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Lucy Thomas

Tweet Share To be completely honest, I’m not a huge fan of Christmas. The unrelenting overindulgence: spending too much, eating too much, drinking too much, just gets (you’ve guessed it!) too much. People get their knickers in a twist about having the PERFECT CHRISTMAS and what that entails and lose sight of what it should…

Tweet Share Whether you’re a diabetic or not, food is vital to survive. Ironically in most world countries where food is in abundance and choice is aplenty here you will find those with serious health issues such as diabetes, obesity, food allergies and intolerances. It would seem that by creating so much choice our bodies…

Tweet Share Back at the end of August I decided to set myself a bit of a personal challenge. I’m not, and never have been, a raging alcoholic but I will be the first to admit I am fond of a pint or two. One of the things I consider to be a massive luxury…

Tweet Share Yes being a Type 1 Diabetic can suck but actually, on many occasions, it presents the opportunity to see the funnier side. I’ve attempted to highlight some of these occasions in the following poem on behalf of Diabetes Week 2014 so enjoy! The Little Diabetic That Could I can freak people out as…

Tweet Share I’ve written before about my time working in Vietnam, and what a challenge it was in regards to managing my diabetes. I never actually planned to go to Vietnam, it was one of those pleasant situations in life where the opportunity presented itself and I thought I’d be a fool not to make…