#NotAskingForIt.

TW: Some may find what I’ve discussed in this post triggering. I started sharing my journey on social media five months after my diagnosis. Pre-IBD, my Instagram was a toxic underbelly of peached bums, abs and diet fads. I used it as a tool for self-hatred; wishing I could be taller, fitter and slimmer. I […]

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Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing.

  My army of doctors are amazing. I’m looked after by a surgeon and all the minions who follow him; as well as specialist stoma nurses and a gastroenterologist. But hindsight is a wonderful thing, and there have been a few details I feel I wasn’t properly informed on. This isn’t to say my troop […]

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Fertility, Pregnancy, IBD and Surgery  

I’m not a doctor but I am a woman and I feel this is something that goes beyond the doctors office. Before IBD and surgery I didn’t really see children in my life plan. I preferred the idea of sitting on a beach in the south coast of France with a glass of wine, rather […]

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