Tag: colitis

Ostomy 101 – What is Panproctocolectomy/Barbie Butt Surgery

As you may know, I have recently had a bit of an extended break from blogging due to having had more surgery for my Crohn’s Disease. On Wednesday June 16th I had panproctocolectomy surgery. Many people will have no clue what that is, so… Continue Reading “Ostomy 101 – What is Panproctocolectomy/Barbie Butt Surgery”

IBD – Is It Crohn’s Or Colitis?

I see so many posts from people who don’t know which type of IBD they have or saying they have both – which just is not possible! I thought I would do a post to explain the two diseases and the differences between them.… Continue Reading “IBD – Is It Crohn’s Or Colitis?”

Guest Post – Zero To Ileo In 4 Months

Good morning and happy Monday!  I am delighted to share a guest post from the lovely Julie today.  Julie looked after me when I was last in hospital for my knee which had locked again.  We got chatting as she saw I had a… Continue Reading “Guest Post – Zero To Ileo In 4 Months”

Top Ten Favourite IBD & Ostomy Support Groups

As this week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this Saturday marks World IBD Day I thought I would do a post combining the two.  When diagnosed with a chronic illness like IBD, mental health problems often come hand in hand.  Being told you… Continue Reading “Top Ten Favourite IBD & Ostomy Support Groups”

Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fistulas

So I didn’t manage to get this one up last week.  After the unexpected hospital stay, I took some time off to recover.  Today is the second post in the blog series I am doing on conditions associated with IBD and we are looking… Continue Reading “Blog Series – Conditions Associated With IBD – Fistulas”