Hey Crohnies! I thought today I’d share some insight into the life of those of us who have chronic health conditions so maybe those of you who live without them can understand our lives more… or if you’re chronically ill, you can relate to this. I was thinking this week when I had a lot… More What It’s REALLY Like Having A Chronic Illness
Hey Crohnies! Long time no blog… I’m sorry! I’ve had a crazy year so far after my January surgery where I ended up being on bed rest for 3 months then panicking to finish the semester of uni because I had to teach myself and it was so stressful! I’ve actually ended up spending the… More Life Update June 2018
Hello and happy new year Crohnies! I hope you all had a wonderful festive season and are starting 2018 as healthily as possible. I personally entered the year with a really horrible case of gastroenteritis that meant I had to cancel a trip to Krakow which no one wants! Thankfully I’m much better now, but… More Hello 2018! Life Update… New Website & More Surgery?
Hey Crohnies! Happy August! (I can’t believe I’m typing that because it feels like it was only yesterday I got my Proctectomy and now it’s 7 months later.) Due to my nomination for Arts And Culture Champion at the West Dunbartonshire Provost Awards last year where I won my category and Citizen of the Year… More I Went To A Royal Garden Party Wearing A £13 Dress!
Dear Chronic Illness, So many people must expect me to be pretty angry with you. It’s easy to think of all the things you have stopped me doing like being too sick to go to school so I didn’t get the grades to be the doctor I always wanted to be or the ability to… More Celebrate The Little Things… An Open Letter To My Chronic Illness
Hey Crohnies! Happy Sunday, I hope you’ve all had a fab weekend and I apologise for my super long break in my blog posts, I’ve done some posts to come out in the weeks ahead but since someone used one of my blog topics I discussed on twitter I’m not posting that for now and… More 15 Week Proctectomy Update And Summer Outfits With An Ileostomy.
Hey Crohnies! I’ve had a lot of people ask how I manage to feel comfortable going on a night out to a club with an ostomy and especially having only had major surgery 3 months ago. I feel like after spending so much time being home on bed rest after the surgery I’m now sick… More How I Manage Nights Out With An Ostomy And Recovering From Surgery!
Hey Crohnies and Lucky Coiners, I’m now more than 3 weeks after my proctectomy surgery and I’ve had a lot of people asking how I’m getting on because I’ve not been up and about and I’m still struggling a lot with pain and a few complications so I thought I’d try my best to explain… More Post Surgery Complications… (warning: graphic photo)
Hey Crohnies and Lucky Coiners, Not posted in a few weeks because I’ve been away having surgery to have my proctectomy, some of you might not know what that is so I’ll explain it a bit more. Basically 2 years ago after I had the majority of my large intestine removed I started bleeding from… More What I’ve Learned Since Having A Proctectomy
Hey Crohnies and Lucky Coiners, If any of you have been following my blog posts for the last few years you’ll know I celebrated my second stomaversary on the 12th of December so I thought that I’d let you guys know what it’s actually like to have an ileostomy for those of you who don’t… More What Have I Learned From Having An Ostomy?