Tag: arthritis

An Update…

Good evening! Thought I would do a post to update you all on things that have been happening lately, rather than do lots of little posts about everything. My health has been pretty up and down but I’m still trying to keep a smile on my face as […]

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 14 years of age.  […]

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 […]

So What Is A Spoonie?

“Is this woman making similarities between living with a chronic illness and hosting a fucking tea party?” Daniel Lee So yesterday when a good friend (and fellow Crohns patient) asked me this in his oh so Daniel Lee way, I realised not everyone will realise what a ‘spoonie’ […]