Food, Fear and Type 1 Diabetes

Food is my saviour and my enemy. Leaning against the cool wall of my bathroom I shove another lolly down my throat, feeling my stomach roll and recoil. Fighting nausea, another one follows. I gag, forcing myself to swallow. The day has been full of low blood sugar readings and I’ve spent it eating carbohydrates […]

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My Story

The days I don’t want to get out of bed are the hardest. When sleep sticks to my eyelashes as they flutter in the morning light, but I know I need to get up and face the day, because if I stay in bed any longer my whole day will be ruined with nausea, dehydration, […]

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