InĀ 1969, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross published a book which outlined the 5 stages of grief. These were denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These stages reflect how people cope with death and dying, and are non-linear and not necessarily a true progression from one to the next. The stages can, however, be applied to any form of… Continue reading introduction

freestyle libre

I've included links in this post to give further information about terms that people may not know. Feel free to google anything at any point, or leave me a comment so I can help you out! I have been a type 1 diabetic since 2006, when I was diagnosed aged 8 (that's 12 years ago!!!!).… Continue reading freestyle libre

why BMI is bullshit

I know it, you know it, we all know it- BMI is an outdated and inaccurate tool. Unfortunately, at the moment, there's nothing better than it which is why it continues to be used. Although I previously struggled a lot with body image/self-esteem/confidence etc etc etc, it's really not a problem for me anymore. I'm… Continue reading why BMI is bullshit