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Real Lyfe with Type 1 Diabetes – Tools To Thrive
New Workout App for People With Diabetes – And Christel is an Instructor!
Have you ever dreamt of working out with a trainer who understands diabetes, who might even live with diabetes, and who gets what it takes to get through a workout without wonky blood sugars? Well, that trainer could be me! Today, my 12-week fitness program “STRONGER”, that I developed for ...
July 18, 2019
Top Five Wellness Tips We Learned From Lauren Bongiorno!
At Lyfebulb, we’re SO lucky to have Lauren Bongiorno on our T1D Lyfebulb Ambassador Team! Her expertise in countless areas related to self empowerment, fitness, nutrition and health is what makes her such a great influencer. We can all learn a thing or two from Lauren’s expertise! Today ...
February 6, 2019
3 Herbal Ways to Cope with Chronic Conditions
Herbal remedies have been in use for centuries, and they are viewed as a more holistic approach to healthcare. While by no means should you disregard the importance of modern day medicine, herbal remedies are simply a natural approach you can take in order to deal with pain or any other chronic ...
January 15, 2019
What Support Do Carers Need?
Carers are very special people indeed. These are the ones who look after loved ones and friends who need assistance, and this can very often mean that their own lives become somewhat limited and difficult. Yet without these people, more and more people would have to go into long term care, so ...
January 2, 2019
Unique Ways to Stop Boredom
Are you feeling bored right now? Do you feel bored very often? Finding ways to overcome such moments can be challenging. There’s nothing wrong with being bored, in fact, it’s good for your wellbeing. However, when you feel this way too often life can get depressing. There are lots of things ...
January 2, 2019
Rebecca Babcock: IBD Warrior
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais NinDueing December 1-7 is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness week, and as an IBD Warrior, it is an important to take a pause and look at REAL life with a silent, incurable illness. There is no question that is hard, but ...
December 6, 2018
How to Improve Your Recovery After Surgery
Surgery can be frightening for the patient and their loved ones, but once the procedure is over, there’s another stage to face which can be just as challenging. The recovery period will vary greatly depending on the circumstances, but in many cases, it can be helped along if certain steps are ...
November 13, 2018
How to Choose the Best Life Insurance Company for Your Needs When Living with a Chronic Illness
September 21, 2018
Looking After Your Teeth Throughout Your Life: A Guide
Once your baby teeth have fallen out, then you have only the one set of teeth to see you throughout your life. In light of this, it’s absolutely crucial that you take care of them, protect them from damage and staining, and ensure that they’ll still be around when you’re elderly. The key to...
August 7, 2018
What to Do When Your Health Wasn’t a Priority Before Now
We all go through life phases. Some of them are good such as in our twenties and in others, we sometimes face personal setbacks. Unfortunately, that’s the reality of life at times. Whether we’ve not taken good care of your health before because there was never an issue previously, but now ...
July 19, 2018
How To Improve Your Health: A Guide
You may have been told many times what you need to do to improve your health and take care of yourself, but have you stopped to consider how you can do this? What lifestyle changes does this require? One of the first points to keep in mind is the fact that you need to get into a routine of ...
July 9, 2018
Alternative Ways To Start Your Own Healing Process
When suffering from many mental health issues such as addiction and those related to chronic illness, there are many medical treatment options which are commonly prescribed, such as counselling and medication. However, these options are not suitable for everyone, and you may be looking for ...
May 31, 2018
How to Stay Emotionally Connected During Social Isolation
In just a matter of days the world turned topsy-turvy. Last week I was in the Rhône Valley visiting vineyards for a work assignment with little access to world news. Then March 12 started a travel ban. We returned to the U.S. March 13. JFK Airport was eerily quiet at 5 p.m. when we arrived, ...
March 17, 2020
Adjusting to Loneliness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This morning, as I woke up to a grey sky with rain hanging in the air, just waiting to fall, I felt down. I am often affected by weather, the long winters in Sweden were definitely not good for me, darkness scares me and makes me feel cold and vulnerable. In addition, today I was also facing ...
March 13, 2020
Tools to Thrive: Running for T1D Management and Entrepreneurship
Many of us, including myself, face the difficulty of keeping blood sugar levels elevated during sessions of intense activities like running. Yet, if practiced correctly, running can be an awesome therapy for the physical and mental health of those in the #T1D community. Insulin keeps me alive, ...
December 12, 2019