Category: Run Update

Wearing Your Pump

Prior to starting on my insulin pump my main objection to the idea of a pump was where to I put it?  Now as a runner having something extra bouncing around on your hip can become annoying!!!!  But I can say ever since starting on my MiniMed have I noticed it nor has it caused […]

Out and About

Over the last 6 months due to Kms4Kids commitments and running events we have had long days and been away from home  traveling.  Now for someone without type one diabetes that’s no big deal. But as a T1D it takes planning when to test blood sugars, when you will eat, the “God I hope I […]

Pump Savvy

For the third year in a row I was lucky enough to  take  part in the City2Surf but it was also a time to reflect on what a difference a year has made to my health and outlook on being a type one diabetic.  A year ago I walked to the start line of the […]

Back In The Mix

After afew weeks off  yesterday I was thrilled to take on the roll of Tasmanian Road Runners’ Foot Solider (which involved coming at the rear of the field and helping those struggling).  And I have to say it was the true meaning of fun run with lots of happy face completing   the Budget Fun […]

Diabetic Again!!!

For the past two weeks I have been on CGM and also for most of my marathon training program I had CGM which on more then one occasion saved my backside thanks to the amazing MiniMed 640G and SmartGuard.  Having these tools is almost like having a holiday from diabetes……..the holiday is over!!!!!!   Since […]

Next Adventure

Back home and settling into NOT running for the next few weeks…….ok not so much settling but complaining lots!!!! After 14 weeks of training and my pump settings being adjusted to handle big kms, I’m now making changes too it again to ensure things stay under control. The first few days of no running sent […]