Tag: surgery

Ostomy 101 – What is Panproctocolectomy/Barbie Butt Surgery

As you may know, I have recently had a bit of an extended break from blogging due to having had more surgery for my Crohn’s Disease. On Wednesday June 16th I had panproctocolectomy surgery. Many people will have no clue what that is, so… Continue Reading “Ostomy 101 – What is Panproctocolectomy/Barbie Butt Surgery”

My Experience With The Mirena Coil

I have now had my Mirena coil in for almost 15 months and I thought I would share a little about how it has been for me in case you are looking at starting or changing your contraception method. My options for contraception are… Continue Reading “My Experience With The Mirena Coil”

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”

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”