Food for Thought

When it comes to Inflammatory Bowel Disease, alot of people have an opinion on diet and how it affects IBD. I’ve found some people think they are an expert on your disease and offer “helpful” advice on what you should be eating, and questioning what goes into your body. At present there is no evidence…

Consumed By Pain

I’m so tired of being in pain And I’m having to refrain From screaming at the world It wears on your soul And leaves a dark hole With the fear of falling in I don’t want to be consumed Or feel like I’m doomed I wish for one normal day For my pain to go…

Not the Same

Yes I smile, And all the while I lie, I’m hurting all the time, And so I cry, I’m the perfect portrait, Of hidden pain, Off loss & gain, I am not the same. Crohn’s disease has definately changed me – and while I wrote this when I was going through a really tough time, …

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…