My IBD Story: A Health Update One Year In!

Hey everyone! So I know today isn’t a usual upload day for me but It’s World IBD Day and I thought with all the usual posts and awareness raising I do on here, it’d feel a little wrong to not upload anything on it. It’d be typical that I’m writing this after having a really…

Crohns And Colitis WALK IT Bristol 2018!

Hey everyone! I’m so excited to write about this!! If you’re a regular follower of my blog you’ll know of my personal battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I’ve been fundraising for around 2 months on the lead up to this years WALK IT Bristol event for Crohns and Colitis UK which are a charity that…

My IBD Story: Prednisolone And Its Side Effects!

Hey everyone! A continuation of my IBD story today as you guys seem to enjoy reading about my pain! Haha, I’m kidding, kind of… There’s been quite a lot media attention recently about the effects of steroids when used on the body due to Dynamo bravely sharing part of his journey with Crohns. I thought…

Calming And Caring Comforts For The Chronically Ill!

Hey everyone! I’ve been writing a lot more about my personal health recently and it’s seemed to go down really well on here. I do want to be writing positive things around it too though so I’ve been thinking about the small things that keep me going. I thought I’d put together a little post…

My IBD Journey: Diagnosis Part 2!

Hey everyone! If you’re here, I’m assuming you’ve read Part 1 of my IBD Diagnosis story. If not you can find it here. This is the second half of my story, enjoy… We’d heard from others that referrals to specialist doctors could take up to a month just to get one appointment and with the…

My IBD Journey: Diagnosis Part 1!

Hey everyone! Being completely honest, the last year has been the worst of my life because of my health. You can read some other posts I’ve done on it here and here but I’ve decided I want to and am ready to speak about it properly on this platform now. Mainly for the reason that…

Things I’m Excited For When In Remission!

Hey everyone! I’m writing this post sat in hospital having my first infusion of Infliximab (otherwise known as Remicade) which is a biological treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I got diagnosed with this in April 2017 and Infliximab will be the 5th treatment I am trialling to get myself into remission so I can hopefully…

An Open Letter To Ignorance Around Invisible Illness!

Hey everyone! This year I told myself I’d space out the beauty posts and do a bit more writing around my illness on my blog to raise awareness. For people who don’t know, I got diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in April 2017, a form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. This completely turned my life upside down…