Tipping the scales – Weight & IBD

Lets face it many of us aren’t happy with our bodies or our weight, it’s hard to find a balance of feeling too fat or too thin. Back when I first got diagnosed I weighed 7st 3lbs, and I felt so weak and I hardly recognised myself in the mirror anymore. Pre diagnosis I weighed…

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…

Underneath

You don’t look sick? What exactly does sick look like? You can see someone in a wheelchair or using walking aids, or those with a physical sign of injury/disability, it’s there for better or worse for all to see. Hidden disabilities are a different kettle of fish. You can’t see it on the surface, but…