Day 1 2020 Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week – My Story

It’s all about me, why not this is my journey after all. My name is Kelly and I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in March 2017.So, when did I know something was really wrong? I had suffered from mouth ulcers for most of my adult life and had lots of stomach issues which was put…

Underneath

You don’t look sick? What exactly does sick look like? You can see someone in a wheelchair or using walking aids, or those with a physical sign of injury/disability, it’s there for better or worse for all to see. Hidden disabilities are a different kettle of fish. You can’t see it on the surface, but…

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.