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Get my new pump next week, whoop whoop, keep on pumping ! Jan 16, 2020
- Juicyj was last seen:
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- Type of diabetes:
- Type 1
- Treatment type:
- Novorapid, Levothyroxine and red wine.
- Dog, bike and running around like a legless chicken..
- Living life to the full, running, cycling, skiing, travelling, sunshine, helping others and big smiles.
Diagnosed type 1 - in 2013 after a week's skiing holiday during which I skied my first black run and then celebrated by drinking a can of coke, in fact I didn't stop drinking coke that week...
- Hypos, rude people, ignorance and grey days.
I try hard to not let type 1 rule my life, it's like walking a tightrope every day. However I challenge myself to defy this condition, so continue to ski each year, taken up riding a road bike, started running in 2017, run each week at various park runs and completed my 50th park run in August 2019.
Take it one day at a time, help others and don't take life too seriously.
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