The Hurricane Inside My Head.

So over the last year it’s not just my physical health that has been a little rocky but my head has been in a spin. Even though Crohn’s and Colitis are physical illnesses it effects not just the digestive system, but it can mess with your head too and it certainly does for me. There […]

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Something Beautiful.

People ask me a lot ‘’Why do you blog?’’ Why did I decide to take to my laptop one day and write about myself? Why did I think that people would read it? Why did I decide to talk shit on the internet and let the world in on my life? There isn’t a simple […]

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The Real World.

The most common ages for diagnosis of IBD ranges from 15-25 and this coincides with a rather important part of life for some: University. Uni is great. You leave the safety of mum and dad for the first time, moving to a new city/area of the country and have the opportunity meet lots of new […]

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An End To This Civil War.

When I was first faced with IBD I chose to ignore the worst case scenario out of fear. I was so stubborn and terrified of being sliced open that I didn’t want to admit that surgery could be a possibility for me. I’m a planner you see, and surgery is something that I have thought […]

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The Best Decision I Ever Made.

I’ve written briefly about the medication that is offered to IBD patients but I want to go into a bit more depth into the IV therapy. Because my colon is particularly angry, back in February my doc put me on a plan to have monthly infusions of Inflectra Infliximab with the hope that it puts, […]

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Square One.

That’s right I’m back to square f*cking one! And you know what that means? That means steroids, moonface, sleepless nights, the fact that I feel like death and don’t want to leave my bed. It’s back to not being able to leave the house in fear that I’ll step five feet out the door and […]

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Adding A Little Zen To Your Life.

There’s a lot out there about alternative therapies and all of them say they can ‘cure’ you of whatever ailment you’ve got. Hypnotherapy, herbal remedies, probiotics and acupuncture. They all say different things and all say they help in some way, shape or form! A lot of people swear by them and others think they’re utter […]

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