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As a sign of true love, I have been clearing out my bookshelf to make space for my boyfriend’s Terry Pratchett collection. Although I am a prolific reading, I am a convert to kindle and, over the years, I have transferred most of my fiction to the local charity shops. Therefore, the majority of my…

Our new blogger Ben is the father of Alice, who has Type 1 diabetes. Here, Ben and Alice talk about her first trip away from home alone since her diagnosis. My point of view “It’s not fair. Why can’t I just be normal? If it was anyone else they wouldn’t have to worry about taking…

Tweet Following the “success” of our trip to America, Pumpy and I, Grumpy, have just come back from a holiday together. Some of the trials were the same as our business trip but more familiar: we knew how to handle the security guys who wanted us to be separated at the airport (be firm and…

I have recently returned from a walking holiday in Wales. We stayed in a lovely cottage in the middle of a forest in the middle of Snowdon with no mobile coverage for miles. However, this did not stop me using my mobile phone. On the way, we used Waze to direct us around the M5/M6…

Tweet  Type 2 blogger Pushpa Kalu is 65 years-old. She was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2004. She is now on Metformin to help keep her blood glucose levels within range. Her husband Kalu was also diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2012. I found myself very immersed in he Diabetes UK publication “100…

Tweet A few years ago, I did some charity work in a Ghanaian village. To show their appreciation, the villages put on entertainment for the volunteers. On Sunday it was a game of football. One evening, they taught us all their local games – some requiring mental agility, some requiring physical agility and some requiring…