Archive for December, 2022
Is this domestic bliss? Or how to survive cooking the Christmas Dinner for 3 generations
I’m not a “natural cook”, food to me was for many years a means to an end, a way of ensuring my insulin was covered and I kept reasonably healthy. A working person, there were “emergency meals” kept in the fridge for during the week when either of us were too knackered to cook. After […]
Posted: December 26th, 2022 under 42.
All the prep is done, just waiting for the off!
I love the decorations and the meal. Having the family round, all now sadly adults, being together focused on a single goal, is amazing. It’s us and my mum this year, my closest relatives. Of course, nerves can take over but just now, I’m tired out of my little mind. The tree is decorated, the […]
Posted: December 22nd, 2022 under 42.
Today is officially the start of winter as in the northern hemisphere, it is the solstice – the shortest day of the year. Of course, in the southern hemisphere, it is the longest day. All thanks to the earth being on the list, by about 23 to the sun. It’s one of the reasons so […]
Posted: December 21st, 2022 under 42, Driving off the grid.
I am sitting in the warm, drinking a cup of tea enjoying the beauty that is winter sun being harvested by the solar panels dreaming of skiing. Not eco-friendly at all I do two terrible things when it comes to the environment: I ski and I have baths. How are these terrible? Well, even if […]
Posted: December 10th, 2022 under 42.
It’s been an interesting week
I’ve had a Tandem T-slim pump since January and not had a great deal of success running the “closed loop” (there are so many wrong things about that statement, that yes, I have put it in quotes, more about that later). Coming up to my 45th diaversary, I am kinda familiar with what I need […]
Posted: December 4th, 2022 under Diabetes.