Brittle Heart

A little poem I wrote back in 2014, must have had a bad night.  My heart feels brittle It’s crumbling away to dust These tears keep leaking And I’m starting to rust

Inflamm whim wham

It can sometimes feel like your medical professionals are talking gibberish, they may as well be talking swaheeli for all I know. Whether this be your gp, ibd nurse or consultant, what we want from them is less jargon. I had a very recent visit with my ibd nurse, this is only the second time…

Pain pain go away

The thing with crohns is I look perfectly normal on the outside. I can smile like I’m happy, walk normally and talk like it’s going out of fashion. It’s a facade, a very good front. It’s easy for people to forget that I have an incurable disease or for those that don’t know me to…

Being diagnosed with IBD

So how did I know at first that something was wrong? I have always had mild stomach issues over the years and in my 20’s my doctors told me I had IBS.I had no reason to disbelieve them as my symptoms were quite mild, I also suffered from chronic mouth ulcers. The mouth ulcer issue…

Crohns The Journey – From the Toilet & Beyond

I have finally decided to take the plunge and add a blog to my site. I always wanted an easy way to share information & experiences for people living with IBD or loved ones who have it. I will update with my diagnosis and experiences through life with Crohns Disease and hopefully it will give…