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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bike build update

June 26, 2011 | 6:04 pm

An update on the bike build as the Coast to Coast ride it is destined for approaches. From the pictures below, you can see where I’m up to. Not that different from the last lot? Well, the eagle eyed among … Continue reading


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Tempting fate

June 17, 2011 | 8:54 am

I’m not superstitious and I don’t believe in fate. But I tweeted on Wednesday how well Samuel was doing with his Blood Glucose (bG) levels this week, which happens to be Diabetes Week as well. In case your not a … Continue reading


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A diabetic on camp

June 12, 2011 | 7:45 pm

Samuel went on his first Scout camp this weekend, as a diabetic. He is a veteran camper having been on a couple of Scout camps and plenty of cub camps. However, this was his first as a Type 1 Diabetic. … Continue reading


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One down, three to go!

June 11, 2011 | 6:23 pm

Today I took part in the ‘Rother Valley Charity Super Sprint Triathlon’, which is a long name for a short triathlon. I did a 200m open water swim followed by a 10K bike ride and then a 4k run. That’s … Continue reading


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Guess who I’m fundraising for?

June 11, 2011 | 7:34 am

Is it obvious enough?


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Carb loading

June 10, 2011 | 8:09 pm

I’m not sure if this is the best preparation for the first of my four challenges tomorrow? They say you are supposed to load up with carbs before a race though, so I think its ok. I’m off to the … Continue reading


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Compare and contrast

June 9, 2011 | 7:40 am

We were at the hospital yesterday for Samuel’s quarterly HbA1c check and chat with the consultant. His HbA1c was 6.9 – up slightly from 6.4 last time. Not great, as it’s going in the wrong direction. But not too bad … Continue reading


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The final piece of the jigsaw

June 2, 2011 | 10:23 pm

or the final nail in the coffin…. We shall see. Either way, this turned up in the post yesterday. It’s always fun to recieve new gear in the post. In the box was a bottle of degreaser (boring!), some red … Continue reading


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