January 22, 2015


Despite the recent ‘State of the Nation’ report making for depressing reading, it has provided a rare and unique opportunity to bring Diabetes to the attention of key figures nationally who are in a position to implement the changes we advocate for tirelessly....

January 21, 2015


This may seem like an unusual concept, that silence carries sound, but one aspect of life I am fascinated by is silence. It is a common misconception that silence is what remains unsaid, defined in the oxford dictionary as the ‘complete absence of sound’. What this de...

January 17, 2015

My shortest blog post to date

This song stopped me in my tracks as it walks hand in hand together with life and reflects perfectly my journey with Type 1 Diabetes.


Im sure i wont be the only one who finds a connection with this song and i dedicate it to every membe...

December 30, 2013

This month i was honoured and priviledged to be selected to talk at Diabetes UK launch of the 'State of the Nation Report' looking at the vital statistics of how Diabetes care is preforming nationally with benchmarks against previous results.


As i am sure you will kno...

October 30, 2013

This is a short video of the 2013 QIC Diabetes Awards! Thankfully they edited my waffle!

October 23, 2013


Do you feel like you would be taking a step backwards by saying ‘I’m not OK’?


Do you feel it a weakness to have to rely on someone else to help you?


Do you feel a sense of shame in saying, I cannot cope?


Are you worried what people might think?


Predominantly the answe...

October 17, 2013

Peoples Award 2013

I just want to thank every single person who voted for me and to those of you who have since sent messages of support and congratulations. 


I would also like to thank QIC, Sanofi and PM Group for making this event possible and for all of their support...

September 23, 2013

Who, Me?

It was with mixed emotions of shock, appreciation, and discomfort that I learnt I had been nominated and shortlisted for the Diabetes Quality In Care People's Award 2013!


Please don’t get me wrong, it was a HUGE privilege to be shortlisted amongst the amazing...

June 27, 2013


Well, after keeping out of hospital for well over 18+ years as an inpatient, this week I had to admit defeat after I was admitted to hospital with DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis). As we all know DKA can be extremely serious and potentially life threatening which is I...

June 11, 2013


AGAIN, I just want to thank each and every one of you who read my blogs and interact with me either through this blog, Facebook or Twitter. I’m glad to have reached so many people and I can only apologies for not blogging before now! After reaching the half-year...

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