Tag: crohns

An Interview With Ali Jawad

If you watch The IBD & Ostomy Support Show you will know our August theme has been exercising with IBD or an ostomy.  This can be difficult for many reasons – fatigue, risk of hernia, malabsorption, deficiencies and many more.  There are many amazing…

Getting Ste’s ‘Tea’ Ready

Good evening, this is a bit of a late one but have finally had the last day of school today and we are officially on Summer break! Yay! Some of you may know my boyfriend Ste, know that he also has Crohns Disease and…

Bag Leaks

The past month has seen me suffer from about six full blown bag leaks.  By full blown I mean that I haven’t noticed it start slowly and output has leaked onto my clothing, and at night onto bedding too. Since starting to use the…

Dressing With An Ostomy – My Story With Clothes Since Surgery

WithI found out I was having surgery and an ileostomy the day before it happened, It all happened pretty quickly but as I had been a member of a few IBD support groups for about 8 months by then, I felt a little calmer…

It’s Not A Competition And We Can Wear White!

This is something I wrote yesterday on my Facebook page after seeing this post and the responses. I’m not sure whether this post was written in a celebratory manner or not but there were lots of derogatory comments about Sam Faiers and ‘how ill’…