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Introducing "my little guy"

Naming body parts – Do you name yours?

A stoma. Just another body part. Like a leg or an arm, your ears or your little finger, it has a purpose and does its job to keep our bodies working. 1,109 more words


Global toilet trotting!

This post is all about toilets! On our travels, I quickly learnt that toilets and bathrooms around the world are almost as diverse as people and cultures. 1,030 more words


ON THE ROAD: The specifics and practicalities of travelling with an Ostomy

Challenges and Benefits of travelling with an Ostomy

Easy is not the right word, however as I said in my last post, travelling with an ostomy turned out to be far less difficult than I had imagined. 1,700 more words



The story continues …

And so, just 6 months after major surgery, Michael and I, and my new ileostomy were off for 10 months of adventure. 1,513 more words


Decision made!

On the 17th of September 2013, I made the decision. I’d had enough. I was sick of feeling sick all the time. I was sick of the pain, the anxiety, the daily struggle. 939 more words


Crohn's and Colitis UK Membership

A few months ago I signed up to Crohn’s and Colitis UK Membership , which I did online at http://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/get-involved/Membership Its good to note that if you receive financial aid from the government you can state this in your application, receive a reduced rate or even a free membership for the year! 162 more words

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