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Tweet Share We have a quick guest post today from Kayleigh Tanner who kindly took part in our London Bridges Challenge on Sunday. She kindly let us repost her blog about the day and how she got on. Be sure to check out Kayleigh’s blog – Bete It – where she talks about her Type…

Tweet Share You probably have an image of my holidays: it’s not sitting on a crowded beach soaking up the sun, letting your cares drift away. Instead I exercise my cares away: I walk; I climb and even try a bit of cycling. I’ve had a bike for as long as I can remember. When…

Tweet Share I like walking, I like climbing and I like great scenery so, when an Italian colleague mentioned Via Ferrata, I was interested. But let’s take a step back before considering my experiences. Via Ferrata is Italian for Iron Road (or Road with Iron). It is a route through the mountains supported by in…

Tweet Share This year, I will be spending Christmas in the same way as many: with family exchanging presents, politely declining another mince pie/slice of homemade Christmas cake/cheese balls. This is very different for me: over the years, my Christmas tradition has become making the most of the extra holidays to disappear to a warm…

Tweet Share Read part 1 here. Eight o’clock on a barmy Saturday night in May, I joined thousands of other women and a few men dressed in our highly decorated bras (I didn’t mention the Bra Decorating Party? – not really a diabetes thing) gathered at Hyde Park Corner for a few hours finding friends,…

Tweet Share “Diabetes should not stop you doing anything.” So I was told the day I was diagnosed with diabetes. After I’d overcome the shock, it was time to put that to the test. I like walking so when a friend suggested the Moon Walk a few months earlier, it seemed like a good idea.…