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Life as a Diabetic (Type 1 and 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...

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,...

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...

Review: My first thoughts about FreeStyle Libre?

Welcome to my review of the new Abbott FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor. This page will be my personal account of using...

Guest Post | What is Carbohydrate?

Evidence Based Health Care: Before I enter contentious territory I think it's important to state my position on modern western medicine. I am under 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

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...

What is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract. Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea, sometimes bloody, and weight loss. Crohn’s disease...

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: Reader or No Reader

You have decided on WordPress as your blogging / CMS Platform.  Now do you host your blog at WordPress.com (hosted) or use...

Blogging 101 – Write an About Me Page – Exploring me and who Am I

Today's assignment for our Blogging 101 course was to write an About Page.  Who is Mark, what is he all about, and...

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...

How to: Turbo Charge Self Hosted WordPress Sites

If you are facing the problem of slow loading self-hosted WordPress website, or simply want to improve...

What triggered your Crohn’s Disease?

What is considered normal?  I suppose that is to be flushed out – but from those, I have discussed the question of...

How To: Where can I find the Windows 7 Screen Capturing Tool?

Question: Where can I find a free Screen capturing tool for Windows 7 or Windows 10? Answer: Windows has always had the Print Screen button...

Pack Rats – 30 Day Declutter Challenge

How many of you are Pack Rats? Why not join me in a 30-day declutter challenge and take control of your pack-rat...

Blogging 101: Create a Blogroll – Blog-Rolling around with Others

Today's Blogging 101 assignment is to create a Blogroll powered by the Links tab to help manage the sites you enjoy to...

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...

Photo Challenge: What does Bliss Mean to Me?

Today's assignment in my Photo 101: A picture a day project is BLISS, what does the word mean to me?