Category: Health

Methotrexate

Low dose Methotrexate (25mg or less once a week) is used to treat a range of joint, skin and bowel conditions.  This includes rheumatoid diseases, Crohn’s disease and severe psoriasis.  In higher doses it is used to treat cancer. I was put on Methotrexate when I was…

The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – Bullen Healthcare Delivery Company

So I wrote this post over a week ago and then didn’t save it properly – doh!  So here we go again! Today my recommendation is for my stoma supplies delivery company – Bullen Healthcare.  I previously used another company which was the one…

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…