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Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing.

My army of doctors are amazing. I’m looked after by a surgeon and all the minions who follow him; as well as specialist stoma nurses and a gastroenterologist. 870 more words

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


High B12?! & watch this space...

Good morning readers & a Happy Weekend to you all!

My plan this weekend was to write my ‘Mental Health with an ostomy’ post, which I have nearly finished & to post it for you all! 296 more words

Living With A Permanent Ileostomy

Rate your Inconvenience not your Life

Stoma inconvenience rating

So this week whilst on holiday, I’ve experienced high levels of output despite daily irrigation.

The resort is fantastic the food is amazing though I’m not eating excessively, the toilet facilities are excellent and clean though I didn’t come on holiday to spend much of my day in a toilet. 128 more words

Bowel Cancer

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

Living With A Permanent Ileostomy

back from my hols

back from my holidays and back on the Capecitabine. I had a break
from it whilst on holiday and its helped my dry and sore skin… 480 more words

Bowel Cancer