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Life as a Diabetic (Type 1 and Type 2)

FreeStyle Libre Adhesion Guide for Canada and United States

Everyone's skin is different, as a result, keeping your FreeStyle Libre from falling off can be a challenge for some diabetics. Abbott has released...

What are the Benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for Diabetes Control?

What are the benefits of using a Dexcom G6 or Freestyle Libre Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to manage your Type 1 or Type 2...

What I Have Learned While Being Diagnosed as an Insulin-Dependent T2 Diabetic

After a 10-year long battle as a Type 2 Diabetic, I was diagnosed as insulin-dependent Type 2 Diabetic (T2D) at the age of 48....

Tip: How to Stop Your FreeStyle Libre Sensor From Falling Off Before the 14-day Expiry?

Hits and tips I use to keep my FreeStyle Libre attached for 14 days. With these tips I have never had a sensor fall off early.

Cases, Stickers, and Accessories for the FreeStyle Libre

Here is a list of helpful cases, stickers, patches and accessories for your FreeStyle Libre scanner and sensor. As a Canadian diabetic, I am...

Questions and Answers about the FreeStyle Libre Diabetic Glucose Monitoring System

I have been using the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system (CGM) since December 2018. Here are some questions I had myself before considering the...

Running & Cycling (Clothes, Tech and Races)

Mark is a foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn’s Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.

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Random thoughts from the past

Photo Challenge: How Does Water Impact our Lives?

Today's Photo Challenge from Photo 101 : A picture a Day is water. How does water impact our lives, and how can your sense impact the...

Unexpected Twist in Life : Navigating Dating and Life 101 After Separation and Divorce

Separation and divorce, and particularly when it blind sides, feels very much link being trapped on a run-away train. Despite feeling out of control,...

Tip: How to view webpage HTML on iPad / iPhone (iOS 13)

This article outlines the steps required to view the source code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) for any webpage on your iDevices including iPad, iPhone...

Review: Microsoft’s Virtual PC 2007

My review of Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. Virtualization software allows you to run multiple PC-based operating systems simultaneously on one workstation, providing a safety...

Currency Exchange Robbery: One-way Banks Guarantee they Make Billions Each Year!

I recently had a transaction on my Canadian Credit card from a US vendor.  The original charge was $55.83 USD with a Canadian exchange...

Photo Challenge: And Then there were Shovels

For this week’s challenge, share a photo of a landscape: a wide establishing shot of a scene in nature or an urban setting. —WordPress Weekly...

Review: Switcher – Switch Between Applications

Switcher is a free utility for Windows Vista and Aero enabled.  As the name suggests, the application gives you a new twist to the...

Why you should not add a new hard drive to your computer as a backup solution?

External storage enclosures, or adding a second or more hand drive to your desktop computer are a useful and increasingly popular way to expand digital storage; however it can be difficult to manage storage across multiple disks that may be both internal and external.

Guest Post: The Best Computer Accessories for a Home Computer

When one buys a computer one often doesn’t take into consideration the fact that you will need other devises for your computer. When you...

5 Tips for Photographing Sunsets

The great staff at Henry's published a helpful article on photographing sunsets that I had to share. Take a look at the following 5...

Photo Challenge: Focus on Street

Day two of Photography 101.  Today's assignment, "focus on a street. It can be a quiet road in a small town, an alley near...

5 Ways to Keep your Mobile Devices and Personal Information Secure

Smartphones and tablets are so much a part of everyday life, it’s easy to forget that they can contain an incredible wealth of information...