Archive for the Crohnie Category

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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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 Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System

My Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System

My Stoma Supply Storage and Ordering System.Having an ostomy for life means having monthly delivery’s for your stoma supplies. Now monthly storage for these Stoma supplies can get tedious and bulky. It all comes in big boxes and stacking them up can take up a lot of

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Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time

Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time

Travelling Abroad With My Stoma For The First Time. I have been to Spain for a weeks family holiday and it is the first time I have travelled abroad in heat since my Stoma surgery in November. So what do I need to take with me and

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#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup

#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup

#ThaiTuesdays Hot & Sour Chicken Noodle Soup. I personally eat a lot of Thai food because I find it healthy. I can for the most part stick to lowfodmap and it does not disagree with Bertha my stoma. I have noodles for my lunch most days or if I’m

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#ThaiTuesday Chicken Potsu Curry

#ThaiTuesday Chicken Potsu Curry

#ThaiTuesday Chicken Potsu Curry. I personally eat a lot of Thai food because I find it healthy. I can for the most part stick to lowfodmap and gluten free. Best of all it does not disagree with Bertha my stoma.   #ThaiTuesday Potsu Curry This recipe is slightly different.Its

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