What I Eat In A Week (1)

Good morning!  As a mum and ostomate I look for healthy meals for the family which are stoma friendly.  I am a keen cook and enjoy  sharing recipes as you will see under my RECIPE section. I thought sharing my meal plans with you may help both ostomates and parents alike.  All the meals I plan … Continue reading What I Eat In A Week (1)

Meal Planning & Saving Money

As it's January and this year I really want to try and save money and pay off my debts, I've got back on the meal planning train. I used to always shop like this but the last few months have been a bit up and down as the boys aren't here to cook for all … Continue reading Meal Planning & Saving Money

BlogMas Day Five – Christmas Tree, O’ Christmas Tree

I had planned to do a speed decorating video of me doing the tree but it didn't quite work out what with the absolutely hectic end to last week so I thought I would share some pictures and tell you where I got some of our Christmas decorations from in a post instead! I decided … Continue reading BlogMas Day Five – Christmas Tree, O’ Christmas Tree

My Desk Tour

As some of you will know, I recently started my Open University degree again.  I am studying part time and so far have completed 120 credits, just 240 to go till I am finished!  My module this year (for another 60 credits) is 'Working With Children, Young People and Their Families and so far I … Continue reading My Desk Tour

Autumn Clothing Haul

Thought I would share some of my recent clothing purchases with you as I get ready for the Autumn and the drop in temperature! After first getting my ostomy, I opted for 'safe' outfits but over the last few months and as my confidence has grown, I've started to enjoy what I wear again and … Continue reading Autumn Clothing Haul

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 people across the IBD community who are actively taking part and … Continue reading An Interview With Ali Jawad

International Women’s Day

It's a late one but I didn't want to let International Women's Day pass without mentioning some of the amazing females in my life. Firstly...My amazing mum. She is one of the reasons I feel so strongly about supporting children, young people and their families through diagnosis and living with chronic illness now. I was … Continue reading International Women’s Day