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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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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...

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...

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...

Blogging 101 – What can we learn through others?

One of the most powerful aspects of blogging is the interaction with our readers, their comments, their...

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.

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...

Photo Challenge: What does Home Mean to Me …

Home is Where the Heart Is.  Taking a look through The Commons, it looks like an incredible group of Bloggers and Photographers...

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...

Smart Devices as a Digital Life Coaches

The world is changing and in many great ways. As mobile devises become more powerful, their functionality has extended beyond simply sending emails, text...

Google Glass – What to expect?

Once the exclusive domain of science fiction writers, glasses that allow you to display data, take photos and videos, translate real-time speech...

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...

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...