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Do I Struggle Making The Right Food Choices With Crohns Disease?

Do I Struggle Making The Right Food Choices With Crohns Disease?

Do I Struggle Making The Right Food Choices With Crohns Disease? So this is more of a question piece both to myself and for fellow sufferers to have a think about. As a whole I struggle with food. Have done for the last 14 years. Reason being

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Day 30 Progress for CrohnsFighting Got Fat

Day 30 Progress for CrohnsFighting Got Fat

Day 30 Progress for CrohnsFighting Got Fat. Mehhhh so back in early January this mentalist stepped on the scales and cried a tear or two. I had been advised that I needed to drop a few pounds due to on-going lady issues thanks to Crohns and scar

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Treating My Stoma Like A Baby

Treating My Stoma Like A Baby

Treating My Stoma Like A Baby. So this sounds like a random concept. Do I treat my stoma like a baby? After talking to a lady in one of the facebook groups it dawned on me the amount of preparation that goes into handling stoma life…. Treating

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CrohnsFighting Got Fat, Diet Week 2 Progress

CrohnsFighting Got Fat, Diet Week 2 Progress

CrohnsFighting Got Fat, Diet Week 2 Progress, as you are reading this I will have already completed week 2 of this I need to lose weight and get fit diet. How am I finding this? Honestly….. I am doing ok. I have yet to crumble at the

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CrohnsFighting Got Fat Progress Week One

CrohnsFighting Got Fat Progress Week One

CrohnsFighting Got Fat Progress Week One. So this mental stoma lady as completed week one of lets get the rotund tummy back to a reasonable size. Week one is always the hardest in any diet and can sometimes break the most strongest of people. CrohnsFighting Got Fat

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CrohnsFighting Got Fat & Needs To Lose Weight

CrohnsFighting Got Fat & Needs To Lose Weight

CrohnsFighting Got Fat & Needs To Lose Weight. Since March of last year I have been on vedolizumab and have a permanent stoma. In hindsight I should have been watching what I actually placed in my mouth but I like food. Plain fact I like chocolate and

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My Review Of The Pelican Vitamin E bag

My Review Of The Pelican Vitamin E bag

My Review Of The Pelican Vitamin E Bag. So I have been road testing this bag out since the first week in November and all I can say Is WOW.  The only issue I was having with my current Pelican platinum stoma bag long term was contact

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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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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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