T1 Athelete: The OCR journey with keto

T1 Athelete: The OCR journey with keto

There’s this superficial feeling I get, when I am validating myself by taking type 1 diabetes out 20km from nowhere while putting my body through some military type obstacles. “Self-awareness is a supreme gift, a treasure as precious as life…. this is what...
T1 Athelete: Breaking the silence/ The Keto Journey

T1 Athelete: Breaking the silence/ The Keto Journey

For 6 months, I struggled to answer the questions about the keto diet as I was too afraid to tell the truth, I was too afraid to suggest Keto to another diabetic and then something went wrong. Someone asked me the other day how I manage to have such an active life...
T1 Athelete: Reframing and refocusing my health

T1 Athelete: Reframing and refocusing my health

I never want to admit that by default I was weaker than everyone around me I’ve always tried to write about Diabetes in a positive way…… maybe it’s because my shame has got the better of me….. I never want to admit that by default I was...
T1 Athelete: Growing up with type 1 diabetes

T1 Athelete: Growing up with type 1 diabetes

I don’t remember a time before I had diabetes. It’s intrinsic to me, and so for me it’s a huge part of who I am. The month of August 2018 marks 23 years of being a type 1 diabetic… It’s strange, trying to review my feelings over the past 23 years I...
Muscle Versus Fat: The Myth

Muscle Versus Fat: The Myth

The Myth: Muscle burns WAY MORE calories than fat. Therefore, boosting your metabolic rate means building muscle (example – resistance training). We have heard the notion muscle burns more calories that fat…well that is true but how much are we actually talking about...
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