World Sleep Day – 14 Ideas To Help Aid A Better Night’s Sleep

Good morning and happy Friday everyone! Today is World Sleep Day and so I thought the perfect day to share this post with you all. I have included some of my top tips, as well as some others from a few different bloggers which may be helpful as well. World Sleep Day World Sleep Day … Continue reading World Sleep Day – 14 Ideas To Help Aid A Better Night’s Sleep

9 Vitamins & Supplements I Use and Recommend

AD ] Post contains gifted items The week of March 11th sees the beginning of Nutrition and Hydration Week This week is an annual event which aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. I have previously written posts about hydration as this is especially … Continue reading 9 Vitamins & Supplements I Use and Recommend

The Hospital Diaries Days 10 to 13 – Wednesday to Saturday

Happy weekend everyone - I really hope you are all enjoying yours more than I am stuck in here. Update Unfortunately my potassium and now also magnesium levels are still crashing into my boots so I am constantly having to be hooked up to drips as well as take supplements to keep my body functioning. … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries Days 10 to 13 – Wednesday to Saturday

The Hospital Diaries Day 8 & 9 – Monday & Tuesday

I'm at the point of losing track of days and it seems to be suddenly flying by. Each day sort of mingles into one as it gets so repetitive and a mixture of tests, medication, pain and sleep. Gastroscopy Test On Monday I had my first ever gastroscopy test - where the camera goes down … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries Day 8 & 9 – Monday & Tuesday

The Hospital Diaries Day 6 & 7 – Saturday/Sunday

Weekends in hospital are generally the worst. Unless there is a plan in place to go home, nothing much happens unless there is an emergency. Stanley Stoma seems to have woken up which is good so they are pretty satisfied that the CT which showed no kinks or blockages along my small intestine was correct. … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries Day 6 & 7 – Saturday/Sunday

The Hospital Diaries Day 4 & 5 – Thursday/Friday

So apologies for not having caught you all up yesterday but it's not been a great couple of days and I'm sure you understand. The pain and nausea/vomiting have become pretty relentless and even the medication isn't relieving my symptoms to the point of comfortable at the moment for the most part. Update So far … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries Day 4 & 5 – Thursday/Friday

The Hospital Diaries Day 3 – Wednesday

Today wasn't a good day for me, my pain and nausea/vomiting certainly ramped up. Doctors Rounds I didn't see my normal consultant as she isn't on the ward this week but the doctor I saw today was lovely. He was worried as my ostomy output is extremely slow and my abdomen is very distended so … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries Day 3 – Wednesday

The Hospital Diaries – Day 1 Monday

Well, what a start to the week. If you follow me on social media (Instagram, Twitter or Facebook) you will have probably seen that I have been struggling with my Crohn's Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis since the start of the new year. Admitted With a Plan This morning I had an emergency appointment with my … Continue reading The Hospital Diaries – Day 1 Monday

FAQ – The Flu Jab

It is that time of year again - people are getting invited to have their yearly flu jab.  But, understandably, many do not take up the offer.  Why not?  Well I have found that much of this is down to miscommunication and information that is not correct being handed out and then shared. I haven't … Continue reading FAQ – The Flu Jab

November – The Happiness Challenge

So, October has been and gone and November is upon us already!  It's beginning to look a lot like....Chr....nearly! October Challenge So last month's challenge was #blogtober - posting a blog post every day during the month of October and I failed dramatically!  Unfortunately I was still recovering from being unwell which had taken it's … Continue reading November – The Happiness Challenge