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Helen Whitehouse

Tweet Share The other week I experienced the full on trauma of attempting to buy festival tickets. Me and a group of friends decided to go to Leedsfest this summer, considering we will all be officially old enough, to mark the fact that we are moving on and leaving school. Tickets went on sale at…

Tweet Share ”Have you ever hidden your diabetes from someone?” Well, thats a difficult question to answer. I know that this year’s Diabetes Week focuses on this question quite a lot, and I expect that the range of answers and reasons are wide spread and very different. So, what are my reasons? Well about two…

Tweet Share A few things have happened in the last week, which just re-enforce one of my massive hates – stereotypes. Something which effects me, especially as a diabetic. The issue of being stereotyped is something which, although happens all your life, really starts when you get into secondary school. I mean, in year seven…

Tweet Share So, I am sat here at this exceptionally late hour of ten past twelve with a bowl of fortifying cornflakes, after recovering from a night time hypo. Ooh it’s all very exciting being up at this time. Well, actually lie – I never actually went to bed. But, it does give me some…

Tweet Share Well, this is slightly off subject to things I normally write about, but I’m going to go for it anyway… The other night I trekked all the way to Birmingham to see my favourite band, Arcade Fire. Seriously, they are amazing. The live concerts are spectacular, and they are so unconventional- there are…