Christmas Wish

There are many people I care about living and working all over the world.
A lot of them are travelling to get home for Christmas. I miss you all!
My thoughts are with you and I hope to see you again soon. Below is a poem
that I put up on another blog of mine.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Everyone!
Best Wishes and Warmest Regards

Christmas Wish
May your Christmas
be full of friends, family,
food & fun.
Laughter, love
& memorable moments
that you will always treasure.
Special smiles
that make you glow;
radiating the warmth of the season.
Blair Gaulton Dec 2013


As a diabetic, my blood sugar values are an important indicator on how I am managing my diabetes and my lifestyle. One thing you get used to; is checking your blood sugar when you feel something is not right. Essentially, you are trying to find out if it is your blood sugar level that is causing you to feel a particular way.  For me, I can say it is true. When it is low, I feel sad, sick and devoid of energy. I am also incredibly slow.  If it is high, it is like being drunk along with blurry vision. It makes me tired. The effects vary from person to person and do change over time. It is important that you do not ignore these signals. Let other people know whom you trust about it, so they can help you, if necessary. Consulting regularly with a endocrinologist is also helpful. Being a diabetic means you have to be a little more careful about things.
 If you are a diabetic, I would recommend that you find some sort of physical activity that you enjoy doing and do it a couple of times a week if possible. In the long run it gives you better blood sugar values and will improve your quality of life. Diabetes will not stop you from living a long life or enjoying a wonderful Christmas dinner with friends and family. Merry Christmas!

The Best Christmas Present

Yes, Christmas is around the corner and many people are getting stressed trying to find those gifts for people they love and care about.
Maybe not..Perhaps you are trying to find a present for someone that already has everything they need and you feel that you have to give them something. The most valuable present you can give this Christmas, of course depends on the person, their age, and what will make them happy and does not leave you gasping, and struggling to make ends meet. You can make donations in their name to various causes and charities which is a good thing. The best present you can give people is to spend time with them. We are all busy, running around, even without Christmas and it is not always easy to meet with friends, family or people we care about due to conflicting schedules. Making time to spend time together with people you want to be with is a way of showing that you love them and value their company. It is very important to do this, so do it. No one knows what the future will bring. Don’t put it off for the future. Get together, have some fun, share some laughs and you’ll have a Merry Christmas filled with good times, happy moments and memories.


Recently, I had an operation and i admit before having it i was frightened. I had no doubt about the surgeons or the people doing it would do it correctly.  Of course, you think about what could go wrong and that did bother me for awhile. It was out of my hands. I believed that everything would be fine. I was also worried about catching something at the hospital that would leave me laid up and out of commission for a long period of time. I wrote previously about experiences various family members had with hospitals and they were not good. Although my stay in the hospital was brief, I can say that for me the experience was good. When you tell people that you are going to have an operation, you hear many stories and some of them can be disturbing to you. It was the experience that the person you were talking to had. I would like to thank everyone who did the surgery on me, it went well and I am on the road to recovery.