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Tweet Share Saturday the 26th of April was certainly a very interesting day as far as sport and my type 1 diabetes goes. It was the day I was having a reunion with the Tartan Army who I shared bivouac number 127 in last years Marathon Des Sables. This wasn’t just meeting up for a…

Tweet Share I’ve never been a brilliant sleeper. Chuck a bit of stress into my life and I’ll either not be able to get to sleep in the first place, or – much more commonly in recent years – I’ll wake up at stupid o’clock and not be able to get back to sleep. So…

Tweet Share In my last post I wrote about my inner mathematician trying to manage my diabetes. Then Andy soon followed suit with his post about managing diabetes by numbers. If only we had those numbers at our fingertips. So I was very excited when I was invited to partake in a new clinical study.…

Tweet Share What do most people think of when they hear the word ‘diabetes’? It’s got to be injections, hasn’t it? When my younger son Tom was diagnosed back in 2000 before he was even two, most of the sympathetic comments were about needles and injections. ‘Poor little boy, it must be so difficult giving…

Tweet Share A couple of weeks ago we went away for a long weekend, camping in Littlehampton, West Sussex. We’ve been doing family camping holidays for a few years now, and the Littlehampton trip reminded me just how I feel about life under canvas. The fact is I really like everything about camping except the…