Intrepid Tales on Insulin

Type 1 life adventures

Happy Rainbow: A Modern Day Bush Dance

It took a couple of days to excavate the dirt from my nostrils. Thousands of feet boogying in the bush and my nose didn’t want to miss out on the … Continue reading

04/02/2014 · 8 Comments

Gearing Up: From Insulin Cooler Bags to Polish People Plucking Geese

Heatwave. Insulin in the fridge and no significant walks, lest I pass out or get crisped by fire. I go through a lot of blood testing strips in hot weather. … Continue reading

18/01/2014

Hypos from the Land of Slumber

Once I awoke as I was salivating on a chicken parma.  This morning’s signal was me disrupting a meandering nonsense conversation with a friend in a bank, which morphed into … Continue reading

21/11/2013

Farewell to the House of Diagnosis

Moving house is arduous and I had the blood sugar lows to prove it.  For about four days I maintained an upright position thanks to ginger beer and a mobile … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · 3 Comments

Some lady is wearing my old Blundstones

Does a Sunday arvo spent in a beer garden count for an Outdoors in October event? Nah, didn’t think so. So I guess we have a brief lull in the … Continue reading

23/10/2013 · 4 Comments

Benalla’s Better Bike Hike (Outdoors in October Episode #2)

Today’s lessons…your bike doesn’t want to fit into your hatchback because you’ve tried to squeeze it in without taking off the front tyre. Quick release was invented for a reason. … Continue reading

13/10/2013 · 3 Comments

Bike and Hike: Black Hill Reserve (Outdoors in October Episode #1)

The Silver Bullet lived up to her name when I was city dweller.  We’d shoot past cars jammed in peak hour traffic. But with trucks and boat trailers zooming by … Continue reading

08/10/2013 · 4 Comments