Real Talk on Type 1 Diabetes: Eating, Fitness, Wins and Struggles

In this episode, we celebrate listener wins, including Rachel’s gym dedication in the heatwave and Melissa’s fearless approach to new challenges. Mike shares his success with consistently changing his needles, improving his insulin efficiency, while Jack discusses his ongoing battle with nighttime highs and the impact on his daily routine.

We also tackle the humorous and relatable moments of living with T1D, from unexpected hypo rages to the trials of eating the right foods. Join us for a blend of laughter, real talk, and inspiration as we ensure no one with Type 1 Diabetes ever feels alone in their journey. Tune in for practical tips, heartfelt stories, and a supportive community that understands the daily struggles and victories of managing this chronic condition.

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 01:10 – Weekly Wins and Struggles
    • Jack’s success with work and gym balance.
    • Jack’s experience with nighttime high blood sugar levels.
    • Mike’s needle-changing challenge
    • The Importance of regular needle changes for insulin efficacy.
    • Mike’s decision to attempt sobriety and its benefits.
    • Jack loves rountine.
  • 08:17 – Mike sets Jack a discipline challenge!
  • 09:15 – Whats your average bruv!
    • Mike’s in the green
    • Jack has an orange
  • 13:56 – Food section!
    • Mikes egg mayonasise
    • Jacks Meal out
    • Jack McDonalds
    • Meal Prep
    • Zoe stands over Jack with a needle!
  • 32:21 – Whats the story
    • Jack has a funny story about his CGM getting spotted
    • Mike tries to show off his CGM to another diabetic
  • 35:05 – Does Jack have discipline?
  • 36:14 – Listener Wins
    • First Sensor Tan Line of the Year: Louise’s Achievement
    • Hypo Rage Mastered: Maria’s Self-Control Victory
    • New Diagnoses, New Adventures: Melissa’s Roller Skates
    • and loads more!!
  • 47:12 Outro’s, Socials and waffle

As always, the episode is filled with laughs, relatable moments, and valuable insights into living with Type 1 Diabetes. We also hope adding the chapters helped you navigate the podcast episode so please let us know!!

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