My Diabetes Inklings

Defeated.

World Diabetes Day has come and gone. Whilst it was great and heart-warming to see my Facebook and Twitter feed light up in blue diabetes messages, it was heart-wrenching to see devastating news articles of deaths, bombings and violence worldwide.  Continue reading “Defeated.”

My Diabetes Inklings

Climbing out of a rut

The word ‘hectic’ is probably an adequate summary of my last few weeks. I’m at the tail end of my Masters degree, which means attending placement full-time amongst a pile of assignments while keeping an eye out on the job market. Not to mention all the other things outside of study! Maybe that’s why I wasn’t surprised when I came to the realisation that my diabetes care has fallen behind. Continue reading “Climbing out of a rut”

My Diabetes Inklings

Burnout Be Gone!

Sometimes, you don’t even realise that you’re burning out from diabetes until you’re at the tail end of it. You do what you need to get by the day, rinse and repeat. The biggest question is: how did I not realise that I was going through a diabetes burnout? And how long has this been going on? I failed to see the little things I was doing to cut corners with my diabetes management. Continue reading “Burnout Be Gone!”