Today is leg day. For anyone who doesn’t know what that means, it is basically hard gym session training your legs. Pretty simple. This blog is about what happened on my last leg day which was last Friday. Myself and my housemate Dylan decided to go to the gym around 10pm which is fairly late so … More Leg Day Lows!
Yesterday I had a brief appointment with my diabetic nurse to get my HpA1c done. It was three months since my last HpA1c and my last result was 9.4% which was my worst result in my 8 years of diabetes. I was in college then, eating whatever I wanted and drinking too much. Being careless … More HpA1c Happy!
Travelling from Orlando Florida to Dublin Ireland is no easy task. My expedition included 4.5 hours of travel by car and a layover in London Gatwick before the last leg to Dublin. I put extra emphasis on keeping my blood sugars in check while travelling. This is something I personally have struggled with. This time I managed better … More Travelling with Diabetes
Last night, my family and I went to a local steakhouse for my last meal with them before I return to Ireland for 9 months. This post is about what happened with my diabetes and blood sugar during this meal and afterwards. At the end of the day I am human and have a sweet … More Dining out with Diabetes
So guys being a 1st year University student last year alcohol and partying undeniably has a big part to play in college life. Here are just a few quick tips to stay safe while having a good time and enjoying a few drinks with friends. Always bring your insulin and double check you have enough: … More Diabetes and Alcohol
Low blood sugar, anyone with diabetes knows the feeling all too well. Sweaty shaky hands, a heavy headed feeling and dizzy eyes along with almost survival like cravings for sugar and an insatiable appetite. So here are a couple of my top tips for preventing and treating these hypos. Eat more often : By this … More My Top Tips for preventing and treating Hypoglycemia or Low blood sugar.