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What Would I Tell A Newly Diagnosed Crohns Fighter?

What Would I Tell A Newly Diagnosed Crohns Fighter?

What Would I Tell A Newly Diagnosed Crohns Fighter? Have you been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease? What would you expect to be told about the illness you’ve just been diagnosed with? In the face of it being Crohns & Colitis week, I have decided to say what

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Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery?

Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery?

Should You Change What You Wear After Surgery? That is the question. How many of you sacrifice your fashion sense due to having a stoma? Surgery may change you physically but that doesn’t mean that it should change you. Here is how I have not sacrificed my dress

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The Draw Backs Of Being On Immuno Suppressants

The Draw Backs Of Being On Immuno Suppressants

The Draw Backs Of Being On Immuno Suppressants. I have been on and off immuno suppressants since my crohns diagnosis back in 2003. To a certain degree I have been very lucky and the side affects have not reared their ugly head until I started the vedolizumab

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Common Misconceptions About Stomas

Common Misconceptions About Stomas

Common Misconceptions About Stomas. Over the years I have heard so many different comments about stomas. Fact vs fiction of who should and shouldn’t have a stoma. Along with being told you’re too young etc. So what have you been told about your stoma? What are peoples misconceptions?

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Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life?

Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life?

Does Having An Ostomy Affect My Sex Life? Mum if you do happen to read this I would like to say sorry and you might want to stop reading now. So, one of the most common asked questions in any support group is how do I have

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Reasons I Love My Stoma

Reasons I  Love My Stoma

Reasons I Love My Stoma. This blog post was originally going to be titled reasons to love my stoma in the winter but due to me possibly getting rather crass I decided to change the title. Now for the majority of us ending up with a temporary

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Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog

Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog

Periods,Contraception & IBD Guest Blog.I have been asked by the lovely Natalie aka The Spoonie Mummy to write a guest blog to talk about the impact my periods have on me and daily life. I will also be writing about contraception methods used over the years to

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Has Being Chronically Ill Affected My Friendships?

Has Being Chronically Ill Affected My Friendships?

Has Being Chronically Ill Affected My Friendships? Having crohns and then a stoma x2 and near death experiences I have lost a few friends over the years. This being because of cancelled plans or loss of contact due to not always being well enough to maintain friendships.

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My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls

My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls

My Review Of The Trio Ostomy Pearls. I have high liquid output due to how my ileostomy was created. I have been fed up with filter leaks due to the output and decided to try and give some of these a test run. My Review Of The

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My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear

My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear

My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear. We recently had the owners of Comfizz join us on The IBD & ostomy support show to discuss hernia support wear and hernia prevention. Are you wearing support wear? Have you suffered from hernias? My Review Of Comfizz Support Wear Over

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