Tag: IBD

Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Jasmine Stacey Collection

Well, where does any good outfit start…with the underwear of course!  Jasmine Stacey has Crohn’s disease and aged 20 was operated on giving her a permanent ileostomy.  After her operation she tried to seek out sexy, pretty underwear that she used to wear prior… Continue Reading “Dressing With An Ostomy Week – Jasmine Stacey Collection”

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’… Continue Reading “It’s Not A Competition And We Can Wear White!”

Why Online Support Groups Can Be So Helpful

I joined my first IBD online support group in September 2015. I had been struggling for a while with my mental health and had just made the big step of opening up to my rheumatology nurse about how I was feeling. I had been… Continue Reading “Why Online Support Groups Can Be So Helpful”

My Stoma Bag Changing Routine

Tonight I thought I would share my stoma bag changing routine with you! I change my bag every evening after my shower. Some people choose to leave their bag on longer and change once every 3 to 4 days. It’s personal preference and what… Continue Reading “My Stoma Bag Changing Routine”

Not Every Disability Is Visible

There has been a big push for these signs to be displayed on all disabled toilets recently but it sadly appears not everywhere has caught up and awareness, even amongst the disabled community is lacking. People with Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis often need to… Continue Reading “Not Every Disability Is Visible”