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…

We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control

IBD Patient Education Programme I attended my first ever IBD patient education programme recently, this was a big step for me as I don’t like being alone with people I don’t know, where you normally have to make some small talk and I generally feel uncomfortable in these environments, aswell as fear of the unknown.

The Measure of Success

“The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappoinment – Deborah Moggach” I do try to hold this quote true to my heart. Life can be a struggle already, throw a chronic illness into that mix and all sanity can go out of the…