Accidents – Whoops I did it again

I’m going to start this off with a silly poem I wrote: I was happily watching the air show When I felt like I needed to blow I squeezed out a fart and it gave me a start Right into my knickers did it go   So off did I toddle with a clench and…

Missing Out

Having a chronic illness can mean that I have to miss out of things sometimes. Whether that be social engagements that I cancel or just general things I want to do but can’t always due to my Illness. I have never had much of an active social life, but enjoy a nice meal out with…

Now you’re just somebody that I used to know

Having a chronic condition and knowing that it isn’t ever going to go away can be a hard pill to swallow. For a long time I was in denial after my diagnosis, I didn’t ignore it but I did ask my consultant and IBD nurses a few times if they had made a mistake and…

Can’t hide the feelings – being more open

I find it hard to open up about my feelings, I may tell people I have Crohn’s but I’m just not that honest about how I’m feeling most of the time. I come from a family where we didn’t really talk about things, about how we felt & things that were going on, and I…