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Fertility, Pregnancy, IBD and Surgery  

I’m not a doctor but I am a woman and I feel this is something that goes beyond the doctors office. Before IBD and surgery I didn’t really see children in my life plan. 779 more words

Don't say fuck or bugger

I know, I know, no updates for aaaaages. Here’s the thing: Not a vast amount changes once you’re settled into a routine. Minor things like ooh, skin’s a bit broken there, got a bit of a rash here, but other than that it’s been pretty smooth sailing. 108 more words


Are you bitter or better?

What if today you choose to look at your situation a little differently? I know it can be hard to see past the pain, suffering and diagnosis; but you have a choice even when it seems out of your control. 603 more words

Changing my daily bag routine

Hi readers & a Happy Sunday to you all!

From hospital dilation to home dilation

In my last post on dilation, I explained what happens at hospital when I go for my stoma dilation. 822 more words

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Alannah-Jayne shows us what NOT to say to someone who is chronically ill... leave it out, guys!

Good morning readers,

One of my amazing best friends, Alannah-Jayne (social: glitterygutsx) has just dropped a video on her YouTube about some of the things those of us with chronic illnesses have heard off others in our lives. 286 more words

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"What's the deal with this dilation thing?"

A bit about Stacey Stoma and my current issue

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I have a narrowing at skin level behind where my stoma sticks out my stomach. 819 more words

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I'm back!

Good afternoon readers,

As you may or may not notice, this is my first post in around 4 years!

I have been thinking of getting back into blogging for a good while now, & decided to bite the bullet & finally publish this. 413 more words

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