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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

Review: Drobo – Peace of Mind Computer and Data Backup Solution

Admittedly, I have been a long time Windows Home Server User but as my hardware comes close to its life cycle and a recent...

Photo Challenge: Capture Colour in the Absence of Colour – Winters Retreat

One of my favourite pictures of late. In the midst of early winter, there is still colour to be found along with the grey...

Review: PortableApps.Com – Applications on the GO!

Now you can carry your favorite computer programs along with all of your bookmarks, settings, email and more with you. Use them on any Windows computer. All without leaving any personal data behind.

How Dare you BBQ Without Fire in the Kitchen Spice Co | Christmas 6-Pack

Ever since we received the Fire in the Kitchen Spice Co. Christmas 6-Pack of their incredible seasoning rubs, they have become a staple to...

Review: Larklife by Lark Technologies (My First Impressions)

Here is my review of my first impressions about my new Larklife by Lark Technologies (www.lark.com) which is a new breed to Personal Life...

Fraud Alert: Microsoft Phone Scam to correct Virus / Computer Error

We received an interesting telephone call on a private line earlier today from a company called “ONLINE PC CARE” or something similar regarding recent...

Blogging 101: Exploring Alternative Beliefs in Your Writing – Two plus two equals four?

Life seems pretty straight forward, 2 + 2 = 4, right?   What seems so simple, so rudimentary, kindergarten basic, is actually a very...

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...

Blogging 101: Catering to your Design Needs

Todays Blogging 101 assignment was to add and/or customize two widgets, one text-based and one image-based. Which sounds like great fun. The main reason why...

Blogging 101 – Try a new Theme. Don’t Judge a Book By its Cover

I plead to you, Don't judge a book, or in our case a Blog by its cover!  Admit it, themes, themes, themes, this feels...

Blogging 101 – Add something new to your post – Take life by the Horns

Stand up and look around you?  What do you see?  For me, my first impressions of my hectic home office, are clutter and chaos,...

A Dissection of Me – Exploring what makes me, “me”

Who are we? What makes us, us? How would you describe yourself to a stranger? How honest would you be with the response?...