Archive for the Exercise Category

Happy 6 Month Anniversary to Bertha

Happy 6 Month Anniversary to Bertha

Happy 6 Month Anniversary to Bertha. So this is a landmark to me. I never thought I would celebrate the fact I have a permanent ileostomy. Life prior to Bertha was slightly difficult, to say the least. Due to the amount of bowel removed I had permanent diarrhoea

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What Does Body Image Mean to Me?

What Does Body Image Mean to Me?

What Does Body Image Mean To Me? We are covering body image on The IBD & Ostomy Support Show. Everyone’s responses regardless of being in the positive or negative are extremely good to see. People are actually talking about it which is brilliant. What Does Body Image Mean To Me?

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My Battle With Chronic Fatigue And How I Cope

My Battle With Chronic Fatigue And How I Cope

What is Chronic Fatigue? Chronic Fatigue causes Persistent fatigue (exhaustion) Not to be confused with CFS (or ME as it’s more commonly known). CF affects everyday life for some of us and it doesn’t go away with sleep or rest. My battle with chronic fatigue always impacts my life daily.

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My Exercise Post Op After Stoma Surgery

My Exercise Post Op After Stoma Surgery

So exercise post op for me, has been daunting.  I’ve always been a pretty active person up until April last year.My gym membership ended. I had a slight flare in April and threw in the towel due to being put back on steroids. It’s a never ending

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