Ok. This may be the shortest ever blog I do…..
I was very fortunate to attend the European Diabetes Bloggers Summit this year. I met some amazing people, and frowned at each and every one of the in turn.
On the last day I was asked “Grumpy. Why do you blog?”
My immediate flippant off the cuff, going for the cheap laugh as always was “for attention”.
But since then I’ve been thinking about it a lot. Why do I blog? Why do I spend so much time as “The Grumpy Pumper”?
Simply, because whilst having Diabetes is shit, frustrating, annoying and every single expletive you can think of. I will never let it overtake me. Sure, it catches up at times, looks like it will get ahead of me, but I will always beat it back. And I will take the piss out of it to help give myself the boost I need to get ahead again.
So if whilst doing that via my blog, Twitter or Face book accounts Someone else gets as laugh, and that helps them gain some clear ground on their Diabetes. Then it was worth it. That’s why I blog.
With that in mind please take a look at my first video blog. As you will see, I’m not media trained. Let’s face it. I’m barely house trained.