Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Macedon Regional Park (SiSS Episode1)

Insulin was off the menu for most of today. Within 45 minutes of scoffing breakfast I was taking the first active steps of this 16 month intrepid adventure. There was … Continue reading

01/09/2013 · 7 Comments

The Confectioner Conundrum

I got an email yesterday from a research institution regarding my job application from some time ago.  I just assumed I’d been dumped, but apparently the shortlisting process has been … Continue reading

30/08/2013 · 5 Comments

Iron Woman Food

Seven hours of hospital time today waiting for the iron to drip feed into my blood.  At least it was a speedier pace than the Pitch Drop Experiment, which I … Continue reading

28/08/2013

River vs Insulin

A stroll (at pace) along the local Campaspe River is a daily must do.  It’s not exactly strenuous but it’s about where I’m at until the iron transfusion gives me … Continue reading

27/08/2013

Nitmiluk Experience

Five days of hiking and we’d not encountered a single person. The wilderness spell enhancing the taste of the powdered-milk tea was good to last one final cup as we … Continue reading

24/08/2013 · 2 Comments

Drinking Wine to Eat Dessert

I was too scared to imbibe for the first six months after my T1 diagnosis.  All that reading about how bad hypos mimic drunkenness had me a little uptight. In … Continue reading

22/08/2013

…and Great Rock n’ Roll

My buddy Dan will often trail off a conversation or an observation with a chuckled “Aagh, Good Times.” It’s become my habit to respond automatically with “And Great Rock n’ … Continue reading

22/08/2013