#tubieweek – The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – INGA Wellbeing

Good morning and welcome to another #tubieweek post.  Today I want to introduce you all to INGA Wellbeing. The Problem With What To Wear In Hospital Anybody who has spent time in hospital will know the daily nightmare that is trying to be comfortable in what you are wearing.  Finding something that keeps you at … Continue reading #tubieweek – The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – INGA Wellbeing

The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – No More Grapes

Good morning and happy Wednesday!  Hope you are enjoying a great week and good news - it is half way to the weekend!  I have a great new website to share with all you spoonies like me, called No More Grapes. I don't know about you, but getting admitted to hospital, especially when it comes … Continue reading The Spoonie Mummy Reviews – No More Grapes

A Day In The Life – Starting A New Biologic Medication

Yesterday I started my new biologic medication.  It is called Stelara (Ustekinimab) and we are hoping it will sort out my Arthritis flare and also keep my Crohns Disease under control. I have had to wait for a few weeks from my rheumatologist deciding this was the next step to take.  First she had to … Continue reading A Day In The Life – Starting A New Biologic Medication

Appointments Galore!

Good evening! Had a busy couple of days at the hospital this week and it's not over yet. Yesterday I had an appointment for a DEXA bone scan. They scan your hips and back and from that can assess the state of your bones. I am sure it's alot more scientific than that but that's … Continue reading Appointments Galore!

What A Difference A Fortnight Makes…

Today hasn't been a great day - arthritis pain is at an all time high and is really taking it out if me. Luckily my belly is not behaving too badly so counting small blessings. It may sound shallow but I am struggling with the visible symptoms of my illnesses at the moment. Struggling to … Continue reading What A Difference A Fortnight Makes…

Well This Wasn’t Part Of The Plan!

One minute you think you just need a day of rest...The next you are being admitted 🙈 Tonight I'm spending the night in hospital on IV steroids, fluids, pain meds and anti sickness awaiting gastro and rheumatology doctors to come sort me out on a proper medication regime in the morning to get this flare … Continue reading Well This Wasn’t Part Of The Plan!