My Creature Comforts

We all have our creature comforts in life, those things that we really just don’t want to do without. When I’m feeling unwell and a bit grotty I just want to be comfy, so snuggly Pj’s, fluffy slippers and my big knickers make me comfy, I totally can’t wear these at work I’d definitely get…

State of Health

I very rarely post about feeling well, I find it curse as such. I’m not even superstitious. But yet when I say “Yeah I’ve been feeling really good” Wham! Crohn’s comes and punches me right in the gut, a not so gentle reminder that my disease is in fact still there. I had a colonoscopy…

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…

Bad Day Bear

One year Crohn’s and Colitis were running a competition for shorts stories, I never submitted mine so I’ve decided to publish it here.   “It was a bad day” said bear. Bear’s family rolled their eyes, it was not unusual for this to be said, and bear was known in the community as bad day…