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An Interview With… Jamie Pearson

Through blogging I have met some incredible and brave people.  During the course of me appearing on The IBD & Ostomy Support Show, I met Jamie.  He lives not far from me which was an obvious starting point for a conversation.  He has become a good friend and is always there for a chat and… Continue reading An Interview With… Jamie Pearson

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Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery

I got a whole day to get my head around the idea of having an ileostomy, many people don't get that long as it is often performed during emergency surgery.  For some however, the surgery is scheduled and they have some time to prepare.  Physically, this can be a blessing with more time to get… Continue reading Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery

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Top Five Tips For Getting Through Chicken Pox

It is that time of year again and chicken pox is running rife!  My five year old niece has just gone down with it, just in time for the school Easter holidays.  My boys picked it up in April 2013 and I am pretty sure they got it from the swimming pool at the Havens… Continue reading Top Five Tips For Getting Through Chicken Pox

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The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – No More Grapes

Good morning and happy Wednesday!  Hope you are enjoying a great week and good news - it is half way to the weekend!  I have a great new website to share with all you spoonies like me, called No More Grapes. I don't know about you, but getting admitted to hospital, especially when it comes… Continue reading The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – No More Grapes

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Hit Or Miss Recommendation – Aqua Carpatica

Apologies for the radio silence today, I am yet again working on another university assignment so am pretty busy!  I thought I would pop on this evening to share with you a product I had been sent to try - AQUA Carpatica.  You can check out their website here. I was sent a couple of… Continue reading Hit Or Miss Recommendation – Aqua Carpatica

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Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fistulas

So I didn't manage to get this one up last week.  After the unexpected hospital stay, I took some time off to recover.  Today is the second post in the blog series I am doing on conditions associated with IBD and we are looking at fistulas. What are they? A fistula is an abnormal channel… Continue reading Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fistulas

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A Day In The Life – Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Happy hump-day one and all.  Apologies for the radio silence but after getting out of hospital and resting and then a big appointment on Monday I have been focusing on my health a little. Firstly, if you follow me on social media you will have seen that just under two weeks ago I had another… Continue reading A Day In The Life – Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

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Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fatigue

Welcome to my new blog series which is all about conditions associated with IBD.  Many people see Crohns and Colitis as 'pooing' diseases, which is actually only part of the problem.  IBD can cause many other symptoms and conditions which may need treating with more medication, surgery, or may just have to be tolerated by… Continue reading Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fatigue

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Top 10 Best Things About Getting My Stoma

Good morning and happy Friday!  If you follow me on Facebook you will have seen my apology about not getting a post up on Wednesday.  I have been working hard on my university assignment this week.  I am pleased to say it is complete and has been submitted.  Now I just get to worry about… Continue reading Top 10 Best Things About Getting My Stoma