know, and therefore my blood pressure to be through the roof which causes said doctors and nurses to then want…

Tweet Share First of all, I want to apologise for not blogging in ages- GCSEs among other things have bogged me down a bit, but now I have a 12 week holiday where I am free to do whatever I like. On the recent themes of keeping diabetes from others, I just want to sort…