World Arthritis Day 2018

World Arthritis Day was yesterday, October 12th.  I have created a video on my YouTube channel to help raise awareness of arthritis and the fact it affects children and young people too. Please check it out and don't forget to subscribe to my channel to see more videos from me int he future. World Arthritis … Continue reading World Arthritis Day 2018

Baby Loss Awareness Week

#Blogtober Day Eight Baby Loss Awareness Week starts tomorrow, so I thought today I would share my story with you. What Is Baby Loss Awareness Week? Baby Loss Awareness Week is held every year between October 9th and 15th.  It is a collaboration between a number of different UK charities and is designed to raise … Continue reading Baby Loss Awareness Week

Stoma Accessory Hacks

Good morning and happy Friday!  So excited for the weekend, have you got any plans?  We don't have anything major planned but I will be off to Halifax at some point. Stoma Accessories or Stoma Necessities? There is a big debate at the moment about the products we get sent to help with stoma care.  … Continue reading Stoma Accessory Hacks

Scroll Free September

Good morning and happy new week!  Just a quick apology to the email subscribers who had a half finished blog post drop into their inboxes this morning - bit of a technical glitch! Scroll Free September Today I thought I would share something I am taking part in this month.  The Royal Society for Public … Continue reading Scroll Free September

#tubieweek – The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – INGA Wellbeing

Good morning and welcome to another #tubieweek post.  Today I want to introduce you all to INGA Wellbeing. The Problem With What To Wear In Hospital Anybody who has spent time in hospital will know the daily nightmare that is trying to be comfortable in what you are wearing.  Finding something that keeps you at … Continue reading #tubieweek – The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – INGA Wellbeing

#tubieweek – What Is A Tubie?

Good morning and welcome to #tubieweek here on The Spoonie Mummy!  This week I will be posting blogs and videos (check out the YouTube channel for The Spoonie Mummy) all about tube feeding and TPN. What Is Tube/TPN Feeding? Crohns disease has wide ranging effects on the body - it is not just a 'pooing' … Continue reading #tubieweek – What Is A Tubie?

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

-Happy Friday one and all, we are almost at the weekend!  Hope you have all had fantastic weeks, we have been very busy but I have also been keeping well rested and looking after myself. Today I wanted to share a post about Gastroparesis.  August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month.  Until I met Ste I had … Continue reading Gastroparesis Awareness Month

An Interview With… Marnix Lawrence

I recently responded to a tweet asking for people with IBD to help with some research looking at the perception of exercise among sufferers.  This led to me being interviewed over Skype by the lovely Marnix, who himself has Crohns Disease.  I answered the questions he needed for his research and it was great to … Continue reading An Interview With… Marnix Lawrence

Top 5 Hydration Tips

Hello Monday and happy new week!  Sorry I have been MIA but what a couple of weeks!  Unfortunately Ste has been taken into hospital with a line infection.  I also picked up the boys on Friday 13th for the first two weeks of the Summer holidays so have been busy keeping them entertained. Last week … Continue reading Top 5 Hydration Tips

Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques

Anxiety is the feeling of unease, worry or fear.  Everyone experiences anxiety during their lives - you may worry about taking an exam for example.  But there are peopl who experience these symptoms daily and struggle to control them.  Anxiety can take over a person's life and be a constant struggle. Anxiety is common in … Continue reading Coping With Anxiety – Grounding Techniques