What It’s REALLY Like Having A Chronic Illness

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

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Ostomy Style – Outfits of the Week January 1-15th

Hey Crohnies! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend and your new week is full of opportunities to make you happy. I’ve decided I want to do an outfit review every week to show you everything I find comfy and stylish but also works with my ostomy and is really comfortable. I know I’m a… More Ostomy Style – Outfits of the Week January 1-15th

I Went To A Royal Garden Party Wearing A £13 Dress!

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!

Kiss And Cry. My Thoughts.

Hey Crohnies, Hope you’re all doing well and enjoying your weekend. I’m having some pretty irritating surgery complications again with my Proctectomy wound being pretty badly infected. I know it’s just another step in my recovery towards getting better but it still sucks… a lot. While I’ve been spending my time trying to hit 10,000… More Kiss And Cry. My Thoughts.

Celebrate The Little Things… An Open Letter To My Chronic Illness 

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 

15 Week Proctectomy Update And Summer Outfits With An Ileostomy. 

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. 

How I Manage Nights Out With An Ostomy And Recovering From Surgery! 

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! 

Post Surgery Complications… (warning: graphic photo) 

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) 

What I’ve Learned Since Having A Proctectomy

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

What Have I Learned From Having An Ostomy?

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?