My Diabetes Inklings

What is a healthy lifestyle?

Often, people attribute a healthy lifestyle to good eating habits and regular physical activity. Yet we don't always talk about managing our emotional health and learning about balance. I was thinking about this as I ventured to the Queen Victoria Winter Night Market with my partner and a couple of friends. Market time usually means… Continue reading What is a healthy lifestyle?

My Diabetes Inklings

Ten Bloody Thousand Steps

I've previously written about how trying to accomplish all the things we should do to minimise risk of complications from diabetes can end up feeling like a chore (see Ticking Boxes) and even lead to burnout. Try adding in a fitness tracker, where the default goal is usually set to 10,000 steps and a competitive nature... Over the… Continue reading Ten Bloody Thousand Steps

General Life Happenings

Skin Checks – Not Even Diabetes Related!

According to Cancer Council Australia, the land down under has the highest number of skin cancer diagnoses around the world. With the probability that two out of three Aussies will develop skin cancer by the time they're 70 years old, you know this is pretty serious stuff. What's even more scary is that 95 to… Continue reading Skin Checks – Not Even Diabetes Related!