Re-evaluating what matters

Since the end of 2019, I have been revaluating things in my life. Nothing on a drastic scale, but I spent alot of time last year feeling guilty for not visiting certain family members, not buying certain people presents, am I getting the right things. This is because having a chronic illness means that alot…

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…

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…