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#HappyDiabeticChallenge

I am a Type 1 Diabetic-if you did not know already. November was Diabetes awareness month and it entailed an Instagram photo challenge including loads of blue, needles and Diabetic life. It was hosted by The.Insulin.Type Her name is Leah and she lives in Germany originating from Minnesota, US. She created this lovely challenge and topics.… Continue reading #HappyDiabeticChallenge

Life · Travel

My Birthday Weekend

Hi There! Recently I was blessed with turning another year older. We decided that on our birthdays we will plan a weekend away and the one celebrating can decide where we go. My turn! I chose Franschoek. Of course it was a good idea, but it gets expensive. First stop was The Alpaca Loom between… Continue reading My Birthday Weekend

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Befriend, date, engaged to a T1D

As written by my soon-to-be husband. With mutual friends pestering me to take a friend of theirs out on a date, I met my soon-to-be wife Elre. I was told beforehand that if things look to be getting serious I should always keep in mind that she's a T1D all of her life and that… Continue reading Befriend, date, engaged to a T1D

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My awesome Tattoo (the story)

I recently, well not that recently, got a new tattoo and my friend asked me what it meant. I remember telling her that I will write a post and I never did it. Today is the day that I explain the meaning of my new tattoo, my friend-this one is for you. The biggest element… Continue reading My awesome Tattoo (the story)

Life · Uncategorized

Surprise! (Our Engagement)

We have been planning for a few days that we are going to visit The West Coast National Park. My boyfriend said he wanted to have a braai next to the ocean and that sounded just as grand to me. On our way we some some (tame) wild and a little bit of flowers. This… Continue reading Surprise! (Our Engagement)

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How I’m handling life right now

  Yup, this is me right now. Type 1 diabetic down with the flu and everything is haywire. just blossoms and daisies. What do you want to do tonight, my boyfriend asks. my answer, I want to lie down in a corner and rock myself to sleep singing "let's kill barney" songs. When will I… Continue reading How I’m handling life right now

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What I have learned in 30 years

This post was first posted on my first blog in 2015 after my 30th birthday. I loved working on it and writing down the things I have learned. I wanted to change the format a bit and share it again. So, here you go. We all learn different things as we go through life. I… Continue reading What I have learned in 30 years