Tag: IBD

An Interview With… Jamie Pearson

Through blogging I have met some incredible and brave people.  During the course of me appearing on The IBD & Ostomy Support Show, I met Jamie.  He lives not far from me which was an obvious starting point for a conversation.  He has become… Continue Reading “An Interview With… Jamie Pearson”

Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery

I got a whole day to get my head around the idea of having an ileostomy, many people don’t get even get that long, as it is often performed during emergency surgery.  For some however, the surgery is scheduled and they have some time… Continue Reading “Ten Top Tips To Prepare For Ostomy Surgery”

Super Smoothies?

I’ve been trying to up my fruit and vegetable intake recently. Anyone with Crohns/an ileostomy will know this can be tricky as many are off limits for different reasons – too much fibre, skins have to be removed, blockage causers – the list goes… Continue Reading “Super Smoothies?”

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”

A Day In The Life – Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

Happy hump-day one and all.  Apologies for the radio silence but after getting out of hospital and resting and then a big appointment on Monday I have been focusing on my health a little. Firstly, if you follow me on social media you will… Continue Reading “A Day In The Life – Flexible Sigmoidoscopy”