Category: Blog Posts

Happy Birthday To Me!

So today is my birthday and I’m writing this on Monday as I plan on spending the day on an adventure with the boys! Last year I spent the big 3-0 in hospital and I have had a few pretty dodgy birthdays over the…

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from our family to yours ❤❤💙💙💖 I hope you are all managing to enjoy your bank holiday weekend and the school holidays. The boys were with their Dad for the first week of the holidays which is always difficult as I miss…

Why Online Support Groups Can Be So Helpful

I joined my first IBD online support group in September 2015. I had been struggling for a while with my mental health and had just made the big step of opening up to my rheumatology nurse about how I was feeling. I had been…

GYBO Ball 2017

Apologies for being quiet this weekend. I have been in Birmingham attending the GetYourBellyOut ball, celebrating three years of their campaign. The founders did an amazing job and the party was brilliant. There was an Alice In Wonderland theme and the venue looked fab….

‘Good To Talk’

Today is the World Health Organisation’s World Health Day 2017. The focus for this year’s World Health Day is depression. The WHO are running a year long campaign to raise awareness of depression and promote the slogan ‘good to talk’. Close to 10% of…