Crohn’s Limerick

There was a young woman with Crohn’s She could feel it right down to her bones She let out a fart And it gave her a start “If only ’twas only a fart” she groans

Guiding Hand

When you step off the path I hope I can be there to put you back on And when you reach out I promise that I won’t just be gone We all come off balance and sometimes lose our way And I will try my best not to lead you astray But I can’t be…

Chronie in York

This weekend I went away for a day/night in York. It struck me as I was packing how much we have to pre plan when living with a chronic illness. I didn’t book a hostel as I was worried about the toilet facilities and I was carrying more pills than than the what felt like…

Awareness

On saturday morning I was helping marshall a walking event with the Mothers Union group, after the walk I got talking to a few of the members about Crohns and that I had it. One lady mentioned that it would be really good if I could come to a mothers union evening and talk about…

Poem – Doctors note

Doctors note I begged and I pleaded I asked for help that I needed But you waved me away Its my IBS you would say

Lets talk about Drugs

I am now a year into my journey with Crohns and while I’m no expert I’ve taken my fair share of meds for the disease and wanted to share my experience with the drugs that I have been on and that I am currently on so far.