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I’ve blogged about Tom’s terrifying diagnosis before but as it happened shortly before Christmas, the memory of it always comes back to me whenever it’s shortly before Christmas. As I write this, it’s shortly before Christmas 2016, which means it’s sixteen years since it happened. So that’s 16 years since Type 1 diabetes became an…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas whoop! London is looking magnificent, all the lights are up and twinkling away and there is a fabulous chill in the air which warrants the wearing of cosy bobble hats and cashmere socks. I feel like I have grown in to my love of Christmas throughout the…

Ben is the father of Alice who has Type 1 diabetes. Here, Ben and Alice share their views on Sunday night family curries.. Ben Sunday nights are always fraught with three children. With the thought of Monday Morning looming, school and work, has everyone done their homework, practised their instruments, relevant sports kits (is it…

It’s summer so the patio doors are open. I’m pottering away in the kitchen when I hear a weird splashing noise from the back garden. Tom recently got back from staying the night with a friend. As he slouched through the front door he looked thoroughly knackered and complained that he wasn’t feeling very well.…