The Operation…with a capital O


I don't even know where to begin... I think I will try to keep it was brief as possible but heads up for the longest post so far me thinks!Before.... I was already eating very little, but after my appointment with him on Tuesday confirming that I would be having the operation I was on…

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Too Tired…just got home


Just got home from hospital...too tired for a proper post wanted to just check in and update everyone, all went as well as possible, but feeling groggy still! will write a proper post with photos and all the gory details tomorrow for you to enjoy, but until then - off to bed! 😉 H x

A week from Hell…and it goes on


Friday before Christmas? Means family, food and festivities right? Not for me. I am going in for 7.30 in the morning for my operation. Terrified? YES. more than I thought possible On Tuesday I had my meeting with my consultant who decided that the best thing to do was to have the operation ASAP, and…

want to get off this rollercoaster…


sometimes it all just moves a bit fastafter talking to my specialist today he wants the operation moved forwards as quickly as possible - I understand why, I don't want to go through that uncontrollable pain and end up in A and E again; but neither do I want this operation, although I know it…

Friday the 13th….a really bad day


As if the doctors appointment, blood tests and then the MRI weren't enough...Friday the 13th had to arrive. And I'm not superstitious, but maybe I should be. I had cramps starting about 4pm, and then had to retire to bed about 8pm, just felt so ill! Anyway later in the night I just woke up…

MRI Update


Sorry its been a few days since I last wrote, am trying to write short but regular posts so I don't end up boring everyone to death, but I have had the most crazy Crohn's week, so havent been able to write at all 😦 The first thing to update you on is my MRI -…

Cheesy Inspirational Post


Crohns makes me sad, mad, angry, hurt, lonely, cry, isolated, scared..and much more But it also made me grow as a person, I understand others pain, I am more organised, more efficient, I appreciate the days in my life when I can walk to town and get lunch with my friends, I know and love…

Tuesday the day of Doom…


So this Tuesday I had a bit of a crazy schedule, a day which perfectly shows how I have to try to fit Crohn's into my everyday life, and how manic it can all get. Firstly, I had a 9-10am lecture ( the last one of this module before Christmas), and then a 10.14 blood…

And so she shall go to the ball!


Morning all, Since my last post a few days ago I have been feeling decidedly better, both emotionally and physically; am feeling much more human and ready to face the world, and my Crohn's head on.  After my last post, a bit of a cry and a nap I decided I had to try to go…