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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

Buying a Tablet? Should I buy an e-reader or a tablet (Part 2)

I wrote last week regarding the difficult decision I had been battling between buying an e-reader or a tablet. As my new...

Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

My little niece has a bit of a personality and rightfully so as the last out of six grandchildren she needs to make herself...

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...

Should I Move from a Windows PC to a Mac?

A review of why did I buy a Macbook Pro? Making the switch from a Windows 7 (Microsoft) based laptop to a...

WordPress.com Reader Toolbar in Self Hosted Sites

WordPress comes in two flavors: the fully hosted WordPress.com, and the self-hosted version available at WordPress.org. For a long-winded review of 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...

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: Add a New Page or Post

WordPress seems to take on two hats, as an incredible, blogging and communicating platform that is used across the globe to share...

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.

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...

Review: SyncToy – Copy and Backup Your Files

SyncToy 2.0 for Windows is a easy to use, customizable application helps you copy, move, rename, and delete files between folders and computers.

The infamous question of "Why?"

Originating from Old English hwī, hwȳ 'by what cause', instrumental case of hwæt 'what', of Germanic origin,...