Things I wish knew at diagnosis with IBD

It’s a massive relief when you finally get some answers as to why you have been so Ill, but being diagnosed with IBD is a lot to take in. I know I didn’t know anything about Crohn’s disease when I got diagnosed, I hadn’t even heard of it. There is a lot to learn about…

An Open Letter to Myself

Dear Self I know life is tough right now, and that you can’t see an end to this pain that you are in. I know you would do anything to make it stop even suicide. The symptoms and agony you feel will lessen, I know it’s a lifelong chronic illness you’ve got and it’s a…

Food for Thought

When it comes to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, alot of people have an opinion on diet and how it affects IBD. I’ve found some people think they are an expert on your disease and offer “helpful” advice on what you should be eating, and questioning what goes into your body. At present there is no evidence…

If you can’t love yourself

In the words of RuPaul “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” I am the kind of girl that doesn’t wear make up, my hair is a total mess and fashion? well…I wear what I feel comfortable in. I generally don’t much care what other people think of…