Autumn Activities For Kids

Thought I was all clever and organised getting this scheduled didn't I?  Not realising that I would wake up poorly after a lay and realise it had already been sent out to my email subscribers unfinished!  Urgh!  Life with chronic illness is unpredictable to say the least! Today I wanted to share some of our … Continue reading Autumn Activities For Kids

Stinky Stanley – Coping With Smelly Output

It's probably one of the biggest fears for new (and old) ostomates and people prior to having ostomy surgery - the smell factor.  The fact is, we all poo and it all smells, but ostomy output can smell pretty strongly and as we have to empty them more frequently there is more chance you will … Continue reading Stinky Stanley – Coping With Smelly Output

Pregnancy With An Ostomy By Guest Blogger Stephie from Colitis To Ostomy

The lovely Stephie over at Colitis To Ostomy and I have written posts for each other's blogs today.  She has written about pregnancy with an ostomy as it is something I wanted to talk about but is not something I have experienced!  Many people worry that having an ostomy means they will not be able … Continue reading Pregnancy With An Ostomy By Guest Blogger Stephie from Colitis To Ostomy

The Worst Day Of My Life

I can honestly say that yesterday may have been the worst day of my entire life.  Many of you will know I have been struggling with stress and mental health problems recently and there has been a background to this which I haven't shared with you. My marriage ended at the beginning of February 2016. … Continue reading The Worst Day Of My Life

Leo and Riley’s Sunday Night Takeover

The boys are back and they want to introduce the newest members of our family! Meet Dumbledore (left) and Severus (right) our new guinea pigs. The boys are in love and I must admit, they are super lovely and I may be a little bit too! Leo picked the name Dumbledore and Riley liked the … Continue reading Leo and Riley’s Sunday Night Takeover

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all you wonderful Mummies out there! My celebrations started Friday as the boys are at their Dad's this weekend and won't be back till this evening. They made me some beautiful cards in school and the three of us went for a lovely meal at Ask Italian in Derby. Was lovely … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!

An Introduction

I wrote my first blog post almost 10 months ago, just after turning 30 and going through what was probably the toughest 8 months of my life. I then kept it to myself as I thought no one would want to read it! Fast forward to the present day and I realised at the weekend, … Continue reading An Introduction