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I am not very good at sitting still. The idea of a week’s holiday spent sitting around the pool “relaxing” is my idea of hell. A flight across the Atlantic is only made possible through the use of movies and books and food (even if, as a vegetarian, I know the food will be pasta). Even on a…

Tweet Share January. New year, new you? Many of us plan to do more exercise, get fit, lose weight… There are many events you can get involved with to improve your health (and help raise money for us!) that don’t require Herculean efforts, but we wanted to share one such amazing undertaking that one of…

Tweet We have a guest post today from John Grumitt, one of our Vice Presidents (he was also on our Board of Trustees for over nine years). John likes cycling. He likes cycling a lot… In the past he’s cycled from John O’Groats to Land’s End to help raise vital funds for Diabetes UK, and…

Tweet Share Our final points qualification event for the London 2012 Paralympic Games is the Paracycling World Track Champs in Los Angeles. It is a crucial event for the team to gain the maximum amount of points for a large team for the Games. Competing at these championships involves the 11 hour flight to Los…

Tweet Share Sometimes I question whether I go too far proving “diabetes should not stopping you doing anything”. The Rat Race is a question in point: this is an Urban Adventure Endurance Race. I have no problem with the Urban Adventure bit but I’m more of a sprinter than an Endurance kinda gal and I…