“I don’t believe you can truly conquer a mountain; if you climb her, it’s only because she let you.” These words sent chills up and down my spine as I stared back...

38 days until I leave for Kilimanjaro and I’ve planned my final fundraising push! Here are the details: What:    Ashika’s Kilimanjaro Challenge Fundraiser Where:  SAMZ Pub in Pitt Meadows 19267 Lougheed Highway...

I came across an article today that left me with mixed opinions, ‘5 Ways Diabetes Wreaks Havoc On Your Entire Life.’ Article link: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-13061/5-ways-diabetes-wreaks-havoc-on-your-entire-life.html Initially, I started agreeing with the points, but...

I grew up keeping my diabetes to myself. I’m not entirely sure why I didn’t talk to anyone about it, I guess I figured no one would understand and I didn’t...

On June 14, 2014, I am setting out to hike to Mt. Kilimanjaro, also known as the “Roof of Africa”, with 20 type 1 diabetics from around the world. Mt. Kilimanjaro...

Here’s a quick recap of what’s going on. This past September, I signed up for a group trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro through JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). JDRF has recruited 13...