All Outta Spoons

Before I got diagnosed with Crohn’s I had never heard of the Spoon theory or being a Spoonie. I suppose you don’t get it until you get it, you start doing a bit of digging and find out some terminologies you haven’t heard of before, well that’s what I did anyway. What is the Spoon…

Fads, kooks and crooks, Fact not fiction

Some days I feel as though I gave myself this illness, that I should feel guilty that I have a chronic disease that can’t be cured. This is madness I know. We are constantly surrounded by news stories or articles and even other people who have no medical background telling us we ate the wrong…

I get knocked down but I get up again. 

#crohns you’re never going to keep me down. This past week I have pushed my body beyond its means, I refused to believe that I was that Ill. I should have listened to the warning signs that I was over doing it. 

Hemo-goblin and the gremlins that go bump in the night

Fatigue, feeling absolutely shattered after the smallest of tasks like climbing the stairs, sticking the washer on. I can’t go a day without having an afternoon nap, usually after work. Sound familiar? That gnawing sensation that your body has been pushed to it’s limit and just wants a little rest even when you haven’t done…