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BlogMas Day Fifteen – The Things You Can’t Say To Your Chronically Ill Partner

I wrote this post before Ste went into hospital, over a month ago, and had it sitting here for all this time. I  feel like now is the time to share it. As anyone following my blog will know, Ste was admitted to hospital after we visited his amazing gastro doctor as he was rapidly… Continue reading BlogMas Day Fifteen – The Things You Can’t Say To Your Chronically Ill Partner

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BlogMas Day Nine – Spoonie Christmas Challenge

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

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Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

So after doing the deed the other night I couldn't help but lay there giggling.  Luckily, it wasn't a reflection on the sex which was, as always, very good, but I realised that between us me and Ste had 'on' two ostomy bags, a Peg-J tube and three heat pads. I see many people on… Continue reading Sex With An Ostomy (and numerous other health issues)

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Arthritis In Your Hands – Tricks, Tips and Exercises

Arthritis is a painful condition that causes inflammation in the joints.  Around ten million people are affected in the UK of all ages.  Some people have a couple of joints affected and some people have it in multiple joints all over their body.  I am one of those lucky souls that has it in pretty… Continue reading Arthritis In Your Hands – Tricks, Tips and Exercises

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Not Every Disability Is Visible

There has been a big push for these signs to be displayed on all disabled toilets recently but it sadly appears not everywhere has caught up and awareness, even amongst the disabled community is lacking. People with Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis often need to make multiple bathroom trips a day. They suffer severe diarrhoea episodes… Continue reading Not Every Disability Is Visible