My Diabetes Inklings

Who Am I?

Prior to the recent Australasian Diabetes Congress, Ascensia Diabetes Care held the second Oz Diabetes Social Media Summit with special guest, The Grumpy Pumper all the way from gloomy UK. It was a jam packed day full of discussions and a meter launch somewhere in there. Continue reading “Who Am I?”

My Diabetes Inklings


Choice is aplenty for people with diabetes at the moment and I’m so excited that we have so many options to consider what works best for us. After catching up with a friend of mine recently about life, we talked about my new pump and CGM/Libre. Our conversation reminded me of a value that I sometimes tend to forget about – being okay and happy with being content with what we have and the choices we make.  Continue reading “Contentment”

My Diabetes Inklings

Cutting Ties

There has been a lot of chatter going on in my world about toxic relationships and being in what seems to be an endless struggletown in the volunteering community. And it sucks. It really really sucks. And it’s heartbreaking.

Volunteers give up so much to contribute back to the community. There are so many reasons why people choose to volunteer. Stephen from Happy-Medium nails it with his post on what is involved in being a diabetes advocate. Continue reading “Cutting Ties”