WHAT ILLNESSES DO YOU SUFFER WITH? I have rheumatoid arthritis, Crohns disease, an ileostomy, ostopenia, high blood pressure and iritis WHAT'S THE CRAZIEST 'CURE' SOMEONE HAS EVER OFFERED YOU? Well according to one GP I saw (yes a doctor), I shouldn't need a bone scan because I am too young to suffer from these issues! … Continue reading BlogMas Day Nine – Spoonie Christmas Challenge
So thought I would mix it up a little bit and make a video instead of a written post for you all! The link is https://youtu.be/Q-iyJZB9kVI And I hope you all enjoy it! Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel to see more videos from me and please feel free to ask any questions … Continue reading BlogMas Day Eight – Unboxing Stoma Supplies (video)
I have come across some great bloggers through Twitter (you can visit me there by clicking here and one of them is Burnished Chaos (visit her blog by clicking on the name). Every month she does a brilliant post listing her goals for the coming month, as well as revisiting last month's goals and commenting … Continue reading BlogMas Day Six – December Goals
I had planned to do a speed decorating video of me doing the tree but it didn't quite work out what with the absolutely hectic end to last week so I thought I would share some pictures and tell you where I got some of our Christmas decorations from in a post instead! I decided … Continue reading BlogMas Day Five – Christmas Tree, O’ Christmas Tree
Every other Friday I drive down to Essex to pick the boys up from school. It takes about 7 hours there and back, so I use Audible on the way there to keep me entertained and then pack the boys up lots to do on the way back. Rush hour traffic on a Friday is … Continue reading BlogMas Day 3 – Long Car Journeys With The Boys
On the 12th day of Christmas, chronic illness gave to me 12 breakfast tablets, 11 early nights, 10 pred rages, 9 fill your faces, 8 doctor visits, 7 bouts of brain fog, 6 non-alcoholic cocktails, 5 swollen joints, 4 heat pads, 3 bag leaks, 2 stool samples, and a blockage cuz I ate nuts!
So for anyone who doesn't know what BlogMas is... it means I am going to be posting a blog every day between now and Christmas. I may have gone slightly mad thinking that this was a good idea! Let's see how I keep up! I hope everyone is well and ready to enjoy all these … Continue reading BlogMas Day 1 – Top Ten Christmas Movies
So there has been a lot of excitement surrounding the launch of the new Salts Confident BE ostomy bags and I was really looking forward to trying them out. I use Salts bags anyway, so was really hoping to find out whether these would be an 'upgrade' to the ones I currently use and love. … Continue reading Am I Confident In The New Salts Confidence BE Ostomy Bags?
I have had a few people asking after me and about how the boys are doing so I thought it was time to share a little update about what has been happening since they went to live with their Dad (see my previous post which explains what happened here). As you can imagine, it has … Continue reading A New Chapter…
Huge apologies that it's up late (especially to Stephie at Colitis To Ostomy) who has been nagging me to get this up so she can carry on participating! Had another busy one with hospital appointments of my own, hospital visits to Ste and my first assignment for university due in but now have a little … Continue reading #SMSelfLoveClub – Week 4